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Molycria species (QM)|
(or a closely related prodidomid species)
female: 4 mm|
male: about 3.5 mm
This species probably spends most of its time in leaf litter
Unknown but this species is probably harmless to humans
Distinguishing features of this spider are its long, slender legs that lack obvious hair or spines and its extremely long anterior spinnerets which are attached about half way along the underside of the abdomen. These long anterior spinnerets are said to be particularly useful for catching ants, on which they feed exclusively.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: None.
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Last updated 10 May 2009.