Tasmanian Beach Wolf Spider

Tetralycosa oraria (L. Koch, 1876)

Common along the beach edge where dried seaweed is found

Toxicity:This species can cause mild illness although beaware of anaphylactic reactions

How to identify Tetralycosa oraria?

Very variable in colouration. Some specimens are extremely light without a distinct colour pattern; others are dark olive-grey with light bands.

What habitats does Tetralycosa oraria live in?

Inhabits beaches and sand dunes in southern Australia

What is the distribution of Tetralycosa oraria?

Southern Australia.

How big does Tetralycosa oraria grow?

Female: 15mm Male: 10mm

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