Slender Sack Spider

Pest Stats
Colour:
Cream, brown or yellow
Legs:
Shape:
Size:
1 - 1.5 cm body length
Antennae:
Region:
Australia

Brief:

Slender Sac Spiders are common hunters on foliage in bush and garden. Males especially, have slender bodies, large jaws and long, thin legs.

Habits

This spider is recognisable by their small cylindrical or ovoid silk retreat sacs. Their retreat sac is made of folded leaves or grass blades.

Habitat

Although not common, the slender sac spider is known to enter houses.

Threats

Bites are not common and symptoms are usually minor, although Cheiracanthium bites have caused headache, nausea and minor skin ulceration.

Prevention

Others

Some photos and information are provided by Bayer.

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