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Southern black widow (with egg sacs)

Latrodectus mactans

Description:

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
Aaron_G 10 years ago
Southern black widow (female)
Latrodectus mactans Species Latrodectus mactans - Southern Black Widow - BugGuide.Net


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3 Comments

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago

Common and scientific names added.

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/117...
Here is the Western Counterpart!
Tis the season,looks like!

Jlk903
Jlk903 10 years ago

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

ksykng
Spotted by
ksykng

Auburn, Alabama, USA

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

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