Redback spider Facts

September 5, 2010 by · 3 Comments
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First discovered around Rockhampton and Bowen areas in Queensland, in 1870, it had long been a theory, that the Redback Spider was an unwitting immigrant. However they have now been given their own genus, as they appear not to be found anywhere else in the world. They cover the entire

Funnel web Spider facts

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Australia has several species of funnelweb spider, but the dreaded Sydney Funnelweb is the one most commonly refered to. It inhabits the coastal areas of NSW, but has been found up as far north as and into parts of south east Queensland. It prefers cool damp areas. It builds it’s nest in