False black widow (Steatoda grossa)
Web: 3D web with messy threads and often vertical threads with glue on the lower part towards the substrate (“gum footed threads”).
Habitat: Mainly in dark places in buildings (preference for cellars, where webs are constructed close to the cellar window), but also outdoors near solid structures. The spider usually hides in crevices.
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♀: throughout the year
♂: August till September