Wasp-mimicking Swift Spider
Female, ventral (body ~7mm)
Ellura
Marbled Swift Spider
Whole (body ~9mm)
 
    
Swift Spider (Nyssus sp)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Spider, Scorpion, Mite & Tick (Arachnida)
Order: Spider (Araneae)
Family: Swift Spider (Corinnidae)
Species: Swift Spider (Nyssus sp)
Synonym: Supunna sp

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
These have recently been renamed. There is quite a variety of them with varying spots (white & yellow) and leg markings (black, orange & white).

Copyright © 2004- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 15-May-2004
This species is an Australian Native Species