The Daddy-long-legs Spider, Pholcus phalangioides, is found throughout Australia. It is a cosmopolitan species that originates from Europe and was introduced accidently into Australia. It is a cosmopolitan species that originates from Europe and was introduced accidently into Australia.
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Pholcidae. Pholcidae, commonly known as cellar spiders, are a spider family in the suborder Araneomorphae. The family contains about 1500 species divided into about 80 genera. Some species, especially Pholcus phalangioides, are commonly called daddy long-legs spider, granddaddy long-legs spider, carpenter spider, daddy long-legger,
This myth is known around the world, not just in Australia. Most people know the Daddy Long Legs as a spider-like creature, roughly the size of a 20 cent coin, with a tiny body and long spindly
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THEY’RE NOT SPIDERS…
Feb 11, 2016 · Australian farmer Patrick Lees shared this photo of a daddy long-legs spider taking on a brown snake on his farm in New South Wales.
The trick is that the daddy longlegs’ legs are so thin, it’s almost impossible for a redback to land a bite on one. What we love about this myth getting busted is that the daddy longlegs doesn’t come out of it being any less cool.
Get a load of this Australian Daddy long-legs spider that took care of a snake, and went viral as a result. To reiterate the fact that more things in Australia will kill you than any other location on Earth, this photo was posted on The Aussie Farmer Facebook page recently.
Daddy-Longlegs are one of the most poisonous spiders, but their fangs are too short to bite humans This tale has been lurking around for years. I have heard it repeatedly in the United States and even heard a schoolteacher misinforming her class at a museum in Brisbane, Australia.
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The daddy long-legs from the spider family, Pholcus phalangioides, does have venom glands, however there is no scientific evidence to confirm that the venom is harmful to humans.