What’s the difference between ‘black’ and ‘brown’ spiders?
As with all spiders, the ‘brown-footed’ species can have very different colourations.
The Australian National University (ANU) has released a colouring chart of the different species and how they differ.
It can help you tell if the brown-footed spider is a brown spider or a black spider.
If you spot any errors, please let us know.
First published: 15 February 2017 14:39:21More stories from Australia