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Lamponidae Spider Facts, Identifications & Pictures

Lamponidae Spiders

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.

Lamponidae Spiders

Spiders Belonging to the Lamponidae Family

Asadipus

  • Asadipus areyonga
  • Asadipus auld
  • Asadipus banjiwarn
  • Asadipus baranar
  • Asadipus barant
  • Asadipus barlee
  • Asadipus bucks
  • Asadipus cape
  • Asadipus croydon
  • Asadipus humptydoo
  • Asadipus insolens
  • Asadipus julia
  • Asadipus kunderang
  • Asadipus longforest
  • Asadipus mountant
  • Asadipus palmerston
  • Asadipus phaleratus
  • Asadipus uphill
  • Asadipus woodleigh
  • Asadipus yundamindra

Bigenditia

  • millawa
  • zuytdorp

Centrocalia

  • chazeaui
  • lifoui
  • ningua

Centroina

  • Centroina blundells
  • Centroina bondi
  • Centroina dorrigo
  • Centroina enfield
  • Centroina keira
  • Centroina kota
  • Centroina lewis
  • Centroina macedon
  • Centroina sawpit
  • Centroina sherbrook
  • Centroina whian

Centrothele

  • Centrothele cardell
  • Centrothele coalston
  • Centrothele fisher
  • Centrothele gordon
  • Centrothele kuranda
  • Centrothele lorata
  • Centrothele mossman
  • Centrothele mutica
  • Centrothele nardi
  • Centrothele spurgeon

Centsymplia

  • Centsymplia glorious

Graycassis

  • Graycassis barrington
  • Graycassis boss
  • Graycassis bruxner
  • Graycassis bulga
  • Graycassis chichester
  • Graycassis dorrigo
  • Graycassis enfield
  • Graycassis marengo
  • Graycassis scrub
  • Graycassis styx

Longepi

  • Longepi barmah
  • Longepi bondi
  • Longepi boyd
  • Longepi canungra
  • Longepi cobon
  • Longepi durin
  • Longepi tarra
  • Longepi woodman

Notsodipus

  • Notsodipus barlee
  • Notsodipus bidgemia
  • Notsodipus blackall
  • Notsodipus broadwater
  • Notsodipus capensis
  • Notsodipus dalby
  • Notsodipus domain
  • Notsodipus innot
  • Notsodipus keilira
  • Notsodipus linnaei
  • Notsodipus magdala
  • Notsodipus marun
  • Notsodipus meedo
  • Notsodipus muckera
  • Notsodipus quobba
  • Notsodipus renmark
  • Notsodipus upstart
  • Notsodipus visio

Prionosternum

  • nitidiceps
  • porongurup
  • P. scutatum

Queenvic

  • Queenvic goanna
  • Queenvic kelty
  • Queenvic mackay
  • Queenvic piccadilly

Lampona

  • L. airlie
  • L. allyn
  • L. ampeinna
  • L. barrow
  • L. braemar
  • L. brevipes
  • L. bunya
  • L. Carlisle
  • L. chalmers
  • L. chinghee
  • L. cohun
  • L. cudgen
  • L. Cumberland
  • L. White-tailed spider
  • L. danggali
  • L. davies
  • L. dwellingup
  • L. eba
  • L. ewens
  • L. fife
  • L. finke
  • L. finnigan
  • L. flavipes
  • L. foliifera
  • L. garnet
  • L. gilles
  • L. gosford
  • L. hickmani
  • L. hirsti
  • L. kapalga
  • L. kirrama
  • L. lamington
  • L. Lomond
  • L. macilenta
  • L. mildura
  • L. molloy
  • L. monteithi
  • L. moorilyanna
  • L. murina
  • L. olga
  • L. Ooldea
  • L. papua
  • L. punctigera
  • L. pusilla
  • L. quinqueplagiata
  • L. ruida
  • L. Russell
  • L. spec
  • L. superbus
  • L. talbingo
  • L. taroom
  • L. terrors
  • L. torbay
  • L. tulley
  • L. walsh
  • L. whaleback
  • L. yanchep

Lamponata

  • Lamponata daviesae

Lamponega

  • arcoona
  • forceps
  • L. serpentine

Lamponella

  • Lamponella ainslie
  • Lamponella beaury
  • Lamponella brookfield
  • Lamponella homevale
  • Lamponella kanangra
  • Lamponella kimba
  • Lamponella kroombit
  • Lamponella taroom
  • Lamponella wombat
  • Lamponella wyandotte

Lamponicta

  • Lamponicta cobon

Lamponina

  • Lamponina asperrima
  • Lamponina elongata
  • Lamponina isa
  • Lamponina kakadu
  • Lamponina loftia
  • Lamponina scutata

Lamponoides

  • Lamponoides coottha

Lamponova

  • Lamponova wau

Lamponusa

  • Lamponusa gleneagle

Platylampona

  • Platylampona mazeppa

Paralampona

  • Paralampona aurumagua
  • Paralampona cobon
  • Paralampona domain
  • Paralampona kiola
  • Paralampona marangaroo
  • Paralampona renmark
  • Paralampona sherlock
  • Paralampona wogwog

Pseudolampona

  • Pseudolampona binnowee
  • Pseudolampona boree
  • Pseudolampona emmett
  • Pseudolampona glenmore
  • Pseudolampona jarrahdale
  • Pseudolampona kroombit
  • Pseudolampona marun
  • Pseudolampona spurgeon
  • Pseudolampona taroom
  • Pseudolampona warrandyte
  • Pseudolampona woodman
  • Pseudolampona wyandotte

Queenvic

  • Queenvic goanna
  • Queenvic kelty
  • Queenvic mackay
  • Queenvic piccadilly

Physical Description and Identification

Adults

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.

Eggs

Spiders of this family lay 50-100 eggs in a sac.

Spiderlings

For some species, the juvenile spiders make some webs to inhabit in them.

The Web

These spiders build webs resembling to an egg sac.

Are Lamponidae Spiders Venomous

They are not venomous, but their bite might result in some allergic reactions along with pain. Even nausea and headache can be observed.

Quick Facts

DistributionAustralia and New Zealand
HabitatUnder logs and barks
DietOther spiders
Lifespan1-20 years

Did You Know

  • The most prominent name of the group, white-tailed spider is used for two speices, L. cylindrata and L. murina.