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Delena cancerides

Social huntsman spider at Bolaro, NSW

Delena cancerides at Bolaro, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
Delena cancerides at Bolaro, NSW - 13 Aug 2017
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Identification history

Delena cancerides 26 Nov 2017 MichaelMulvaney
Delena cancerides 22 Nov 2017 KimPullen
Unidentified 26 Aug 2017 DavidMcKay

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User's notes

These spiders are common in the area. There had been snow overnight and this spider was on the window behind the shutter, possibly because of the warmth. I have submitted the photographs for the unusual aspect through the glass. It did not occur to me until later that photographs from outside would help identification.

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DavidMcKay wrote:
   27 Nov 2017
Thanks. It's good to have an identification.

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Nearby sightings

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Rumex acetosella (Sheep Sorrel) at Bolaro, NSW - 21 Jan 2023 by DavidMcKay Sagina namadgi (Native Pearlwort) at Bolaro, NSW - 19 Jan 2023 by DavidMcKay Poa labillardierei (Common Tussock Grass, River Tussock Grass) at Bolaro, NSW - 19 Jan 2023 by DavidMcKay Encalypta sp. at Bolaro, NSW - 11 Aug 2021 by DavidMcKay Heterotextus sp. (A yellow saprophytic jelly fungi) at Bolaro, NSW - 11 Jul 2021 by DavidMcKay Lichen - crustose at Bolaro, NSW - 20 May 2021 by DavidMcKay Hypogymnia sp. (A lichen) at Bolaro, NSW - 20 May 2021 by DavidMcKay Lichen - foliose at Bolaro, NSW - 16 Apr 2021 by DavidMcKay Lilaeopsis polyantha (Lilaeopsis) at Bolaro, NSW - 20 Jan 2021 by DavidMcKay Gypsophila tubulosa (Annual Chalkwort, Chalkwort) at Bolaro, NSW - 18 Dec 2020 by DavidMcKay Austropeplea sp. (genus) (Freshwater snail) at Bolaro, NSW - 25 Nov 2020 by David McKay Echinopogon sp. (genus) (Hedgehog Grass) at Bolaro, NSW - 12 May 2020 by DavidMcKay Epilobium sp. (A Willow Herb) at Bolaro, NSW - 25 Mar 2019 by DavidMcKay Sagina namadgi (Native Pearlwort) at Bolaro, NSW - 20 Jan 2019 by DavidMcKay Lilaeopsis polyantha (Lilaeopsis) at Bolaro, NSW - 20 Jan 2019 by DavidMcKay Veronica arvensis (Wall Speedwell) at Bolaro, NSW - 6 Dec 2018 by DavidMcKay Isolepis subtilissima (Dwarf Clubsedge) at Bolaro, NSW - 30 Jan 2018 by David McKay Lotus corniculatus (Birds-Foot Trefoil) at Bolaro, NSW - 30 Nov 2017 by DavidMcKay Linaria arvensis (Corn Toadflax) at Bolaro, NSW - 28 Nov 2017 by DavidMcKay Veronica gracilis (Slender Speedwell) at Bolaro, NSW - 28 Nov 2017 by DavidMcKay Cerastium vulgare (Mouse Ear Chickweed) at Bolaro, NSW - 28 Nov 2017 by DavidMcKay Ranunculus pimpinellifolius (Bog Buttercup) at Bolaro, NSW - 27 Nov 2017 by DavidMcKay Cardamine paucijuga (Annual Bitter-cress) at Bolaro, NSW - 25 Oct 2017 by DavidMcKay Cheilanthes sp. (Rock Fern) at Bolaro, NSW - 18 Sep 2017 by DavidMcKay Antechinus agilis (Agile Antechinus) at Bolaro, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 by DavidMcKay Olearia iodochroa (Violet Daisy-bush) at Bolaro, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 by DavidMcKay Solenogyne gunnii (Solengyne) at Bolaro, NSW - 9 May 2017 by DavidMcKay Sagina namadgi (Native Pearlwort) at Bolaro, NSW - 8 May 2017 by DavidMcKay Lunularia cruciata (A thallose liverwort) at Bolaro, NSW - 14 Apr 2017 by DavidMcKay Prostanthera phylicifolia (Spiked Mint-bush) at Bolaro, NSW - 20 Dec 2016 by DavidMcKay Drabastrum alpestre (Mountain Cress) at Bolaro, NSW - 14 Nov 2016 by DavidMcKay
Rumex acetosella (Sheep Sorrel) at Bolaro, NSW - 21 Jan 2023 by DavidMcKay
Sagina namadgi (Native Pearlwort) at Bolaro, NSW - 19 Jan 2023 by DavidMcKay
Poa labillardierei (Common Tussock Grass, River Tussock Grass) at Bolaro, NSW - 19 Jan 2023 by DavidMcKay
Encalypta sp. at Bolaro, NSW - 11 Aug 2021 by DavidMcKay
Heterotextus sp. (A yellow saprophytic jelly fungi) at Bolaro, NSW - 11 Jul 2021 by DavidMcKay
Lichen - crustose at Bolaro, NSW - 20 May 2021 by DavidMcKay
Hypogymnia sp. (A lichen) at Bolaro, NSW - 20 May 2021 by DavidMcKay
Lichen - foliose at Bolaro, NSW - 16 Apr 2021 by DavidMcKay
Lilaeopsis polyantha (Lilaeopsis) at Bolaro, NSW - 20 Jan 2021 by DavidMcKay
Gypsophila tubulosa (Annual Chalkwort, Chalkwort) at Bolaro, NSW - 18 Dec 2020 by DavidMcKay
Austropeplea sp. (genus) (Freshwater snail) at Bolaro, NSW - 25 Nov 2020 by David McKay
Echinopogon sp. (genus) (Hedgehog Grass) at Bolaro, NSW - 12 May 2020 by DavidMcKay
Epilobium sp. (A Willow Herb) at Bolaro, NSW - 25 Mar 2019 by DavidMcKay
Sagina namadgi (Native Pearlwort) at Bolaro, NSW - 20 Jan 2019 by DavidMcKay
Lilaeopsis polyantha (Lilaeopsis) at Bolaro, NSW - 20 Jan 2019 by DavidMcKay
Veronica arvensis (Wall Speedwell) at Bolaro, NSW - 6 Dec 2018 by DavidMcKay
Isolepis subtilissima (Dwarf Clubsedge) at Bolaro, NSW - 30 Jan 2018 by David McKay
Lotus corniculatus (Birds-Foot Trefoil) at Bolaro, NSW - 30 Nov 2017 by DavidMcKay
Linaria arvensis (Corn Toadflax) at Bolaro, NSW - 28 Nov 2017 by DavidMcKay
Veronica gracilis (Slender Speedwell) at Bolaro, NSW - 28 Nov 2017 by DavidMcKay
Cerastium vulgare (Mouse Ear Chickweed) at Bolaro, NSW - 28 Nov 2017 by DavidMcKay
Ranunculus pimpinellifolius (Bog Buttercup) at Bolaro, NSW - 27 Nov 2017 by DavidMcKay
Cardamine paucijuga (Annual Bitter-cress) at Bolaro, NSW - 25 Oct 2017 by DavidMcKay
Cheilanthes sp. (Rock Fern) at Bolaro, NSW - 18 Sep 2017 by DavidMcKay
Antechinus agilis (Agile Antechinus) at Bolaro, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 by DavidMcKay
Olearia iodochroa (Violet Daisy-bush) at Bolaro, NSW - 13 Aug 2017 by DavidMcKay
Solenogyne gunnii (Solengyne) at Bolaro, NSW - 9 May 2017 by DavidMcKay
Sagina namadgi (Native Pearlwort) at Bolaro, NSW - 8 May 2017 by DavidMcKay
Lunularia cruciata (A thallose liverwort) at Bolaro, NSW - 14 Apr 2017 by DavidMcKay
Prostanthera phylicifolia (Spiked Mint-bush) at Bolaro, NSW - 20 Dec 2016 by DavidMcKay
Drabastrum alpestre (Mountain Cress) at Bolaro, NSW - 14 Nov 2016 by DavidMcKay

Location information

Species information

  • Delena cancerides Scientific name
  • Social huntsman spider Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 13 Aug 2017 07:47 PM Recorded on
  • DavidMcKay Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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