Spider Chart

Black House Spider

Colour: Dark brown to black.
Body length: 15-18 mm
Bite: Toxic producing nausea, pain and sweating.

Garden Wolf Spider

Colour: Patterned in many shades of brown and grey.
Body length: 20-35 mm or more.
Bite: Toxic, causing pain, infection and skin lesions.

Redback Spider

Colour: Black with red, yellow or white marks on back.
Body length: 3-14 mm.
Bite: Very Toxic, attacks nervous system

Brown Trapdoor Spider

Colour: Browns, quite hairy.
Body length: 30 mm or more.
Bite: Not Toxic Inland varieties may be toxic.

Huntsman Spider

Colour: Great variety from red-brown, yellow-ochre, grey, dark and light markings.
Body length: 20 mm or more.
Bite: Not toxic but its bite causes local swelling, burning and itching.

Daddy-Long-Legs Spider

Colour: Light brown.
Body length: 7-9 mm. Very small body with long spindly legs.
Bite: Not Toxic, rarely bites.

Mouse Spider (male)

Colour:May be dark brown or coloured in red, yellow, blue.
Body length:20 mm or more.
Bite: Toxic causing local swelling, burning and itching.

Red Mouse Spider (male)

Colour:Male often red, yellow and blue.
Body length:20 mm or more.
Bite: Toxic causing local swelling, burning and itching.

Brown Recluse Spider

Colour:Light-Dark browns.
Body length:7-8 mm.
Bite: Very Toxic causing headaches, nausea and sometimes ulcerating lesions.

White Tail Spider

Colour: Grey to black, white mark on end of abdomen.
Body length: 12-15 mm.
Bite: Toxic causing local pain, blistering, ulcerating lesions and tissue necrosis. (death of tissue)

Funnel Web Spider (female)

Colour:Glossy black.
Body length:20 mm or more.
Bite: Very Toxic causing local swelling, burning and itching.

Golden Orb Spider

Colour:Colourfully banded legs, silver-grey body.
Body length:12-45 mm or more.
Bites: Non Toxic, rarely bites.

St Andrews Cross Spider

Colour:Banded legs and colourful body.
Body length:12-15 mm or more.
Bites: Non Toxic.

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