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Lampona ruida

Fact Box
Species:
Lampona ruida (JS)
or a closely related species
Family:
Lamponidae
Body length:
female: 10 mm
male: 7 mm
Habitat:
Mostly found in leaf litter, or under loose bark or stones in eucalypt forests
Toxicity:
Uncertain; potentially capable of causing necrotising arachnidism though the risk is probably small
Lampona ruida
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Underneath female
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Side view

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Many other lamponids.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 14 May 2012.