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Acroaspis tuberculifera

Fact Box
Species:
Acroaspis tuberculifera
or a related species (VF)
Previous species name:
None
Family:
Araneidae
formerly Argiopidae
Body length:
female: 12 mm
male: 6 mm
Habitat:
In a small orb web in low shrubs
Toxicity:
Uncertain; may be harmless
Acroaspis tuberculifera
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The male

The pattern of sharp projections on the upper surfaces of the abdomen and the narrow bridge containing the eyes are characteristics of this species.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Eriophora species, such as Eriophora biapicata and Eriophora transmarina.



Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 11 December 2007.