Cryptachaea gigantipes
(White Porch Spider)

Picture ID 8514

Picture of Cryptachaea gigantipes (White Porch Spider) - Dorsal

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Hi, I’m not sure what this is. I seen it in Victoria Australia. I think it may be Albino as I cannot find any spiders which are supposed to be white in this area. I have other photos from different angles but I’m only able to upload one at a time. Any ideas? Thanks for your time.

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Disco

Looks like Cryptachaea gigantipes to me based on the translucence and dull abdomen coloration.

ItsyBitsy

I agree with the suggested ID. 🙂 Welcome to Spider ID.
http://www.tasmanianspiders.info/261.htm

ItsyBitsy

Hi, no … for it to be a Widow it would need to be in the same genus – family/genus/species. Your spider is in the genus Cryptachaea, Widows are in the genus Latrodectus. For perspective, domestic cats and lions are in the same family.

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