Latrodectus mactans
(Southern Black Widow)

Picture ID 14604

Picture of Latrodectus mactans (Southern Black Widow) - Female - Ventral

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First time I've encountered a black widow on the forest floor!

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NotCageMan

This looks like it could be Latrodectus mactans, the Southern Black Widow. Most likely female.

Jozhhill

Female black widow!

ItsyBitsy

Filed.

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