White Flower Spider - Diaea variabilis


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

Leg to leg 20mm
The White Flower Spider look similar to the Pink Flower Spider but less often seen. 
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On their abdomen, there are many small dots on dirty white. Those markings are variable between individuals. 
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This flower spider makes ege-sac on underside of a leaf.

1. Australian Spiders in colour - Ramon Mascord, Reed Books Pty Ltd, 1970, p52.
2. Diaea variabilis? - Save Our Waterways Now.  

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Last updated: October 03, 2009.