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female: about 8 mm|
male: about 7 mm
On leaves in mixed forests and also on tree trunks and in leaf litter
Unknown so treat with caution
This species is not normally seen in association with any kind of insect-trapping web but prefers to ambush insects in the manner typical of corinnid and zodariid spiders. Distinguishing features of this spider are its shiny black body, yellow-orange abdominal markings, and mottled legs.
Known Range: Recorded from Cairns to Sydney but most common from Gladstone down to Port Macquarie.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Hetaerica scenica, Storena formosa, and Neostorena species.
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Last updated 18 January 2022.