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

It may be N. salacius or N. picta or it may not. Probably a leg span of about 30mm this little spider is hunting moths among low shrubbery and grasses alongside a replanted native garden near Bateau Bay. This is the only example spotted. May 2013


Shield Huntsman Spider. Neosparassus species.