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Intruda signata?

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Species:
Intruda signata?
(This proposed identification is as suggested by Dr Robert Raven, Queensland Museum)
Family:
Gnaphosidae
Body length:
female: perhaps 8 mm
male: perhaps 7 mm
Habitat:
This species is believed to be a ground-dwelling spider mostly found in dry grass or leaf litter or under rocks and logs
Toxicity:
The toxicity of the venom of this species is completely unknown
Intruda signata?
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Front view

A distinguishing feature of this spider is its pattern of abdominal chevrons, which is unusual for a gnaphosid species. In all other respects this spider has the typical appearance of members of the Family Gnaphosidae.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Some corinnids, zodariids, lycosids and other gnaphosids.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 27 July 2010.