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Tara anomala

Fact Box
Species:
Tara anomala (QM)
or a closely related species
Family:
Salticidae
Body length:
female: 6 mm
male: 4 mm
Habitat:
On bark, green leaves or lichen; this species is most common in rainforest settings
Toxicity:
Unknown; may cause pain and inflammation at a bite site
Tara anomala
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Under female
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Female side view
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The male
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Male underside

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Several other salticid species with a similar body shape.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 10 December 2011.