Image: W11 - orb web

W11 - orb web

W11 - orb web. Web2spider Identification Guide.

Adapted from Spiders, B.Y. Main, 1976 by Helen Smith
© Australian Museum


  • Twenty to forty radial lines in a 90 degree angle.
  • Debris may be present on separate line.
  • Web silk often golden yellow.
  • Spider is at hub by day, head down.
  • Small males may be present in the same web.
  • Tangle of lines creates barrier web.
  • Tiny kleptoparasites may be present.

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