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Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae)Saratus hesperus

8 "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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Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at Mount Painter - 1 Dec 2019
Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019
Grylloidea (superfamily) (Unidentified cricket) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019
Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019
Rutilia (Chrysorutilia) formosa (A Bristle fly) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019
Bromus diandrus (Great Brome) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2019
Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2019
Runcinia acuminata (Pointy Crab Spider) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2019
Asilinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified asiline Robberfly) at Mount Painter - 6 Nov 2019
Runcinia acuminata (Pointy Crab Spider) at Mount Painter - 5 Nov 2019
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Mount Painter - 29 Oct 2019
Oxysarcodexia varia (Sarcophagidae) (Striped Dung Fly) at Mount Painter - 28 Oct 2019
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Mount Painter - 28 Oct 2019
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 28 Oct 2019
Diomus notescens (Two-spotted ladybird) at Mount Painter - 24 Oct 2019
Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider, crab spider) at Mount Painter - 24 Oct 2019
Dasytinae (subfamily) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Mount Painter - 22 Oct 2019
Tephritidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Fruit or Seed fly) at Mount Painter - 22 Oct 2019
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 22 Oct 2019
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Painter - 7 Oct 2019
Melophorus perthensis (Field furnace ant) at Mount Painter - 4 Oct 2019
Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Mount Painter - 3 Oct 2019
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2019
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Mount Painter - 27 Sep 2019
Tetrigidae (family) (Groundhopper or Pygmy grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 20 Sep 2019
Muscidae sp. (family) (Unidentified muscid fly) at Mount Painter - 18 Sep 2019
Goniaea sp. (genus) (A gumleaf grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 14 Sep 2019
Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 14 Sep 2019
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Mount Painter - 9 Sep 2019
Epicoma melanosticta (Common Epicoma) at Mount Painter - 27 Aug 2019
Miturga sp. (genus) (Unidentified False wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 21 Aug 2019
Omoedus marginatus (Jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 18 Aug 2019
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 16 Aug 2019
Phryganoporus candidus (Foliage-webbing social spider) at Mount Painter - 14 Jun 2019
Sciaridae sp. (family) (Black fungus gnat) at Mount Painter - 14 Jun 2019
Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019
Tapeigaster sp. (genus) (Heteromyzid fly) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019
Celaenia excavata (Bird-dropping spider) at Mount Painter - 6 Jun 2019
Tinea sp. (genus) (A fungus moth) at Mount Painter - 16 May 2019
Tinea sp. (genus) (A fungus moth) at Mount Painter - 9 May 2019
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2019
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019
Aleucosia sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Calperum sp. (genus) (A recently described genus of pygmy cricket) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Termitoidae sp. (informal group) (Unidentified termite) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2019
Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Mount Painter - 24 Mar 2019
Leptogaster sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019
Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii (An exotic invasive panic grass) at Mount Painter - 10 Feb 2019
Juncus sp. (A rush) at Mount Painter - 8 Feb 2019
Geranium retrorsum (Grassland Cranesbill) at Mount Painter - 7 Feb 2019
Hypertrophidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Twig Moth) at Mount Painter - 2 Feb 2019
Hypertrophidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Twig Moth) at Mount Painter - 30 Jan 2019
Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Rhadinosomus lacordairei (Thin Strawberry Weevil) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Doratifera quadriguttata (Four-spotted Cup Moth) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019
Eleusine tristachya (Goose Grass, Crab Grass) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019
Euchiton sphaericus (Star Cudweed) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019
Petrorhagia nanteuilii (Proliferous Pink, Childling Pink) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019
Austrostipa bigeniculata (Kneed Speargrass) at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019
Eragrostis cilianensis (Stinkgrass) at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019
Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019
Setaria sp. (Pigeon Grass) at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019
Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Mount Painter - 15 Jan 2019
Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel beetle) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019
Platyzosteria melanaria (Common Eastern Litter Runner) at Mount Painter - 2 Jan 2019
Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel beetle) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden weather grass) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Mount Painter - 22 Dec 2018
Carex inversa (Knob Sedge) at Mount Painter - 19 Dec 2018
Agrypnus sp. (genus) (Rough click beetle) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2018
Epilobium billardierianum subsp. cinereum (Hairy Willow Herb) at Mount Painter - 29 Nov 2018
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2018
Perunga ochracea (Perunga grasshopper, Cross-dressing Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 18 Nov 2018
Destolmia lineata (Streaked Notodontid) at Mount Painter - 12 Nov 2018
Cymbacha ocellata (Facemask crab spider) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Salticidae sp. 'Golden palps' (Unidentified jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Homotrysis cisteloides (Darkling beetle) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018

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