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Pisauridae sp. (family)

Water spider at Wanniassa Hill

Pisauridae sp. (family) at Wanniassa Hill - 18 Oct 2016
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Identification history

Pisauridae sp. (family) 24 Apr 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Miturgidae sp. (family) 6 Jan 2017 Harrisi
Unidentified 5 Jan 2017 ArcherCallaway

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4 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   10 Jan 2017
Might be a fishing spider (Pisauridae).
Bron wrote:
   24 Apr 2020
I agree it's Pisauridae
   24 Apr 2020
Thanks Bron
Bron wrote:
   24 Apr 2020
Pleased to help Michael :)

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Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Wanniassa Hill - 25 Jun 2017 by JohnBundock
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Wanniassa Hill - 26 May 2017 by Mike
Centipeda cunninghamii (Common Sneezeweed) at Wanniassa Hill - 26 May 2017 by Mike
Sonchus asper (Prickly Sowthistle) at Wanniassa Hill - 26 May 2017 by Mike
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Wanniassa Hill - 26 May 2017 by Mike
Wahlenbergia capillaris (Tufted Bluebell) at Wanniassa Hill - 26 May 2017 by Mike
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn Heath) at Wanniassa Hill - 26 May 2017 by Mike
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Wanniassa Hill - 26 May 2017 by Mike
Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Wanniassa Hill - 26 May 2017 by Mike
Cheilanthes distans (Bristly cloak fern) at Wanniassa Hill - 26 May 2017 by Mike
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Wanniassa Hill - 26 May 2017 by Mike
Acacia ulicifolia (Prickly Moses) at Wanniassa Hill - 26 May 2017 by Mike
Bolboschoenus fluviatilis (Marsh Club-rush) at Wanniassa Hill - 12 Apr 2017 by Mike
Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Wanniassa Hill - 12 Apr 2017 by Mike
Marsilea sp. (Aquatic fern) at Wanniassa Hill - 12 Apr 2017 by Mike
Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Wanniassa Hill - 28 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Arthropodium minus (Small Vanilla Lily) at Wanniassa Hill - 28 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Eriococcus coriaceus (Gumtree Scale) at Wanniassa Hill - 28 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Wanniassa Hill - 28 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Rumex acetosella (Sheep Sorrel) at Wanniassa Hill - 28 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Eleocharis acuta (Common Spike-rush) at Wanniassa Hill - 28 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Steriphus murinus (Marsh weevil) at Wanniassa Hill - 18 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Wanniassa Hill - 18 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Wanniassa Hill - 18 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Wanniassa Hill - 18 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Wanniassa Hill - 18 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Polyporus (A stemmed polypore ) at Wanniassa Hill - 6 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Linaria arvensis (Corn Toadflax) at Wanniassa Hill - 3 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Wanniassa Hill - 3 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Rumex brownii (Slender Dock) at Wanniassa Hill - 3 Oct 2016 by RyuCallaway
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Wanniassa Hill - 17 Sep 2016 by RyuCallaway
Amanita sp. (Amanita sp.) at Wanniassa Hill - 17 Sep 2016 by RyuCallaway
Amanita sp. (Amanita sp.) at Wanniassa Hill - 17 Sep 2016 by RyuCallaway
Amanita sp. (Amanita sp.) at Wanniassa Hill - 17 Sep 2016 by RyuCallaway
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Wanniassa Hill - 30 Jul 2016 by RyuCallaway
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Wanniassa Hill - 30 Jul 2016 by RyuCallaway
Gastropoda sp. (class) (Unidentified snail or slug) at Wanniassa Hill - 30 Jul 2016 by RyuCallaway
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Wanniassa Hill - 25 Jun 2016 by RyuCallaway
Bolbitiaceae at Wanniassa Hill - 10 Jun 2016 by RyuCallaway
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Wanniassa Hill - 4 Mar 2016 by RyuCallaway
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Wanniassa Hill - 4 Mar 2016 by ArcherCallaway
Centaurium sp. (Centaury) at Wanniassa Hill - 20 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Centipeda cunninghamii (Common Sneezeweed) at Wanniassa Hill - 20 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Wanniassa Hill - 20 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Wanniassa Hill - 20 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Eleocharis sp. (Spike-rush) at Wanniassa Hill - 12 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Wanniassa Hill - 12 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Wanniassa Hill - 12 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Wanniassa Hill - 12 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Cheilanthes austrotenuifolia (Rock Fern) at Wanniassa Hill - 12 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Cheilanthes distans (Bristly cloak fern) at Wanniassa Hill - 6 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Wanniassa Hill - 6 Feb 2016 by ArcherCallaway
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Wanniassa Hill - 6 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Vittadinia cuneata var. cuneata (Fuzzy New Holland Daisy) at Wanniassa Hill - 6 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Acaena x ovina (Sheep's Burr) at Wanniassa Hill - 6 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Myriophyllum simulans (Water Milfoil) at Wanniassa Hill - 6 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Wanniassa Hill - 6 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Ottelia ovalifolia subsp. ovalifolia (Swamp Lily) at Wanniassa Hill - 6 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Wanniassa Hill - 27 Jan 2016 by RyuCallaway
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Wanniassa Hill - 27 Jan 2016 by RyuCallaway
Trifolium angustifolium (Narrowleaf Clover) at Wanniassa Hill - 21 Jan 2016 by RyuCallaway
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Wanniassa Hill - 22 Nov 2015 by ArcherCallaway
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Wanniassa Hill - 22 Nov 2015 by RyuCallaway
Hypoxis hygrometrica (Golden Weather-grass) at Wanniassa Hill - 14 Nov 2015 by RyuCallaway
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Wanniassa Hill - 14 Nov 2015 by RyuCallaway
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Wanniassa Hill - 14 Nov 2015 by RyuCallaway
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Wanniassa Hill - 24 Oct 2015 by ArcherCallaway
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Wanniassa Hill - 24 Oct 2015 by RyuCallaway
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Wanniassa Hill - 16 Oct 2015 by RyuCallaway
Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Wanniassa Hill - 4 Oct 2015 by RyuCallaway
Acaena echinata (Sheeps Burr) at Wanniassa Hill - 26 Sep 2015 by RyuCallaway
Cheilanthes distans (Bristly cloak fern) at Wanniassa Hill - 24 Jun 2015 by krisnash
Cheilanthes distans (Bristly cloak fern) at Wanniassa Hill - 29 Jan 2015 by julielindner
Cymbopogon refractus (Barbed-wire Grass) at Wanniassa Hill - 29 Jan 2015 by julielindner
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Wanniassa Hill - 3 Jan 2015 by ArcherCallaway

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 18 Oct 2016 08:33 PM Recorded on
  • ArcherCallaway Recorded by
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