- This page contains pictures and information about Whip
that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Body length 30mm
- This spider is common in garden and bushes but not easily be noticed. The body is thin and
long. The spider has relatively short legs and elongated abdomen.
- At night it hangs on
one or two dry silk between plants. It is believed that this spider trap the
other species of male spiders for living. At day time it camouflages itself as small broken
branch caught on spider silk.
- 1. A Guide to Australian Spiders - Densey Clyne, Melbourne, Nelson
- 2. Wildlife
of Greater Brisbane - Queensland Museum 1995, p373.
- 3. Australian Spiders in colour - Ramon Mascord, Reed Books Pty Ltd,
- 4. Whip spider
Find-a-spider Guide for the Spiders of Southern Queensland, Dr Ron
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