Steatoda borealis

Picture ID 6020

Picture of Steatoda borealis - Lateral

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Is this a black widow?

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 Your spider is a False Widow, Steatoda borealis.
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1177353

ItsyBitsy

From a dorsal shot like this I see that the legs aren’t as robust, the abdomen has a slightly different shape to it and I can see a faint pattern on the back that is a characteristic of S. borealis. A widow would either have a different pattern or be all black above and of course for the ventral side I’d look for a red hourglass mark (or orange, or any red at all).

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Picture of Steatoda borealis - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture