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Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae)Maratus purcellae  

7 Purcell's peacock spider at Mount Painter

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Maratus purcellae at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018
Maratus purcellae at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018
Maratus purcellae at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018
Maratus purcellae at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018
Maratus purcellae at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018

Identification history

Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Maratus purcellae 10 Nov 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) Maratus purcellae 10 Nov 2018 CathB

Significant sighting

  10 Nov 2018

Only second Canberra Nature Map recording of his small but beautiful spider

Author's notes

Tiny spider - no more than 2 mm.

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Nov 2018 11:04 AM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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