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Mopsolodes australensis

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Species:
Mopsolodes australensis
(Identification based on diagrams shown by Proszynski in "Salticidae of the World")
Family:
Salticidae
Body length:
female: about 9 mm
male: about 8 mm
Habitat:
On bark and green leaves
Toxicity:
May cause mild illness or pain and inflammation at the bite site
Mopsolodes australensis
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Side view
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Front view
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Front view

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Several other salticids with a similar body shape, including Sandalodes bipenicillatus.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 25 October 2010.