Comments & ID Thoughts
Taken in Billings Montana.
Suspect a widow species but not sure. I've seen these in my yard many times. Seem to prefer being closer to the ground, in tangled weeds in the rocks etc. I've only ever seen the females and they don't get any bigger than the size of a small pea.
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- Submitted: Dec 19, 2017
- Photographed: Jul 17, 2017
- Spider: Enoplognatha ovata (Candy-striped Spider)
- Location: Billings, Montana, United States
- Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers),Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
- Found in web?: Yes
- Attributes: Dorsal