Arbanitis sp. Orange


Arbanitis sp. Orange (Arbanitis sp.)

Size: 80mm max

Distribution: Orange, NSW

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Arbanitis sp. Orange (Arbanitis sp.)

Arbanitis sp. Orange is a unique lid-building undescribed Arbanitis trapdoor spider. It is found around the town of Orange as the name suggests, situated west of the Blue Mountains in NSW. They can reach a large size for their genus and exhibit unique colouration and abdominal patterns.

  • Mildly venomous, can inflict a painful bite
  • Feeds on live insects, crickets are recommended
  • Requires moist substrate to dwell in
  • Cannot climb smooth surfaces
  • Listed sizes are approximate
  • Can live up to 10-20 years