Prowling Spider
Female, profile + released
Ellura
Mottled-leg Prowling Spider
S4, Male, dorsal
 
                      
Mottled-leg Prowling Spider (Odo cf 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 cf sp ES01)
This Photo:     S1, Male, dorsal

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 © 2015-2021 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.