Prowling Spider
Female, ventral
Adelaide Hills
Prowling Spider
Female, profile + released
Prowling Spider (Miturga cf lineata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)
Order: Spiders (Araneae)
Family: Prowling Spider (Lycosoidea: Miturgidae)
Species: Prowling Spider (Miturga cf lineata)
This Photo:     Female, palps

Thank you Mark Newton for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
This one has very large spinnerets compared to the others, and strong ventral striping (ie under the abdomen)

Copyright © 2015-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 20-Nov-2015
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.