"Redback spider", is arguably the most famous, or infamous, Australian spider. Similar to the Black Widow, the bite of the redback spider can cause a reaction quite painful and has the power to cause death sometimes.
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I tend to think of anything this small and this active as a jumping spider but this one is much flatter and broader than those I know best. Identified as Queensland Ultraflat, Holoplatys lhotskyi Zabka,
Goliath Bird Eating Spider (Image via cirrusimage) Only the biggest spider on earth, this plate-sized bird-gnawing beast actually prefers to feast on smaller fare, like bats, bugs, and annoying children. This is a deadly spider to all.
Purseweb Spider, male - Sphodros atlanticus Purse Web Spider, male – Sphodros atlanticus Purse Web spiders are shiny black spiders, medium in size with an over-sized chelicerae. They have 8 sprawling legs and two body parts.