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Trachycosmus turramurra

Fact Box
Species:
Trachycosmus turramurra
(ID is derived from a paper by Norman Platnick)
Family:
Trochanteriidae
Body length:
female: 8-11 mm
male: 6.5 mm
Habitat:
May be found in leaf litter or wandering over open ground
Toxicity:
Uncertain; may 'play dead' when handled
Trachycosmus turramurra
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Another view
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Underneath female
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The male
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Underneath male

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Trachycosmus subtilis.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 12 April 2017.