Image: Leaf Curling Spider (adult), Phonognatha graeffei
Adult leaf curling spider, Phonognatha graeffei.
- Mike Gray
- © Australian Museum
- Common name:
- Leaf Curling Spider
- Scientific name:
- Phonognatha graeffei
Web2spider Identification Guide. Web type: 9 - orb web.
- Some leaf curling spiders use objects other than leaves for their retreat such as a snail shell or a small piece of paper.
- The spider hides in its leaf during the day, head down with legs often protruding from the entrance of the retreat.