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Neon australis |
(ID: See notes below)
female: 3 mm|
male: 3 mm
Mainly found in leaf litter and common in coastal SE Australia
Too small to be hazardous but bites may cause local inflammation and pain
The identity of this spider is the contents of the following paper: Richardson BJ (2013) "New unidentate jumping spider genera (Araneae: Salticidae)
from Australia", Zootaxa, 3716:460-474.
Distinguishing characteristics of this spider include a row of spines along the underside of the tibia of
the first pair of legs, the large posterior median eyes, and the sparse white hairs that are scattered over the upper surfaces of both parts of the spider's body.
Known range: Very rare in Australia but recorded in Perth and in the mid-south of NSW.
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Last updated 2 February 2022.