Steatoda nobilis
(Noble False Widow)

Picture ID 5247

Picture of Steatoda nobilis (Noble False Widow) - Female - Lateral,Spiderlings

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What kind of spider is this? I saw it living on my front porch with babies. Should I be scared?

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 You found a family of Noble False Widows (Steatoda nobilis). I wouldn’t worry over it.

ItsyBitsy

Most will likely disperse, a few may stay.

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Picture of Steatoda nobilis (Noble False Widow) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda nobilis (Noble False Widow) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda nobilis (Noble False Widow) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture