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Scorpion Tailed Spider - Arachnura higginsi Found in a communal web with at lest 15 more individuals . Arachnura higginsi,Australia,Geotagged,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Scorpion Tailed Spider - Arachnura higginsi

Found in a communal web with at lest 15 more individuals .

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  1. Stunning species, well done, Ernst! Posted one month ago
  2. Strange creature - and excellent how you've documented it so far on JD. Thanks for that! :o) Posted one month ago
    1. Thank you. Posted one month ago
  3. Love this photo and your documentation! Posted one month ago
  4. That's a great looking little spider. Posted one month ago
    1. Thank you Ruth. Posted one month ago

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''Arachnura higginsi'', known as the Tailed Spider or Scorpion Tailed Spider and the Scorpion Orb Weaver is a common Australian spider belonging to the family Araneidae. It occurs in many parts of Australia.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Jan 8, 2021. Captured Jan 8, 2021 12:12 in Spring Mount Conservation Park, Mount Alma Rd, Inman Valley SA 5211, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/1328s
  • ISO1600
  • 122mm