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Neosparassus calligaster

Beautiful Badge Huntsman at Cook, ACT

Neosparassus calligaster at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2021
Neosparassus calligaster at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2021
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Neosparassus calligaster 12 Feb 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Neosparassus calligaster 9 Feb 2021 CathB

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Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Cook, ACT - 26 May 2022 by CathB Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Cook, ACT - 18 May 2022 by Tammy Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 25 Apr 2022 by CathB Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by drakes Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Tammy Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Cook, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Tammy Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2022 by drakes Poneridia macdonaldi (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by CathB Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Cook, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by drakes Trogodendron fasciculatum (Yellow-horned Clerid) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by CathB Plectobela undescribed species (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by CathB Conocephalus upoluensis (Meadow Katydid) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by CathB Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Cook, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by drakes Adelium pustulosum (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB Linyphiidae sp. (family) (Money spider or Sheet-web spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB Deliochus sp. (genus) (A leaf curling spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Cook, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by drakes Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes Cyperus sanguinolentus (A Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy Nemophora sparsella (An Adelid Moth) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by CathB Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by CathB Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by CathB Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by CathB Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by drakes Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB Thysanotus tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around Spider) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by drakes Senecio bathurstianus (Rough fireweed) at Cook, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by drakes Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB Cyperus eragrostis (Umbrella Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Thysanotus tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by Tammy Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Sisyrinchium rosulatum (Scourweed) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Juncus sp. (A rush) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Drosera gunniana at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by drakes Thysanotus tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by drakes Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2021 by SusanneG Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2021 by SusanneG Dillwynia sp. at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2021 by SusanneG Phytoecia coerulescens (Paterson's curse stem beetle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by CathB Sonchus oleraceus (Annual Sowthistle) at Cook, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by drakes Dianella revoluta var. revoluta (Black-Anther Flax Lily) at Cook, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by drakes Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by drakes Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by CathB Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 24 Oct 2021 by CathB Cryptocephalinae sp. (sub-family) (A case-bearing leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Oct 2021 by CathB Plecoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Stone fly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Oct 2021 by CathB Sandalodes bipenicillatus (Double-brush jumper) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Psychidae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Isolepis sp. (Club-rush) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2021 by drakes Gnathifera eurybias (A Fringe-tufted Moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2021 by CathB Ceratopogonidae (family) (Biting Midge) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2021 by CathB Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2021 by CathB Ardozyga mesochra and similar species at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by CathB Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Gynoplistia sp. (genus) (Crane fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by CathB Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae (Silver Gull) at Cook, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by Tammy Luzula densiflora (Dense Wood-rush) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by CathB Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by CathB Liparetrus sp. (genus) (Chafer beetle) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by CathB Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by CathB Runcinia acuminata (Pointy Crab Spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by CathB Sarothrocrepis civica (An arboreal 'ground' beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by CathB Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by CathB Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by CathB Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Cook, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by CathB Campylopus introflexus at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Limoniidae (family) (Unknown Limoniid Crane Fly) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Cook, ACT - 15 Sep 2021 by drakes Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Cook, ACT - 15 Sep 2021 by drakes Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by drakes Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by CathB
Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Cook, ACT - 26 May 2022 by CathB
Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Cook, ACT - 18 May 2022 by Tammy
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 25 Apr 2022 by CathB
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by drakes
Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Tammy
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Cook, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Tammy
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2022 by drakes
Poneridia macdonaldi (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by CathB
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Cook, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by drakes
Trogodendron fasciculatum (Yellow-horned Clerid) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by CathB
Plectobela undescribed species (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by CathB
Conocephalus upoluensis (Meadow Katydid) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by CathB
Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB
Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Cook, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by drakes
Adelium pustulosum (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
Linyphiidae sp. (family) (Money spider or Sheet-web spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
Deliochus sp. (genus) (A leaf curling spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Cook, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by drakes
Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes
Cyperus sanguinolentus (A Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy
Nemophora sparsella (An Adelid Moth) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by CathB
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by CathB
Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by CathB
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by CathB
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by drakes
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Thysanotus tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around Spider) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB
Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by drakes
Senecio bathurstianus (Rough fireweed) at Cook, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by drakes
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB
Cyperus eragrostis (Umbrella Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Thysanotus tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by Tammy
Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Sisyrinchium rosulatum (Scourweed) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Juncus sp. (A rush) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Drosera gunniana at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by drakes
Thysanotus tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by drakes
Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2021 by SusanneG
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2021 by SusanneG
Dillwynia sp. at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2021 by SusanneG
Phytoecia coerulescens (Paterson's curse stem beetle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by CathB
Sonchus oleraceus (Annual Sowthistle) at Cook, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by drakes
Dianella revoluta var. revoluta (Black-Anther Flax Lily) at Cook, ACT - 26 Oct 2021 by drakes
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by drakes
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by CathB
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 24 Oct 2021 by CathB
Cryptocephalinae sp. (sub-family) (A case-bearing leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Oct 2021 by CathB
Plecoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Stone fly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Oct 2021 by CathB
Sandalodes bipenicillatus (Double-brush jumper) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Psychidae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Isolepis sp. (Club-rush) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2021 by drakes
Gnathifera eurybias (A Fringe-tufted Moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2021 by CathB
Ceratopogonidae (family) (Biting Midge) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2021 by CathB
Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2021 by CathB
Ardozyga mesochra and similar species at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by CathB
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Gynoplistia sp. (genus) (Crane fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by CathB
Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae (Silver Gull) at Cook, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by Tammy
Luzula densiflora (Dense Wood-rush) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by CathB
Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by CathB
Liparetrus sp. (genus) (Chafer beetle) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by CathB
Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by CathB
Runcinia acuminata (Pointy Crab Spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by CathB
Sarothrocrepis civica (An arboreal 'ground' beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by CathB
Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by CathB
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by CathB
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Cook, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by CathB
Campylopus introflexus at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB
Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB
Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Limoniidae (family) (Unknown Limoniid Crane Fly) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Cook, ACT - 15 Sep 2021 by drakes
Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Cook, ACT - 15 Sep 2021 by drakes
Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by drakes
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by CathB

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 31 Jan 2021 09:41 AM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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