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Steatoda bipunctata
Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Female Steatoda bipunctata.
(Found: Sweden. )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Male Steatoda bipuntcata.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. July 2008 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Female Steatoda bipuntcata.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. Oct 2008 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Licence photo for editorial or commercial use. Male Steatoda bipuntcata.
(Found: Sweden. )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Close-up of head and eyes of a male Steatoda bipuntcata.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. Sep 2007 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Female Steatoda bipunctata.
(Found: Sweden. )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Licence photo for editorial or commercial use. Male Steatoda bipuntcata.
(Found: Sweden. )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Male Steatoda bipuntcata, side view.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. July 2008 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Female Steatoda bipuntcata, head-on view.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. June 2008 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Female Steatoda bipuntcata, head-on view.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. July 2008 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Male Steatoda bipunctata seen from below.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. July 2008 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Female Steatoda bipunctata seen from below.
(Found: Sweden. )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Female Steatoda bipunctata having a silverfish (Lepisma saccharina) for dinner.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. Mars 2009 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Female Steatoda bipunctata, close-up of epigyne.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. June 2008 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Female Steatoda bipunctata, close-up of epigyne.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. Oct 2008 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Male Steatoda bipunctata, close-up of palps and eyes.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. July 2008 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Steatoda bipunctata female guarding her eggs for some weeks.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. June 2007 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Steatoda bipunctata eggs, close-up view.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. June 2007 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Eyes of a male Steatoda bipunctata.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. Sep 2007 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Female Steatoda bipunctata, around 6 mm.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. June 2008 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Female Steatoda bipunctata, around 7,5 mm.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. July 2008 )


Common false-widow Steatoda bipunctata
Male Steatoda bipunctata, around 5 mm.
(Found: Nyköping Sörmland Sweden. July 2008 )


Facts:
Family:
Theridiidae
Scientific name:
Steatoda bipunctata
Common name:
Common false-widow

The Steatoda bipunctata spider is often found in or around houses. The famale abdomen is light brown and often shiny compared to the males.
 
 
 

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