Knobbly Orb-weaver
Posterior
Ellura
Spurred Orb Weaver
Whole
 
    
Knobbly Orb-weaver (Eriophora cf pustulosa)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Spider, Scorpion, Mite & Tick (Arachnida)
Order: Spider (Araneae)
Family: Orb-weaver Spider (Araneidae)
Species: Knobbly Orb-weaver (Eriophora cf pustulosa)
This Photo:     Ventral (body~5mm)

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
Has 2 projections at the front ,and 4 towards the tail, of the abdomen. It's a small spider, so very difficult to see.
We suspect this specimen is immature due to it's small size.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Jan-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species