Plesiothele fentoni

Plesiothele is a monotypic genus of Australian funnel-web spiders containing the single species, Plesiothele fentoni. It was first described by Robert Raven in 1978, and has only been found in Australia. Originally placed with the curtain web spiders, it was moved to the Hexathelidae in 1980.

Plesiothele fentoni Fenton's Funnelweb

Fenton's Funnelweb comes from an extremely ancient lineage, relatively unchanged for millions of years. First described by R. J. Raven in 1978 ♀ 9 mm ♂ 7 mm

Plesiothele fentoni
Robert Whyte


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