The Lamponidae is a spider family with around 200 species. All of them are distributed under 23 genera and those genera are parts of subfamilies. There are around 3 subfamilies, Centrothelinae, Lamponinae, and Pseudolamponinae, holding those 200 species together. Most of the spiders are nocturnal.
Size: The average size of spiders of this family is 0.51-0.70 in (1.29-1.7 cm).
Color: Most spiders of the family have a dark body with either darker or paler legs.
Other Characteristic Features: The features are specific to each spider species.
Spiders of this family lay 50-100 eggs in a sac.
For some species, the juvenile spiders make some webs to inhabit in them.
These spiders build webs resembling to an egg sac.
They are not venomous, but their bite might result in some allergic reactions along with pain. Even nausea and headache can be observed.
|Distribution||Australia and New Zealand|
|Habitat||Under logs and barks|