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Canama hinnulea

Fact Box
Species:
Canama hinnulea (QM)
Family:
Salticidae
Body length:
female: about 7 mm
male: about 7 mm
Habitat:
This salticid is commonly found among the leaves of eucalypt trees but can also be found on bark or in unexpected places, the male being more often found than the female
Toxicity:
Unknown; a bite from this spider may lead to some local pain but more serious effects are unlikely. It is not strongly aggressive but 'accidental' bites are possible
Canama hinnulea
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Male from above
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Side views
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Another view
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Underneath male

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Many other salticids that lack distinctive surface colour patterns.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 19 January 2013.