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Peucetia species |
(Identification based on information as shown below)
female: about 7 mm|
male: about 6 mm
This spider forages on the surfaces of flowers andgreen leaves and tends to match its colour to that of its habitat
This species may cause local inflammation and pain
This identification is based on the contents of the 1989 University of Queensland M.Sc. Thesis of Judith Grimshaw (Queensland Department of Primary Industries).
Known Range: There appear to be relatively few instances of this species being found in Australia but specimens have allegedly been found in Barcaldine (Qld),
Melbourne and Adelaide so it may have quite a wide distribution in Australia.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Perhaps some other oxyopids.
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Last updated 17 January 2022.