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Holoplatys planissima (Zabka)|
(but see notes below)
female: about 8 mm|
male: about 6 mm
Usually under loose bark of trees but may also be on otheer surfaces
Unknown; may at least produce local pain but not aggressive towards humans; should be handled with caution
This salticid species is found widely across at least Northern Australia and tends to vary somewhat in appearance when specimens from
very different locations are compared.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Ocrisiona leucocomis.
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Last updated 19 June 2017.