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Brown Widow

Latrodectus Geometricus


Brown or black (usually pitch black by adulthood) with an orange or red hour glass on belly with white and black/brown vertical stripes on back or red (usually outlined with white) diamonds on back.


In California the Brown Widow is pushing out the Black Widow. Brown widows are slightly less aggressive and venomous as black widows but can still easily send people the hospital.

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Spotted on Sep 5, 2015
Submitted on Sep 7, 2015

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