Latrodectus
(Widow Spiders)

Picture ID 103378

Picture of Latrodectus (Widow Spiders) - Male - Penultimate,Ventral

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Brown Widow, Latrodectus geometricus, Female, inside greehouse.

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J_staff99

Really? Looks like a juvenile black widow, but do be fair I’m not super familiar with this genus

LilDame

Yes this is a brown widow. I ID them by the pattern on black and tan colors on their legs. Also brown widows have an orange hour glass instead of red.

LilDame

She┬┤s a female brown widow.

J_staff99

Tip: males can often be identified by swollen pedipalps

SpiderDad88

Pedipalps indicate masculinity

ItsyBitsy

Latrodectus heperus the Western Black Widow is also often brown, this may be that. https://bugguide.net/node/view/1505026/bgimage

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Picture of Latrodectus spp. (Widow Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus spp. (Widow Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture