Picture ID 5361

Picture of unidentified spider
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  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Photographed: Feb 12, 2018
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Palos Verdes , California, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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Hi, welcome to Spider ID. I’m sorry to hear about your situation. Do you still have the spider? Turn it over and look at the ventral side, is there a red or orange mark there? Your spider looks like it may be a dark variation of a Brown Widow (Latrodectus geometrus). If you still have it and want to submit another image of the ventral we can also compare it to a Western Black Widow (L. hesperus).