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  • 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

pohanginapete

Date

February 10, 2015

Description

Saw it on the kitchen ceiling; as I picked up the camera it spun down to the floor and stopped at the skirting. Got two quick photographs before it ran off and slipped under the door.

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

finatic

Date

January 25, 2015 09:29 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

annemirdl

Date

January 23, 2015

Place

coyoacan (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

temminicki

Date

January 16, 2015 11:52 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

bbi2

Date

November 30, 2013 09:56 AM JST

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Square

What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

December 28, 2014

Description

Theridiidae: Steatoda grossa - False Katipo female; teneral ?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

December 12, 2014

Description

Under log, home garden

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Dark Comb-footed Spider Steatoda grossa

Observer

adroke

Date

November 19, 2014 02:40 PM MST

Description

Brown, light black markings, located on outside of container at work.

Photos / Sounds

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

finatic

Date

October 29, 2014 09:26 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

finatic

Date

November 8, 2014 07:36 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

finatic

Date

November 10, 2014 07:07 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

cedric_lee

Date

November 16, 2014
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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.