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Looks like a spider but has a tail like a scorpion.. is about 10/12mm long. Usually flat out but reacts like scorpion when bug touches web, runs along web with tail curled up


Lemon Tree in my backyard

1 species ID suggestions

Scorpion tailed spider
Arachnura higginsi Scorpion-Tailed Spider from Australia | What's That Bug?


Vic 6 years ago

He is one interesting spider thats for sure and Thankyou all your help with my spottings :-) so new to this but loving it immensely.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Super photos Vic and great looking spider - let's work out what it is.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Many Long Abdomen species find in Australian spiders.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Hi vic..
You have spotted a Spider. I have changed category and ID in your favor.

2529, New South Wales, Australia

Lat: -34.58, Long: 150.87

Spotted on Jan 3, 2012
Submitted on Jan 3, 2012

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