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Miturga lineata

Fact Box
Species:
Miturga lineata (RM)
or a similar species
Family:
Miturgidae
Body length:
female: 20 mm
male: 12 mm
Habitat:
In a retreat of dense white silk
Toxicity:
Uncertain; may cause human illness so handle with caution
Miturga lineata

The retreat made by this spider is normally close to the ground under rotting logs and has several entrances.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Miturga gilva and several similar spiders, including Clubiona robusta and some lycosids.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 8 July 2010.