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Backobourkia sp. (genus)

An orb weaver at Cook, ACT

Backobourkia sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021
Backobourkia sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021
Backobourkia sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021
Backobourkia sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Backobourkia sp. (genus) 24 Jan 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 20 Jan 2021 tpreston

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Author's notes

In web between tall grass stems.

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Nearby sightings

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Helicoverpa (genus) (A bollworm) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2021 by drakes Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by tpreston Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Cook, ACT - 3 Dec 2020 by CathB Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Cook, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by drakes Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by drakes Pholodes sinistraria (Sinister Moth, Frilled Bark Moth) at Cook, ACT - 13 Oct 2020 by MattFox Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by CathB Ethonion leai (Root-galling jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 6 Oct 2018 by MichaelMulvaney
Helicoverpa (genus) (A bollworm) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2021 by drakes
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Oxypetalum coeruleum (Tweedia or Southern Star) at Cook, ACT - 3 Dec 2020 by CathB
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Cook, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by drakes
Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by drakes
Pholodes sinistraria (Sinister Moth, Frilled Bark Moth) at Cook, ACT - 13 Oct 2020 by MattFox
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Feb 2019 by CathB
Ethonion leai (Root-galling jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 6 Oct 2018 by MichaelMulvaney

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 20 Jan 2021 12:22 PM Recorded on
  • tpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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