Detail View: Household Arthropod Pests:

Filename: 
28.jp2
Common Name: 
Western black widow
Scientific Name: 
Latrodectus hesperus
Description/Notes: 
ventral view-zoom
Number: 
HAP 181
Life Stage: 
adult
Collection Information: 
Collection administered by Photographic Media Library manager, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Entomology Extension.
Copyright Information: 
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Pest Category: 
Household, Spiders of Medical Importance
Class: 
Arachnida
Order: 
Araneae
Family: 
Theridiidae
Genus: 
Latrodectus
Species: 
mactans
Sex: 
female
Photographer: 
Jim Kalisch