Backyard Spiders. Budgewoi to Bateau Bay.

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This site was built with assistance from the following sites and people. We recommend them for further information and identification and thank their builders and owners for the excellent resources they have provided.

Dr. Ron Atkinson's. Find A Spider Guide. Robert Whyte and Dr. Greg Anderson's The Chew Brothers' Brisbane Insects.  

Ed Nieuwenhueys. Spiders of Australia. as well as Project Noah.


Quick guide to common spiders

This could be one of a couple of species. A. eburnus or A cyphoxis. now changed to Plebs eburnus for now.


This spider was one of a number of species of orb weaver species living in webs at the end of the garden in the dappled shade of the Mulberry Tree. In this case it was photographed Sept. 2010 at Budgewoi This species is small at about 8mm

Bush Orb Weaver. Plebs eburnus