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Northern Black Widow

Latrodectus variolus

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LivanEscudero 7 years ago

I guess it could be an immature Southern female.

LivanEscudero 7 years ago

There are 2 species you may be dealing with. I'm going to ID your other pic. The best way to tell the females of the 2 species apart is the hourglass on the underbelly. Wether it's connected or not.

ColtMooney 7 years ago

I thought this was another male just older because all of the females around here only have the red on the bottom

LivanEscudero 7 years ago

This is the female. I see you also spotted a male in your other pictures.

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Mississippi, USA

Spotted on Oct 20, 2013
Submitted on Oct 20, 2013

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