Latrodectus elegans

Latrodectus elegans is a species of "widow spider"[1][2] endemic to the Far East. It was first collected in the Carin Cheba mountains in Burma,[3] but is also found in China and Japan.[4]


  1. ^ "Latrodectus elegans Thorell, 1898". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 14 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Latrodectus elegans Thorell, 1898". World Spider Catalog. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 14 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Kananbala, A.; Manoj, K.; Bhubaneshwari, M.; Binarani, A.; Siliwal, Manju (2012). "The first report of the widow spider Latrodectus elegans (Araneae: Theridiidae) from India". Journal of Threatened Taxa 4 (7): 2718–22. doi:10.11609/jott.o3152.2718-22. 
  4. ^ Nieuwenhuys, Ed. "The demystification of the toxicity of spiders". 
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