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Fig. 1. Araneae - Canvas print

Fig. 1. Araneae - Canvas print

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Fig. 1. Araneae - Canvas print

This striking artwork features a detailed illustration of a Black Widow spider, scientifically known as Latrodectus mactans. The spider is depicted with its iconic glossy black body and the distinctive red hourglass marking on its abdomen. It is set against a black background, with a web intricately woven in red and white, creating a captivating and somewhat eerie visual effect. The title "Aranae" is prominently displayed at the top, with a small text block below the illustration providing scientific context.

Black Widow spiders play a crucial role in their ecosystems, particularly in regions like Oregon. These arachnids are vital in controlling insect populations, serving as natural pest regulators. By preying on a variety of insects, Black Widows help maintain the ecological balance, reducing the need for chemical pest control methods that can have harmful environmental impacts.

In Oregon, Black Widow spiders are part of the native fauna, contributing to the state's rich biodiversity. Despite their fearsome reputation, encounters with humans are relatively rare, and bites are infrequent. The presence of Black Widows indicates a healthy, functioning ecosystem, where these spiders fulfill their role as both predators and prey within the food web.

Understanding and appreciating the ecological importance of Black Widow spiders can help mitigate unfounded fears and promote coexistence. This artwork not only highlights the beauty and complexity of these arachnids but also underscores their significance in the natural world, encouraging viewers to see them in a new light.


Style rooms with this slimmer-than-ever thin canvas! Order it and hang it straight away with built-in wall mounts and rubber pads on the back ready to protect against damage.
• 0.75″ (19.05 mm) thick canvas
• Canvas fabric weight: 10.15 +/- 0.74 oz/yd² (344 g/m² +/- 25g/m²)
• Wall mounts attached
• Rubber pads on the back to avoid damage
• Slimmer than regular canvases

Important: This product is available in the US, Canada, Europe, and the UK only. If your shipping address is outside these regions, please choose a different product.

This product is made especially for you as soon as you place an order, which is why it takes us a bit longer to deliver it to you. Making products on demand instead of in bulk helps reduce overproduction, so thank you for making thoughtful purchasing decisions!

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