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Cosmophasis baehrae

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Species:
Cosmophasis baehrae
(identification based on information in a paper by Zabka and Waldock)
Family:
Salticidae
Body length:
female: about 10 mm
male: about 9 mm
Habitat:
May be found on the leaves and bark of trees but on unexpected surfaces as well
Toxicity:
Unknown but this spider may bite if handled, this probably leading to local inflammation and pain
Cosmophasis baehrae
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Another view
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Underneath male
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The female
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Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Several Cosmophasis species and several other salticid species with the same general body shape and markings.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 21 December 2016.