Belair National Park FaunaBirds Insects Spiders

The Belair National Park and the wider Belair region is home to a number of spider species. Check out some of the species seen in the region.

Photographic selection of spiders by Marianne Broug

Red-headed Mouse Spider (Missulena occatoria), Belair SA © Marianne Broug
Red-headed Mouse Spider (Missulena occatoria), Belair SA © Marianne Broug
Milky Flower Spider (Zygometis xanthogaster), Belair SA © Marianne Broug
Milky Flower Spider (Zygometis xanthogaster), Belair SA © Marianne Broug
Common Bird-dropping Spider (Celaenia excavata), Belair National Park SA © Marianne Broug
Common Bird-dropping Spider (Celaenia excavata), Belair National Park SA © Marianne Broug
Opisthoncus nigrofemoratus, Belair SA © Marianne Broug
Opisthoncus nigrofemoratus, Belair SA © Marianne Broug
Slender Green Orbweaver (Araneus talipedatus), Belair SA © Marianne Broug
Slender Green Orbweaver (Araneus talipedatus), Belair SA © Marianne Broug

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Chelicerata
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborders:
    • Mesothelae
    • Opisthothelae
    • Mygalomorphae
    • Araneomorphae

Footnote & References

  1. Photographs © Marianne Broug
  2. Celaenia excavata (L. Koch, 1867), Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/e9f5efc2-9a69-4434-9473-9167f3786e4b
  3. Araneae, Spiders, Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/42633b65-6892-4bd6-8b10-89f0bfc825d3
  4. Spider, Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spider

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