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

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Recent observations

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

alfredoeloisa

Date

January 16, 2016

Place

zumpango (Google, OSM)

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

alice_abela

Date

October 21, 2015 04:30 PM PDT

Description

False Black Widow (Steatoda grossa) - with parasite

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False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

mikepatterson

Date

October 19, 2013 04:41 PM PDT

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Date

January 18, 2016 09:22 PM PST

Description

A good colony along this wall...

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

jmaughn

Date

December 25, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

octavio_ca95

Date

December 21, 2015

Description

Familia. Theridiidae
Género. Steatoda
Especie. Steatoda grossa. (C. L. Koch, 1838)

Araña de un tamaño pequeño (1-2 cm aprox), opistosoma grande y ovalado con un arreglo distintivo de la especie, hembra y macho con dimorfismo sexual, comúnmente conocidas como Falsas viudas negras.

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

ernstabi

Date

November 19, 2015

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

dominic

Date

November 22, 2015

Description

Male. Found dead in a glass in my room.

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Date

November 20, 2015

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Observer

ritanoemi

Date

November 16, 2015 10:32 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found under a large rock in a dry flower bed near bird feeder. Possible immature female?

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Date

November 15, 2015 06:42 PM PST

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What

False Black Widow Steatoda grossa

Date

November 15, 2015 06:19 PM PST
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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.