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

Wandering Ghost Spiders. Thasyraea species.

Wandering Ghost Spider

 Wandering Ghost Spider and ruler

Nocturnal hunting spider. Hides among leaf litter in moist places such as beside creeks during the day. This one was found on my computer trying to find something that looked like it to hide in