Brown-striped Wrap-around Spider
Dorsal
Ellura
Brown-striped Wrap-around Spider
Face
 
    
Brown-striped Wrap-around Spider (Dolophones sp ES7)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)
Order: Spiders (Araneae)
Family: Orb-weaver Spider (Orb: Araneidae)
Species: Brown-striped Wrap-around Spider (Dolophones sp ES7)
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Thank you Suzie & Jim for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
A small spider at ~3.5mm long.
It decided to "hide" by wrapping around the edge of the pot we caught it in

This one seemed to have very large posterior median eyes (middle, top row)

Copyright © 2020- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Nov-2020
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.