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Unidentified at suppressed - 20 Jan 2021
Unidentified at suppressed - 20 Jan 2021
Unidentified at suppressed - 20 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Opisthoncus sexmaculatus 22 Jan 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 20 Jan 2021 SimoneC

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SimoneC wrote:
   22 Jan 2021
Hi Michael, I don’t have much experience IDing spiders and discounted O.sexmaculatus because it didn’t seem to have the significant reddy/purple patch on its head. I assume the abdominal markings or more important indicators?
   22 Jan 2021
Simone - I also don't have a lot of expertise re spider ID - but I think both the head and abdomen markings in this species can be variable and your image does show a dark head patch. Because I was uncertain re the ID I only made a suggestion. I am hoping that Yumi and/or Bron who share the spider moderating task will be able to enlighten us both.

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Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 20 Jan 2021 07:24 PM Recorded on
  • SimoneC Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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