of this genus are reported to be capable of inflicting a very painful
Clubionidae, Sac Spiders
Habitat: Trees and shrubs in waste-land.
Female: 9 mm.
Male: 7 mm.
of some Australian species may cause dizziness, sweating and nausea.
The Sac Spiders include spiders which build characteristic chambers
in which to hide themselves for moulting or egg-laying.
Slender Sac Spider
chamber is formed from a folded blade of leaf, sealed with a thick
layer of silk. Occasionally, a larger chamber is made by fastening
several leaves together.