Latrodectus
(Widow Spiders)

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Picture of Latrodectus (Widow Spiders) - Ventral,Webs

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Hi. Is this a black widow?

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ZebraDuck
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If that is the underside, I would guess it is a brown widow, latrodectus geometricus.

TangledWeb
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It looks like Latrodectus geometricus to me also.

ItsyBitsy
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I think there may be another brown species of Widow in Africa so filing to genus, certainly looks like Latrodectus (Widows).

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Picture of Latrodectus spp. (Widow Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus spp. (Widow Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture