Trapezia Crab Spider - Sidymella trapezia


This page contains pictures and information about Trapezia Crab Spiders that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Leg to leg 20mm
This small spider rests on twig with legs pointing forward as a long stick. 
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We found it once in Sunnybank along the Bulimba Creek when it was hiding on a grass stem. 
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The spider is pale brown in colour with trapezia shape abdomen. 

1. Australian Spiders in colour - Ramon Mascord, Reed Books Pty Ltd, 1970, p60
2. Sidymella trapezia - The Find-a-spider Guide for Australian Spiders, University of Southern Queensland, 2007.
3. Sidymella trapezia (Trapezoid Crab Spider) - Save Our Waterways Now.  

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Last updated: November 28, 2009.