Latrodectus apicalis

Latrodectus apicalis, known as the Galapagos Black Widow, is a venomous spider indigenous to Central and South America. Like most black widows they have a red hourglass and are sometimes hard to find. The Galapagos Black Widow is found in the Galapagos Islands.[1][2]


  1. ^ Horwell, David; Pete Oxford (2011). Galápagos Wildlife. Bradt Travel Guides. ISBN 9781841623603. 
  2. ^ Pamphlets on Biology: Kofoid collection, Volume 3018. 1890. 
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