Subject: What Spider Is This
Location: South Africa
February 5, 2015 2:05 am
Hoping you are able to identify this spider? – Wanted to know it it is poisonous to humans as some one at work got bitten by it?
This looks to us like an immature Widow Spider in the genus Latrodectus. You can compare your individual to this image posted to iSpot. Some species of Widow Spiders are considered venomous and potentially dangerous to humans who are bitten.