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Knobble spider

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Species:
Neostorena species (B. Baehr)
possibly N. vituperata (JS)
Previous species name:
Storena graeffei
Family:
Zodariidae
Body length:
female: 16 mm
male: 13 mm
Habitat:
In leaf litter or under rocks, logs
Toxicity:
Uncertain; may cause mild illness
Neostorena species
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Side view
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Underside of male
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Fresh specimen
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Another specimen

The important visible features of this spider are the smoothly arched carapace, the longitudinal fovea, and the markings on the upper abdominal surface.

Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: Storena formosa, Habronestes species, and Storosa obscura.


Email Ron Atkinson for more information.    Last updated 19 january 2009.