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The Daddy Long-legs Spider belongs to a group known as the tangle-web spiders, of which there are 12 Australian species. There is a persistent belief that the Daddy Long-legs Spider has the most toxic venom of all spiders. However, there is no scientific evidence to back this up. Its tiny fangs are incapable of piercing human skin. The myth probably grew from observations that the Daddy Long-legs Spider will kill and eat a Redback Spider.
The Daddy long leg spider is found throughout Australia.
The Daddy long legs spider builds irregular webs in sheltered areas, often in and around human habitation including houses, garages and sheds. It feeds on insects and other spiders.
The Daddy long legs spider is Grey with a thin body and of course long thin leggs.it grows to the Body length of up to 9mm.
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