Latrodectus hesperus
(Western Black Widow)

Picture ID 5730

Picture of Latrodectus hesperus (Western Black Widow) - Dorsal,Ventral

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Lactodectus geometricus

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Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This looks rather like a Western Black Widow (Latrodectus hesperus) than a Brown Widow (L. geometricus). The median stripe is broken up into spots on the Brown Widow and the white swirls on the sides of the abdomen would wrap around the black spots more.
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1160036/bgimage

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