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Nyssus paradoxus

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Species:
Nyssus paradoxus (R. Raven)
Family:
Corinnidae
formerly Clubionidae
Body length:
female: about 5 mm
male: about 4 mm
Habitat:
This species tends to wander in leaf litter in eucalypt forests in near-coastal regions from the Gulf of Carpentaria to the Queensland border
Toxicity:
Unknown but this spider is presumably be too small to be harmful to humans
Possible Supunna species
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Underneath female

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Some zodariids and other corinnids.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 24 April 2017.