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Sidymella rubrosignata

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Species:
Sidymella rubrosignata (RM)
or a similar species
Family:
Thomisidae
Body length:
female: 8 mm
male: 5 mm
Habitat:
In a retreat formed by curling a green leaf into a tube
Toxicity:
Unknown; this spider may be too small to cause illness in humans
Sidymella rubrosignata
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Side views
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A live specimen

This spider has a predominantly green colour to match that of the leaves it hides in.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Tmarus cineraceus and Thomisus spectabilis.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 2 December 2009.