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Dolomedes briangreenei

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Species:
Dolomedes briangreenei
(ID by Dr. R. Raven, Qld. Mus.)
Family:
Pisauridae
Body length:
female: at least 20 mm
male: uncertain
Habitat:
On the surface of freshwater ponds; this spider also move under water when necessary
Toxicity:
The toxicity of the venom of this species is unknown
Dolomedes briangreenei

The white lateral bands on the abdomen and especially on the cephalothorax make this spider easy to recognize and the pale spots on the inner segments of the legs are also distinctive.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Some other Dolomedes species.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 21 December 2017.