Non-bird related: spider

Subject: Non-bird related: spider
From: Robin Eckermann <>
Date: Sat, 28 Apr 2012 13:48:46 +1000
During a walk this morning at Mulligan's Flat, we saw this fellow ... and a bit of searching on the web suggests its a male mouse spider (see for example


I've once before seen the same species on Mt. Ainslie - but I wondered if anyone knows whether they're common in the ACT? Information suggests that they have a relatively nasty bite.

Regards ... Robin Eckermann
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