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Mt Tamborine trapdoor
Euoplos species (QM)|
(Note: Dr. Robert Raven of the Queensland Museum has transferred some
former Arbanitis species to this genus)
female: about 35 mm|
male: about 30 mm
In a burrow probably with a door
This spider may exhibit an aggressive stance but seems to have venom of low toxicity
. There are at least three similar species on Mt Tamborine but these are difficult to distinguish and their species names are therefore uncertain.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Euoplos species.
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Last updated 22 January 2009.