CTENIDAE Tropical Wolf Spiders

Ctenids are wandering spiders with two claws, claw tufts, and small anterior lateral eyes set high near posterior eyes forming an eye formula of 2.4.2. They are mostly tropical spiders in rainforest, heathland, open forest and desert, rather rare in collections.

Leptoctenus juvenile, Fish River, Northern Territory

Photo: Robert Whyte


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