Unidentified

Picture ID 96914

Picture of unidentified spider
  • Submitted by: 
    Sandigirl
  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2019
  • Photographed: Dec 7, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Hobbs, New Mexico, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
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TangledWeb

It might be a Widow in genus Latrodectus of family Theridiidae. The lateral photo angle is difficult for identifying them. The markings are odd for the common Latrodectus species in New Mexico. There may be other spiders in the family that look like this that I don’t know yet.