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Taxonomy

Morphology


Diagnostic description
  • A medium sized species usually well marked with distinctive pattern on abdomen.
  • A distinct cream or whitish band around the front of the abdomen is almost always present
  • Legs usually red or reddish and usually serves to separate this form other species of Steatoda at a quick glance


Lookalikes
Other species of Steatoda and some other larger species of theridiid spider.

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