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Australian Spiders Collection

Both spiders and insects are invertebrates, but spiders are not insects, they are distant ancestors but they are not the same type of animal with a handful of characteristics that set them apart

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Spiders are the most widely distributed venomous creatures in Australia, with an estimated 10,000 species inhabiting a variety of ecosystems. Even though spiders live around us, from our urban centres to the bush, bites are infrequent. They are less life-threatening than snakes or sharks!

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Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Wolf Spider (Lycosidae), Australia

Wolf Spider (Lycosidae), Australia
Macro portrait of a (Lycosidae) Wolf Spider carrying its young on its back, Australia. Wolf Spiders are found throughout Australia

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Spider silhouette

Spider silhouette
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Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: St Andrews Cross Spider with the sun in the backgr

St Andrews Cross Spider with the sun in the backgr
Spider, St Andrews Cross Spider, Australia, web, sun, legs arachnid

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Australia Perth Huntsman Spider

Australia Perth Huntsman Spider
Huntsman Spider found in Perth Western Australia. The body is about 1.5cms long. The legspan un-stretched out is about 4 cms

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Australian Wolf spider in its Burrow

Australian Wolf spider in its Burrow
Australian Wolf Spider in its Burrow. Lycosa godeffroyi

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: The Sydney Funnel Web Spider

The Sydney Funnel Web Spider
With highly toxic venom produced in large amounts and large fangs to inject this (Atrax robustus) spider is without a doubt the deadliest spider in Australia, and possibly the world

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Red Back Spider Illustration

Red Back Spider Illustration
A red back spider on a green background found throughout Australia, in many habitats, including urban areas

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Red Back Spider Macro

Red Back Spider Macro
Redback spiders (Latrodectus hasselti) belong to the Family Theridiidae, which is found worldwide. They are found throughout Australia, in many habitats, including urban areas

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: An orb spider on a rusty surface

An orb spider on a rusty surface
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Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Lynx spider

Lynx spider or Oxyopidae is a small hunting spider

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Kimberley huntsman spider

Kimberley huntsman spider
Huntsman spider in outback Australia

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Mopsus mormon spider

Mopsus mormon spider
Close-up of Mopsus mormon spider on yellow leaf

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: St. Andrews cross spider

St. Andrews cross spider on web

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Maratus pavonis Peacock Spider

Maratus pavonis Peacock Spider
Macro photograph of male jumping spider Maratus pavonis in his breeding colours

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Orb Spider

Orb Spider
An Orb Spider (Araneidae) sheltering from rain. It has water droplets on its front legs

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Australian Redback Spider

Australian Redback Spider
Close-up of an Australian redneck spider (Latrodectus hasseltii) living on the lid of a compost bin

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Quirky Moments

Quirky Moments
The underside of a Huntsman spider clinging to the outside of a house window at night in Canberra, Australia

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Golden orb spider

Golden orb spider
Queensland, Australia

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Huntsman spider

Huntsman spider on wood

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Daddy Long legs spider

Daddy Long legs spider
Rear view of a daddy long legs spider hanging in his web. black and white image

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Huntsman

Huntsman spider in outback Australia

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Jumping Spider

Jumping Spider
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Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Funnel Web Spider

Funnel Web Spider
A May 2015 photo of a funnel web spider clinging to the bark of a gum tree in the Palmer river district of Cape York, Queensland, Australia

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Trapdoor spider hiding in its burrow

Trapdoor spider hiding in its burrow with door to the side

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Quirky Moments

Quirky Moments
A Huntsman spider clinging to a white-painted wall inside a house in Canberra, Australia

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Australian Redback Spider

Australian Redback Spider
Close-up of the underside of an Australian redback spider (Latrodectus hasseltii) living in a compost bin

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Red and Black Nicodamidae spider

Red and Black Nicodamidae spider
close up photo of a West Australian spider taken on top of Bluff Knoll in the Stirling Range, WA

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Maratus pavonis Peacock Spider

Maratus pavonis Peacock Spider
Macro photograph of male jumping spider Maratus pavonis in his breeding colours

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Huntsman spider on a bin lid

Huntsman spider on a bin lid

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Huntsman spider on old walking boots

Huntsman spider on old walking boots
A Huntsman spider climbs across some old and worn out hiking shoes left in front of a house door

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Golden Orb Spider, side view in web

Golden Orb Spider, side view in web
Side view of a large golden orb spider

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Jumping Garden Spider Closeup

Jumping Garden Spider Closeup
Australian Garden Jumping spider

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Jumping Spider

Jumping Spider

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Orb spider, Lord Howe Island, majestic and scenically wonderful, is part of New South Wales

Orb spider, Lord Howe Island, majestic and scenically wonderful, is part of New South Wales, Australia
Lord Howe Island is a sub-tropical destination and scenically superb. The Island is an irregularly crescent-shaped volcanic remnant in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Orb spider, Lord Howe Island, majestic and scenically wonderful, is part of New South Wales

Orb spider, Lord Howe Island, majestic and scenically wonderful, is part of New South Wales, Australia
Lord Howe Island is a sub-tropical destination and scenically superb. The Island is an irregularly crescent-shaped volcanic remnant in the Tasman Sea between Australia and New Zealand

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Wildlife

Wildlife-Garden spider in web that has raindrops on it

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Big Lunch

Big Lunch

Background imageAustralian Spiders Collection: Gargantuan spider

Gargantuan spider
This gargantuan funnel-web spider was spotted on a gum tree in north Queensland, from over 50 metres distance as a conspicuous black dot


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