Trapezoid Crab Spider
Male, leg waving
Spotted Black Crab Spider
Male, dorsal, ~5mm
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)|
|Family:||Crab Spider (Thomisidae)|
|Species:||Trapezoid Crab Spider (Sidymella cf trapezia)|
|This Photo:||Male, ventral|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Anthony Paul told us about Sidymella longipes, which is very similar, but larger at just under 15mm.
This one being ~5.5mm is also slightly longer than 4mm; considered the size of S. trapezia males.