Wednesday, September 6, 2023

September 6, 2023

I am a Northern Black Widow
The Southern looks similar to me
But I don't always have an hourglass on my tummy
And the Southern has a red spot on her heiny.

For more spidery goodness, check out the second edition of my Rhyming Guide to Florida Spiders which is now available for purchase!

Location: Photo taken with Lou Coticchio  at USF St. Petersburg Cassill Lab 106, Dept of Biological Studies.


Photo and text © 2023 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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