THOMISIDAE - CRAB SPIDER

FACT FILE - 269

Family

Thomisidae

Species

Sidymella rubrosignata
(L. Koch, 1874)

Body Length

Female: 8mm
Male: 5mm

Habitat

Forms a leaf into a tube shaped retreat.

Toxicity

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

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Female.

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Female.

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Female. Facing view.

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Female. Ventral view.

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Photo: ©Kristi Ellingsen

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Female
Photo ©Paul Flood

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Male
Photo: ©Paul Flood