Latrodectus hesperus
(Western Black Widow)

Picture ID 15446

Picture of Latrodectus hesperus (Western Black Widow) - Dorsal
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Jyousey
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Looks like a Latrodectus, which is a Widow spider. Not all of them have an hour glass on their undercarriage. Unless an expert comes a long and identifies this otherwise I wouldn’t go inviting it to dinner with you – just to be safe.

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Hi, your image has been filed. (See above image for ID.) 🙂

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