Square-ended Cobweb Spider
Female, eye-arrangement
Ant-eating Spider
S1, Female, dorsal
Square-ended Cobweb Spider (Episinus sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)
Order: Spiders (Araneae)
Family: Comb-footed Spider (Theridiidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Square-ended Cobweb Spider (Episinus sp)
This Photo:     🔍Female, ventral🔎
Synonym: Janula

Thank you Ethan Yeoman for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~3.5mm long.
Thank you to Ethan for highlighting the synonymy. Atlas is often behind with picking up changes in Taxon.

Copyright © 2017-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 16-Dec-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.