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Orange-legged swift spider

Supunna picta

Description:

Extremely fast, this spider's front 4 legs are bright orange whilst the rest of its legs and body are black with white stripes. It measures around 10-12 mm across the leg span.

Habitat:

Bushland

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6 Comments

Christina31
Christina31 a year ago

One of these just ran over me! Dunedin, New Zealand.

tehrobzyconcepts
tehrobzyconcepts 7 years ago

(sorry for random acc name)

found one of these in my house (not near bushland), i was curious was this spider was, it ran along a mates arm. not sure if he was bitten or not. can anyone tell me things to look for?

Mr.Swift
Mr.Swift 8 years ago

He sat still just long enough! He's very small - I've never allowed one close enough to bite me, but from what I've read online they can give a moderately-painful bite leaving redness and swelling but nothing serious.

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 8 years ago

Great that you could get a shot of him! He LOOKS pretty venomous... Is he??

iGo Sugiarto
iGo Sugiarto 8 years ago

wow..

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

Cool.

Mr.Swift
Spotted by
Mr.Swift

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Spotted on Nov 12, 2012
Submitted on Nov 13, 2012

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