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Orb-weaving spiders (several families)

Overview

Includes Araneidae, Nephilidae, Tetragnathidae.

References for these families:

Araneidae: http://www.arachne.org.au/01_cms/details.asp?ID=1092

Tetragnathidae: http://www.arachne.org.au/01_cms/details.asp?ID=1530

Page 1 of 9 species

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

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

Micropholcomma longissimum (Tiny Orb-eawers)

Nephila plumipes (Humped golden orb-weaver)

Nephila plumipes Max Campbell, Wallaga Lake - female with small male
Nephila plumipes Steve Burrows, Bournda, note raised yellow sternum
Nephila plumipes Max Campbell, Long Point, Merimbula
Nephila plumipes
Nephila plumipes
Nephila plumipes

Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf curling spider)

Phonognatha graeffei Paul Whitington, Wonboyn
Phonognatha graeffei Max Campbell, Brogo
Phonognatha graeffei Max Campbell, Brogo
Phonognatha graeffei
Phonognatha graeffei
Phonognatha graeffei

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Conservation Level

Invasiveness

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