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Little humped spider A communal species in the only family without venom; Uloboridae. <br />
Instead they wrap prey in a special silk which eventually crushes the victim to death. <br />
Digestive fluids are then used to make the whole package palatable.<br />
About 3.5mm long.   Australia,Geotagged,Philoponella congregabilis Click/tap to enlarge

Little humped spider

A communal species in the only family without venom; Uloboridae.
Instead they wrap prey in a special silk which eventually crushes the victim to death.
Digestive fluids are then used to make the whole package palatable.
About 3.5mm long.

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Philoponella congregabilis is a non-venumous hackled orb weaver in the Philoponella genus.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Mark Ridgway
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By Mark Ridgway

Attribution Non-Commercial
Uploaded Jul 11, 2020. Captured in 1 Townley Pl, Upper Ferntree Gully VIC 3156, Australia.