General Description

Cephalothorax and legs orange to red-brown, abdomen cream to pale grey. Fangs are long and protrude forwards. Body up to 1 cm long (male), 2 cm long (female).


These spiders feed only on slaters. They are thought to have a strong aversion to ants, which limits their distribution in Australia.


South-eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania.


Damp habitats under logs, rocks, rubbish and compost, including urban gardens.

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