funnel web


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Noun1.funnel web - a funnel-shaped spider web; the funnel-web spider perches in the center of the web
spider web, spider's web - a web spun by spiders to trap insect prey
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It came in through the bathroom window, as the Beatles may have sung, had any one of them been in a similar situation, for it was discovered that that's the only way the funnel web could have entered my house.
For the research, which was published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scientists travelled to Australia's Fraser Island to capture three Australian funnel web spiders.
But the plan has bitten the dust as the site is home to funnel web spiders - whose bites can kill in 15 minutes.
Created in partnership with the RSPB, this is located by the water taxi stop and is best described as a giant human-sized funnel web.
After years of invading dark corners of Welsh garages and linen closets, false widow and funnel web spiders will club together with native UK adders to form the only political party speaking up for terrifying creatures - attracting a couple of headline defections of Tory MPs.
Funnel web spiders - deadly Aussie arachnids that lurk under toilet rims - may well bite out of fear, but the emotion is neither here nor there.
The poisonous funnel web spider is found in which country?
A newly identified toxin from the American Funnel Web spider acts on T-type and N-type calcium channels, researchers have discovered.
Apart from the potency of its venom, the funnel web is long-lived, making it suitable for laboratory based research.
In particular, there is a positive correlation between practitioners who would consider treating funnel web spider bites and practitioners who would consider treating tiger snake bites (p<0.