Mottled-leg Prowling Spider
S4, Male, ventral
Ellura
Red & Black Spider
Juvenile
 
                      
Mottled-leg Prowling Spider (Odo sp ES01)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)
Order: Spiders (Araneae)
Family: Prowling Spider (Lycosoidea: Miturgidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Mottled-leg Prowling Spider (Odo sp ES01)
This Photo:     S1, Male, ventral

Thank you DaBugBoi for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Males ~9mm long. We measured one of the male legs that it had lain out flat to be 17mm long.
These were moved to the Xenoctenidae family in 2017, but Atlas still has them listed under Miturgidae.

Copyright © 2015-2022 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 03-Jun-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.