ARANEIDAE - ORB-WEB WEAVER

FACT FILE - 057

Family

Araneidae

Species

Dolophones conifera
(Keyserling, 1886)

Body Length

Female: 9mm
Male: 6mm

Habitat

Wrapped around a twig or on bark.

Toxicity

Unknown, but considered too small to be harmful to humans.

 

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Juvenile

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Juvenile

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Possible Dolophones conifera. Photo: ┬ęPaul Flood

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Possible Dolophones conifera. Photo: ┬ęPaul Flood