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Marpissa muscosa - Female. Prettily patterned in browns and greys and occurs in warm, sunny, dry dead wood and is flattened as an adaptation to living in crevices and especially under bark on dead branches and trunks. It is one of our largest jumping spiders. The pinkish orange band of hairs beneath the eyes is diagnostic. It is a local southern species Notable B
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Marpissa muscosa - Female. Prettily patterned in browns and greys and occurs in warm, sunny, dry dead wood and is flattened as an adaptation to living in crevices and especially under bark on dead branches and trunks. It is one of our largest jumping spiders. The pinkish orange band of hairs beneath the eyes is diagnostic. It is a local southern species Notable B

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