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Agyneta vera?

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Species:
Agyneta vera?
(This tentative name is used because of similarities with labelled internet images as explained below)
Family:
Linyphiidae
Body length:
female: 3 mm
male: 2.5 mm
Habitat:
May be found in a small web in moist leaf litter but sometimes enters buildings
Toxicity:
Too small to be harmful
Agyneta vera?
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The same species?

The main photo presented above is of a spider found in a Briabane house. It seems to match Wunderlich's 1976 description of Agyneta vera, which is accepted by the World Spider Catalog as a linyphiid species recorded only for Queensland. There are almost no published photos of it but one taken by Iain Macaulay seems to be this species.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Some very small theridiid species.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 11 May 2017.