Animalia > Arthropoda > Arachnida > Araneae > Theridiidae > Latrodectus > Latrodectus geometricus

Latrodectus geometricus (Brown widow spider)

Synonyms: Latrodectus concinnus; Latrodectus distinctus; Latrodectus geometricus modestus; Latrodectus geometricus obscuratus; Latrodectus geometricus subalbicans

Wikipedia Abstract

Latrodectus geometricus, commonly known as the brown widow, brown button, 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 (black widow).
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Venomous [1]  Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Marwell Wildlife
Miami Metrozoo
Parque Recreativo y Zool. Piscilago
Saint Louis Zoological Park



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Attributes / relations provided by
1Living Hazards Database, Armed Forces Pest Management Board, U.S. Army Garrison - Forest Glen
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