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Cymbacha ocellata (RM)
female: 7 mm|
male: 4.5 mm
This species may be found on green leaves or in flowers but spends most of its time in a retreat made by folding the end of a leaf into a bell-shaped tent
Unknown, but this species has very small fangs and shows little aggression towards humans
Distinguishing features of this spider are its body shape and the pattern of markings on its upper abdominal surface.
Known range: Recorded from Cairns down to Melbourne amd Tasmania and also in Adelaide, and the South-west corner of WA.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Only other Cymbacha species.
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Last updated 23 January 2022.