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Stephanopis species?

Fact Box
Species:
Stephanopis species
(similar to Stephanopis julensis according to Pawel Szymkowiak)
Family:
Thomisidae
Body length:
female: about 7 mm
male: perhaps 4 mm
Habitat:
Usually on dark eucalypt bark
Toxicity:
Unknown; may be harmless to humans
Stephanopis species?
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View from above
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Front view
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A lighter specimen

The pair of 'horns' associated with the eyes is a distinctive characteristic of this species.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Stephanopis altifrons and Stephanopis barbipes.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 10 September 2010.