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False Black Widow

Steatoda grossa

Description:

Spider. Deep brown. Widow-like.

Habitat:

My bedroom. :-(

1 Species ID Suggestions

AustinC
AustinC 8 years ago
False Black Widow
Steatoda grossa Steatoda


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5 Comments

R-in-nature
R-in-nature 8 years ago

Thanks guys. My sister think fits a False Widow too. That's what I'm going with....

AustinC
AustinC 8 years ago

After hours of looking, I believe it to be the misleading cousin, the FALSE black widow! I'll put down the suggestion, look here - http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/arch...

anneandkids1999
anneandkids1999 8 years ago

That might be a black widow based on the body structure too they are very dangerous!

R-in-nature
R-in-nature 8 years ago

Thanks Austin, yes, it did have a brownish hue & had no red hourglass shape on its belly, but it did resemble a widow to me as well...

AustinC
AustinC 8 years ago

I'm no expert, but it does resemble a black widow, from my screen it looks like it has a brownish tint, so I'm not 100%. Nice spot though!

R-in-nature
Spotted by
R-in-nature

California, USA

Spotted on Apr 27, 2014
Submitted on Apr 28, 2014

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