AMPHINECTIDAE - FOREST HUNTER

FACT FILE - 112

Family

Amphinectidae

Species

Tasmabrochus montanus
Davies, 2002

Body Length

Female: 8.8–11.2 mm
Male: 6.4–7.9 mm

Habitat

Found under rocks and rotting logs in damp forest areas. Creates a hollow area to live with its egg sac.

Toxicity

Unknown, but spider is rather aggressive with large fangs, so treat with caution.

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Female on egg sac.

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Female.

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Female. Facing view on egg sac.

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Female epigyne.