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Peucetia species

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Species:
Peucetia species
(Identification based on information as shown below)
Family:
Oxyopidae
Body length:
female: about 7 mm
male: about 6 mm
Habitat:
This spider forages on the surfaces of flowers andgreen leaves and tends to match its colour to that of its habitat
Toxicity:
This species may cause local inflammation and pain
Peucetia species
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This identification is based on the contents of the 1989 University of Queensland M.Sc. Thesis of Judith Grimshaw (Queensland Department of Primary Industries).

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Perhaps some other oxyopids.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 16 November 2012.