THOMISIDAE - CRAB SPIDER

FACT FILE - 010

Family

Thomisidae

Species

Sidymella longipes
(Koch, 1874)

Body Length

Female: 6 mm
Male: 5mm

Habitat

Found commonly in the centre of flowers lying in wait for insects attracted to the flowers.

Toxicity

Unknown, but considered to small to be harmful to humans.

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