FAUNA and FUNGHI of MALTA
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Micrommata ligurina  (C. L. Koch, 1845)
Main synonym = Sparassus ligurinus    C. L. Koch, 1845
Taxonomical Classification:  Animalia / Arthropoda / Arachnida / Araneae / Sparassidae
Green Spider     Brimba ħadra
Further Information:
Its green colouration acting as perfect camouflage in low-lying vegetation, this spider hunts its prey on foot and does not construct a web. Males are less vividly coloured, with a brownish prosoma and legs, and a black-and-white abdomen.




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