The 39-year-old says he was bitten by a mouse spider and suffered an allergic reaction.
I know it was a mouse spider because when I felt it bite me, I threw my dressing gown to the floor, and I saw it crawl out of the sleeve.
Paul Thomasson says his back went "red hot" and was covered in hives moments after he was bitten by the mouse spider
I had a real leech attached to me, I ate a Witchetty grub, and one of the crew got bitten by a mouse spider.
I had a leech attached to me, I ate a Witchetty grub, and one of the crew got bitten by a mouse spider.
It's intoxicatingly fascinating in the space of 250 years, all of that city [Sydney] has been created - yet it was begun by the people that we're playing," says Describing the Banished shoot as ' I had a leech attached to me, I ate a Witchetty grub, and one of the 'crew got bitten by a mouse spider
He said: "I can't be absolutely sure of its identification but it looks very much like Scotophaeus blackwalli - sometimes known as the mouse spider
As nocturnal feeders, these largely go unnoticed.
Some of the deadliest groups among them are to be found in Australia, where the funnel-web spiders and mouse spiders are particularly notorious.
The Australian funnel-web spiders belong to the family Atracinae, while the eastern Australian mouse spiders are from the Actinopodidae family.
And that showed them the close relation between the Australian funnel-web and mouse spiders, even though they couldn't determine when it was that the two diverged from a common ancestor.
The Australian spider fauna has been divided into 15 different common name groups--Orb-weavers, Swift spiders, Net-casting spiders, House spiders, Slender sac spiders, Ground spiders, White Tails, Prowlers, Jumpers, Redback spiders and relatives, Crab spiders, Mouse spiders
, Australian Funnelwebs, Spiny Trapdoors and finally Australian Tarantulas.