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Austracantha minax

Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider at Coree, ACT

Austracantha minax at Coree, ACT - 17 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Austracantha minax 20 Dec 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Austracantha minax 19 Dec 2020 JohnBundock

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Habronestes bradleyi (Bradley's Ant-Eating Spider) at Coree, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by RobG1 Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Coree, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RobG1 Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Coree, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RobG1 Dasybasis sp. (genus) (A march fly) at Coree, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RobG1 Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Coree, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by RobG1 Scioglyptis chionomera (Grey Patch Bark Moth) at Coree, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Coree, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock Delena cancerides (Social huntsman spider) at Coree, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by BIrdsinCanberra Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Coree, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by SWishart Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Coree, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by SWishart Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Coree, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by JohnBundock Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Coree, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by Kurt Silene gallica var. quinquevulnera (Five-wounded Catchfly) at Coree, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by Kurt Cirphula pyrrhocnemis (Variable Cirphula) at Coree, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by Kurt Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Coree, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by Kurt Taxeotis reserata (A Geometer moth) at Coree, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by JohnBundock Delena cancerides (Social huntsman spider) at Coree, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by JohnBundock Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Coree, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by Christine Acrididae sp. (family) (Unidentified Grasshopper) at Coree, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by Kurt Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Coree, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by Laserchemisty Euophryinae sp. (Rockhopper) undescribed (Euophryinae sp. (Rockhopper) undescribed) at Coree, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by Laserchemisty Maratus plumosus (Plumed Peacock Spider) at Coree, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by Laserchemisty Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Coree, ACT - 26 Sep 2020 by JudithRoach Drosera gunniana at Coree, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by JudithRoach Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Coree, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by JudithRoach Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Coree, ACT - 1 Mar 2020 by JohnBundock Polyrhachis ammon (Golden-spined Ant, Golden Ant) at Coree, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Kurt Homotrysis cisteloides (Darkling beetle) at Coree, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Kurt Camponotus intrepidus (Flumed Sugar Ant) at Coree, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Kurt Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Coree, ACT - 21 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Coree, ACT - 20 Jul 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Persoonia rigida (Hairy geebung) at Coree, ACT - 21 Apr 2018 by Mike Sorbus domestica (Service Tree) at Coree, ACT - 21 Apr 2018 by Mike Palirika decora (A beefly) at Coree, ACT - 13 Feb 2018 by JudithRoach Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Coree, ACT - 26 Sep 2017 by JudithRoach
Habronestes bradleyi (Bradley's Ant-Eating Spider) at Coree, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by RobG1
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Coree, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RobG1
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Coree, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RobG1
Dasybasis sp. (genus) (A march fly) at Coree, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by RobG1
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Coree, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by RobG1
Scioglyptis chionomera (Grey Patch Bark Moth) at Coree, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Coree, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Delena cancerides (Social huntsman spider) at Coree, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by BIrdsinCanberra
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Coree, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by SWishart
Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Coree, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by SWishart
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Coree, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by JohnBundock
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Coree, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by Kurt
Silene gallica var. quinquevulnera (Five-wounded Catchfly) at Coree, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by Kurt
Cirphula pyrrhocnemis (Variable Cirphula) at Coree, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by Kurt
Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Coree, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by Kurt
Taxeotis reserata (A Geometer moth) at Coree, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by JohnBundock
Delena cancerides (Social huntsman spider) at Coree, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by JohnBundock
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Coree, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by Christine
Acrididae sp. (family) (Unidentified Grasshopper) at Coree, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by Kurt
Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Coree, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by Laserchemisty
Euophryinae sp. (Rockhopper) undescribed (Euophryinae sp. (Rockhopper) undescribed) at Coree, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by Laserchemisty
Maratus plumosus (Plumed Peacock Spider) at Coree, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by Laserchemisty
Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Coree, ACT - 26 Sep 2020 by JudithRoach
Drosera gunniana at Coree, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by JudithRoach
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Coree, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by JudithRoach
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Coree, ACT - 1 Mar 2020 by JohnBundock
Polyrhachis ammon (Golden-spined Ant, Golden Ant) at Coree, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Kurt
Homotrysis cisteloides (Darkling beetle) at Coree, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Kurt
Camponotus intrepidus (Flumed Sugar Ant) at Coree, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by Kurt
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Coree, ACT - 21 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Coree, ACT - 20 Jul 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Persoonia rigida (Hairy geebung) at Coree, ACT - 21 Apr 2018 by Mike
Sorbus domestica (Service Tree) at Coree, ACT - 21 Apr 2018 by Mike
Palirika decora (A beefly) at Coree, ACT - 13 Feb 2018 by JudithRoach
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Coree, ACT - 26 Sep 2017 by JudithRoach

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 17 Dec 2020 03:08 PM Recorded on
  • JohnBundock Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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