Unidentified

Picture ID 131792

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Saw this spider on the door frame outside last night. This morning it had a nest, wondering if this is part of the widow species? If so should the nest be removed or left alone?

  • Submitted by: 
    Bofanas
  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2020
  • Photographed: Nov 14, 2020
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Kildare, Ireland
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
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Rachel.b

If it is a false widow, it may be a Steatona nobilis. The Steatona genus does have striped legs, though I will admit not often as contrasted in colour as seen on this spider.