Australian Spiders

Tent Orb-Weaving Spider

Tent Orb-Weaving Spider - Ark.net.au

Cyrtophora moluccensis

Family:

Size: Male body 11 mm, female body 18 mm.

Distribution:

References: Wikipedia

Note that dead spiders usually fade in colour, so nearly all the spiders will look blacker or darker in colour in real life than they do in the photos of dead spiders from the museum.

Tent Orb-Weaving Spider - Cyrtophora moluccensis
Photo taken at Australian Museum, Sydney. High Resolution 3532 x 2504.

See Also

Australian Mammals
Australian Frogs
Australian Fish

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