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Deinopis ravidus - Stick Spider Common Net-casting Spiders also are known as Stick Spiders, Web-throwing Spiders and Ogre-face Spiders. They are large and slow moving spiders. The spiders have long body, up to 30mm, and stick like legs. Their slender bodies are light brown or grey in colour. As most other spiders, they have eight eyes, two of which are enormously enlarged and face forwards, looking like two searchlights. <br />
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Deinopis ravidus - Stick Spider

Common Net-casting Spiders also are known as Stick Spiders, Web-throwing Spiders and Ogre-face Spiders. They are large and slow moving spiders. The spiders have long body, up to 30mm, and stick like legs. Their slender bodies are light brown or grey in colour. As most other spiders, they have eight eyes, two of which are enormously enlarged and face forwards, looking like two searchlights.

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  1. D. ravida has a very similar appearance to D. subrufa and there is uncertainty that they are indeed separate species. However, I believe they are still listed as different species in Platnick's World Spider Catalogue. Posted 12 days ago
    1. Tend to agree thanks Ruth
      http://www.findaspider.org.au/find/spiders/505.htm
      Posted 12 days ago
  2. Great image Niel ö Posted 12 days ago
    1. Thanks Ernst Posted 12 days ago

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Uploaded Feb 21, 2021. Captured Feb 21, 2021 16:01 in 58-82 Terrace Falls Rd, Hazelbrook NSW 2779, Australia.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/14.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO800
  • 105mm