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Spiders (Araneae)

Overview

A good introduction:

http://www.ento.csiro.au/education/allies/araneae.html

All about Australian spiders:

http://www.arachne.org.au/01_cms/details.asp?ID=2409

Page 1 of 37 species

Ambicodamus crinitus (Red-black Spider)

Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider)

Apricia jovialis
Apricia jovialis
Apricia jovialis
Apricia jovialis
Apricia jovialis
Apricia jovialis

Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider)

Arachnura higginsi
Arachnura higginsi
Arachnura higginsi
Arachnura higginsi
Arachnura higginsi
Arachnura higginsi

Araneus albotriangulus (White-triangle orb weaver)

Araneus albotriangulus
Araneus albotriangulus

Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver)

Argiope keyserlingi (St Andrew's Cross Spider)

Argiope keyserlingi Max Campbell, Brogo
Argiope keyserlingi Kerri-Lee Harris, Wonboyn
Argiope keyserlingi Kerri-Lee Harris, Wonboyn - ventral view
Argiope keyserlingi
Argiope keyserlingi
Argiope keyserlingi

Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider, Spiny Spider)

Austracantha minax Max Campbell, Brogo
Austracantha minax Max Campbell, Brogo
Austracantha minax Max Campbell, Brogo
Austracantha minax
Austracantha minax
Austracantha minax

Badumna insignis (Black House Spider)

Badumna insignis
Badumna insignis
Badumna insignis
Badumna insignis
Badumna insignis
Badumna insignis

Cryptachaea gigantipes (White porch spider)

Cryptachaea gigantipes Max Campbell, Brogo
Cryptachaea gigantipes Max Campbell, Brogo
Cryptachaea gigantipes Kerri-Lee, Wonboyn
Cryptachaea gigantipes
Cryptachaea gigantipes
Cryptachaea gigantipes

Deinopis subrufa (Rufous net casting spider)

Deinopis subrufa
Deinopis subrufa
Deinopis subrufa
Deinopis subrufa
Deinopis subrufa
Deinopis subrufa

Delena cancerides (Social Huntsman Spider)

Delena cancerides
Delena cancerides
Delena cancerides
Delena cancerides
Delena cancerides
Delena cancerides

Eriophora transmarina (Garden orb-weaver)

Eriophora transmarina Max Campbell, Brogo
Eriophora transmarina Max Campbell, Brogo
Eriophora transmarina Max Campbell, Brogo
Eriophora transmarina
Eriophora transmarina
Eriophora transmarina

Geolycosa sp. (Burrowing Wolf Spiders)

Hadronyche nimoola Paul Whitington, Wonboyn - male
Hadronyche nimoola Paul Whitington, Wonboyn - note steeply rising caput
Hadronyche nimoola Paul Whitington, Wonboyn - male pedipalp showing bulb and embolus (copulatory organ)
Hadronyche nimoola
Hadronyche nimoola
Hadronyche nimoola

Hadronyche versuta (Funnel-web Spider)

Holconia immanis (Grey Huntsman)

Holconia immanis Michael McMaster, Kalaru
Holconia immanis Paul Whitington, Wonboyn. female with grasshopper prey
Holconia immanis Paul Whitington, Wonboyn. female
Holconia immanis
Holconia immanis
Holconia immanis

Holoplatys planissima (Common ultraflat jumping spider, Grooved jumping spider)

Holoplatys planissima
Holoplatys planissima
Holoplatys planissima
Holoplatys planissima
Holoplatys planissima
Holoplatys planissima

Latrodectus hasseltii (Redback Spider)

Latrodectus hasseltii Danie Ondinea
Latrodectus hasseltii Christina Potts, Corunna
Latrodectus hasseltii Patricia Daly, Wolumla
Latrodectus hasseltii
Latrodectus hasseltii
Latrodectus hasseltii

Maratus pavonis (Dunn's peacock spider)

Maratus pavonis
Maratus pavonis
Maratus pavonis
Maratus pavonis
Maratus pavonis
Maratus pavonis

Maratus plumosus (Peacock Spider)

Maratus plumosus
Maratus plumosus
Maratus plumosus
Maratus plumosus

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1653 sightings of 3482 species in 159 locations from 206 members
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