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Stephanopis palliolata

Fact Box
Species:
Stephanopis palliolata
(ID as shown below)
Family:
Thomisidae
Body length:
female: uncertain; about 8 mm?
male: uncertain; about 5 mm?
Habitat:
On or under the bark of trees, or on green vegetation
Toxicity:
Probably harmless to humans
Stephanopis palliolata

The identity of this spider was deerived from the following source:

www.bushlandperth.org.au/images.stories/PDF/ubt/UBTMarch09.pdf

Note that this is a Western Australian Stephanopis species, most common in and near Perth. The photo shown above was included on this website because of the paucity of photos of this species in books and on the internet.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: several other Stephanopis species.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 31 October 2017.