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Sydney funnel-web spider

species of arachnid

A Sydney funnel-web spider or Atrax robustus is a funnel-web spiders. Their bite is very serious and venomous and has killed 13 people since 1927. It is found in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney funnel-web spider
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Male Sydney funnel-web spider in a warning posture.
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A. robustus
Binomial name
Atrax robustus
O.P.-Cambridge, 1877
Synonyms
  • Euctimena tibialis Rainbow
  • Poikilomorpha montana Rainbow

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