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Rainbow's Comb-Footed Spider - Argyrodes rainbowi

Family Theridiidae

This page contains pictures and information about Rainbow's Comb-Footed Spiders that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 5mm
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Found this spiders once in Karawatha Forest near the Lagoon. 
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Also found it in Boondall Wetlands on Nov 2009. Both times it was found on the web of  Leaf Curling Spider. Once we learnt that this spider is usually found on the web of other large spider, it becomes not too difficult to look for.  

1. Argyrodes rainbowi - The Find-a-spider Guide for the Spiders of Southern Queensland, Dr Ron Atkinson, 2009.
2. Argyrodes rainbowi (Rainbow's Argyrodes) - Robert Whyte, Save Our Waterways Now. 

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Last updated: November 30, 2009.