LONG-SPINNERED GROUND SPIDER

FACT FILE - 282

Family

Prodidomidae

Species

Myandra bicincta
Simon, 1908

Body Length

Female: 2.5mm
Male:

Habitat

Builds a silk retreat under loose bark.

Toxicity

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

This very small spider acts similarly to an ant, standing still but raising and lowering its abdomen, also rubbing its front legs together.