AMPHINECTIDAE - CAVE SPIDER

FACT FILE - 175

Family

Amphinectidae

Species

Tanganoides greeni
(Davies, 2003)

Body Length

Female: 12mm
Male:

Habitat

Found deep in limestone caves. Lives in rock crevices with no visible web system.

Toxicity

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

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Female. (Image stacked)

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Female. Facing view.

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Female.

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Female. Ventral view.

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Female. Photo: ┬ęPaul Flood.

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Female. Photo: ┬ęPaul Flood

Can easily be approached, but when disturbed moves extremely swiftly.Can easily be approached, but when disturbed moves extremely swiftly.