Comments & ID Thoughts
Hi, can you confirm what spider this is please?
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- Submitted: Jun 5, 2019
- Photographed: Jun 5, 2019
- Spider: Steatoda (False Widows)
- Location: Wicklow, Ireland
- Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
- Found in web?: No
- Attributes: Dorsal
It is a False Widow Spider, one of the Steatoda species in the family Theridiidae.
Thank you Calum! He or she died, so I’m guessing it came out of hiding to die? It was leaking liquid out of the holes on its back?