Steatoda grossa
(False Black Widow)

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Picture of Steatoda grossa (False Black Widow) - Dorsal

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Found in a pile of wood next to my shop, this was the only spider like it in the area. The spider appeared to "ball up" when I started moving the wood.

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Hi, this looks like a False Widow. Tentatively Steatoda grossa.
https://bugguide.net/node/view/359472/bgimage

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