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Bug-mimicking Swift Spider

Supunna picta


Black abdomen with blotchy white spots. Black legs with white spots, front legs golden yellow.


Tropical North Queensland


Photographed at Atherton Gold Produce just outside Tolga on the Atherton Tableland. I was pruning Dragon Fruit (Pitaya) Cacti when I saw this spider. I recall it was no bigger than about 1.5cm. I think I have managed to ID this spider:

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Alex Pope
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Alex Pope

4872, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Nov 6, 2009
Submitted on May 12, 2012

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