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Unknown salticid

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Species:
Unknown salticid
Family:
Salticidae
Body length:
female: perhaps 6-7 mm
male: about 5 mm
Habitat:
Probably lives on brown tree trunks or on rock surfaces
Toxicity:
Unknown so handle with caution
Unknown salticid
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View from above
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Another view
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The female?
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Another view

The distinctive surface characteristics of this spider are the uniform dark brown colour with a pale stripe down the centre of the abdomen and a black eye patch plus a sparse pattern of white scales.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: None.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 9 July 2016.