A spider that builds tangled three-dimensional webs.
- Family Theridiidae: many species, class Arachnida.
- The best way to tell the difference between orb-weavers and cobweb spiders is by looking at the web.
- Most all cobweb spiders are harmless with the exception of the potentially dangerous widow spiders.
- Although many spiders are able to chew solid food, cobweb spiders like the black widow feed only on the fluids inside their prey.
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