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Backobourkia sp. (genus)

An orb weaver at Holt, ACT

Backobourkia sp. (genus) at Holt, ACT - 21 Mar 2020
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Identification history

Backobourkia sp. (genus) 20 Aug 2020 YumiCallaway
Backobourkia sp. (genus) 7 Apr 2020 tpreston
Araneinae (subfamily) 4 Apr 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 22 Mar 2020 tpreston

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3 comments

   23 Mar 2020
Magnificent Sighting @tpreston. Where did you spot this Orb-weaving spider?
tpreston wrote:
   23 Mar 2020
Just around Holt. Lucky find.
tpreston wrote:
   8 Apr 2020
Based on a likeness to a photo of a sighting here, I think this might be a Backobourkia sp?

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Nearby sightings

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Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Holt, ACT - 27 Feb 2021 by tpreston Oecobius navus (Midget house spider) at Holt, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by tpreston Thasyraea lepida (Prowling spider) at Holt, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by tpreston Neorrhina punctata (Spotted Flower Chafer) at Holt, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by tpreston Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Holt, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by tpreston Phyllotocus rufipennis (Nectar scarab) at Holt, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by tpreston Anthrenus verbasci (Varied or Variegated Carpet Beetle) at Holt, ACT - 30 Sep 2020 by tpreston Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at Holt, ACT - 18 Sep 2020 by tpreston Dermestes maculatus (Hide beetle) at Holt, ACT - 30 Aug 2020 by tpreston Lepidoptera sp. unclassified IMMATURE moth (Lepidoptera sp. unclassified IMMATURE moth) at Holt, ACT - 28 Aug 2020 by tpreston Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by tpreston Formicidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ant) at Holt, ACT - 29 May 2020 by tpreston Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Holt, ACT - 29 May 2020 by tpreston Conicochernes sp. (genus) (Chernetid Pseudoscorpion) at Holt, ACT - 24 Apr 2020 by tpreston Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Holt, ACT - 23 Apr 2020 by tpreston Lucilia sp. (genus) (A blowfly) at Holt, ACT - 23 Apr 2020 by tpreston Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Holt, ACT - 23 Apr 2020 by tpreston Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Holt, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by tpreston Psilogramma casuarinae (Southern Psilogramma) at Holt, ACT - 28 Mar 2020 by tpreston Belenois java (Caper White) at Holt, ACT - 25 Mar 2020 by tpreston Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Holt, ACT - 24 Mar 2020 by tpreston Eristalinus punctulatus (Native Drone Fly) at Holt, ACT - 24 Mar 2020 by tpreston Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Holt, ACT - 12 Feb 2017 by ChrisDavey Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Holt, ACT - 30 Jan 2017 by ChrisDavey Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Holt, ACT - 14 Jan 2017 by ChrisDavey Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Holt, ACT - 23 Dec 2016 by ChrisDavey Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying Fox) at Holt, ACT - 21 Nov 2016 by ChrisDavey Helicoverpa punctigera (Australian bollworm, Native budworm) at Holt, ACT - 1 Nov 2016 by ChrisDavey Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Holt, ACT - 30 Mar 2016 by ChrisDavey
Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Holt, ACT - 27 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Oecobius navus (Midget house spider) at Holt, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Thasyraea lepida (Prowling spider) at Holt, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted Flower Chafer) at Holt, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Holt, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Phyllotocus rufipennis (Nectar scarab) at Holt, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Anthrenus verbasci (Varied or Variegated Carpet Beetle) at Holt, ACT - 30 Sep 2020 by tpreston
Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at Holt, ACT - 18 Sep 2020 by tpreston
Dermestes maculatus (Hide beetle) at Holt, ACT - 30 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Lepidoptera sp. unclassified IMMATURE moth (Lepidoptera sp. unclassified IMMATURE moth) at Holt, ACT - 28 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by tpreston
Formicidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ant) at Holt, ACT - 29 May 2020 by tpreston
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Holt, ACT - 29 May 2020 by tpreston
Conicochernes sp. (genus) (Chernetid Pseudoscorpion) at Holt, ACT - 24 Apr 2020 by tpreston
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Holt, ACT - 23 Apr 2020 by tpreston
Lucilia sp. (genus) (A blowfly) at Holt, ACT - 23 Apr 2020 by tpreston
Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Holt, ACT - 23 Apr 2020 by tpreston
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Holt, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Psilogramma casuarinae (Southern Psilogramma) at Holt, ACT - 28 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Belenois java (Caper White) at Holt, ACT - 25 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Holt, ACT - 24 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Eristalinus punctulatus (Native Drone Fly) at Holt, ACT - 24 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Holt, ACT - 12 Feb 2017 by ChrisDavey
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Holt, ACT - 30 Jan 2017 by ChrisDavey
Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Holt, ACT - 14 Jan 2017 by ChrisDavey
Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Holt, ACT - 23 Dec 2016 by ChrisDavey
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying Fox) at Holt, ACT - 21 Nov 2016 by ChrisDavey
Helicoverpa punctigera (Australian bollworm, Native budworm) at Holt, ACT - 1 Nov 2016 by ChrisDavey
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Holt, ACT - 30 Mar 2016 by ChrisDavey

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 21 Mar 2020 03:00 PM Recorded on
  • tpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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