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Atrax sutherlandi | by Nick Volpe
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Atrax sutherlandi

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A seldom-seen relative of the Sydney Funnel-Web Spider, it occurs in south eastern New South Wales and East Gippsland in Victoria. This female specimen was found a in a cool moist temperate rainforest gully near Mallacoota. It is unfortunately covered in mites, which will be a pain to rid it of!

I was very excited to find this, my first funnelweb!

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Taken on December 11, 2014