Steatoda paykulliana

Picture ID 193948

Picture of Steatoda paykulliana - Male - Dorsal

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Steatoda paykulliana adult male
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iNaturalist Observation: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/201158278
Picture: https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/355042574
Wikimedia Commons File: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Steatoda_paykulliana_male.jpg

  • Submitted by: 
    0959kedi
  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2024
  • Photographed: Mar 3, 2024
  • Spider: Steatoda paykulliana
  • Sex: 
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  • Location: Bornova/İzmir, Turkey
  • Spotted Outdoors: Under rock, log, or debris
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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10000cabbages

I think this is a Mediterranean false black widow [Steatoda paykulliana]. The stripes are normally red, but it’s not unheard of for them to be different colors – looks like this one is yellow

10000cabbages

Oh, my bad X_x I just saw the unidentified title and jumped to identification. Thanks for being so polite!

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