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Miturga gilva (RM), (JS) |
(or a closely related species)
female: 18 mm|
male: 10 mm
This spider builds a retreat of dense white silk with several entrances. This is normally close to the ground increvices in or under fallen logs. The
spider also is known to prowl at ground level, especially during the evenings
Uncertain; the venom of this species may cause human illness so it should be handled with caution
The retreat made by this spider is normally close to the ground and has several entrances.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Miturga lineata and several similar spiders, including Clubiona robusta and some lycosids.
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Last updated 8 February 2011.