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Poisonous animals
Cnidarians (Jellyfish, Corals and Anemones)
Venomous fish
Hymenopterans (Bees, Wasps and Ants)
Sea snakes
Terrestrial snakes
Miscellaneous animals




Use the identification key to terrestrial arthropods in case your are not shure about the animal group.


Spiders of medical importance


Atrax sp. 

Chiracanthium sp.
Hadronyche sp.

Harpactirella lightfooti

Lampropelma nigerrimum

Latrodectus sp.

Loxosceles sp.
Missulena bradleyi

Phoneutria sp.

Pterinochilus murinus

Trechona sp.


(Aranea sexpunctata)

(Lycosa sp.)

(Eumenophorus sp.)
(Selenocosmia sp.)

(Sicarius sp.)

(Stromatopelma sp.)

Note that other spiders, wich are not listed here, could also cause severe local effects!




Medically most important spider species:


Latrodectus mactans,

Black widow spider

Loxosceles reclusa,

Brown recluse spider

Phoneutria nigriventer,

Wandering spider

Atrax robustus,

Sidney funnel-web spider