Image: Leaf Curling Spider (juvenile), Phonognatha graeffei
Leaf Curling Spider (juvenile), Phonognatha graeffei.
- Helen Smith
- © Australian Museum
- Common name:
- Leaf Curling Spider
- Scientific name:
- Phonognatha graeffei
Web2spider Identification Guide. Web type: W13 - orb web.
- Young leaf curling spiders are not strong enough to curl a dead leaf, so more often use a living leaf still attached to a plant or sometimes just a cone of silk web.