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Oecobius navus

Midget house spider at Holt, ACT

Oecobius navus at Holt, ACT - 12 Jan 2021
Oecobius navus at Holt, ACT - 12 Jan 2021
Oecobius navus at Holt, ACT - 12 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Oecobius navus 13 Jan 2021 YumiCallaway
Unidentified 12 Jan 2021 trevorpreston

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Tiny spiders, seem to never be larger than about 2 or 3mm body size. Common in corners like under the cornice where they build a very thin web over themselves.

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   13 Jan 2021
Thanks Yumi. Ive been wondering what these little spiders are for years.

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Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Holt, ACT - 18 Apr 2022 by trevorpreston Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Holt, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by tpreston Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Holt, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by tpreston Adelium brevicorne (Bronzed field beetle) at Holt, ACT - 27 Feb 2021 by tpreston Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Holt, ACT - 27 Feb 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 unclassified IMMATURE moth at Holt, ACT - 28 Aug 2020 by trevorpreston Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by tpreston Formicidae (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 (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 (Privet Hawk Moth) 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 (Golden Native Drone Fly) at Holt, ACT - 24 Mar 2020 by tpreston Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Holt, ACT - 21 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 (Native Budworm) at Holt, ACT - 1 Nov 2016 by ChrisDavey Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Holt, ACT - 30 Mar 2016 by ChrisDavey
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Holt, ACT - 18 Apr 2022 by trevorpreston
Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Holt, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Holt, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Adelium brevicorne (Bronzed field beetle) at Holt, ACT - 27 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Holt, ACT - 27 Feb 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 unclassified IMMATURE moth at Holt, ACT - 28 Aug 2020 by trevorpreston
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2020 by tpreston
Formicidae (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 (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 (Privet Hawk Moth) 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 (Golden Native Drone Fly) at Holt, ACT - 24 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Holt, ACT - 21 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 (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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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 12 Jan 2021 03:34 PM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

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  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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