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Daddy Long Legs Spider

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Daddy Long Legs Spider

Description
The Daddy Long Legs Spider has very long thin legs and is often seen in undisturbed areas in and around the house. When disturbed, the spiders vibrate their web.

Size
body 9mm. leg span is about 5cm.

Habitat
often found in undisturbed areas in houses and sheds where it builds fine tangled web.

Food
insects and other spiders caught in tangled web

Breeding
The female may sometimes be found holding her eggs in her palps.

Range
The Daddy Long Legs Spider is an introduced species to Australia
Notes
They are harmless to people.

ClassificationClass: Arachnida
Order: Araneomorphae
Family: Pholcidae
Genus: Pholcus
Species: phalangoides

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