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Red widow with egg sac - Latrodectus bishopi - female

Red widow with egg sac - Latrodectus bishopi - Female
Hobe Sound, Martin County, Florida, USA
October 7, 2005
They make their webs on scrub oaks and saw palmettos. They are found in the xeric habitat. Females often have multiple egg sacs in their retreats.

increadable
to see them in a wild setting finally. i bred these for years trying to keep a supply of males on hand. when i did arachnid exibits for our local wildlife museums fall feativle id put a mature male in with a female as the public started comming in and they would draw a decient crowd.

It's about
time someone got a good pic of one of these.

 
Hehe
Hehe nice shot!

Nice Shot
This is a very nice shot!

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