Picture ID 49251

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Is this spider dangerous?

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  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2018
  • Photographed: Nov 27, 2018
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Windhoek, Namibia
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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Yes, it might be. It looks like the genus Latrodectus. It could be a young black widow, Latrodectus mactans or a brown widow Latrodectus geometricus. I didn’t find any exact match to your photo and each spider can vary in patterns. So, It is best to avoid these spiders until you know. The black widow is more dangerous than the brown widow. A local hospital may be able to identify it. If you are bitten please see a doctor. Hopefully someone on this website may be able to give you more information.