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Boomerangia dimidiata |
(Identification as shown below)
female: 4 mm|
male: about 3.5 mm
The colour scheme of this species allows it to hide on green leaves or in flowers and to catch insects by stealth. It may also be found in a retreat formed from a rolled up green leaf, especially when it is guarding its eggs
Too small to harm a human
Formerly considered to be a Diaea species this spide was given the above name in 2014 by P. Szymkowiak in Annales of Zoologici Warszawa, Volume 64,
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Tharrhalea evanida and Zygometis xanthogaster.
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Last updated 19 March 2019.