||Southern Black Widow
||This spider is glossy black with an hourglass shape on the abdomen. This is the most wide spread widow in Florida.
||Commonly found outdoors in protected places, such as under rocks, boards and in and around old buildings.
||This species has a black abdomen and reddish-orange head, thorax and legs. This spider lacks a complete hourglass on the abdomen.
||Commonly found in sandpine scrub habitats in central and southeast Florida.
||This spider varies in color from light brown to black. The underside has a red and yellow hourglass.
||Commonly found south of Daytona Beach along the coast, and makes its web on buildings and well lighted areas.
||This species is not established in Florida. It is recognized by the disticntive dark violin-shaped mark located on the head and thorax. They are 1/4″ to 1/2″ long.
||Commonly found in arms and legs of garments left hanging for some time or beds that have been unoccupied for long periods of time.