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Cosmophasis bitaeniata

Fact Box
Species:
Cosmophasis bitaeniata
(identification based on information in a paper by Zabka and Waldock)
Family:
Salticidae
Body length:
female: about 10 mm
male: about 9 mm
Habitat:
Usually found on the leaves and bark of trees where its camouflage colours are useful
Toxicity:
Unknown, but a bite may lead to local inflammation and pain
Cosmophasis bitaeniata
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The male
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Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Cosmophasis micans and many other Cosmophasis species.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 4 January 2015.