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Black widow (Latrodectus)

Latrodectus

Description:

Large female black widow

Habitat:

Under anything in yards thats dark such as mailboxes (this has happened a few times to me when i went to get mail) buckets,under logs,wheelbarrows. etc

Notes:

i found her when i was going to get our wheelbarrow and she had a littile web there.

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3 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

So like our redbacks but but no back stripe. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Redback_sp...

ReidPierce
ReidPierce 5 years ago

me nether but they seem to like it!

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Nice spotting - wouldn't want to have one in my mailbox!

ReidPierce
Spotted by
ReidPierce

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, USA

Lat: 30.30, Long: -89.34

Spotted on Sep 7, 2014
Submitted on Sep 7, 2014

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