Long-legged Sac Spider
Female, profile
Adelaide Hills
Long-legged Sac Spider
Female, eye arrangement
 
    
Long-legged Sac Spider (Cheiracanthium sp)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)
Order: Spiders (Araneae)
Family: Sac Spider (Eutichuridae)
Species: Long-legged Sac Spider (Cheiracanthium sp)
This Photo:     Female, abdomen, dorsal
Other names: Green Sac Spider, Longlegged Sac Spider & Yellow Sac Spider

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills
They change colour to some degree based on their last meal. A medium sized spider with a pale green abdomen containing a brown strip at the front. Very large large chelicera (the structure holding the fangs) for it's size. She tended to sit with 2 legs back and 6 legs forward.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 09-Aug-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species