Small bird dropping spider

Arkys curtulus

''Arkys curtulus'', the small bird dropping spider, is a small spider found in eastern Australia. It is usually seen resting on leaves waiting for prey to come near, commonly feasting on soldier flies. Colours and patterns vary considerably, ranging from cream, orange, mottled, brown or black.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassArachnida
OrderAraneae
FamilyArkyidae
GenusArkys
SpeciesA. curtulus
Photographed in
Australia