THERIDIIDAE - COMB-FOOTED SPIDERS

FACT FILE - 299

Family

Theridiidae

Species

Rhomphaea cometes
L. Koch, 1872

Body Length

Female: 10mm
Male: 5mm

Habitat

Tangle web suspended under leaves.

Toxicity

Unknown. Not considered harmful to humans due to weak fangs.

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Female in rest position

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Female

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Male

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Male in rest position

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Male

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Female with egg sac. Note depleted body size.