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funnel web spider

Hexathelidae

Description:

Funnel Web Spiders are medium to large in size, with a body length ranging from 1 centimetres to 5 centimetres (0.4 inches to 2 inches). Funnel Web Spiders are dark in colour, ranging from black to brown, with a shiny head and thorax.

Habitat:

Funnel Web Spiders live in burrows in sheltered positions in the ground, or in stumps, tree trunks or ferns above the ground. Their burrows are lined with a sock of opaque white silk and several strong strands of silk radiating from the entrance.

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Debbie Stewart
Spotted by
Debbie Stewart

Madhya Pradesh, India

Spotted on Jan 11, 2013
Submitted on Jan 23, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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