Steatoda nobilis
(Noble False Widow)

Featured spider picture The spider species Steatoda nobilis, commonly known as Noble False Widow, belongs to the genus Steatoda, in the family Theridiidae. Steatoda nobilis spiders have been sighted 136 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Steatoda nobilis includes 8 countries and 1 states in the United States. Steatoda nobilis is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Theridiidae
  • Genus: Steatoda
  • Species: Steatoda nobilis

Other Common Names

Noble False Widow, False Widow

Author

Tamerlan Thorell, 1875

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Sightings Overview

There have been 136 confirmed sightings of Steatoda nobilis (Noble False Widow), with the most recent sighting submitted on November 22, 2019 by Spider ID member hihihi. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 136 sightings because of certain Steatoda nobilis sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 34% of the time, Steatoda nobilis spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 136)
  • Sex: 3 female and 18 male.
  • Environment: Steatoda nobilis has been sighted 78 times outdoors, and 61 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (62). Low foliage (4). High foliage (1). Ground layer (4). Under rock or debris (6). Open field, pasture, grassland (1).

Location and Range

Steatoda nobilis (Noble False Widow) has been sighted in the following countries: Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, United States.

Steatoda nobilis has also been sighted in the following states: California.

Seasonality

Steatoda nobilis has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 9
  • February: 8
  • March: 22
  • April: 24
  • May: 18
  • June: 9
  • July: 2
  • August: 2
  • September: 1
  • October: 23
  • November: 5
  • December: 13

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