Steatoda grossa
(False Black Widow)

Picture ID 6508

Picture of Steatoda grossa (False Black Widow) - Dorsal
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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 I’m sorry for the delayed response, it looks like your submission got buried. Yes, this does look like Steatoda grossa, either female or a juvenile. Mature and penultimate males have enlarged pedipalps (leg-like appendages near the spider’s mouth).

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