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Body and head about 15mm; narrow abdomen; long fine pointy forelegs; some light wavy pattern down abdomen.
At night in darkness suburban hospital garden.
A common stretch spider in Eastern Australia. The male has a body length of 10 - 12 mm and the female 12-14 mm. The spider builds her web 1 - 1.5 m above the ground amongst grass and low vegetatation. She constructs white egg-sacs with a diameter of 5-6 mm that contains 50 - 60 eggs. Thanks to Dave (folicallychallenged) for ID. http://www.arachne.org.au/01_cms/details...