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Euryopis elegans

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Species:
Euryopis elegans
(ID suggested by Dr R. Raven)
(Note: species name uncertain)
Family:
Theridiidae
Body length:
female: about 3 mm
male: about 2.5 mm
Habitat:
This species lives on/under bark or in leaf litter rather than in a web
Toxicity:
Too small to be harmful
Euryopis elegans
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A related male?
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The same male?
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The same male?
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Another male

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.