Scorpion-tailed spider

Photo and text by Sandy Werner

Names: Scorpion-tailed spider, tailed forest spider, Arachnura feredayi

Of the 13 species in this genus only one is native to NZ.  The species shown here, according to DOC, is the one found in NZ.

Photo:  Female scorpion-tailed spider with her eggs vertically above her, 60 Cluny Rd, January 2012.

Last Updated: 27/09/2012 6:01pm