Brown-striped Wrap-around Spider
Elegant Knobbly Orb-weaver
Male, dorsal, ~13mm
Brown-striped Wrap-around Spider (Dolophones sp ES07)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Spiders (Araneae)
Family: Orb-weaver Spider (Orb: Araneidae)
Species: Brown-striped Wrap-around Spider (Dolophones sp ES07)
This Photo:     Spinnerets

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)

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This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.