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Lamponina species

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Species:
Lamponina species
(This identification is based on information in a published article by Norman Platnick)
Family:
Lamponidae
Body length:
female: 10 mm
male: 7 mm
Habitat:
Probably mostly found under loose bark or under logs and stones or in leaf litter
Toxicity:
Unknown so treat this spider with caution
Lamponina species
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This species looks very similar to the well known white-tailed spider, Lampona cylindrata, but its white markings are somewhat different and it has a more antlike appearance.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Lampona murina and many other Australian lamponids.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 11 October 2010.