Latrodectus mactans
(Southern Black Widow)

Picture ID 5726

Picture of Latrodectus mactans (Southern Black Widow) - Female - Lateral,Ventral

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Black widow. I work at a nursery and come across 100's of critters

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 Yes, this looks like Lactrodectus mactans (Southern Black Widow).

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