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Orb-weaving spider (several families)Arachnura higginsi

Scorpion-tailed Spider at Spence, ACT

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Arachnura higginsi at Spence, ACT - 2 Jan 2018
Arachnura higginsi at Spence, ACT - 2 Jan 2018
Arachnura higginsi at Spence, ACT - 2 Jan 2018

Identification history

Orb-weaving spider (several families) Arachnura higginsi 2 Jan 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Orb-weaving spider (several families) Arachnura higginsi 2 Jan 2018 Judith Roach
Unidentified 2 Jan 2018 Judith Roach

Author's notes

Came in from the garden on my shirt after I had been pruning. Very interesting tail arrangement.

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Nearby Sightings

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Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Spence, ACT - 13 Oct 2019 Acari sp. (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Spence, ACT - 19 May 2019 Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Spence, ACT - 2 May 2019 Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Spence, ACT - 18 Feb 2019 Staphylinidae (family) (TBC) at Spence, ACT - 3 Feb 2019 Maratus vespertilio (Bat-like peacock spider) at Spence, ACT - 17 Nov 2018 Maratus pavonis (Dunn's peacock spider) at Spence, ACT - 17 Nov 2018 Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Spence, ACT - 10 Nov 2018 Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Spence, ACT - 29 Oct 2018 Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Spence, ACT - 26 Oct 2018 Acyphas semiochrea (Omnivorous Tussock Moth) at Spence, ACT - 28 Sep 2018 Maratus vespertilio (Bat-like peacock spider) at Spence, ACT - 26 Sep 2018 Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Spence, ACT - 5 Nov 2017
Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Spence, ACT - 13 Oct 2019
Acari sp. (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Spence, ACT - 19 May 2019
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Spence, ACT - 2 May 2019
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Spence, ACT - 18 Feb 2019
Staphylinidae (family) (TBC) at Spence, ACT - 3 Feb 2019
Maratus vespertilio (Bat-like peacock spider) at Spence, ACT - 17 Nov 2018
Maratus pavonis (Dunn's peacock spider) at Spence, ACT - 17 Nov 2018
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Spence, ACT - 10 Nov 2018
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Spence, ACT - 29 Oct 2018
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Spence, ACT - 26 Oct 2018
Acyphas semiochrea (Omnivorous Tussock Moth) at Spence, ACT - 28 Sep 2018
Maratus vespertilio (Bat-like peacock spider) at Spence, ACT - 26 Sep 2018
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Spence, ACT - 5 Nov 2017

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2018 10:17 AM Recorded on
  • Judith Roach Recorded by
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