Explore: Trapdoor Spiders of Perth

Join Dr Leanda Mason, who will be discussing findings from her PhD thesis ‘Living on burrowed time: mygalomorph spiders of Perth, Western Australia’ which investigated the main threats facing trapdoor spiders in urban areas of Perth. Some of these threats included; quality and quantity of habitats, predation from other animals, effects of invasive grasses, and fire. The second part of the talk will discuss Adj. Professor Barbara York-Main and her enormous contributions to natural sciences, and more specifically trapdoor spiders.

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Members free; visitors are asked to make a donation


Oct 02 2020


7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Nedlands Lecture Theatre
Clifton St. Nedlands WA

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