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Melbourne's Spiders

Spiders are predators that have developed a variety of techniques and body structures to best suit where and what they hunt. For this reason spiders all over the world are very different.

Here are some snapshots of spiders commonly seen in the Melbourne region. Click on the name of a spider (right) or a picture below for more information.

Brown House spider Bird Dropping spider
Golden Orb spider Leaf Curling spiders
Melbourne Trapdoor spider Red and Black spider
Red-back spider White Flower spider
White Tail spider Wolf spider

For more details, or more examples, visit Victoria's Spiders.


Brown House spider

Bird Dropping spider

Funnel-web spider

Golden Orb spider

Leaf Curling spider

Melbourne Trapdoor spider

Red and Black spider

Red-back spider

White Flower spider

White Tail spider

Wolf spider


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