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Genus Parasteatoda

Spider ID - Parasteatoda tepidariorum American House Spider - Parasteatoda tepidariorum - female Misc Spider - Parasteatoda tepidariorum Cobweb spider? - Parasteatoda tepidariorum Spiderling in old phoebe nest - Parasteatoda tepidariorum another cobweb spideer - Parasteatoda tepidariorum another cobweb spider ? - Parasteatoda tepidariorum Parasteatoda tepidariorum? - Parasteatoda tepidariorum
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Theridiidae (Cobweb Spiders)
Genus Parasteatoda
2 Species in BugGuide's range (North America north of Mexico).
P. tabulata/P. tepidariorum
Parasteatoda tabulata - NY, ON, QC, NB, NF (that's from published records only; this species is very likely in other places, as well).
Parasteatoda tepidariorum - widespread all over North America.