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Maratus plumosus

1 Plumed Peacock Spider at Hawker, ACT

Maratus plumosus at Hawker, ACT - 23 Sep 2017
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Identification history

Maratus plumosus 25 Sep 2017 MichaelMulvaney
Maratus plumosus 24 Sep 2017 TobiasHayashi

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Was bigger than other peacock spiders I've seen!

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   25 Sep 2017
Stuart Harris said "The ID is correct. I have observed this sp. At various locations in the ACT. It does favor light leaf litter mixed with bare soil..rocks and also direct sunlight more than other Maratus sp. Nice sighting."

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Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Hawker, ACT - 21 May 2022 by sangio7 Cymbopogon refractus (Barbed-wire Grass) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by John Brannan Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Bathyllus albicinctus (Spittlebug, Froghopper) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Poecilohetaerus aquilus (A lauxaniid fly) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Melyridae sp. (family) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Hawker, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by sangio7 Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Microseris walteri (Dharaban, Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton Opercularia hispida (Hairy Stinkweed) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE Daviesia mimosoides subsp. mimosoides at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston Cladia sp. (genus) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Sep 2021 by sangio7 Carex breviculmis (Short-Stem Sedge) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by pinnaCLE Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by pinnaCLE Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by pinnaCLE Muscari armeniacum (Grape Hyacinth) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by pinnaCLE Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by pinnaCLE Anzora unicolor (Grey Planthopper) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton Echinopogon sp. (genus) (Hedgehog Grass) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by strigo Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by sangio7 Melithreptus brevirostris (Brown-headed Honeyeater) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton Lavandula stoechas (Spanish Lavender or Topped Lavender) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Oct 2020 by sangio7 Hibbertia calycina (Lesser Guinea-flower) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE Daucus glochidiatus (Australian Carrot) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE Opercularia hispida (Hairy Stinkweed) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2020 by strigo Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Hawker, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by sangio7 Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Drosera sp. (A Sundew) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton Usnea sp. (Bearded lichen) at Hawker, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by annamacdonald Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Hawker, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by annamacdonald Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton Solanum nigrum (Black Nightshade) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Aug 2020 by tpreston Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Jul 2020 by SarahEarle Lichenomphalia chromacea (Yellow Navel) at Hawker, ACT - 31 May 2020 by tpreston Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Hawker, ACT - 17 May 2020 by annamacdonald Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Hawker, ACT - 13 Feb 2020 by AlisonMilton zz puffball at Hawker, ACT - 13 Feb 2020 by Alison Milton Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hawker, ACT - 22 Jan 2020 by Alison Milton Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Hawker, ACT - 28 Aug 2019 by AlisonMilton Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Hawker, ACT - 28 Aug 2019 by Alison Milton Paropsini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified paropsine leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by Alison Milton Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Sep 2018 by AlisonMilton Perenniporia ochroleuca at Hawker, ACT - 22 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hawker, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Hawker, ACT - 20 Nov 2017 by AlisonMilton Pollanisus viridipulverulenta (Satin-green Forester) at Hawker, ACT - 20 Nov 2017 by AlisonMilton Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Hawker, ACT - 16 Oct 2017 by Alison Milton Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Aug 2017 by Alison Milton Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Jan 2015 by Alison Milton Pollanisus viridipulverulenta (Satin-green Forester) at Hawker, ACT - 28 Oct 2014 by AlisonMilton
Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Hawker, ACT - 21 May 2022 by sangio7
Cymbopogon refractus (Barbed-wire Grass) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by John Brannan
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Hawker, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by AlisonMilton
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Bathyllus albicinctus (Spittlebug, Froghopper) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Poecilohetaerus aquilus (A lauxaniid fly) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Melyridae sp. (family) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Hawker, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by sangio7
Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Hawker, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Microseris walteri (Dharaban, Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by AlisonMilton
Opercularia hispida (Hairy Stinkweed) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE
Daviesia mimosoides subsp. mimosoides at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by pinnaCLE
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Cladia sp. (genus) at Hawker, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by AlisonMilton
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Sep 2021 by sangio7
Carex breviculmis (Short-Stem Sedge) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by pinnaCLE
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by pinnaCLE
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by pinnaCLE
Muscari armeniacum (Grape Hyacinth) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by pinnaCLE
Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by pinnaCLE
Anzora unicolor (Grey Planthopper) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Hawker, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by AlisonMilton
Echinopogon sp. (genus) (Hedgehog Grass) at Hawker, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by strigo
Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Hawker, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by sangio7
Melithreptus brevirostris (Brown-headed Honeyeater) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Lavandula stoechas (Spanish Lavender or Topped Lavender) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Hawker, ACT - 25 Oct 2020 by sangio7
Hibbertia calycina (Lesser Guinea-flower) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE
Daucus glochidiatus (Australian Carrot) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE
Opercularia hispida (Hairy Stinkweed) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by pinnaCLE
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Oct 2020 by strigo
Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton
Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Hawker, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by sangio7
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Hawker, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Drosera sp. (A Sundew) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Usnea sp. (Bearded lichen) at Hawker, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by annamacdonald
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Hawker, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by annamacdonald
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton
Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton
Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Hawker, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by AlisonMilton
Solanum nigrum (Black Nightshade) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Hawker, ACT - 27 Jul 2020 by SarahEarle
Lichenomphalia chromacea (Yellow Navel) at Hawker, ACT - 31 May 2020 by tpreston
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Hawker, ACT - 17 May 2020 by annamacdonald
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Hawker, ACT - 13 Feb 2020 by AlisonMilton
zz puffball at Hawker, ACT - 13 Feb 2020 by Alison Milton
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hawker, ACT - 22 Jan 2020 by Alison Milton
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2019 by Alison Milton
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Hawker, ACT - 23 Oct 2019 by AlisonMilton
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Hawker, ACT - 28 Aug 2019 by AlisonMilton
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Hawker, ACT - 28 Aug 2019 by Alison Milton
Paropsini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified paropsine leaf beetle) at Hawker, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by Alison Milton
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hawker, ACT - 26 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Hawker, ACT - 6 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Hawker, ACT - 8 Sep 2018 by AlisonMilton
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Hawker, ACT - 22 Mar 2018 by Alison Milton
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Hawker, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Hawker, ACT - 20 Nov 2017 by AlisonMilton
Pollanisus viridipulverulenta (Satin-green Forester) at Hawker, ACT - 20 Nov 2017 by AlisonMilton
Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Hawker, ACT - 16 Oct 2017 by Alison Milton
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Hawker, ACT - 4 Aug 2017 by Alison Milton
Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Hawker, ACT - 17 Jan 2015 by Alison Milton
Pollanisus viridipulverulenta (Satin-green Forester) at Hawker, ACT - 28 Oct 2014 by AlisonMilton

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 23 Sep 2017 02:42 PM Recorded on
  • TobiasHayashi Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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