Picture ID 92611

Picture of unidentified spider

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Found this spider on the upper corner of my shower. Looks like possibly a false black widow as i couldnt see any red marks. Moved really quick when i spotted it.

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  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2019
  • Photographed: Oct 19, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Burbank, California, United States
  • Spotted Indoors: Sink or bathtub
  • Found in web?: No
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Yes this is one of the False Widows in genus Steatoda. They are not medically dangerous to people. They are dangerous to insects and other arachnids. I like having these in my house, mosquitoes and house flies don’t recognize their messy webs as spider webs. Their webs are also in the places mosquitoes go when they are hovering around in a room.