Picture ID 95398

Picture of unidentified spider

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Would like to know what spider this is?

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  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2019
  • Photographed: Nov 12, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Barton-Le-Clay, United Kingdom
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: Yes
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This is a brown widow. They are a sub-genus of the black widow family. I could tell better if you flipped it over into it’s back, but don’t. Brown widows still have the hourglass shape, but it’s small, yellow, and black. They are still quite venomous.


This is Steatoda nobilis, a Noble Cobweaver. They are in family Theridiidae. They are not medically dangerous spiders despite the UK media reports to the contrary. This is not a Brown Widow. Damon please put a question mark after your answers if you aren’t certain of what a species looks like. Brown Widows have wide red-orange hourglass ventral markings. I am happy to work with you.