This year our last shipping date is Tuesday 12th of December.  And to celebrate this Christmas season we would like to give everyone the opportunity to win some lovely prizes!

This year up for grabs is:

  • Our newest design : Bug box with  jumper kit and a Captive Bred Giant Bark jumping spider or
  • $100 Store Voucher with free shipping

Jewel spider (Austracantha minax)

(2 customer reviews)


Pretty little spiders with very mild venom! Makes a great classroom pet or an Addition to your garden!

Out of stock


Austracantha minax is a species of Araneid orb-weaving spiders endemic to Australia. They grow to 10mm in body length and weave orb-webs in warmer areas of the continent.

Sold as: Adult or Sub-Adult females


Food:  flies are an ideal food source, or small crickets tossed into the web work as well.

Housing: You’ll need an enclosure, with a web frame for them to construct the orb-web. They can also be kept free-range, many plants are suitable, ensure they are not treated with pesticides however.


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2 reviews for Jewel spider (Austracantha minax)

  1. Stephanie Gray (verified owner)

  2. Crystal (verified owner)

    Repeat customer. Always happy with the customer service.

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