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Melbourne's Spiders

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Climbing spider
Spider web
Red-back spider


Leaf curling spider

Leaf curling spiderlings

Newly hatched leaf curling spiderlings making their way into the big wide world. Female leaf curling spiders attach their egg sac to a curled leaf a few metres away from their webs. The spiderlings are left to fend for themselves.

Visit the Victorian Spiders database for more details.

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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