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Cytaea species (QM) |
(Note: this identification is based on similarities with other Cytaea species; see notes below)
female: about 6 mm|
male: about 4 mm
This salticid tends to wander on green leaves where its colours provide good camouflage, but it may also be found elsewhere, including under loose bark
A bite by this spider may cause local pain and inflammation
The spider shown on this page is certainly a Certaea species and has been suggested to be either C. xanthopus or C. expectans. However,
this genus is presently under review so a new species name may be assigned in due course. It is also possible the male shown above is not
the same species as the female.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Other Cytaea species.
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Last updated 21 December 2016.