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Eilica species |
(ID based on similarities with other known Eilica species)
female: about 7 mm|
male: about 6 mm
Probably mostly found in leaf litter or on open ground
Unknown so handle with caution
Distinguishing features of this kind of spider are its wide-set cylindrical anterior (i.e. lower when viewed from above) spinnerets and the pattern of large white patches on its upper abdominal surfaces.
It is a fast-moving ground spider.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Some other gnaphosids such as the many Eilica species.
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Last updated 12 March 2017.