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Orb-weaving spider (several families)Austracantha minax

Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider at Mount Majura

Austracantha minax at Mount Majura - 27 Mar 2017

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Mt Majura.

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Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Mount Majura - 26 Dec 2018 by petersan Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Mount Majura - 1 Oct 2017 by AaronClausen Badumna sp. (genus) (Lattice-web spider) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by michaelb Tipulidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crane Fly) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by michaelb Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by michaelb Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by michaelb Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by michaelb Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by michaelb Usnea sp. (Old man's beard) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by JanetRussell Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by AndyRussell Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Mount Majura - 5 Mar 2017 by petersan Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Mount Majura - 6 Nov 2016 by AaronClausen Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Mount Majura - 27 Nov 2015 by AaronClausen Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Mount Majura - 27 Nov 2015 by AaronClausen Coronidium scorpioides (Button Everlasting) at Mount Majura - 18 Oct 2015 by AaronClausen Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Mount Majura - 16 May 2015 by AaronClausen Hypochaeris radicata (Catsear) at Mount Majura - 16 May 2015 by AaronClausen Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at Mount Majura - 16 May 2015 by AaronClausen Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Mount Majura - 9 Nov 2014 by MAX Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Mount Majura - 9 Nov 2014 by MAX Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Mount Majura - 24 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Mount Majura - 24 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Majura - 22 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Mount Majura - 22 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen Microseris walteri (Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Mount Majura - 22 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Mount Majura - 22 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Mount Majura - 20 Oct 2014 by LukeMcElhinney Coronidium scorpioides (Button Everlasting) at Mount Majura - 27 Sep 2014 by waltraud Acacia ulicifolia (Prickly Moses) at Mount Majura - 24 Sep 2014 by waltraud Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Mount Majura - 5 Sep 2014 by AaronClausen
Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Mount Majura - 26 Dec 2018 by petersan
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Dragon) at Mount Majura - 1 Oct 2017 by AaronClausen
Badumna sp. (genus) (Lattice-web spider) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by michaelb
Tipulidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crane Fly) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by michaelb
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by michaelb
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by michaelb
Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by michaelb
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by michaelb
Usnea sp. (Old man's beard) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by JanetRussell
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Mount Majura - 26 Mar 2017 by AndyRussell
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Mount Majura - 5 Mar 2017 by petersan
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Mount Majura - 6 Nov 2016 by AaronClausen
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Mount Majura - 27 Nov 2015 by AaronClausen
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Mount Majura - 27 Nov 2015 by AaronClausen
Coronidium scorpioides (Button Everlasting) at Mount Majura - 18 Oct 2015 by AaronClausen
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Mount Majura - 16 May 2015 by AaronClausen
Hypochaeris radicata (Catsear) at Mount Majura - 16 May 2015 by AaronClausen
Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at Mount Majura - 16 May 2015 by AaronClausen
Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Mount Majura - 9 Nov 2014 by MAX
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Mount Majura - 9 Nov 2014 by MAX
Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Mount Majura - 24 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Mount Majura - 24 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Majura - 22 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Mount Majura - 22 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen
Microseris walteri (Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Mount Majura - 22 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Mount Majura - 22 Oct 2014 by AaronClausen
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Mount Majura - 20 Oct 2014 by LukeMcElhinney
Coronidium scorpioides (Button Everlasting) at Mount Majura - 27 Sep 2014 by waltraud
Acacia ulicifolia (Prickly Moses) at Mount Majura - 24 Sep 2014 by waltraud
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Mount Majura - 5 Sep 2014 by AaronClausen

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size (mm)
  • 26 Mar 2017 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by
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