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Sidymella longipes

Fact Box
Species:
Sidymella longipes (RM)
Family:
Thomisidae
Body length:
female: 9 mm
male: 5 mm
Habitat:
On twigs or leaves in green shrubs and garden plants
Toxicity:
Unknown; not aggressive and may be too small to cause serious illness in humans
Sidymella longipes

This pale, semi-transparent spider rests with its first two pairs of legs pointing forward. This makes it hard to see when it is resting on a twig.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Sidymella rubrosignata and Zosis geniculata.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 7 February 2002.