Find a spider by...
web, burrow or egg sac
Find-a-spider by location
Where did you find your spider?
Inside (or just outside) houses or other man-made constructions
On the floor only (Note: For some species these will almost always be males)
On inside walls and ceilings
On external walls or structures
On an external, insect-trapping web
On or in a support web or retreat made from spider silk
Simple support web
Large spiders (body more than 15mm)
Small spiders (body less than 15mm)
On dry bark of trees
On flowers, leaves or open surfaces above ground level
On green leaves
On other surfaces
On or under the ground
Usually underground (except males)
Usually on the ground, often in leaf litter
Very small spiders found anywhere
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Last updated 8 September 2009.