White-spotted Swift Spider
Wasp-mimicking Swift Spider
Female, eye arrangement
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)|
|Family:||Swift Spider (Corinnidae)|
|Species:||Wasp-mimicking Swift Spider (Nyssus cf coloripes)|
|This Photo:||Female, whole|
|Other name:||Orange-legged Swift Spider|
EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
Notice the slight yellow tints on some of the markings, while others are off white. Not obvious without the right lighting.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), in the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
An INCREDIBLY fast species. We haven't come across a faster invertebrate. They can be out of the insect box, over your hand, back to the box, twice around it and onto the table before your reactions have pulled your hand away!