General Description

Two large eyes on the front of the head. Colour ranges from browns and blacks to patterns with white, red or yellow. Body up to 7 mm long.

Biology

These spiders are active hunters, able to jump several centimetres to catch their prey - a large distance considering their size. They build a silk retreat for resting, moulting and protecting the egg sac.

Distribution

Mainland Australia and Tasmania.

Habitat

On and under bark or rocks, in vegetation and on walls of houses and fences.

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