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1 Social huntsman spider at Coree, ACT

Delena cancerides at Coree, ACT - 7 Feb 2021
Delena cancerides at Coree, ACT - 7 Feb 2021
Delena cancerides at Coree, ACT - 7 Feb 2021
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Delena cancerides 11 May 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Delena cancerides 28 Feb 2021 BIrdsinCanberra

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I found a rather sizeable Social Huntsman spider and her young covering the interior of the brochure box. She was resting at the bottom but tensed up when I opened the lid to let light in. There was also movement among some of the juveniles although most flattened themselves against the wall. (Looks like a living version of the spider reported at 4349380 in October 2020)

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Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Coree, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by Harrisi Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Coree, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by Harrisi Staurostichus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Staurostichus bee fly) at Coree, ACT - 25 Dec 2021 by rawshorty 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 Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Coree, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by JohnBundock Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Coree, ACT - 16 Nov 2020 by Harrisi 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 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 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 Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Coree, ACT - 20 Jan 2019 by JudithRoach Ctenotus robustus (Robust Striped-skink) at Coree, ACT - 9 Jan 2019 by SWishart Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Coree, ACT - 9 Jan 2019 by JohnBundock Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Coree, ACT - 16 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Coree, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by Harrisi Opiliones (order) (Unidentified harvestman) at Coree, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by Harrisi Ectomocoris patricius (Ground assassin bug) at Coree, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by Harrisi Carenum sp. (genus) (Predatory ground beetle) at Coree, ACT - 31 Jul 2018 by Harrisi 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 Acyphas semiochrea (Omnivorous Tussock Moth) at Coree, ACT - 14 Jan 2018 by JudithRoach Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Coree, ACT - 26 Sep 2017 by JudithRoach Rutilia (Chrysorutilia) formosa (A Bristle fly) at Coree, ACT - 21 Dec 2016 by Judith Roach Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at Coree, ACT - 21 Dec 2016 by Judith Roach
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Coree, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by Harrisi
Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Coree, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by Harrisi
Staurostichus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Staurostichus bee fly) at Coree, ACT - 25 Dec 2021 by rawshorty
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
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Coree, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by JohnBundock
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Coree, ACT - 16 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
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
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
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
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Coree, ACT - 20 Jan 2019 by JudithRoach
Ctenotus robustus (Robust Striped-skink) at Coree, ACT - 9 Jan 2019 by SWishart
Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Coree, ACT - 9 Jan 2019 by JohnBundock
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Coree, ACT - 16 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Coree, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by Harrisi
Opiliones (order) (Unidentified harvestman) at Coree, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by Harrisi
Ectomocoris patricius (Ground assassin bug) at Coree, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by Harrisi
Carenum sp. (genus) (Predatory ground beetle) at Coree, ACT - 31 Jul 2018 by Harrisi
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
Acyphas semiochrea (Omnivorous Tussock Moth) at Coree, ACT - 14 Jan 2018 by JudithRoach
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Coree, ACT - 26 Sep 2017 by JudithRoach
Rutilia (Chrysorutilia) formosa (A Bristle fly) at Coree, ACT - 21 Dec 2016 by Judith Roach
Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at Coree, ACT - 21 Dec 2016 by Judith Roach

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 7 Feb 2021 06:12 AM Recorded on
  • BIrdsinCanberra Recorded by

Additional information

  • 50mm or larger Animal size

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