Image: Leaf Curling Spider (adult), Phonognatha graeffei

Leaf Curling Spider (adult), Phonognatha graeffei

Adult leaf curling spider, Phonognatha graeffei.

Photographer:
Mike Gray
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

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.

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