Niya asked in Science & MathematicsZoology · 1 month ago

What type of spider is this?

So I found this spider and it looks similar to a male black widow but not exactly the same. Do you happen to know what type it is? Is it a false widow? Its about the size of a penny when its legs are spread/walking.

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  • L.N.
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    1 month ago
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    It is a female Steatoda triangulosa, a harmless cobweb spider in the same genus as the false widows.

  • 1 month ago

    Your little friend is a female Steatoda triangulosa. Same group with false widows.

    About as harmless as spiders come, one lived her life eating bugs in my pantry, named her Cassi.

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