Bioscience

Black widows spin intriguing webs at ASU West

October 30, 2009

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: The Arizona Republic] – Halloween is as good a time as any to clear up a creepy myth about black widow spiders: the females do not always eat their mates after sex.

Sometimes they eat them before sex.

And she only ever makes a meal of him if she is really hungry.

For more information: Black widows spin intriguing webs at ASU West