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Malkara loricata

Fact Box
Species:
Malkara loricata (QM)
Family:
Malkaridae
Body length:
female: 3 mm
male: 3 mm
Habitat:
This species usually is found in leaf litter in reasonably damp forest habitats
Toxicity:
Probably too small to be hazardous to humans
Malkara loricata

Note that the upper surfaces of this spider have a pattern of small pits, as well as some pairs of larger dark pits along the abdomen.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: None.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 10 January 2010.