Steatoda
(False Widows)

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Picture of Steatoda (False Widows) - Dorsal
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Hi, this is one of the harmless cobweb spiders. I might say that in the course of swipin the spider from your neck, it provoked a bite and further broke off a fang or part of a mouth part, sorry for your experience. If the spider injected any venom, the outcome is unpredictable, ranging from nothing to local pain and swelling, perhaps headache and some nausea, worst case. compare to a mild bee sting. I have seen spiders bite for nothing more than to hang on, no venome, what is called a dry bite. Best treatment if there is any… Read more »

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Hi, see above image for ID.

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