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Australian Trapdoor, Funnel Web Spiders



Trapdoor and Funnel Web Spiders

Black Wishbone Spider
(Aname atra)
Black Wishbone Spider
The Black Wishbone Spider is a medium to large black spider with large downward pointing fangs. their burrow is d like a wishbone. The burrow is near vertical and lined with silk and sometimes branched into a y-shape or wishbone shape. This is why... Click to continue>
Golden Trapdoor Spider
(Arbanitis sp)
Golden Trapdoor Spider
The Golden Trapdoor Spider is a large sturdy spider. Has two rows of tiny eyes. Detects prey by vibrations near entrance to their burrow. Males rear up when provoked and can bite. The bite is painful, but not dangerous to humans.
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Sydney Funnel-web Spider
(Atrax robustus)
Sydney Funnel-web Spider
The Sydney Funnel-web Spider is a very aggressive species and one of the deadliest spiders in the world. The cephalothorax is almost hairless and appears smooth and glossy black. The abdomen is black, dark brown or purplish in colour. The body and... Click to continue>
Victorian Funnel-web Spider
(Hadronyche modesta)
Victorian Funnel-web Spider
The Victorian Funnel-web Spider is related to the Sydney funnel-web spider but has not been known to cause any serious bites or fatalities. The cephalothorax (head and thorax) and legs are shiny black and the abdomen is dark brown to black. They... Click to continue>
Sydney Brown Trapdoor Spider
(Misgolas rapax)
Sydney Brown Trapdoor Spider
The Sydney Brown Trapdoor Spider is a medium-to-large trapdoor spider. Females are larger than males, and more stocky in build. They are chocolate brown in colour and males have boxing glove-shaped palps at the front of the head between the first... Click to continue>
Mouse Spider
(Missulena bradleyi)
Mouse Spider
Female Mouse Spiders are all black and male spiders are black with a bluish-white patch on the front of their abdomen. Females are larger than males. The common name of the mouse spider arises from the mistaken belief that they dig a deep burrow... Click to continue>
Red-headed Mouse Spider
(Missulena occatoria)
Red-headed Mouse Spider
The female Red-headed Mouse Spider is lack with a red tinge. Males have a bright red head and jaws, and blue black abdomen. Mouse spiders are closely related to trapdoor and funnel-web spiders but have a more squat shape and large fang sheaths at... Click to continue>
Brush-footed Trapdoor Spider
(Seqocrypta sp)
Brush-footed Trapdoor Spider
Brush-footed Trapdoor Spiders belong to the Barychelidae family. They live in burrow with a trapdoor under leaf litter, or against tree roots or rocks. The species shown here is khaki-brown coloured with mottled markings on the abdomen. Click to continue>
Melbourne Trapdoor Spider
(Stanwellia grisea)
Melbourne Trapdoor Spider
The Melbourne Trapdoor is a large robust spider with a brown cephalothorax and legs. The abdomen is often paler with a dark mottled pattern on upper surface. Males sometimes have golden hairs on the cephalothorax. Males are smaller than females and... Click to continue>


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