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Sydney Brown Trapdoor Spider

Misgolas villosus


Female. Often mistaken for Funnel-webs, the bites of Sydney brown trapdoors are not dangerous. Local pain and swelling may occur - Wikipedia


If I have known it wasn't a funnel web, I would have gone close up to it :(

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Smith Zoo
Smith Zoo 10 years ago

Stunning series Chicquita!

Chicquita 10 years ago

Thanks LeanneGardner and harsuame. Less than 50cm away from it made me a little bit groggy.

harsuame 10 years ago

Espectacular series::

LeanneGardner 10 years ago

Better to be safe than sorry Chicquita. Great spotting :)

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jan 24, 2013
Submitted on Feb 1, 2013

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