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Spiders (Araneae) 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 Spiders (Araneae) - 34 species

Other web-building spider Ambicodamus crinitus (Red-black Spider)

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Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider)

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

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Orb-weaving spider (several families) Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider)

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

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Orb-weaving spider (several families) Araneus albotriangulus (White-triangle orb weaver)

Araneus albotriangulus
Araneus albotriangulus

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Orb-weaving spider (several families) 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

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Orb-weaving spider (several families) 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

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Other web-building spider Badumna insignis (Black House Spider)

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

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Other web-building spider 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

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Other hunting spider Deinopis subrufa (Rufous net casting spider)

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

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Huntsman spider (Sparassidae) Delena cancerides (Social Huntsman Spider)

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

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Orb-weaving spider (several families) 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

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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

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Trapdoor, Funnelweb & Mouse spider (Mygalomorphae) Hadronyche versuta (Funnel-web Spider)

Huntsman spider (Sparassidae) 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

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Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Holoplatys planissima (Common ultraflat jumping spider, Grooved jumping spider)

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

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Other web-building spider Latrodectus hasseltii (Redback Spider)

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

Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Maratus pavonis (Dunn's peacock spider)

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

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Orb-weaving spider (several families) Micropholcomma longissimum (Tiny Orb-eawers)

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Spider (Araneae) Misgolas rapax (A trapdoor spider)

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Neosparassus diana Paul Whitington, Wonboyn. Prominent median sulcus on carapace.
Neosparassus diana Paul Whitington, Wonboyn. Badge with two longitudinal rows of spots.
Neosparassus diana Paul Whitington, Wonboyn. Eyes in anterior row equal sized and equidistant.
Neosparassus diana
Neosparassus diana
Neosparassus diana

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