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Unknown salticid |
(ID derived from a paper by Gardzinska and Zabka but this spider
may actually be an undescribed species: see below)
female: 5 mm|
male: about 4.5 mm
This salticid may be found wandering on green leaves, bark or any other surfaces above ground level, probably using its colour scheme to provide
This spider is too small to be dangerous to humans
The identity of the spider presented on this page is uncertain. It clearly is a fissident species, which means it has a tooth on each
chelicera that branches into two cusps (points) and of the salticid genera that are accepted
as having this arrangement and the general appearance of the above spider the most likely genus is Opisthoncus.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: None.
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Last updated 20 November 2017.