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Cosmophasis obscura

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Species:
Cosmophasis obscura
(ID derived from the Peckham/Proszynski salticid compendium but this spider may be a close relative of Cosmophasis thalassina)
Family:
Salticidae
Body length:
female: perhaps 6 mm
male: unknown
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 obscura
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Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Some other Cosmophasis species.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 16 June 2017.