Embolus long and sigmoid. Epigyne with undivided depression and 2 lateral denticles. Anterior median eyes about 1.4x larger than anterior lateral eyes.
Introduced in Germany, in hothouses.
This species of Australian origin is not native to Europe (alien species). It had been introduced to Europe at least once but could not establish so far.
Global distribution (World Spider Catalog 2017): Eastern Australia, New Zealand, Japan, USA, Uruguay, Argentina, Germany
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World Spider Catalog (2017) World Spider Catalog, version 18.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, accessed on 23.01.2017