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Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae)Simaethula sp. (genus)

A jumping spider at Mount Painter

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Simaethula sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2018
Simaethula sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2018
Simaethula sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2018
Simaethula sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2018

Identification history

Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Simaethula sp. (genus) 3 May 2018 michaelb
Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Simaethula sp. (genus) 2 May 2018 Harrisi
Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Simaethula sp. (genus) 22 Apr 2018 CathB

Author's notes

Very small spider. Moved mostly by squirming along rather than running or jumping.

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(genus) (A crane fly) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019 Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019 Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019 Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019 Tetrigidae (family) (Groundhopper or Pygmy grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019 Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019 Thelymitra brevifolia (Short-leaf sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019 Thelymitra megcalyptra (Swollen sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 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 Diplodium sp. (A greenhood) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019 Ptilogyna sp. (genus) (A crane fly) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019 Termitoidae sp. (informal group) (Unidentified termite) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019 Calperum sp. (genus) (A recently described genus of pygmy cricket) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019 Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Mount Painter - 24 Mar 2019 Calperum sp. (genus) (A recently described genus of pygmy cricket) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019 Leptogaster sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019 Unidentified Wasp (Hymenoptera, Apocrita) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 18 Mar 2019 Unidentified Parasitic wasp (numerous families) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 16 Mar 2019 Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 16 Mar 2019 Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 12 Mar 2019 Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 23 Feb 2019 Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Mount Painter - 22 Feb 2019 Dolophones conifera (Wrap-around spider) at Mount Painter - 30 Jan 2019 Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel beetle) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018 Wahlenbergia luteola (Yellowish Bluebell) at Mount Painter - 5 Dec 2018 Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Painter - 5 Dec 2018 Helea ovata (Pie-dish beetle) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2018 Agrypnus sp. 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(family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018 Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at Mount Painter - 15 Oct 2018 Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Mount Painter - 15 Oct 2018 Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018 Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018 Microseris walteri (Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2018 Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2018 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2018 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 24 Sep 2018 Unidentified Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 6 Aug 2018 Camponotus sp. (genus) (A sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 25 Jun 2018 Monomachus antipodalis (A parasitic wasp) at Mount Painter - 12 Jun 2018 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018 Diuris hybrid at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018 Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Mount Painter - 13 May 2018 Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Mount Painter - 12 May 2018 Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Mount Painter - 28 Apr 2018 Metopochetus compressus (Stilt fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018 Caladenia atrovespa (Green-comb Spider Orchid) at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018 Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018 Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018 Diplodium truncatum (Little dumpies) at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018 Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Mount Painter - 25 Apr 2018 Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2018 Ommatoiulus moreleti (Portuguese Millipede) at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2018 Orthodera ministralis (Garden mantis) at Mount Painter - 20 Apr 2018 Cryptes baccatus (Wattle Tick Scale) at Mount Painter - 20 Apr 2018 Cychramptodes murrayi (Wattle tick scale predator) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Thelymitra megcalyptra (Swollen sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Ceromitia leptostica (A fairy moth) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018 Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018 Diplodium sp. (A greenhood) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018 Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018 Pisauridae sp. (family) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018 Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018 Casbia pallens (Pale Casbia) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018 Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018 Pompilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018 Theridiidae sp. (family) (Comb-footed spider) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018 Cryptachaea veruculata (Diamondback comb-footed spider) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2018 Leptozestis sp. (genus) (A cosmet moth) at Mount Painter - 22 Mar 2018 Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Mount Painter - 22 Mar 2018 Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 22 Mar 2018 Urocoma baliolalis (Browntail Gum Moth) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018
Pseudoscorpiones sp. (order) (False Scorpion, Pseudoscorpion) at Mount Painter - 12 Aug 2019
Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Mount Painter - 12 Aug 2019
Phryganoporus candidus (Foliage-webbing social spider) at Mount Painter - 14 Jun 2019
Crambidae sp. (family) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 7 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
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Mount Painter - 5 Jun 2019
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Mount Painter - 5 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
Milichiidae (family) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 1 May 2019
Metopochetus compressus (Stilt fly) at Mount Painter - 1 May 2019
Aleucosia sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Mount Painter - 9 Apr 2019
Ptilogyna sp. (genus) (A crane fly) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019
Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019
Tetrigidae (family) (Groundhopper or Pygmy grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019
Thelymitra brevifolia (Short-leaf sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Thelymitra megcalyptra (Swollen sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 2 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
Diplodium sp. (A greenhood) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Ptilogyna sp. (genus) (A crane fly) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Termitoidae sp. (informal group) (Unidentified termite) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Calperum sp. (genus) (A recently described genus of pygmy cricket) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Mount Painter - 24 Mar 2019
Calperum sp. (genus) (A recently described genus of pygmy cricket) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019
Leptogaster sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019
Unidentified Wasp (Hymenoptera, Apocrita) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 18 Mar 2019
Unidentified Parasitic wasp (numerous families) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 16 Mar 2019
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 16 Mar 2019
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 12 Mar 2019
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 23 Feb 2019
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Mount Painter - 22 Feb 2019
Dolophones conifera (Wrap-around spider) at Mount Painter - 30 Jan 2019
Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel beetle) at Mount Painter - 28 Dec 2018
Wahlenbergia luteola (Yellowish Bluebell) at Mount Painter - 5 Dec 2018
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Mount Painter - 5 Dec 2018
Helea ovata (Pie-dish beetle) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2018
Agrypnus sp. (genus) (Rough click beetle) at Mount Painter - 4 Dec 2018
Arrade destituta (A Noctuid moth) at Mount Painter - 21 Nov 2018
Destolmia lineata (Streaked Notodontid) at Mount Painter - 12 Nov 2018
Philobota impletella (A concealer moth) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Cymbacha ocellata (Facemask crab spider) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018
Maratus purcellae (Purcell's peacock spider) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018
Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018
Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at Mount Painter - 15 Oct 2018
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Mount Painter - 15 Oct 2018
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2018
Microseris walteri (Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2018
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2018
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 26 Sep 2018
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 24 Sep 2018
Unidentified Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 12 Sep 2018
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 6 Aug 2018
Camponotus sp. (genus) (A sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 25 Jun 2018
Monomachus antipodalis (A parasitic wasp) at Mount Painter - 12 Jun 2018
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018
Diuris hybrid at Mount Painter - 24 May 2018
Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Mount Painter - 13 May 2018
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Mount Painter - 12 May 2018
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Mount Painter - 28 Apr 2018
Metopochetus compressus (Stilt fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018
Caladenia atrovespa (Green-comb Spider Orchid) at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018
Diplodium truncatum (Little dumpies) at Mount Painter - 26 Apr 2018
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Mount Painter - 25 Apr 2018
Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2018
Ommatoiulus moreleti (Portuguese Millipede) at Mount Painter - 21 Apr 2018
Orthodera ministralis (Garden mantis) at Mount Painter - 20 Apr 2018
Cryptes baccatus (Wattle Tick Scale) at Mount Painter - 20 Apr 2018
Cychramptodes murrayi (Wattle tick scale predator) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Thelymitra megcalyptra (Swollen sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Ceromitia leptostica (A fairy moth) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 18 Apr 2018
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018
Diplodium sp. (A greenhood) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018
Pisauridae sp. (family) (TBC) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Mount Painter - 13 Apr 2018
Casbia pallens (Pale Casbia) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018
Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018
Pompilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018
Theridiidae sp. (family) (Comb-footed spider) at Mount Painter - 5 Apr 2018
Cryptachaea veruculata (Diamondback comb-footed spider) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2018
Leptozestis sp. (genus) (A cosmet moth) at Mount Painter - 22 Mar 2018
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Mount Painter - 22 Mar 2018
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 22 Mar 2018
Urocoma baliolalis (Browntail Gum Moth) at Mount Painter - 14 Mar 2018

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