Steatoda nobilis
(Noble False Widow)

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Picture of Steatoda nobilis (Noble False Widow) - Dorsal

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Any ideas what this is? Every winter I find these without a web and in corners either ceiling or walls indoors. In San Diego California
Are these dangerous to kids or small dogs?

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Hi, this a Noble False Widow, Steatoda nobilis. Like most spiders they have venom but are unlikely to bite except in self-defense and are not considered to be of medical significance. Everyone’s immune system is different though.

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