Males live only a couple of months after reaching maturity. Females can live up to a year after reaching maturity.
Average lifespanStatus: wild: males, 4 months; females, 1.5 years.
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Life Expectancy"
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© The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors
Animal Diversity Web
Phil Myers, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan
Nancy Shefferly, Animal Diversity Web Staff
Ashley Minus, University of Michigan
Minus, A. 2001. "Latrodectus hesperus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Latrodectus_hesperus.html
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