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Brown Widow Spider

Photography - Storm Shorter ©


Johannesburg, South Africa.

"These photos were taken this morning, I have a fear of spiders, but this brown widow looked so happy, I was inspired to take a shot."

Brown Widow Information

Latrodectus geometricus, commonly known as the brown widow, brown button spider, grey widow, brown black widow, house button spider or geometric button spider, is one of the widow spiders in the genus Latrodectus. As such, it is a 'cousin' to the more infamous Latrodectus mactans. Wikipedia Higher classification: Widow spiders Family: Theridiidae Scientific name: Latrodectus geometricus Order: Spider Phylum: Arthropoda Rank: Species

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Amy Temple
Amy Temple
Feb 01, 2021

Love the photos😁👍❤

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