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Demadiana species

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Species:
Demadiana species
(the identification of this spider, found near Orange, NSW, is based on similarities with known Demadiana species, especially Demadiana milledgei)
Family:
Arkyidae
formerly Araneidae
Body length:
female: about 8 mm?
male: about 6 mm?
Habitat:
This species has been found in crevices in the bark of trees and probably does not build an insect-catching web
Toxicity:
Too small to be dangerous
Demadiana species
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Female from front
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Female and male

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Many other very small rounded spiders, especially including some Cymbacha species (Family Thomisidae).


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 14 May 2016.