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Frequently Asked Questions

Melbourne's Spiders

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Climbing spider
Spider web
Red-back spider


Wolf spider

Wolf Spider

Female Wolf spiders take good care of their spiderlings. They carry their egg sac attached to their spinnerets. When the sac hatches, the spiderlings crawl up onto special hairs on the female’s back for protection. They are carried until they can fend for themselves.

Visit the Victorian Spiders database for more details.

Brown House spider

Bird Dropping spider

Funnel-web spider

Golden Orb spider

Leaf Curling spider

Melbourne Trapdoor spider

Red and Black spider

Red-back spider

White Flower spider

White Tail spider

Wolf spider

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