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Brown Lobed Spider - Cyclosa insulana or Cyclosa trilobata


This page contains pictures and information about Brown Lobed Spiders that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.

Body length 8mm 
This is a relatively small web build spider. The spider is brown in colour with patterned abdomen.
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We took the above pictures in Karawatha Forest near dry creek bed on Dec 2007.
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This spider builds small vertical orb web..  

1. Cyclosa species - The Find-a-spider Guide for Australian Spiders, University of Southern Queensland, 2007.
2. A Guide to Australian Spiders - Densey Clyne, Melbourne, Nelson 1969, p67, Plate163.  
3. Thumbnail page of Australian spiders - by Ed Nieuwenhuys, 2007. 
4. Australian Spiders in colour - Ramon Mascord, Reed Books Pty Ltd, 1970, p84.

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Last updated: December 10, 2007.