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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 17 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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(family) at Mount Painter - 24 Mar 2019 Leptogaster sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019 Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii at Mount Painter - 10 Feb 2019 Juncus sp. at Mount Painter - 8 Feb 2019 Geranium retrorsum at Mount Painter - 7 Feb 2019 Hypertrophidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 2 Feb 2019 Hypertrophidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 30 Jan 2019 Tettigoniidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019 Cicadellidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019 Rhadinosomus lacordairei at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019 Paropsisterna fastidiosa at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019 Doratifera quadriguttata at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019 Paropsisterna beata (TBC) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019 Amorbus sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019 Eleusine tristachya at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019 Euchiton sphaericus at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019 Petrorhagia nanteuilii at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019 Austrostipa bigeniculata at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019 Eragrostis cilianensis at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019 Dysphania pumilio at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019 Setaria sp. at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019 Persicaria prostrata at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019 Themeda triandra at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019 Gastrimargus musicus at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019 Backobourkia sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 15 Jan 2019 Diphucrania sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019 Tiphiidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019 Platyzosteria melanaria at Mount Painter - 2 Jan 2019 Diphucrania sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 Glycine tabacina at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018 Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018 Tricoryne elatior at Mount Painter - 22 Dec 2018 Carex inversa at Mount Painter - 19 Dec 2018 Agrypnus sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2018 Epilobium billardierianum subsp. cinereum at Mount Painter - 29 Nov 2018 Hypericum gramineum at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2018 Perunga ochracea at Mount Painter - 18 Nov 2018 Destolmia lineata at Mount Painter - 12 Nov 2018 Cymbacha ocellata 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. 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(family) at Mount Painter - 4 Jul 2018 Leptospermum continentale at Mount Painter - 25 Jun 2018 Euryopis umbilicata 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 Calochilus platychilus at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018 Casbia pallens 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
Diuris sulphurea at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019
Thelymitra pauciflora at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019
Unidentified Leaf beetle (Chrysomelidae) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019
Zoridae sp. (family) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019
Aleucosia sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Calochilus platychilus at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Calperum sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Glossodia major at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Diuris chryseopsis at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Maratus chrysomelas at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Termitoidae sp. (informal group) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Iridomyrmex rufoniger at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Mutillidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Artoria sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Pheidole sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2019
Tettigoniidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 24 Mar 2019
Leptogaster sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019
Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii at Mount Painter - 10 Feb 2019
Juncus sp. at Mount Painter - 8 Feb 2019
Geranium retrorsum at Mount Painter - 7 Feb 2019
Hypertrophidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 2 Feb 2019
Hypertrophidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 30 Jan 2019
Tettigoniidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Cicadellidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Rhadinosomus lacordairei at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Paropsisterna fastidiosa at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Doratifera quadriguttata at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Paropsisterna beata (TBC) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019
Amorbus sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019
Eleusine tristachya at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019
Euchiton sphaericus at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019
Petrorhagia nanteuilii at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019
Austrostipa bigeniculata at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019
Eragrostis cilianensis at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019
Dysphania pumilio at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019
Setaria sp. at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019
Persicaria prostrata at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019
Themeda triandra at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019
Gastrimargus musicus at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019
Backobourkia sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 15 Jan 2019
Diphucrania sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019
Tiphiidae sp. (family) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019
Platyzosteria melanaria at Mount Painter - 2 Jan 2019
Diphucrania sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018
Glycine tabacina at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Tricoryne elatior at Mount Painter - 22 Dec 2018
Carex inversa at Mount Painter - 19 Dec 2018
Agrypnus sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2018
Epilobium billardierianum subsp. cinereum at Mount Painter - 29 Nov 2018
Hypericum gramineum at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2018
Perunga ochracea at Mount Painter - 18 Nov 2018
Destolmia lineata at Mount Painter - 12 Nov 2018
Cymbacha ocellata 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
Calochilus platychilus 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 sp. (genus) (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 umbilicata 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
Calochilus platychilus at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018
Casbia pallens 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

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  • Non-Invasive

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