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Dolophones turrigera

Turret spider at Hall, ACT

Dolophones turrigera at Hall, ACT - 16 Nov 2019
Dolophones turrigera at Hall, ACT - 16 Nov 2019
Dolophones turrigera at Hall, ACT - 16 Nov 2019
Dolophones turrigera at Hall, ACT - 16 Nov 2019
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Identification history

Dolophones turrigera 6 Dec 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Dolophones turrigera 5 Dec 2019 YumiCallaway
Dolophones sp. (genus) 5 Dec 2019 YumiCallaway
Unidentified 5 Dec 2019 Christine

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User's notes

Tiny spider, probably around 5mm. Initially dangling from a thread, but when on the bark we were looking straight at it, and thought it was part of the branch.

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Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Hall, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by Christine Amblyopone sp. (genus) (Slow ant) at Hall, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by Christine Tropis exilis (Longhorn beetle) at Hall, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by Christine Mutillidae (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Hall, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by Christine Dianella sp. aff. longifolia (Benambra) (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Hall, ACT - 2 Aug 2019 by MichaelMulvaney Chamaecytisus palmensis (Tagasaste, Tree Lucerne) at Hall, ACT - 2 Aug 2019 by MichaelMulvaney Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Hall, ACT - 2 Aug 2019 by MichaelMulvaney Ptilotula ornata (Yellow-plumed Honeyeater) at Hall, ACT - 7 Jun 2018 by PrueSteve
Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Hall, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by Christine
Amblyopone sp. (genus) (Slow ant) at Hall, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by Christine
Tropis exilis (Longhorn beetle) at Hall, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by Christine
Mutillidae (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Hall, ACT - 16 Nov 2019 by Christine
Dianella sp. aff. longifolia (Benambra) (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Hall, ACT - 2 Aug 2019 by MichaelMulvaney
Chamaecytisus palmensis (Tagasaste, Tree Lucerne) at Hall, ACT - 2 Aug 2019 by MichaelMulvaney
Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Hall, ACT - 2 Aug 2019 by MichaelMulvaney
Ptilotula ornata (Yellow-plumed Honeyeater) at Hall, ACT - 7 Jun 2018 by PrueSteve

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 16 Nov 2019 11:32 AM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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