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Unknown thomisid species

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Species:
Unknown thomisid species (QM)
(This spider has some similarities with members of the genus Hedana and with Sidymella rubrosignata but may belong to some other genus)
Family:
Thomisidae
Body length:
female: perhaps 8 mm
male: perhaps 6 mm
Habitat:
On or under green leaves in eucalypt forests
Toxicity:
This spider may be too small and timid to be a hazard to humans
Unknown thomisid
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View from above

Distinguishing characteristics of this species are its overall green colour, its yellow markings and eye patch and the pattern of dark spots on its abdomen.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Hedana species, Cetratus rubropunctatus and Sidymella rubrosignata.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 20 June 2016.