This spider was hanging around my garage door opening button for a few weeks now. I didn’t think much of it until today, when I noticed that it was actually a redback. Not the largest redback I’ve seen, but one located pretty close to a button I push quite frequently.
Photo of said redback (it's small, but the photo is a close-up)
I don’t know about other Australians, but I’ve got a “kill on sight”1 policy with redbacks, so it had to go.
Of course I say that, but I’ve seen redbacks on shed doors that I haven’t done anything about. Though I wouldn’t call them harmless, there were out of the way enough for me to disregard them. ↩︎