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Nucastia supunnoides

Fact Box
Species:
Nucastia supunnoides
(R. Raven)
Family:
Corinnidae
Body length:
female: 5-8 mm
male: 5-8 mm
Habitat:
This is a fast-running ground spider, often found under logs or in leaf litter
Toxicity:
Unknown so treat with caution
Nucastia supunnoides
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The female
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Side view
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The male
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Another view

The above spider has the smoothly domed black head region, the dusting of white hairs on the carapace and legs, and the pattern of white marks on the dorsal abdomen that typify Nucastia species.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Some other corinnids, especially other Nucastia species, and even some gnaphosids.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 2 February 2017.