atrax

  1. Atrax sutherlandi pairing

    Atrax sutherlandi pairing

    Seemingly successful pairing this morning. Screen cap.
  2. An interesting marking on this one...

    An interesting marking on this one...

    Sub adult Atrax robustus with a peculiar marking on her cephalothorax.
  3. Atrax robustus

    Atrax robustus

    Meet Big Bertha. At over 35mm in body and over 70mm in total length, she is quite a specimen. Found while exercising two days ago.
  4. Pen-ultimate moult male Atrax robustus

    Pen-ultimate moult male Atrax robustus

    North Sydney, NSW locality.
  5. RCF Atrax robustus

    RCF Atrax robustus

    Juvenile specimen.
  6. Atrax robustus (Nowra locality)

    Atrax robustus (Nowra locality)

  7. Atrax sutherlandi

    Atrax sutherlandi

  8. Shimmer's settled in nicely

    Shimmer's settled in nicely

    Just happy my A. Robustus has settled in Eating well and obviously nice amounts of web.. couldn't be happier with her :)
  9. Shimmer's new outfit -🕸(A. Robustus)

    Shimmer's new outfit -🕸(A. Robustus)

    Well everyone who guessed She was so HUGE was due to pre-molt was totally right. I woke to her well into the moulting process this morning Very happy... thank you everyone for the advice
  10. Funnel web housing

    Funnel web housing

    I'm thinking of using this for my A. Robustus I get it's not as secure as a click lid but i could cut some perspex and make a hinged lockable lid.... Any thoughts?
  11. Shimmer's temporary home for A. Robustus

    Shimmer's temporary home for A. Robustus

    Well it's nothing fancy and believe me she will have better very soon... Might head to Kmart in next day or 2 for a look & sort something much bigger Will order some cork bark tomorrow also
  12. A. Robustus the Sydney funnel web

    A. Robustus the Sydney funnel web

    Got my new Girl today shes easy just over 7cm leg span Very much going off her head lol I actually expected much smaller as seller said 5cm max....
  13. Atrax robustus

    Atrax robustus

    A picture of a beautiful brown juvie Sydney Funnel-web spider (A. robustus) to lift the spirits in these trying times.
  14. A. sutherlandi

    A. sutherlandi

    The beautiful dark chocolate girl in the process of being rehoused. Her burrow started within two minutes. I think the abdomen patterning of Atrax sutherlandi makes them, perhaps, the most beautiful atracid.
  15. Atrax sutherlandi surprise packet

    Atrax sutherlandi surprise packet

    I arrived home from work this morning and started feeding some of the critters. When I lifted the lid on one of my southern NSW funnel-webs (A. sutherlandi) her burrow was closed. Lifting her container to have a little looksie this surprise greeted my previously tired eyes.
  16. Atrax robustus

    Atrax robustus

    Female specimen, and very defensive even by funnelweb standards.
  17. Atrax robustus sling

    Atrax robustus sling

    Looking good at less than 10mm.
  18. Atrax robustus

    Atrax robustus

    This is the largest of the A. robustus trio that I collected yesterday. She is a beauty. Her abdomen seems darker than the other Sydney funnel-webs that I have of a similar size.
  19. Atrax Robustus juvenile

    Atrax Robustus juvenile

    Doomsday showing her death nectar. Unlike her sister Deathbringer, she has a very nasty temperament and will readily lunge at the air if you remove the lid when she comes outside for a drink
  20. Atrax robustus (×3) and a coffee

    Atrax robustus (×3) and a coffee

    After finishing the nightshift and running errands into the afternoon, I had enough time for a short jaunt through local bushland followed by a coffee, with some new found friends, prior to picking my youngest up from school. A trio of A. robustus mygs. Approx. 8mm, 15mm, and 20mm body length.
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