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Malkara loricata (QM)
female: 3 mm|
male: 3 mm
This species usually is found in leaf litter in reasonably damp forest habitats
Probably too small to be hazardous to humans
Note that the upper surfaces of this spider have a pattern of small pits, as well as paired of dark spots along the dorsal abdomen.
Known Range: Recorded as being present in bush settings from Cape York down to Melbourne and across to Adelaide plus a small pocket in WA.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: None.
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Last updated 8 January 2022.