The Australian Huntsman Spider (Isopeda villosa) is an arachnid in the Sparassidae family of common huntsman spiders. Sparassids have eight legs and eight eyes.
The Australian Huntsman Spider is reddish-brown, with eight long legs. Its mouth parts are darker than its body. Its body has smooth furry hair.
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The Mournful Spider (Pardosa lugubris) is an arachnid (eight-legged invertebrate) in the Lycosidae family of wolf spiders.
The Mournful Spider is light-brown mottled with darker-brown markings. It has eight eyes arranged in three rows; two of the eyes are large and prominent. Unlike most spiders, it has excellent eyesight.
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The Black and Yellow Garden Spider (Argiope aurantia) is a small venomous arachnid. It is not an insect because it has eight legs (insects have six legs). It is also called the Yellow Garden Spider, the Golden Garden Spider, the Zigzag Spider, the Hay Spider, and the Corn Spider.
The Black and Yellow Garden Spider has yellow and black markings on its abdomen. Its head and thorax, called the cephalothorax, is mainly white or silver-looking. It has eight long, thin legs.
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The Black House Spider (Badumna insignis) is a common venomous arachnid. It is also known as the Common Black Spider.
The Black House Spider has a dark-brown or black carapace (shell) and a greyish abdomen. It is covered with fine, velvety hair. It has two front pedipalps near its mouth.
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The Golden Silk Orb Weaver (Nephila constricta) is a large arachnid in the Araneidae family of orb weaver spiders. Nephila means fond of spinning. The Golden Silk Orb Weaver has yellow (gold) silk, which they use to make their webs.
The Golden Silk Orb Weaver varies in colour from reddish to greenish yellow.
It can grow to 4.8–5.1 centimetres (1.5–2 inches). The female is larger than the male.
The Golden Silk Orb Weaver makes a large asymmetric orb web up to one and a half meters in diameter. It stays in its webs permanently.
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