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funnel-web

Austral any large poisonous black spider of the family Dipluridae, constructing funnel-shaped webs
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The Australian funnel-web spiders belong to the family Atracinae, while the eastern Australian mouse spiders are from the Actinopodidae family.
The funnel-web is usually found in damp woodland in England and Scotland but lives in caves in Europe.
Dr David Wilson has stockpiled venom from the fangs of up to 10 Fraser Island funnel-webs for the two-year trial.
A revision of the American funnel-web mygalomorph spider genus Euagrus (Araneae, Dipluridae).
King chose the funnel-web spider because earlier work carried out by a group at Deakin University had demonstrated the efficacy of funnel-web venom against cotton bollworm, a crop pest known to be resistant to most insecticides.
Australia's other authorities regard Betfair with the same warmth as they would a funnel-web spider under the toilet seat and have been threatening Tasmania with all sorts of sanctions in an effort to repel the betting exchange and what they see as as the threat to their revenues and racing industries.
My favorites are the grass spiders, funnel-web weavers that emerge in spring, pouring dozens at a time from an egg sac produced the previous autumn.
The really nasty, aggressive spider is the funnel-web, but this is found mainly under raised suburban homes.
Male funnel-web spiders seem to be wafting some kind of knockout gas toward the females they court--a tricky gambit since a laboratory test shows the substance can also knock out the male.
Ten-year-old Matthew Mitchell from Australia was bitten Monday night by a funnel-web spider 6 one of the deadliest in the world 6 and luckily survived (http://www.
Medic Bob McCarron said: "We had to remove three pythons and two killer funnel-web spiders.
Am now scared of funnel-web spiders, box jellyfish, blue ringed octopus, paralysis ticks and stone fish.