Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Platyoides
Family: Trochanteriidae (Arachnida)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
pirie
NOTES

A small, flattened spider with a carapace which is longer than wide. All the eyes, except the posterior median eyes have clack circles around them. The legs stick out to the sides and the last pair is generally folded over the abdomen. The chelicerae are enlarged and point forwards. Their flattened bodies are an adaptation to living in narrow crevices.


AUTHORITY
Platnick, 1985
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Spider (8 legs) 


Colour
Notes: A black carapace which is slightly lighter in colour than the abdomen which has faint paler longitudinal lines. The under side has two white spots
Colour: Black
Common Name
Spider
Scorpion spider
Spider
Habitat
NOTES: Found under lichen growing on a water tank
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
April
All year



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