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Huntsman spider (Sparassidae)Sparassidae sp. (family)

A Huntsman Spider at Black Mountain

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Sparassidae sp. (family) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Sparassidae sp. (family) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Sparassidae sp. (family) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Sparassidae sp. (family) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019

Identification history

Huntsman spider (Sparassidae) Sparassidae sp. (family) 30 Apr 2019 KimPullen
Unidentified 23 Apr 2019 Alison Milton

Author's notes

On a moth exploration night with Glenn Cocking. The young huntsman spiders had a feast on the midges attracted by the lights.

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Diphucrania duodecimmaculata (12-spot jewel beetle) at Black Mountain - 1 Dec 2019 Apiocera sp. (genus) (A flower loving fly) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2019 Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2019 Melobasis thoracica (A jewel beetle) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2019 Rhinotia bidentata (Two-spot Rhinotia weevil) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2019 Castiarina decemmaculata (Castiarina Jewel Beetle) at Black Mountain - 7 Oct 2019 Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Black Mountain - 29 Sep 2019 Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 29 Sep 2019 Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Black Mountain - 29 Sep 2019 Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 29 Sep 2019 Lepidoscia sp. (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Black Mountain - 29 Sep 2019 Coryphistes ruricola (Bark grasshopper) at Black Mountain - 2 Sep 2019 Epidesmia sp. (genus) (Epidesmia moth) at Black Mountain - 2 Sep 2019 Polyphrades paganus (A weevil) at Black Mountain - 2 Sep 2019 Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 17 Aug 2019 Psocodea 'Psocoptera' sp. (order) (Unidentified bark louse) at Black Mountain - 8 Aug 2019 Opiliones (order) (Unidentified harvestman) at Black Mountain - 8 Aug 2019 Polyphrades paganus (A weevil) at Black Mountain - 8 Aug 2019 Stenocotis sp. (genus) (A Leafhopper) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019 Senostoma sp. (genus) (Bristle Fly) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019 Stibaroma sp.(genus) (A Line-moth) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019 Rayieria sp. (genus) (Mirid plant bug) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019 Chalcopteroides sp. (genus) (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019 Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019 Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019 Elaphodes sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019 Ichneumonidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019 Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019 Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Black Mountain - 19 Mar 2019 Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Black Mountain - 21 Dec 2018 Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Black Mountain - 21 Dec 2018 Leptospermum continentale (Prickly Teatree) at Black Mountain - 6 Dec 2018 Dianella revoluta var. revoluta (Black-anther Flax Lily) at Black Mountain - 21 Nov 2018 Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Nov 2018 Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Black Mountain - 11 Nov 2018 Maratus vespertilio (Bat-like peacock spider) at Black Mountain - 12 Aug 2018 Anachloris uncinata (Hook-winged Carpet) at Black Mountain - 17 Apr 2018 Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Black Mountain - 23 Mar 2018 Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Black Mountain - 23 Mar 2018 Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Black Mountain - 23 Mar 2018 Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Black Mountain - 23 Mar 2018 Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Black Mountain - 23 Mar 2018 Wingia aurata (Golden Leaf Moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018 Isomoralla pyrrhoptera (A concealer moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018 Opodiphthera eucalypti (Emperor Gum Moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018 Hypobapta diffundens (Diffundens Grey) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018 Mataeomera mesotaenia (Mini Owlet Moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018 Psilosticha pristis (Little Brown Bark Moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018 Prasinocyma semicrocea (Common Gum Emerald) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018 Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018 Nacoleia rhoeoalis (A Pyralid Moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018 Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018 Antictenia punctunculus (A geometer moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018 Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018 Anthela varia (Varied anthelid) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017 Grammodes justa (Plain Box-Owlet) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017 Opodiphthera eucalypti (Emperor Gum Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017 Scioglyptis chionomera (Grey-patch Bark Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017 Lasiosticha opimella (A Pyralid moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017 Ageletha hemiteles (Webbing Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017 Gauna aegusalis (A Pyralid moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017 Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017 Eucyclodes buprestaria at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017 Psilosticha pristis (Little Brown Bark Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017 Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Endoxyla encalypti (Wattle Goat Moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Hypobapta diffundens (Diffundens Grey) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Heliocausta sp. (genus) (A concealer moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Wingia lambertella at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Destolmia lineata (Streaked Notodontid) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Ageletha hemiteles (Webbing Moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Mimaglossa nauplialis (A Pyralid moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Termessa nivosa (Snowy Footman) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Nacoleia rhoeoalis (A Pyralid Moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Termessa zonophanes (Double Yellow-patched Footman) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Phytotrypa propriella (A concealer moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Merocroca automima (A concealer moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Merocroca automima (A concealer moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Cryptophasa sp. (genus) (A Timber moth (subfamily Xyloryctidae)) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Arrade destituta (A Noctuid moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017 Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 22 Sep 2017 Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 21 Sep 2017 Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 21 Sep 2017 Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 21 Sep 2017 Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Black Mountain - 21 Sep 2017 Calochilus sp. (Bearded orchid) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017 Acianthus sp. (Mayflower Orchid) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017 Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017 Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017 Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017 Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 6 Aug 2017 Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 27 Jul 2017 Acianthus collinus (Inland mosquito orchid) at Black Mountain - 12 Jul 2017 Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Black Mountain - 31 Mar 2017 Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Black Mountain - 31 Mar 2017 Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Black Mountain - 31 Mar 2017 Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Black Mountain - 31 Mar 2017
Diphucrania duodecimmaculata (12-spot jewel beetle) at Black Mountain - 1 Dec 2019
Apiocera sp. (genus) (A flower loving fly) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2019
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2019
Melobasis thoracica (A jewel beetle) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2019
Rhinotia bidentata (Two-spot Rhinotia weevil) at Black Mountain - 10 Oct 2019
Castiarina decemmaculata (Castiarina Jewel Beetle) at Black Mountain - 7 Oct 2019
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Black Mountain - 29 Sep 2019
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 29 Sep 2019
Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Black Mountain - 29 Sep 2019
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 29 Sep 2019
Lepidoscia sp. (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Black Mountain - 29 Sep 2019
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark grasshopper) at Black Mountain - 2 Sep 2019
Epidesmia sp. (genus) (Epidesmia moth) at Black Mountain - 2 Sep 2019
Polyphrades paganus (A weevil) at Black Mountain - 2 Sep 2019
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 17 Aug 2019
Psocodea 'Psocoptera' sp. (order) (Unidentified bark louse) at Black Mountain - 8 Aug 2019
Opiliones (order) (Unidentified harvestman) at Black Mountain - 8 Aug 2019
Polyphrades paganus (A weevil) at Black Mountain - 8 Aug 2019
Stenocotis sp. (genus) (A Leafhopper) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Senostoma sp. (genus) (Bristle Fly) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Stibaroma sp.(genus) (A Line-moth) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Rayieria sp. (genus) (Mirid plant bug) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Chalcopteroides sp. (genus) (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Elaphodes sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Ichneumonidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Black Mountain - 19 Mar 2019
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Black Mountain - 21 Dec 2018
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Black Mountain - 21 Dec 2018
Leptospermum continentale (Prickly Teatree) at Black Mountain - 6 Dec 2018
Dianella revoluta var. revoluta (Black-anther Flax Lily) at Black Mountain - 21 Nov 2018
Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Nov 2018
Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Black Mountain - 11 Nov 2018
Maratus vespertilio (Bat-like peacock spider) at Black Mountain - 12 Aug 2018
Anachloris uncinata (Hook-winged Carpet) at Black Mountain - 17 Apr 2018
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Black Mountain - 23 Mar 2018
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Black Mountain - 23 Mar 2018
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Black Mountain - 23 Mar 2018
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Black Mountain - 23 Mar 2018
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Black Mountain - 23 Mar 2018
Wingia aurata (Golden Leaf Moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018
Isomoralla pyrrhoptera (A concealer moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018
Opodiphthera eucalypti (Emperor Gum Moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018
Hypobapta diffundens (Diffundens Grey) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018
Mataeomera mesotaenia (Mini Owlet Moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018
Psilosticha pristis (Little Brown Bark Moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018
Prasinocyma semicrocea (Common Gum Emerald) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018
Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (A Pyralid Moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018
Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018
Antictenia punctunculus (A geometer moth) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018
Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Black Mountain - 24 Jan 2018
Anthela varia (Varied anthelid) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017
Grammodes justa (Plain Box-Owlet) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017
Opodiphthera eucalypti (Emperor Gum Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017
Scioglyptis chionomera (Grey-patch Bark Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017
Lasiosticha opimella (A Pyralid moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017
Ageletha hemiteles (Webbing Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017
Gauna aegusalis (A Pyralid moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017
Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017
Eucyclodes buprestaria at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017
Psilosticha pristis (Little Brown Bark Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2017
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Endoxyla encalypti (Wattle Goat Moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Hypobapta diffundens (Diffundens Grey) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Heliocausta sp. (genus) (A concealer moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Wingia lambertella at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Destolmia lineata (Streaked Notodontid) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Ageletha hemiteles (Webbing Moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Mimaglossa nauplialis (A Pyralid moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Termessa nivosa (Snowy Footman) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (A Pyralid Moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Termessa zonophanes (Double Yellow-patched Footman) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Phytotrypa propriella (A concealer moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Merocroca automima (A concealer moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Merocroca automima (A concealer moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Cryptophasa sp. (genus) (A Timber moth (subfamily Xyloryctidae)) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Arrade destituta (A Noctuid moth) at Black Mountain - 9 Nov 2017
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 22 Sep 2017
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 21 Sep 2017
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 21 Sep 2017
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 21 Sep 2017
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Black Mountain - 21 Sep 2017
Calochilus sp. (Bearded orchid) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017
Acianthus sp. (Mayflower Orchid) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 6 Aug 2017
Pterostylis nutans (Nodding greenhood) at Black Mountain - 27 Jul 2017
Acianthus collinus (Inland mosquito orchid) at Black Mountain - 12 Jul 2017
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Black Mountain - 31 Mar 2017
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Black Mountain - 31 Mar 2017
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Black Mountain - 31 Mar 2017
Eriochilus cucullatus (Parson's bands) at Black Mountain - 31 Mar 2017

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