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(The identification of this spider is as shown below)
female: 25 mm|
male: 19 mm
This species lives in a burrow in the ground, this normally having a door that is hinged on one side. P. cinerea is
found widely across Australia but mostly well inland.
Bites may cause mild illness but no testing of the venom of this species has been done
The of this species was derived from the following research paper: Framenau V.W. (2017) Evolutionary Systematics 1, 77-86.
Known Range:Recorded in South Queensland, NSW, Victoria, and SA, but more inland than in coastal localities.
Spider(s) with a very similar appearance: None.
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Last updated 8 January 2022.