Backyard Spiders. Budgewoi to Bateau Bay.
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Quick guide to common spiders
ARANEIDAE Orb Weavers
DESIDAE Intertidal Spiders
HERSILIIDAE Two-tailed Spiders
LAMPONIDAE White tails
LYCOSIDAE Wolf Spiders
OXYOPIDAE Lynx Spider
THOMISIDAE Crab spiders
ZORIDAE. Wandering Ghosts
Wrap-around Spider. Dolophones species
At about 4mm this little Dolophones is quite small. It appears to have evolved to use the Allocasuarina as it's hunting ground. This one was found near the coast at Bateau Bay. The tree it was on was among heavily disturbed remnant dry coastal woodland on a ridge in a suburb.
They rest like this in the daytime and are said to make a web at night