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I don't think it is a black widow, but may be in that family of spiders.

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Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 11 years ago

Moved to arthropods :-)

Aaron_G 11 years ago

btlounsbury is correct - it's a black widow spider. Do you happen to have a clearer shot of it? I can narrow down the ID if you can tell me whether or not the red hourglass shape is complete (one piece) or broken (separated into 2 red pieces). Thanks!

Also, this spotting is an arachnid so it needs to go into the Arthropods category.

btlounsbury 11 years ago

Black widow

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Myrtle Grove, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Sep 22, 2012
Submitted on Sep 21, 2012

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