Comments & ID Thoughts
I found this spider in a corner of my bedroom, at night, spinning a messy web.
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- Submitted: Mar 15, 2019
- Photographed: Mar 15, 2019
- Spider: Steatoda (False Widows)
- Location: Paarl, South Africa
- Spotted Indoors: Other
- Found in web?: Yes
- Attributes: Dorsal
We found the same kind of spider in our home.
Location: Durbanville, South Africa
Any idea what it is yet?
This was identified as a harmless false house button spider,Theridion species.
Yes, a False Widow (aka House Button Spider) – Steatoda for the genus.