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Genus Parasteatoda

Momma and babies - Parasteatoda tepidariorum spider - Parasteatoda tepidariorum Is this a freshly molted Parasteatoda tepidariorum? - Parasteatoda tabulata unknown sprider - Parasteatoda Brown & White Speckled spider (Orb Weaver?) - Parasteatoda tepidariorum - female possible Brown Widow in garage? - Parasteatoda tepidariorum Please ID? - 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.