Latrodectus geometricus
(Brown Widow Spider)

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Found in window between glass and screen. Is this a brown recluse?

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No it isn’t a brown recluse. It’s a type of Theridiid spider. Please read this article https://www.wired.com/2013/11/poor-misunderstood-brown-recluse/

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Hi, this looks like a Brown Widow (Latrodectus geometricus).

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