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Badumna species

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Species:
Badumna species (QM)
Family:
Desidae
Body length:
female: about 12 mm
male: about 8 mm
Habitat:
In a web built into crevices under loose tree bark or in a retreat formed from several leaves tied together
Toxicity:
Uncertain; may cause mild illness but this is a timid spider that probably has little tendency to bite humans
Badumna species
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Female, front view
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Male from front
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Underneath male
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Another male

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Badumna species?.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 2 January 2013.