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Backobourkia sp. (genus)

An orb weaver at Molonglo Gorge

Backobourkia sp. (genus) at Molonglo Gorge - 3 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Backobourkia sp. (genus) 24 Nov 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Backobourkia sp. (genus) 7 Nov 2020 Roger

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Author's notes

This spider was in a crevice in a eucalypt tree, after looking at a spider ID the nearest I can find is the Backobourkia.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 3 Nov 2020 10:29 AM Recorded on
  • Roger Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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