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.


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.


Mainland Australia and Tasmania.


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

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