Canama Kochi (Thorell, 1881) White-striped Canama

Canama kochi (currently misplaced in Bathippus is medium-sized to large, very athletic, with very large forward-pointing jaws, found in North Queensland and possibly the Northern Territory and New Guinea, in rainforest. The yellowish, green and brown female (not yet described) is smaller and plumper, with a translucent skin. The flanks of the abdomen have a pattern of darker lines and large blotches. Another species Canama hinnulea is found in far north Queensland. Both species, like Jacksonoides spp. are prey for Portia fimbriata a spider-hunting spider.


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