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Clubiona species

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Species:
Clubiona species (QM)
(Note: ID mainly based on similarities with Clubiona robusta)
Family:
Clubionididae
Body length:
female: about 4-7 mm
male: perhaps 3.5 mm
Habitat:
This species is often found under bark or in leaf litter
Toxicity:
Not known to be dangerous to humans but handle with caution
clubiona species
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In its retreat
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Eye arrangement
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Another specimen
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Another view

Distinguishing features of this spider are the coat of soft hair that covers most of its body and the shape of its anterior (i.e. lower when viewed from above) spinnerets.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Clubiona species.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 18 May 2017.