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Gardern Orb weaver Spider“The Garden Orb-weaver is one of the largest and most common spiders in eastern Australia. Adults spin web at dusk , feeding on a wide range of flying insects. The web is often eaten by the spider at dawn and a new web constructed  the following night. Bites are rare, causing only local symptoms such as mild pain and swelling”. During the day they take shelter in bark and leaves.

Reference;  Honan, P.  A Wild Australia Guide – Spiders.

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