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Southern black widow (with egg sacs)

Latrodectus mactans


Found in a water valve pit. Almost grabbed this dangerous gal while trying to stop a major irrigation leak.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Aaron_G 11 years ago
Southern black widow (female)
Latrodectus mactans Species Latrodectus mactans - Southern Black Widow - BugGuide.Net

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Aaron_G 10 years ago

Common and scientific names added.

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 11 years ago
Here is the Western Counterpart!
Tis the season,looks like!

Jlk903 11 years ago

WOW! and I guess she has two egg sacs in her web. crazy dangerous find!!!

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Auburn, Alabama, USA

Spotted on Jul 5, 2012
Submitted on Jul 6, 2012

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