Arkys sp. Mount Mee

A small rainforest species with bright yellow flanks of the abdomen. Rather scarce in suitable habitat in South East Queensland around the Mount Mee region, but locally common in some pockets. ♀ 3.5mm ♂ 3mm


Picabeen Walk -27.098751, 152.707890‎

Arkys sp. Mount Mee
Photo: Robert Whyte


  • Heimer, 1984 - Remarks on the Spider Genus Arcys WALCKENAER, 1837, with Description of New Species (Araneae, Mimetidae) With 6 photographs and 26 figures Entomologiscbe Abhandlungen Staatliches Museum Fur Tierkunde In Dresden Band 47 , Ausgegeben: 2. Mai 1984 Nr.9
  • Framenau et al 2010 - Systematics of the Australian orb-weaving spider genus Demadiana with comments on the generic classification of the Arkyinae (Araneae : Araneidae) Volker W. Framenau, Nikolaj Scharff and Mark S. Harvey Invertebrate Systematics, 2010, 24, 139-171
  • New Archemorus [Arkys] species Balogh 1978 - Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientarium Hungarieae 24, 1978

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