Steatoda nobilis
(Noble False Widow)

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Picture of Steatoda nobilis (Noble False Widow) - Dorsal

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Do you know what spider this is please? It was in my bedroom a couple of weeks back .

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BugmanDan

Hi. This looks like a gravid false widow, Steatoda nobilis. Noble cobweb spider.
Her abdomen being so bloated looks to have deformed patterns.
Their was some hype in the past about these having a bad bite. Now they are venomous and can bite, but not considered medically significant.
http://www.nhm.ac.uk/discover/news/2017/december/how-dangerous-are-false-widow-spiders.html
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