Plebs cyphoxis (male)
Distribution: Found in southern parts of Australia.
Remarks: Females are approximately 9 millimetres long. Males are up to 6 millimetres long. This individual had a body length of approximately 3 millimetres.
This male was photographed in November. We have photographed the females in September and October.
These spiders build orb-webs in grass and low vegetation. The web often has a vertical stabilimentum, or web decoration, like clock hands set at 6 o’clock.
Identification courtesy of David Knowles.
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