ARANEIDAE - ORB-WEB SPIDER

FACT FILE - 165

Family

Araneidae

Species

Heurodes turritus
Keyserling, 1886

Body Length

Female: 2mm
Male: 5mm

Habitat

Found on dead seed heads of Stylidium graminifolium.

Toxicity

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

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1651

Male.
Photo: ©Amanda Thomson.

1652

Male.
Photo: ©Amanda Thomson.

1653

Male.
Photo: ©Amanda Thomson.

1654

Male. Facing view.
Photo: ©Amanda Thomson.

Found at Alum Cliffs.