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Female Spider - Parasteatoda tepidariorum - female

Female Spider - Parasteatoda tepidariorum - Female
Fort Tilden, Queens County, New York, USA
September 23, 2007
Size: could stand on a nickel
Orb weaver female? Several webs with egg sacs were present in the men's room.

House spider.
This is the American house spider, Achearanea tepidariorum, a harmless cobweb weaver. This female is guarding at least two egg sacs....

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