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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?

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Vic 10 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 10 years ago

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

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Many Long Abdomen species find in Australian spiders.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

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

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2529, New South Wales, Australia

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

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