Brown Crab Spider - Sidymella bicuspidata


This page contains pictures and information about Brown Crab Spiders that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Leg to leg 25mm  
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Pictures taken in Karawatha Forest during late summer Feb 2005. Its body shape is similar to the White Crab Spider but has all the body and legs in brown. We saw this spider only once. It was waiting for prey on blade of grass.  

1. Australian Spiders in colour - Ramon Mascord, Reed Books Pty Ltd, 1970, p60.
2. A Guide to Australian Spiders - Densey Clyne, Melbourne, Nelson 1969, p59.

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