Undescribed Bark Crab Spider
S1, male, dorsal
Undescribed Bark Crab Spider
S1, male, ventral
Undescribed Bark Crab Spider (Isala sp ES01)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)
Order: Spiders (Araneae)
Family: Crab Spider (Thomisidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Undescribed Bark Crab Spider (Isala sp ES01)
This Photo:     🔍S2, male, dorsal🔎
Synonym: Stephanopis sp

Thank you Dr Miguel Machado for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~4mm body length.
Miguel's id is tentative, plus he's currently working on this group so things could change rapidly.
Photographed 2 males in July.

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This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.