Nyssus coloripesCommon name: Orange-legged swift spider

Meaning of name: The meaning of Nyssus is unknown. Coloripes means coloured legs.

Distribution: Found across Australia.

Remarks: Females have a body length up to 10 millimetres, males to 6 millimetres.

This spider has been photographed in February and October.

This species was previously known as Supunna picta.

References: http://www.arachne.org.au/01_cms/details.asp?ID=1807

A Field Guide to Spiders of Australia. Robert Whyte and Greg Anderson. 2017

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