Redback Spiders By Jake
 
Description <ul><li>The Redback is one of Australia’s most familiar spiders. </li></ul><ul><li>Adult female Redback spider...
Food <ul><li>Redback Spiders usually eat insects but they can eat any animal that becomes trapped in their web such as sma...
Where They Live <ul><li>Redback spiders live Australia wide. </li></ul><ul><li>They live in places where there is food, sh...
Their Web <ul><li>The female Redback spider builds the web,the male spiders doesn’t help. </li></ul><ul><li>The web looks ...
Their Life Cycle <ul><li>Male spiders mature in 37 to 167 days. </li></ul><ul><li>Female spiders mature in 60 to 325 days....
Their Bite -Venom <ul><li>The Redback Spider venom is poisonous but deaths from Redback spiders are not common.  </li></ul...
Other Interesting Information <ul><li>Predators to the Redback Spider are Daddy-long-legs Spiders and White-tailed Spiders...
References <ul><li>http://www.csiro.au/resources/Redback-Spiders.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://australianmuseum.net.au/Red...
 
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Red Back Spiders Jake

  1. 1. Redback Spiders By Jake
  2. 3. Description <ul><li>The Redback is one of Australia’s most familiar spiders. </li></ul><ul><li>Adult female Redback spiders are black with a red stripe on the back of their spherical abdomen. It’s about 1cm long. </li></ul><ul><li>Male Redbacks aren’t commonly seen. They are small and brown with white marks. It’s about 4mm long. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Food <ul><li>Redback Spiders usually eat insects but they can eat any animal that becomes trapped in their web such as small lizards and crickets. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Where They Live <ul><li>Redback spiders live Australia wide. </li></ul><ul><li>They live in places where there is food, shelter for their web and it’s warm enough to breed. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Their Web <ul><li>The female Redback spider builds the web,the male spiders doesn’t help. </li></ul><ul><li>The web looks messy and it’s sticky. </li></ul><ul><li>It has oval egg sacks which are about 1cm in diameter attached to it. </li></ul>
  6. 7. Their Life Cycle <ul><li>Male spiders mature in 37 to 167 days. </li></ul><ul><li>Female spiders mature in 60 to 325 days. </li></ul><ul><li>Males live up to 6 or 7 mouths. </li></ul><ul><li>Female live up to 2 and 3 years. </li></ul><ul><li>Redback spiders can survive for about 100 days without food. </li></ul><ul><li>They spin an egg sack to lay their eggs in. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Their Bite -Venom <ul><li>The Redback Spider venom is poisonous but deaths from Redback spiders are not common. </li></ul><ul><li>Thousands of people are bitten each year across Australia but only 20% of the bite victims need medical help. </li></ul><ul><li>The adult female spider is responsible for the bites. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Other Interesting Information <ul><li>Predators to the Redback Spider are Daddy-long-legs Spiders and White-tailed Spiders. </li></ul><ul><li>The Redback Spider uses its 8 legs to move and uses the wind to help them move from place to place. </li></ul><ul><li>The female Redback Spider steels from other spiders webs. </li></ul>
  9. 10. References <ul><li>http://www.csiro.au/resources/Redback-Spiders.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://australianmuseum.net.au/Redback-Spider </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bookrags.com/wiki/Red-back_spider </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.australianfauna.com/redbackspider.php </li></ul>
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