Latrodectus geometricus
(Brown Widow Spider)

Picture ID 18388

Picture of Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Ventral,Webs

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Hourglass - some kind of widow? Dark body. Found on a painter's ladder stored outside laying flat on the ground. (Not discovered until I'd put the ladder up tho...)

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ItsyBitsy

Unfortunately linking and multiple images per post hasn’t been written into the site yet. Additional images need to be submitted separately.

ItsyBitsy

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

ItsyBitsy

I can’t tell from this image, would need to see it with a little more detail.

ItsyBitsy

I still can’t make out the maturity on the spider but tentatively changed the ID from Western Black to Brown Widow based on the aparent spots on the abdomen in the dorsal image in your link. I initially went on the shape of the hour glass but that’s variable.

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