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Unknown araneid species?

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Species:
Unknown araneid species?
(identification based on similarities with known araneids)
Family:
Araneidae
Body length:
female: 4 mm
male: about 2 mm
Habitat:
This species may build a small orb web between dry twigs but the specimen shown here was actually hinding under loose bark on a eucalypt tree
Toxicity:
This species is probably too small to be a hazard to humans
Unknown araneid species?
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Front view
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Its underside

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Some small araneids, including Neoscona species.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 17 November 2012.