Common in Urban Areas, females black (sometimes brown) with an obvious red/orange streak on the abdomen. Females are around 1cm and Males 3-4mm. Redbacks geneally feast on insects which they catch in their sticky tangled webs which attach to ground objects. RedBack bites are serious and medical help should be sought if bitten.
Stout, reddish-brown or grey with a leaf shaped pattern on their fat, triangle like abdomens. They sometimes have a white or brown dorsal stripe. They live on flying insects which are caught in their suspended wheel shaped orb webs. Females can grow up to 3cm, while males grow to 2cm. Generally the Spider constructs it’s web in the evenings and take its it down by dawn.
live in crevices and under bark and rocks. Large and long legs with mostly grey/black banded legs. The body is around 2cm with 15cm. They live generally off insects and are common to visit homes and cars, bites however are uncommon
Often around homes with its long and thin legs. It eats insects and other spiders. The Spider can grow up to 1cm (10cm including legs)
Common in southern Australia. Grey Cigar shaped Body with orange/brown banded legs, with a distinct white dot on the abdomen. Females are around 18mm, while males are around 12mm. The whitetail does not create a web, instead hunts about spiders at night