Bush Orb Weaver
Female, profile
Adelaide Hills
Bush Orb Weaver
Female, Looks like 10 eyes
 
                      
Bush Orb Weaver (Plebs eburnus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Spiders, Scorpions, Mites & Ticks (Arachnida)
Order: Spiders (Araneae)
Family: Orb-weaver Spider (Orb: Araneidae)
Species: Bush Orb Weaver (Plebs eburnus)
This Photo:     Female, anterior
Synonym: Araneus eburnus

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
The female shown here was ~5mm. A male we've also found was ~3mm.
Similar to Leaf Curling Spider
We found one female & one male in Dec & Jan.

Copyright © 2017-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 01-Jan-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.