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Austrammo monteithi |
(This ID suggested by Dr Robert Raven (QM) and as shown in the gnaphosoid paper published
by Norman Platnick. This is the only known Austrammo species in Eastern Australia, which is where this spider was found)
female: 6 mm|
male: 4 mm
Probably in a crevice web or wandering at ground level in leaf litter or bare ground
Unknown but probably too small to be danerous to humans
Distinguishing features of this kind of spider are its dark colouring and iridescent sheen. It is a fast-moving ground spider.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Some gnaphosids and gnaphosoid species.
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Last updated 3 December 2017.