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Theridion pyramidale (RM) |
(It has recently been suggested
that this may may actually represent a group of closely related species rather than just a single species, which might explain some variations in appearance among individual specimens)
female: 4.5 mm|
male: 3 mm
This species builds a complex web of inverted 'tents' among shrubs in eucalypt forests
This species may be too small to cause a serious human illness
The colours of the banding patterns on the abdomen of this spider are distinctive.
Known Range: Mainly found from Gladstone down to Melbourne and across to Tasmania.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Some other small theridiids.
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Last updated 20 January 2022.
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