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  • Spanish
    • Falsa Viuda Negra
  • Scientific Names
    • Steatoda grossa
  • English
    • Brown House Spider
    • Dark Comb-footed Spider
    • False Black Widow
    • House Cobweb Spider

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Recent observations

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

codyhough

Date

July 8, 2015

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

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jaykeller

Date

July 4, 2015 04:07 AM PDT

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False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

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nicoolejnik

Date

April 8, 2009

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

rjadams55

Date

January 14, 2012

Description

This female False Widow Spider (family Theridiidae) was found under a rock on the beach at Goat Rock State Beach. Sonoma Co., CA.

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Square

What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

ephraimz

Date

July 3, 2015 12:40 PM EDT

Description

Not sure of the id.

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False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Date

May 28, 2015

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False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

lgertzer

Date

May 29, 2015 01:00 PM EDT

Description

Spider on classroom floor.

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False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

jayredrum

Date

January 8, 2015

Description

6 cm.

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

rahance

Date

May 24, 2015

Description

Adult male
Poisonous bite (neurotoxin)
Has eight eyes.
Long, brown legs with small hairs
Builds a tangled, three-dimensional “cobweb” snare.
The silk is not sticky
Eats insects or other spiders
Male lives up to 18 months
Female can live up to six years.

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False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

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icosahedron

Date

May 18, 2015 03:22 PM PDT

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Square

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False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

loarie

Date

May 16, 2015 10:43 AM PDT

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Square

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False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

eeoc24

Date

May 12, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

Steatoda grossa, commonly known as the cupboard spider, the dark comb-footed spider, the brown house spider (in Australia), or the false black widow (though several other species are known by these names), is a common species of spider in the genus Steatoda.

No range data available.