Victorian Spiders logo spider

This site presents spiders commonly found in and around homes and gardens throughout Victoria, Australia. The descriptions have been designed to allow easy visual identification using characteristics such as web, colour markings and body form.

To identify a spider you can visit the Spider Gallery, or search by its characteristics below.

spider gallery label link to the Victorian Spider Gallery  
image of redback spider
spider search
Answer these questions to help
identify your spider:
  Where did you find the spider?
Did the spider have a web?
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