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Nephila edulis

1 Golden orb weaver at Black Mountain

Nephila edulis at Black Mountain - 3 Mar 2021
Nephila edulis at Black Mountain - 3 Mar 2021
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Identification history

Nephila edulis 3 Mar 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Nephila edulis 3 Mar 2021 Roger

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It looks like this spider is newly emerged from it's old skin.

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Nearby sightings

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Adoxotoma sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Black Mountain - 31 Mar 2021 by Roger Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Black Mountain - 16 Mar 2021 by Roger Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Black Mountain - 16 Mar 2021 by Roger Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue Eyes Lacewing) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2021 by Roger Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2021 by Roger Porela delineata (Lined Porela Moth) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2021 by Roger Arasia mollicoma (Flat-white Jumping Spider) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2021 by Roger Ocrisiona leucocomis (White-flecked Crevice-dweller) at Black Mountain - 5 Mar 2021 by Roger Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Black Mountain - 3 Mar 2021 by Roger Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Feb 2021 by Harrisi Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Black Mountain - 5 Feb 2021 by Roger Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Black Mountain - 4 Feb 2021 by Roger Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Black Mountain - 4 Jan 2021 by Roger Atrapsalta furcilla (Southern Mountain Squeaker) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Myopsalta bassiana (Bassian Buzzer) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Pauropsalta mneme (Alarm Clock Squawker) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Rhinotia phoenicoptera (Belid weevil) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) sp.(genus) (A Crane Fly) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine Microvalgus sp. (genus) (Flower scarab) at Black Mountain - 27 Dec 2020 by Roger Daerlac cephalotes (Ant Mimicking Seedbug) at Black Mountain - 26 Dec 2020 by Roger Podomyrma gratiosa (Muscleman tree ant) at Black Mountain - 24 Dec 2020 by Roger Yoyetta timothyi (Brown Firetail Cicada) at Black Mountain - 24 Dec 2020 by Roger Tanychilus sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at Black Mountain - 21 Dec 2020 by Roger Castiarina hilaris (A jewel beetle) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2020 by Roger Mordella dumbrelli (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2020 by Roger Podomyrma adelaidae (Muscleman tree ant) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2020 by Roger Aphaenogaster longiceps (A funnel ant) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2020 by tpreston Cladia aggregata (A lichen) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2020 by tpreston Hibbertia calycina (Lesser Guinea-flower) at Black Mountain - 13 Sep 2015 by JasonC
Adoxotoma sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Black Mountain - 31 Mar 2021 by Roger
Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Black Mountain - 16 Mar 2021 by Roger
Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Black Mountain - 16 Mar 2021 by Roger
Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue Eyes Lacewing) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2021 by Roger
Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2021 by Roger
Porela delineata (Lined Porela Moth) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2021 by Roger
Arasia mollicoma (Flat-white Jumping Spider) at Black Mountain - 7 Mar 2021 by Roger
Ocrisiona leucocomis (White-flecked Crevice-dweller) at Black Mountain - 5 Mar 2021 by Roger
Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Black Mountain - 3 Mar 2021 by Roger
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Black Mountain - 11 Feb 2021 by Harrisi
Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Black Mountain - 5 Feb 2021 by Roger
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Black Mountain - 4 Feb 2021 by Roger
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Black Mountain - 4 Jan 2021 by Roger
Atrapsalta furcilla (Southern Mountain Squeaker) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Myopsalta bassiana (Bassian Buzzer) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Pauropsalta mneme (Alarm Clock Squawker) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Rhinotia phoenicoptera (Belid weevil) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) sp.(genus) (A Crane Fly) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Black Mountain - 28 Dec 2020 by Christine
Microvalgus sp. (genus) (Flower scarab) at Black Mountain - 27 Dec 2020 by Roger
Daerlac cephalotes (Ant Mimicking Seedbug) at Black Mountain - 26 Dec 2020 by Roger
Podomyrma gratiosa (Muscleman tree ant) at Black Mountain - 24 Dec 2020 by Roger
Yoyetta timothyi (Brown Firetail Cicada) at Black Mountain - 24 Dec 2020 by Roger
Tanychilus sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at Black Mountain - 21 Dec 2020 by Roger
Castiarina hilaris (A jewel beetle) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2020 by Roger
Mordella dumbrelli (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2020 by Roger
Podomyrma adelaidae (Muscleman tree ant) at Black Mountain - 17 Dec 2020 by Roger
Aphaenogaster longiceps (A funnel ant) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2020 by tpreston
Cladia aggregata (A lichen) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2020 by tpreston
Hibbertia calycina (Lesser Guinea-flower) at Black Mountain - 13 Sep 2015 by JasonC

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 3 Mar 2021 12:29 PM Recorded on
  • Roger Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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