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Paraphilaeus daemeli

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Species:
Paraphilaeus daemeli (QM)
Previous species name:
Plexippus then Trite daemeli (Platnick)
Family:
Salticidae
Body length:
female: about 6 mm
male: about 5 mm
Habitat:
This small salticid may be found on green leaves or brown bark
Toxicity:
Unknown but a bite may cause pain and inflammation at the site
Paraphilaeus daemeli
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The male
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Underneath female

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Several other brown salticids.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 6 July 2010