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Xysticus geometres

Fact Box
Species:
Xysticus geometres (RM)
(but see notes below)
Family:
Thomisidae
Body length:
female: 6 mm
male: 4 mm
Habitat:
On or under the bark of trees and on green leaves
Toxicity:
Unknown; may be too small to cause illness in humans
Xysticus geometres
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Front view
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A melanic male?
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Immature female
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Underneath juvenile

In December 2016 the World Spider Catalog lists Xysticus geometres as a Queensland species but subsequent revisions may lead to an entirely different name being adopted.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Other dark coloured thomisids.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 21 December 2016.