Latrodectus
(Widow Spiders)

Picture ID 7684

Picture of Latrodectus (Widow Spiders) - Female - Dorsal

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Hi guys, is this some kind of balck widow. I live in Dubai and found this crawling on my mothers dress as she sat on the sofa.

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. šŸ™‚ I agree, this looks like a Black Widow (Latrodectus sp.). Iā€™m not certain which exact species, Latrodectus cinctus and L. renivulvatus are possibilities.

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