Black Spider with White Markings On Back - Latrodectus hesperus
Upland, San Bernardino County, California, USA September 23, 2009 Size: 1/4th inch
This spider is frequently in my door frame in the afternoon. Perhaps cooling itself during heat of the day? No web in evidence. The markings on its back are very symmetrical though it doesn't appear so here. About the size of a dime, legs included.
Contributed by Tamara Thorne on 25 September, 2009 - 2:45pm Last updated 25 September, 2009 - 4:38pm
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