I came across some beautiful closeups on Facebook from Michael Doe in Australia, who has given me permission to share some of his wonderful spider photos. Click each image for a larger view. Many thanks for allowing me to use these photos. All photos are copyright to their owner and may not be reproduced without permission.
First slide show is of Jumpings Spiders – a Peacock Jumping Spider, Maratus volans which is a species in the jumping spider family (Salticidae), belonging to the genus Maratus (peacock spiders) and other species as named. You can click on the images to enlarge them.
Funnel Web, Wolf Spider and Net Casting Spider Photos
This slide show has a few different species of spiders including the Funnel Web Spider, Wolf spider and Net Casting Spider. Click here for more pics and info on Wolf Spiders. Click here for more pics and info on Funnel Web Spiders and click here for more pics and info on Net Casting (Ogre Faced) Spiders.