Unidentified

Picture ID 142985

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

I have no idea what kind it is. We live in western Kansas and it was found in the garden with a huge web.

  • Submitted by: 
    Tegan824
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2021
  • Photographed: Jul 20, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Ellis, Kansas, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers)
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes:
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FormerArachnophobe

Gosh impressive! I would guess a false widow of some kind.

FormerArachnophobe

It’s a genus of spiders with over 100 different species. Structurally, they look similar to Latrodectus, which are the “Widow” group of spiders which have medically significant venom to humans. These ladies’ bites can hurt, but the venom is much less likely to cause us problems

I am still uncertain of your species. Hopefully another user will better verify for us.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steatoda?wprov=sfti1

Last edited 1 day ago by FormerArachnophobe
FormerArachnophobe

I could also be completely off track and it could be a Furrow Weaver…Larinioides cornutus.