Books and Stories by Gordon Grice
Achaearanea tepidariorum - family Theridiidae
Yeah, that's the lady in question.
I still have some trouble to tell these girls and Brown Widow spiders apart when they don´t have egg sacs around. :D They are both abundant around here.
Hm. If you ever get a chance to photograph those brown widows. . . .
I'm pretty sure I've photographed them before. I'll have to look for the pics, though. I recognize them because of the orange hourglass and the spikey egg sacs.