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Moneta australis (RM)|
(or a similar species: see below)
female: 3.5 mm|
male: About 2 mm
This species makes a very limited web under green leaves
The fangs on this species may be too small to harm a human
Note that in June, 2016 the World Spider Catalog contained contained only two Moneta species: M. australis (Eastern Australia) and
M. variabilis (listed only for Lord Howe Island, but its range is probably much wider). It is also clear that more work needs to be done to clarify this
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Some Moneta species such as Janula bicornis?.
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Last updated 24 June 2016.