Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Picture 11

  • Photographer: Image ©
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  • Date photographed: January 4, 2013
  • Description: An adult female "Brown Widow" photographed in captivity. Like other species of Latrodectus in North America, this spider has a red or orange hourglass symbol on its underside. The round, spiked objects are her egg sacs, which are suspended in the web.
  • Maturity: Adult
  • Sex: Female
  • Attributes: Egg Sacs, Ventral, Webs
  • City/Region: Riverside County
  • State: California
  • Country: United States

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