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Wrap-around Spider 2 - Dolophones pilosa


This page contains pictures and information about Warp-around Spiders that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 8mm
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This Wrap-around Spider is brown in colour and rest during the day. They build vertical orb web at night.
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When this spider rests on a brown twig as it normally does during daytime, it is very hardly be noticed. The above pictures show the spider building a web even when in day time. 

1. A Guide to Australian Spiders - Densey Clyne, Melbourne, Nelson 1969, p68.
2. Australian Spiders in colour - Ramon Mascord, Reed Books Pty Ltd, 1970, p94.

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Last updated: October 23, 2009.