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Astilodes mariae

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Species:
Astilodes mariae
(Identification by Marek Zabka in 2009 as shown in the Peckham/Proszynski salticid compendium)
Family:
Salticidae
Body length:
female: about 6 mm
male: about 5.5 mm
Habitat:
This spider forages on bark or green leaves where its colours presumably provide it with a signigicant degree of camouflage
Toxicity:
Probably harmless to humans but likely to cause local pain and inflammation at a bite site
Astilodes mariae
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Another view
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A juvenile?

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Mopsus mormon.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 16 June 2017.