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Brown Widow

Latrodectus Geometricus

Description:

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.

Notes:

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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rbumrbum
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rbumrbum

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

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