Araneus dimidiatus

Half Orb-weaver at Belconnen, ACT

Araneus dimidiatus at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Oct 2017
Araneus dimidiatus at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Oct 2017
Araneus dimidiatus at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Oct 2017
Araneus dimidiatus at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Oct 2017
Araneus dimidiatus at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Oct 2017
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Identification history

Araneus dimidiatus 13 Jan 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Araneus dimidiatus 12 Jan 2018 Harrisi
Unidentified 25 Oct 2017 CathB

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Fell from my leg to this stick, then didn't move till I picked up the stick.

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Dichelachne crinita (Long-hair Plume Grass) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Nov 2023 by lbradley
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Nov 2023 by lbradley
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Belconnen, ACT - 26 Oct 2023 by WalkYonder
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Belconnen, ACT - 26 Oct 2023 by WalkYonder
Dillwynia sericea (Egg And Bacon Peas) at Belconnen, ACT - 25 Oct 2023 by WalkYonder
Ripiphoridae (family) (Wedge-shaped beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 11 Oct 2023 by CathB
Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at Belconnen, ACT - 9 Oct 2023 by CathB
Braconidae (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Belconnen, ACT - 9 Oct 2023 by CathB
Hibbertia calycina (Lesser Guinea-flower) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Euchiton japonicus (Creeping Cudweed) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Acacia baileyana (Cootamundra Wattle, Golden Mimosa) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Hypochaeris glabra (Smooth Catsear) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Drosera auriculata (Tall Sundew) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Feb 2023 by CathB
Dictyotus conspicuus (A shield or stink bug) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Oct 2022 by CathB
Zaprochilus australis (Twig-mimic katydid) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Oct 2022 by CathB
Euophryinae sp. (Rockhopper) undescribed (Euophryinae sp. (Rockhopper) undescribed) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Sep 2022 by CathB
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Sep 2022 by lbradley
Acacia decurrens (Green Wattle) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Aug 2022 by lbradley
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Apr 2022 by CathB
Braconidae (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022 by CathB
Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022 by CathB
Hecatesia fenestrata (Common Whistling Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Aranda, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by CathB
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Holt, ACT - 25 Aug 2021 by CathB
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Holt, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Chiloscyphus sp. at Holt, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by tpreston
Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Jul 2021 by MattFox
Diplogeomyza sp. (genus) at Holt, ACT - 18 Jul 2021 by MattFox
Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Holt, ACT - 22 Jan 2021 by CathB
Eumeninae (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Holt, ACT - 13 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Ardozyga phloeodes (A Gelechioid moth) at Holt, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by CathB
Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at Holt, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Holt, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Holt, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Pimelea linifolia (Slender Rice Flower) at Holt, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by Tammy
Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Holt, ACT - 22 Oct 2020 by CathB
Aglaopus pyrrhata (Leaf Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Oct 2020 by CathB
Cixiidae sp. (family) (Cixiid planthopper) at Dunlop, ACT - 27 Sep 2019 by CathB
Melobasis thoracica (A jewel beetle) at Dunlop, ACT - 6 Sep 2019 by CathB
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 15 Apr 2019 by CathB
Goniaea sp. (genus) (A gumleaf grasshopper) at Dunlop, ACT - 4 Apr 2019 by CathB
Chrysomelidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Leaf Beetle) at Dunlop, ACT - 22 Dec 2018 by CathB
Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by CathB
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Belconnen, ACT - 17 Aug 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Myrmecia piliventris (Golden tail bull ant) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Apr 2018 by CathB
Socca pustulosa (Knobbled Orbweaver) at Aranda, ACT - 12 Mar 2018 by CathB
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Slender Robber Fly) at Point 49 - 22 Jan 2018 by CathB
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Aranda, ACT - 10 Nov 2017 by PeterR
Leucopogon sp. (A Beard-heath) at Point 49 - 4 Nov 2017 by CathB
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Nov 2017 by PeterR
Psychidae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Oct 2017 by CathB
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Belconnen, ACT - 12 Oct 2017 by MattM
Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Point 49 - 6 Oct 2017 by CathB
Zygometis xanthogaster (Crab spider or Flower spider) at Belconnen, ACT - 6 Oct 2017 by CathB
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Belconnen, ACT - 1 Aug 2017 by CathB
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Belconnen, ACT - 4 Jan 2017 by CathB
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Feb 2015 by CathB

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  • 10 Oct 2017 01:44 PM Recorded on
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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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