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Aaron_G 11 years ago

Actually, now that I look closer, Texas has four species of Latrodectus: northern black widow, southern black widow, western black widow, and the brown widow (looks much different than the other 3).

CrystalRainHarris 11 years ago

Really? What other species are there? I had no idea :)

Aaron_G 11 years ago

3 different Latrodectus species occur in Texas, and since all 3 are fairly similar at a glance, I don't feel like I can take this ID any further than genus level.

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Texas, USA

Spotted on May 19, 2012
Submitted on May 24, 2012

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