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Photo#81947
Dark brown - Latrodectus geometricus - female

Dark brown - Latrodectus geometricus - Female
Boynton Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
Compare the color of this hourglass to that of other species of this genus. This is the only one with the orange hourglass. They can vary from a yellow-orange to a red-orange color.

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Also
note the white markings around the spinnerets that distinguish the 'black' brown widow from L. mactans, along with the lack of a red dot on the dorsal side of the spinnerets.

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