Bird eating spider?

To: "Greg & Val Clancy" <>
Subject: Bird eating spider?
From: "Belinda Cassidy" <>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 12:39:22 +1000
Thanks so much to everyone for clearing that up! Its so interesting to know
*pilipes* and *maculata* are now regarded as the same species.

My seven legged monster is still doing fine! But I'd rescue a bird from her
web in a heartbeat if I found one there:)


On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 2:39 PM, Greg & Val Clancy <>

>  Hi Belinda,
> I Googled *Nephila maculata* and *N. pilipes* and it turns out that *
> pilipes* has replaced *maculata* as the specific name for the species.
> Regards
> Greg

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