A new species of peacock spiders, called Skeletorus (Maratus sceletus), were…
This is a male Western Black Widow. The female is all black, with the hour-glass figure on the bottom, but the male has this different color pattern on the abdomen. Males are harmless and have no venom. Females are venomous, and can even be dangerous. It was found on 5 September 2011 while digging up some ground to plant Irises in Colorado Springs.
BLACK WIDOW SPIDER (L. hesperus) - They occur throughout all four deserts of the American Southwest.
Atrax robustus (Migala, araña embudo de Sydney)
Puente de la risa, La Manga del Mar Menor. Murcia. España, Spain