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Water spider (Pisauridae)Pisauridae sp. (family)

Water spider at Red Hill Nature Reserve

Pisauridae sp. (family) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Dec 2018

Identification history

Water spider (Pisauridae) Pisauridae sp. (family) 25 Dec 2018 KimPullen
Other hunting spider Miturga sp. (genus) 21 Dec 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 11 Dec 2018 JackyF

Author's notes

I think this was a water spider as it seemed quite happy balancing on the water. Stripe on top of abdomen was quite blue.

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Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Sep 2019
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Sep 2019
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Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Aug 2019
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Aug 2019
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Aug 2019
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Aug 2019
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Jul 2019
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Jul 2019
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Jul 2019
Isodontia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Grass-carrying wasp) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Jul 2019
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Jul 2019
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jul 2019
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Jul 2019
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Jul 2019
Isodontia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Grass-carrying wasp) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Jul 2019
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Jul 2019
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Jul 2019
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Jul 2019
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Jul 2019
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jul 2019
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Jul 2019
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Jul 2019
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2019
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jun 2019
Laccaria sp. (A white-spored mycrorhizal mushroom) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jun 2019
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jun 2019
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jun 2019
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Jun 2019
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2019
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2019
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2019
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 May 2019
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 May 2019
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 May 2019
Phylloporus sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Apr 2019
Laccaria sp. (A white-spored mycrorhizal mushroom) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Apr 2019
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Apr 2019
Eriophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Apr 2019
Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Apr 2019
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Apr 2019
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Mar 2019
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Mar 2019
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Mar 2019
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Mar 2019
Hyalarcta huebneri (Leafy Case Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Mar 2019
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Mar 2019
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Mar 2019
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Mar 2019
Tachinidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bristle fly) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Mar 2019
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Mar 2019
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2019
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2019
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2019
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2019
Anthela varia (Varied anthelid) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2019
Lasiocampidae sp. (family) (Snout moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2019
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 Mar 2019
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 Mar 2019
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Mar 2019
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Mar 2019
Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Mar 2019
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Mar 2019
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Mar 2019
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Mar 2019
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Mar 2019
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Mar 2019
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2019
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2019
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Jan 2019
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jan 2019
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2019
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Jan 2019
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Jan 2019

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