Unidentified

Picture ID 92425

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Guessing false widow by the back pattern and leg arrangement, couldn’t see eye arrangement for the shadow unfortunately

  • Submitted by: 
    Z.wdw
  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2019
  • Photographed: Oct 18, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Spotted Indoors: Other
  • Found in web?: No
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TangledWeb

Hi, yes this is a False Widow. A big subject of fascination in the UK. Better than politics, I know, I do spider stuff much earlier in the day than checking political news. This is probably Steatoda paykulliana. I don’t know if the eye pattern varies within genus Steatoda. My second thought is Steatoda nobilis.