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Long-legged Garden Spider

Cheiracanthium gracile


A tiny spider on the wall with orange-tan head and thorax and a mottled green abdomen. Eight eyes almost all the same size and in two even parallel rows. Approximately 12mm long.


Suburban house back wall.


Thanks DianePlatcoBrooks for this ID. Seems this one might be female by larger abdomen. Males seen here Variability seen here

1 Species ID Suggestions

Long-legged Garden Spider
Cheiracanthium gracile Cheiracanthium gracile (Long-legged Garden Spider)

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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Thanks for the suggestion Diane. It looks right at a glance. I will update later today.

Mark Ridgway
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Mark Ridgway

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Dec 15, 2012
Submitted on Dec 16, 2012

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