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Can anyone name this spider?

Hello, new here! Found this little fella in the house today. Anyone know what it is? I would say false widow but it's all black. I just scooped him up and put him outside. Wasn't taking any chances!

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Minot, ND

This is a cobweb/comb-footed spider in the genus Steatoda, possibly S. bipunctata; some spiders in this genus are called false widow spiders. Maybe you could call her Stella...

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