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Euryopis species

Fact Box
Species:
Euryopis species
(Identified by Greg Anderson; see note below)
Family:
Theridiidae
Body length:
female: about 5 mm
male: about 3 mm
Habitat:
This species normally lives under loose bark or in leaf litter
Toxicity:
May be too small to harm a human
Euryopis species

Note: Australian Euryopis species may soon be listed as Emertonella species.

Euryopis species belong to the theridiid subfamily Hadrotarsinae and are considered to be specialized ant predators.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Euryopis species and Euryopis superba.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 8 November 2009.