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Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae)Saratus hesperus

7 "Venus" Peacock Spider at Mount Painter

Saratus hesperus at Mount Painter - 29 Oct 2013

Identification history

Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Saratus hesperus 16 Apr 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Saratus hesperus 16 Apr 2018 Harrisi

2 comments

   17 Apr 2018
When Stuart Harris observed this species in a Majura vineyard, he not only discovered a new species but a whole new genus. He was inspired by the yellow disc in a dark blue background to give it the latin name of the plant Venus, what we see as the shiny yellow morning star
KerriLee wrote:
   20 Apr 2018
Wonderful!

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(infraorder) at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018 Unidentified Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018 Euryopis elegans (TBC) at Mount Painter - 26 Aug 2018 Tamopsis sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 26 Aug 2018 Tamopsis sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 26 Aug 2018 Nasutitermes sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 19 Aug 2018 Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 6 Aug 2018 Chalcididae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 4 Jul 2018 Leptospermum continentale at Mount Painter - 25 Jun 2018 Euryopis superba at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018 Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018 Diuris hybrid at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018 Boreoides subulatus at Mount Painter - 28 Apr 2018 Arasia mollicoma at Mount Painter - 27 Apr 2018 Diplodium truncatum at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018 Chorista australis at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2018 Orthodera ministralis at Mount Painter - 20 Apr 2018 Glossodia major at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Ceromitia leptostica at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Thelymitra pauciflora at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Coryphistes ruricola at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Pisauridae sp. (family) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018 Casbia pallens (Pale Casbia) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018 Orgyia anartoides at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018 Pompilidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018 Theridiidae sp. 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(family) at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2017 Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 23 Sep 2017 Cymbonotus sp. at Mount Painter - 21 Sep 2017 Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 21 Sep 2017 Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 10 Sep 2017 Unidentified Moss / Liverwort / Hornwort (TBC) at Mount Painter - 10 Sep 2017 Diuris hybrid at Mount Painter - 22 Aug 2017 Melichrus urceolatus at Mount Painter - 21 Aug 2017
Agrypnus sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2018
Perunga ochracea at Mount Painter - 18 Nov 2018
Destolmia lineata at Mount Painter - 12 Nov 2018
Cymbacha ocellata (TBC) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Camponotus suffusus at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Salpesia sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Homotrysis cisteloides at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Maratus purcellae at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018
Chalcididae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018
Philemon corniculatus at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018
Anthochaera carunculata at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018
Cryptandra amara at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2018
Asperula conferta at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2018
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2018
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 24 Sep 2018
Plantago varia at Mount Painter - 16 Sep 2018
Lomandra bracteata at Mount Painter - 15 Sep 2018
Philobota stella at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018
Mygalomorphae sp. (infraorder) at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018
Unidentified Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018
Euryopis elegans (TBC) at Mount Painter - 26 Aug 2018
Tamopsis sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 26 Aug 2018
Tamopsis sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 26 Aug 2018
Nasutitermes sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 19 Aug 2018
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 6 Aug 2018
Chalcididae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 4 Jul 2018
Leptospermum continentale at Mount Painter - 25 Jun 2018
Euryopis superba at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018
Diuris hybrid at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018
Boreoides subulatus at Mount Painter - 28 Apr 2018
Arasia mollicoma at Mount Painter - 27 Apr 2018
Diplodium truncatum at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018
Chorista australis at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2018
Orthodera ministralis at Mount Painter - 20 Apr 2018
Glossodia major at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Ceromitia leptostica at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Thelymitra pauciflora at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Coryphistes ruricola at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Pisauridae sp. (family) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018
Casbia pallens (Pale Casbia) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018
Orgyia anartoides at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018
Pompilidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018
Theridiidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018
Hednota bivittella at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2018
Cryptachaea veruculata at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2018
Tiphiidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 22 Mar 2018
Argyrodes sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 15 Mar 2018
Goniaea australasiae at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Lepidoscia arctiella at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Salpesia sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Neosparassus calligaster at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Stephanopis sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Servaea sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Platyzosteria melanaria at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Salticidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Reduviidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Zodariidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Adelium pustulosum at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Ethemaia sellata at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Teleogryllus commodus at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Urocoma baliolalis at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Phoracantha recurva at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Bobilla sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Mantispidae (family) at Mount Painter - 9 Mar 2018
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 9 Mar 2018
Crabroninae sp. (subfamily) at Mount Painter - 5 Mar 2018
Spectrotrota fimbrialis at Mount Painter - 5 Mar 2018
Stenocotis depressa at Mount Painter - 5 Mar 2018
Myrmarachne luctuosa at Mount Painter - 5 Mar 2018
Myrmecia piliventris at Mount Painter - 5 Mar 2018
Caedicia simplex at Mount Painter - 4 Mar 2018
Isopeda sp.(genus) at Mount Painter - 3 Mar 2018
Myrmarachne luctuosa at Mount Painter - 3 Mar 2018
Rhipicera femorata at Mount Painter - 3 Mar 2018
Eriophora sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 26 Feb 2018
Servaea sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 26 Feb 2018
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 26 Feb 2018
Tenodera australasiae at Mount Painter - 19 Feb 2018
Porrostoma rhipidium at Mount Painter - 11 Feb 2018
Phaulacridium vittatum at Mount Painter - 31 Jan 2018
Lophyrotoma interrupta at Mount Painter - 3 Jan 2018
Thelymitra pauciflora at Mount Painter - 2 Nov 2017
Thelymitra megcalyptra at Mount Painter - 29 Oct 2017
Hibbertia obtusifolia at Mount Painter - 26 Oct 2017
Philobota sp near arabella at Mount Painter - 15 Oct 2017
Leptorhynchos squamatus at Mount Painter - 9 Oct 2017
Oxyopes sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 9 Oct 2017
Diuris nigromontana at Mount Painter - 8 Oct 2017
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica at Mount Painter - 28 Sep 2017
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 28 Sep 2017
Psychidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2017
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 23 Sep 2017
Cymbonotus sp. at Mount Painter - 21 Sep 2017
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 21 Sep 2017
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 10 Sep 2017
Unidentified Moss / Liverwort / Hornwort (TBC) at Mount Painter - 10 Sep 2017
Diuris hybrid at Mount Painter - 22 Aug 2017
Melichrus urceolatus at Mount Painter - 21 Aug 2017

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Species information

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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