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Habronestes bradleyi

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Species:
Habronestes bradleyi
(Identification as shown below)
Family:
Zodariidae
Body length:
female: 5.5 mm
male: 4.5 mm
Habitat:
This species makes a retreat in moist leaf litter and in crevices or under rocks and logs. Both sexes are vagrants wandering at ground level
Toxicity:
The toxicity of this spider is unknown so handle with caution
Habronestes bradleyi
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Front view
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Another view
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The male
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Another view

The identity of this spider is based on the contents of the following paper: Baehr B. (2003) "Revision of the Austrqalian Spider Genus Habronestes (Araneae: Zodariidae). Species of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory" Records of the Australian Museum, 55, 343-376. Despite what is suggested in the title of this paper Habronestes bradleyi is also sometimes found in Victoria and also in South Queensland and in facttThe images shown above are all of a spider found in South Queensland.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Many other Habronestes species.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 6 June 2020.