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Thwaitesia nigronodosa

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Species:
Thwaitesia nigronodosa
(ID by Greg Anderson)
(Note: this spider matches I. Agnarsson's genus Thwaitesia but the species is uncertain and individuals vary greatly)
Family:
Theridiidae
Body length:
female: 3 mm
male: 2 mm
Habitat:
This species makes a small tangled web among green leaves
Toxicity:
Unknown but probably harmless
Thwaitesia nigronodosa
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Another view
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The male?
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A juvenile specimen
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The same species?

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Thwaitesia argentiopunctata and Theridion pyramidale.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 17 March 2010.