Steatoda nobilis
(Noble False Widow)

Picture ID 58054

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

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What is this creepy looking spider? It was in my deck in Pacific Palisades CA. 90272

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TangledWeb

Steatoda nobilis, a Noble Cobweaver. Another common name is Skull Spider, for obvious reasons. This is a great photo of one! It is one of the kind of spiders people call false widows.

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