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Orb weaver spider

Description:

Approx. 4 inch body, yellow and brown semi poisonous spider

Habitat:

Australia, rural and metro areas

Notes:

Can be seen in large number spreading large webs across trees


No species ID suggestions

2 Comments

Christiane
Christiane 6 years ago

No.. they will not kill you!!! Venom toxicity: The bite of an Orb-Weaving spiders is of low risk (mildly toxic) to humans. Orb-Weaving spiders are a non-aggressive group of spiders. Seldom bite. BUT be careful not to walk into their webs at night - the fright of this spider crawling over one's face can be terrifying and may cause a heart attack.

lhtrouble.kelp6
lhtrouble.kelp6 6 years ago

These things will kill u

2060, New South Wales, Australia

Lat: -33.84, Long: 151.20

Spotted on Apr 8, 2010
Submitted on Apr 8, 2010

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