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Simaethula species

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Species:
Simaethula species
(Identification based on the work of Davies and Zabka)
probably Simaethula janthina
Family:
Salticidae
Body length:
female: about 3.5 mm
male: about 3 mm
Habitat:
This salticid builds a small retreat in green leaves
Toxicity:
This spider is probably too small to cause any harm to a human
Simaethula species
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Oblique view
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Side views
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Face and spinnerets
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Underneath male

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Simaethula species and Simaethula species.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 23 april 2014.