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Sliver Lobed Spider 1 - Cyclosa sp.


This page contains pictures and information about Silver Lobed Spiders that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 8mm 
This is a relatively small web building spider. The spider is brown and its lobed abdomen is silver in colour.
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We took the above photos in Karawatha Forest during late winter. The spider seemed building an egg-sac.

1. A Guide to Australian Spiders - Densey Clyne, Melbourne, Nelson 1969, p67, Plate163.  
2. Cyclosa sp Small silvery male -  Save Our Waterways Now.

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Last updated: October 26, 2009.