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Spider ID from Sydney

Sydney, Australia

I found this little guy on my Christmas tree and was wondering what it is? The tree came from a Christmas tree farm in Dural, NSW, if that helps.

At first, I thought it could be a wolf spider, but the markings don't really match any of the pictures I've seen. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Minot, ND

It looks like a wandering spider in the genus Argoctenus. I have seen records of this genus placed in both the families Miturgidae and Zoridae - see for an example.

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