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Knobble spider

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Species:
Neostorena species (B. Baehr)
possibly N. vituperata (JS)
Previous species name:
Storena graeffei
Family:
Zodariidae
Body length:
female: 16 mm
male: 13 mm
Habitat:
In leaf litter or under rocks, logs
Toxicity:
May cause mild illness
Neostorena species
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Living female
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Living male
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Immature male
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Underneath male

The important distinguishing features of this spider are the markings on the upper abdominal surface and the strongly pointed rear end of the sternum under the front half of the spider.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Other Neostorena species and Storena formosa.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 21 March 2017.