Long-bodied Daddy Long-legs
Female, Ventral
Daddy Long-legs
Male, Body, close up
Daddy Long-legs (Smeringopus cf natalensis)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)
Order: Spiders (Araneae)
Family: Daddy Long Legs (Pholcidae)
Species: Daddy Long-legs (Smeringopus cf natalensis)
This Photo:     Male, dorsal
Other names: Daddy Long Legs, Daddy Longlegs or Daddy-long-legs

Thank you Mark Newton for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Very difficult to be certain of species, with out proper examination (as with many of the spiders here).
This genus is unusual for a spider in that the male & female are the same size.

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This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)