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Genus Latrodectus - Widow Spiders


Adult male - Latrodectus bishopi Adult male in retreat - Latrodectus bishopi Early season Red - Latrodectus bishopi - female Latrodectus bishopi - male Latrodectus bishopi - female Latrodectus bishopi - female Latrodectus bishopi - female Latrodectus bishopi - female

Dark brown - Latrodectus geometricus - female Brown Widow - Latrodectus geometricus A Brown Widow Spider? - Latrodectus geometricus Spider - Latrodectus geometricus Brown Widow? - Latrodectus geometricus - male Latrodectus geometricus - female Latrodectus geometricus - female L. geometricus - Latrodectus geometricus - female

immature spider -? - Latrodectus hesperus Latrodectus hesperus? - Latrodectus hesperus - female Big Black Spider - No Markings - Latrodectus hesperus Which Black Widow? - Latrodectus hesperus Unidentified spider - Latrodectus hesperus - male Arizona Spider  - Latrodectus hesperus L. hesperus? - Latrodectus hesperus - male Latrodectus hesperus  - Latrodectus hesperus - female

Latrodectus mactans - female male Black Widow - Latrodectus mactans - male Latrodectus mactans - female black spider with orange and white pattern... - Latrodectus mactans Paralyzed Black Widow? - Latrodectus mactans - female Southern Black Widow - Latrodectus mactans - female Black Widow Spider - Latrodectus mactans - Latrodectus mactans Southern Black Widow - Latrodectus mactans

Northern Black Widow - Latrodectus variolus - female Black Widow? My husband doesn't believe it is - Latrodectus variolus 9/22/2013 - Latrodectus variolus Northern Black Widow - Latrodectus variolus - female Adolescent Black Widow - Latrodectus variolus Latrodectus variolus - male - female Black Widow, Fillmore Co. MN - Latrodectus variolus - female Latrodectus variolus? - Latrodectus variolus - female