- This page contains pictures and information about Neon
that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Body length 3mm
- This is a small size spider. They do not build their own web. They live on
the edges of large orb web built by other large spiders, such as the Golden
Orb Web Spider.
- The small spider camouflages as a dewdrop. The abdomen is silver in
colour. When resting on the silks of large spider's web, they look like a
large dewdrop reflecting sun light.
- In the photos there are all together three Dewdrop Spider, The largest is
the female, the smallest is the male and the other unknown. The two spiders
which are close together seem both feeding on the same small winged
- In the above photo the tiny Neon
attacking the "huge" Black
- 1. Australian Spiders in colour - Ramon Mascord, Reed Books Pty Ltd,
- 2. Dewdrop spider
- The Find-a-spider Guide for the Spiders of
Southern Queensland, Dr Ron Atkinson, 2009.
- 3. Argyrodes
Dewdrop Spider - Robert Whyte, Save Our Waterways Now.
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