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WHITE TAIL SPIDER

The White-tailed Spider can be found all over Australia and its bites cause severe skin ulceration in humans. White-tailed spiders hunt their prey instead of waiting to catch it in a web. Their preferred diet is other spiders.

 

ALTERNATIVE NAMES

  • Lampona cylindrata

APPEARANCE

  • Medium sized spider
  • Male body length is 12mm
  • Female body length is 20mm
  • Long cigar-shaped dark grey abdomen
  • The abdomen is grey and has two pairs of faint white spots
  • A distinct white or cream spot can be seen at the tip of the abdomen just above the spinnerets.
  • The legs are brown or reddish brown in colour.
  • They are slow-moving spiders
  • They travel great distances looking for prey
  • most active at night.

 

LIFECYLE

  • The female lays about 80-100 pink eggs
  • The eggs are secured in a flattened silk egg sac
  • She guards the egg sac until the spiderlings emerge
  • When the spiderlings hatch they are left to leave to find their first meal

HABITAT

  • Cool dark areas
  • They often come into houses
  • They are sometimes found in the folds of clothes, towels and shoes.
  • They live beneath bark and rocks
  • In leaf litter
  • Logs
  • Detritus in bush
  • Gardens
  • Houses

BITES

  • White-tailed Spider bites can cause initial burning pain
  • Swelling
  • Itchiness
  • Blistering or local ulceration have been reported
  • Nausea, vomiting, or headache may occur

 

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