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webs and egg sacs
female: about 6 mm|
male: about 4 mm
On leaves, bark or leaf litter
May cause local pain
The male spider in the above photo can be seen to have iridescent green hairs associated with its palps and
according to (Otto and Hill) this is a distinctive feature of Jotus auripes, which is common in localities in and near Sydney,
which whas where this spider was found.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Jotus species and some Maratus species that were previously known as Lycidas species.
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Last updated 24 June 2017.