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Bug-mimicking Swift Spider

Supunna picta

Description:

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

Habitat:

Tropical North Queensland

Notes:

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: http://www.findaspider.org.au/find/spide...

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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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