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Steatoda
(False Widows)

Picture ID 192615

Picture of Steatoda (False Widows) - Male

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We have seen a lot of these spiders lately. Does anyone know what it is? Sorry for the blurry picture. Found this one in my car.

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BugmanDan

This is a male triangulate cobweb spider. You may have to hunt for females that stay in their webs and not often in plain sight.
These males when mateure like this will wander looking for female mates.
They are no threat at all, and a couple around is worth having.
Species Steatoda triangulosa – BugGuide.Net

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