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Possible amaurobiid species
Possible amaurobiid (QM)
female: about 6 mm|
male: perhaps 5 mm
This species is usually found in leaf litter and apparently does not use a web to catch its prey
Unknown; contact with humans is probably not a rare event but the fangs are almost certainly too small for a significant envenomation
The borders between the Families Amaurobiidae, Dictynidae and Desidae are inadequately defined, at least in the Australian
context, so the family indicated above may be incorrect.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: A variety of spider species where the body and legs have no distinguishing specialisations.
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Last updated 17 June 2010.