Common Water Spider - ? Megadolomedes  sp.

Family Pisauridae  

This page contains pictures and information about Common Water Spiders that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Leg to leg 50mm
This Water Spider easily found near the still water along Bulimba Creek. Spiders in this page look similar in body shape but with slightly different in markings on body. They are all found in the same small area and we believe they are the same species.
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Leg to leg 40mm
This spider was also found hiding on plants near to the water.
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Last updated: October 14, 2009.