|VENOM TOXICITY - the bite of Sac Spiders in Australia usually cause minor symptoms, local pain and swelling. Symptoms may also include headache, nausea and local skin ulceration, though such reports are not common in Australia. Seek medical attention if symptoms persist.
Area of distribution - Australia-wide, particularly in forest and grassland habitats.
Spider Identification - Sac Spiders have slender bodies, large jaws and long, thin legs, with the males being especially slender. Adult size around 9 to 15 mm Most are shades of cream, brown or yellow, with a darker stripe along the upper abdomen. The jaws of the male spider are particularly enlarged.
Habitat - Sac Spiders make their retreat sacs under bark or in folded leaves or grass blades, but sometimes enter houses, building their retreat sacs in wall and ceiling corners.
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