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Australothele jamesoni Curtain-web Spider

The females of this species occupy a tangled irregular curtain web built under naturally occurring ledges of logs, stone or soil. The males wander during the breeding season. The toxicity of the venom of this species is unknown but as this spider is relatively large it should be handled with caution

Male adult from above


Namirea planipes
Photo: Ron Atkinson

Male adult from side


Namirea planipes
Photo: Ron Atkinson

Male adult from underneath


Namirea planipes
Photo: Ron Atkinson

 

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