THOMISIDAE - CRAB SPIDER

FACT FILE - 263

Family

Thomisidae

Species

Sidymella hirsuta
(L. Koch, 1872)

Body Length

Female: 7mm
Male:

Habitat

Found on the leaves and twigs of shrubs, especially those with furry growth. Will match the colour of the plant.

Toxicity

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

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