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  Sac Spider (Clubiona sp)





Sac Spider | Clubiona sp photo
Sac spider on Bottlebrush stem.

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Sac Spider | Clubiona sp photo
This spider was about 5mm.

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Sac Spider | Clubiona sp photo
This small spider was only about 5mm long. It was photographed on a geranium leaf.

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SAC SPIDER FACTS

Description
Sac spiders are yellow to fawn, may have dark markings on the body, and are fairly slow moving.

Size
5mm - 10mm

Habitat
Build small silk sac where they rest and moult. The sacs occur in sheltered spaces around the walls of houses and under leaves and loose bark.

Food
insects

Notes
Bites by Australian species may cause redness, itchiness, burning sensations, dizziness, tiredness, pallor, sweating, strong persistent unilateral pain, swelling, headache, nausea, rapid pulse, ulceration, or even coma.



Classification
Class:Arachnida
Order:Araneomorphae
Family:Clubionidae
Genus:Clubiona
Species:sp
Common Name:Sac Spider