Latrodectus mactans nach Deutschland eingeschleppt (Araneae: Theridiidae)
Latrodectus mactans introduced into Germany (Araneae: Theridiidae)
Latrodectus mactans (Fabricius, 1775) was recorded from Germany. The species was most likely introduced with cargo from Chicago, USA. Characters of the single female are illustrated for future identification.
black widow spider; Central Europe; identification; introduced species