Latrodectus mactans
(Southern Black Widow)

Picture ID 16799

Picture of Latrodectus mactans (Southern Black Widow) - Ventral

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Female Black Widow

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Dinamaj
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This is a Black Widow spider, female, I believe.

Thereaverofdarkness
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It looks like a Latrodectus Hasselti female, though the location is far out of Hasselti’s range in Australia and New Zealand.

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

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