Picture ID 98317

Picture of unidentified spider

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Found in montecito heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.

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  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2020
  • Photographed: Jan 11, 2020
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
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Hi, this is a Noble False Widow, Steatoda nobilis, in family Theridiidae. They are an introduced species to California, but not found to be invasive at this time. They aren’t medically dangerous to people and only bite, in self-defense if they get trapped against skin.