Study Detail

TitleArboreal adaptation and venom evolution in Australian funnel-web spiders
Study TypeOther
Abstract Australian funnel-web spiders (FWS) are among the most dangerous spiders in the world. The distribution of the 40 described species is restricted to the eastern coast of Australia, and coincides with that of high human population density, leading to frequent and potentially deadly encounters. Most F .. [more]
Description Australian funnel-web spiders (FWS) are among the most dangerous spiders in the world. The distribution of the 40 described species is restricted to the eastern coast of Australia, and coincides with that of high human population density, leading to frequent and potentially deadly encounters. Most F .. [more]
Center NameInstitute for Molecular Biosciences (UQ)