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Photo#13101
Latrodectus hesperis, Western Black Widow - Latrodectus hesperus - male

Latrodectus hesperis, Western Black Widow - Latrodectus hesperus - Male
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
September 10, 2003
A frontal shot, this was one of the most cooperative spiders to photograph, a slight puff of air would cause it to freeze. Long enough for about 5 macro shots, before having to repeat the process.

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Latrodectus hesperis, Western Black Widow - Latrodectus hesperus - male Latrodectus hesperis, Western Black Widow - Latrodectus hesperus - male Latrodectus hesperis, Western Black Widow - Latrodectus hesperus - male

nice pictures
i dont know anything anout the spider, but good job at get pictures from so close

eye arrangement
This image is being used in the eye arrangement article, thanks!

Wow!
These are awesome photos.

 
Awesome.
Technology (i.e. Canon=$$) and a cooperative subject take credit. What is awesome is this site, the potential of such a well crafted research tool is amazing.

 
Yes
The site is awesome too, of course. :) Technology is also wonderful...I am soon to receive my new Canon Rebel XT!!! :)