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Redback Spider


These seem to be everywhere in the A.C.T, Australia. My first day in Australia I had one crawling on the couch. He or she was relocated to the backyard garden.

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sarahaw1981 8 years ago

She also looks a bit dehydrated in the abdomen, she'll be needing to feed soon.

MartinL 8 years ago

It is a she. The male is much smaller

sarahaw1981 8 years ago

This one looks like a female, they are all over Australia and are a close relative of the Black Widow Spider.

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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Spotted on Oct 26, 2012
Submitted on Feb 26, 2013

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