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Mitzoruga species

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Species:
Mitzoruga species
(probably M. insularis (RR))
Family:
Miturgidae
Body length:
female: about 10 mm
male: uncertain
Habitat:
Usually found in convenient crevices in any suitable object
Toxicity:
Completely unknown but probably a harmless species
Mitzoruga species
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This spider was found in Adelaide, South Australia, but its range is thiught to extend in Southern Australia from Victoria to Western Australia.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Several lycosid species and representatives of at least some other spider families.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 23 June 2016.