Araneidae
(Orb-weavers)

Picture ID 55056

Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Dorsal,Webs

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What kind of spider is this and is it dangerous? Thanks

  • Submitted by: 
    Morkov
  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2019
  • Photographed: Mar 23, 2019
  • Spider: Araneidae (Orb-weavers)
  • Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),High foliage (includes trees and tree trunks)
  • Found in web?: Yes
  • Attributes: Dorsal, Webs
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ItsyBitsy

Hi, this is an Orb-weaver (Araneidae). I need to familiarize myself better with the species that occur in your region but no species of Orb-weaver is considered to be of medical significance to people.

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