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Sidymella bicuspidata

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Species:
Sidymella bicuspidata
(This identification is based on an image presented on the Picssr website and attributed to Iain Macaulay)
Family:
Thomisidae
Body length:
female: 8 mm
male: 6 mm
Habitat:
This spider can be found on stems and leaves, especially when these match it in colour and thus provide camouflage protection
Toxicity:
Unknown but this spider is probably too timid to bite unless seriously provoked and is not known to be toxic to humans
Sidymella bicuspidata
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Another specimen

This spider differs from other Sidymella species it that it has a very deep, wedge-shaped abdomen.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Sidymella trapezia.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 31 December 2017.