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  Theridion spider - unknown species (Argyrodes sp)





Theridion spider - unknown species | Argyrodes sp photo
Theridion spider species found in Orb Weavers web, and behaves in similar way to the "Dew Drop" spider.

Photograph copyright: ozwildlife - all rights reserved. Used with permission.



SPIDER FACTS

Description
This Argyrodes is a small brown spider - not sure what species it is.

Size
It is very small - only about 1cm long including outstretched legs

Habitat
shares web with large orb weavers

Food
small insects that get caught in he host wavers web

Notes
probably too small to bite people



Classification
Class:Arachnida
Order:Araneomorphae
Family:Theridiidae
Genus:Argyrodes
Species:sp
Common Name:Theridion spider - unknown species

Relatives in same Genus
  Dew Drop Spider (A. antipodianus)