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2 A Huntsman Spider at Booth, ACT

Sparassidae sp. (family) at Booth, ACT - 20 Jan 2019
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Identification history

Sparassidae sp. (family) 22 Jan 2019 KimPullen
Oxyopes sp. (genus) 21 Jan 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 20 Jan 2019 HelenCross

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KimPullen wrote:
   22 Jan 2019
A very young huntsman.
HelenCross wrote:
   22 Jan 2019
Thanks Kim, that's what I thought

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(Trigger Plant) at Booth, ACT - 27 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway Oreixenica lathoniella (Silver Xenica) at Booth, ACT - 27 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway Brachyscome decipiens (Field Daisy) at Booth, ACT - 30 Oct 2015 by TobiasHayashi Euphrasia collina (Purple Eye-bright) at Booth, ACT - 30 Oct 2015 by TobiasHayashi Bulbine glauca (Rock Lily) at Booth, ACT - 24 Jan 2015 by RobynHall Podolobium alpestre (Shaggy Alpine Pea) at Booth, ACT - 24 Jan 2015 by RobynHall Trachymene humilis subsp. humilis (Alpine Trachymene) at Booth, ACT - 24 Jan 2015 by RobynHall Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Booth, ACT - 24 Jan 2015 by RobynHall Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Booth, ACT - 24 Jan 2015 by RobynHall Tetratheca bauerifolia (Heath pink-bells) at Booth, ACT - 9 Oct 2014 by EmmaCook
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Tiliqua nigrolutea (Blotched Blue-tongue) at Booth, ACT - 19 Oct 2022 by RAllen
Chrysolarentia oxygona (Rippled Carpet) at Booth, ACT - 18 Oct 2022 by RAllen
Brachyscome decipiens (Field Daisy) at Booth, ACT - 11 Oct 2022 by sangio7
Brachyscome decipiens (Field Daisy) at Booth, ACT - 30 Sep 2022 by SimoneC
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Booth, ACT - 31 Aug 2022 by SWishart
Podolepis jaceoides (Showy Copper-wire Daisy) at Booth, ACT - 14 Mar 2022 by RAllen
Plantago sp. (Plantain) at Booth, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by RAllen
Lotus corniculatus (Birds-Foot Trefoil) at Booth, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Brachyscome decipiens (Field Daisy) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Trachymene humilis subsp. humilis (Alpine Trachymene) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Lotus corniculatus (Birds-Foot Trefoil) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Euphrasia collina subsp. paludosa at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Hakea microcarpa (Small-fruit Hakea) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Scaptia sp. (genus) (March fly) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Gratiola peruviana (Australian Brooklime) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Pelargonium australe (Austral Stork's-bill) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Trifolium repens (White Clover) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Australiphthiria hilaris (Slender Bee Fly) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Carex gaudichaudiana (Fen Sedge) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Marchantia sp. (genus) (A Liverwort) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Lobelia pedunculata (Matted Pratia) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Montia australasica (White Purslane) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Myosotis laxa subsp. caespitosa (Water Forget-me-not) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Lotus corniculatus (Birds-Foot Trefoil) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Baloskion australe (Mountain Cordrush) at Booth, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Brachyscome spathulata (Coarse Daisy, Spoon-leaved Daisy) at Booth, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by JohnBundock
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Booth, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by SWishart
Acripeza reticulata (Mountain Katydid) at Booth, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by RosD
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Booth, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by RosD
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Booth, ACT - 22 Oct 2020 by JohnBundock
Brachyscome decipiens (Field Daisy) at Booth, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JohnBundock
Brachyscome decipiens (Field Daisy) at Booth, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JohnBundock
Dichromodes confluaria (Ceremonial Heath Moth) at Booth, ACT - 31 Oct 2019 by JohnBundock
Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Booth, ACT - 11 Mar 2019 by TimL
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Booth, ACT - 26 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Pollanisus (genus) (A Forester Moth) at Booth, ACT - 26 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Trachymene humilis subsp. humilis (Alpine Trachymene) at Booth, ACT - 26 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Booth, ACT - 26 Jan 2019 by MatthewFrawley
Pollanisus (genus) (A Forester Moth) at Booth, ACT - 10 Jan 2019 by SWishart
Pasma tasmanicus (Two-spotted Grass-skipper) at Booth, ACT - 28 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Lotus corniculatus (Birds-Foot Trefoil) at Booth, ACT - 24 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Booth, ACT - 29 Nov 2018 by Christine
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Booth, ACT - 29 Nov 2018 by Christine
Oecophoridae provisional group 2 at Booth, ACT - 29 Nov 2018 by Christine
Dichromodes confluaria (Ceremonial Heath Moth) at Booth, ACT - 29 Nov 2018 by Christine
Elateridae sp. (family) (Unidentified click beetle) at Booth, ACT - 13 Nov 2018 by JohnBundock
Dichromodes confluaria (Ceremonial Heath Moth) at Booth, ACT - 12 Nov 2018 by JohnBundock
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Booth, ACT - 31 Oct 2018 by SWishart
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Booth, ACT - 10 Apr 2018 by SWishart
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Booth, ACT - 24 Feb 2018 by JohnBundock
Hednota megalarcha (A Crambid moth) at Booth, ACT - 24 Feb 2018 by JohnBundock
Oreixenica lathoniella (Silver Xenica) at Booth, ACT - 24 Feb 2018 by JohnBundock
Pseudemoia spenceri (Spencer's Skink) at Booth, ACT - 24 Feb 2018 by JohnBundock
Euphrasia collina subsp. paludosa at Booth, ACT - 30 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Choretrum pauciflorum (Dwarf Sour Bush) at Booth, ACT - 30 Dec 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Technitis amoenana (A tortrix or leafroller moth) at Booth, ACT - 10 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Porrostoma sp. (genus) (Lycid, Net-winged beetle) at Booth, ACT - 10 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Eulamprus tympanum (Southern Water Skink) at Booth, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by JohnBundock
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Booth, ACT - 2 Nov 2017 by JohnBundock
Calomela maculicollis (Acacia Leaf Beetle) at Booth, ACT - 1 Nov 2017 by SWishart
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Booth, ACT - 1 Nov 2017 by SWishart
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Booth, ACT - 7 Mar 2017 by Christine
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Booth, ACT - 7 Mar 2017 by Christine
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Booth, ACT - 7 Mar 2017 by Christine
Chrysolarentia heliacaria (Heliacaria Carpet) at Booth, ACT - 7 Mar 2017 by Christine
Celibe rugosipennis (Pie-dish beetle) at Booth, ACT - 7 Mar 2017 by Christine
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Booth, ACT - 7 Mar 2017 by Christine
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Booth, ACT - 26 Feb 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Chrysolarentia interruptata (Boxed Carpet Moth) at Booth, ACT - 25 Feb 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Technitis amoenana (A tortrix or leafroller moth) at Booth, ACT - 25 Feb 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Phaeophlebosia furcifera (Forked Footman) at Booth, ACT - 25 Feb 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Acyphas semiochrea (Omnivorous Tussock Moth) at Booth, ACT - 25 Feb 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Booth, ACT - 7 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Booth, ACT - 28 Feb 2016 by ArcherCallaway
Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Booth, ACT - 27 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Oreixenica lathoniella (Silver Xenica) at Booth, ACT - 27 Feb 2016 by RyuCallaway
Brachyscome decipiens (Field Daisy) at Booth, ACT - 30 Oct 2015 by TobiasHayashi
Euphrasia collina (Purple Eye-bright) at Booth, ACT - 30 Oct 2015 by TobiasHayashi
Bulbine glauca (Rock Lily) at Booth, ACT - 24 Jan 2015 by RobynHall
Podolobium alpestre (Shaggy Alpine Pea) at Booth, ACT - 24 Jan 2015 by RobynHall
Trachymene humilis subsp. humilis (Alpine Trachymene) at Booth, ACT - 24 Jan 2015 by RobynHall
Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Booth, ACT - 24 Jan 2015 by RobynHall
Arthropodium milleflorum (Vanilla Lily) at Booth, ACT - 24 Jan 2015 by RobynHall
Tetratheca bauerifolia (Heath pink-bells) at Booth, ACT - 9 Oct 2014 by EmmaCook

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 20 Jan 2019 09:59 AM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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