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Janula bicornis (see below)|
(shown as Episinus bicornis by R. Mascord)
female: about 7 mm|
male: about 5 mm
This spider is usually found under leaves or in a small, very limited web or a single strand attached to a twig and coated with sticky fluid
This small spider is not known to be toxic to humans
Note that in June, 2016 the World Spider Catalog contained no Australian Episinus species but indicated that Mascord's
Episinus bicornis should be listed as Janula bicornis.
Known range: This is apparently a rare species only recorded in parts of Queensland.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Some Moneta species such as Moneta australis.
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Last updated 21 January 2022.