Picture ID 55222

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

I don't know the name of the species nor it's gender , it has white stripe between his sack (butt) and rest of it's body

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  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2019
  • Photographed: Mar 7, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Tivat, Montenegro
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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Hi. I believe this is a false black widow, one oof the Steatoda species. a female.
Keeping these is easy and streightorward. A ventilated jar with something for web structure, an insect a couple/few times a week, and a light misting of the web once a week for water.
Something like those 1 gallon plastic cookie/candy jugs works great for these.


The spider under your glass is female, best way you can see this is comparing a selection of mle/female images.


You probably shouldn’t. It can be stressful for the spider. They are very sensitive to pressure on their bodies and that is the biggest thing that leads to bites. They bite to warn you that they are afraid of being squished or trapped. They aren’t a dangerous spider but it is good to avoid bites, especially if you are allergic to any insect bites or stings. It is okay to transfer her with a tool. I usually have a spider climb onto the end of a stick. Dan or other volunteers on this site who have experience with keeping spiders… Read more »


Well,I have handled a good number of them without incident. They usually play dead or try to web off your hand. (Live yoyo).Trap them between fingers they will likely bite.


Lazna crna udovica ja imam familiju citavu kod mene.