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Euryopis splendens?

Fact Box
Species:
Euryopis splendens?
(Identified by Greg Anderson but the species name is uncertain)
Family:
Theridiidae
Body length:
female: about 5 mm
male: about 3 mm
Habitat:
This species normally lives under loose bark or in leaf litter with minimal web production
Toxicity:
This species is surely too small to be dangerous
Euryopis splendens?

There are on the internet several photos that have been assigned the species name shown above but the original source of this name appears to be unavailable.

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

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


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 13 July 2017.