Apricia jovialis

Jovial jumping spider at Downer, ACT

Apricia jovialis at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021
Apricia jovialis at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021
Apricia jovialis at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021
Apricia jovialis at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021
Apricia jovialis at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021
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Identification history

Apricia jovialis 6 Apr 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Apricia jovialis 6 Apr 2021 TimL

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The final image was taken from below to provide details of the Jovial jumping spider's prey. Thanks to Marcus Leach for the initial sighting.

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Pyrgotidae sp. (family) (A pyrgotid fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2021 by TimL
Miridae (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by TimL
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Faex sp. (genus) (Faex Leaf Beetle) at Downer, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Philoponella congregabilis (Social house spider) at Downer, ACT - 30 Jul 2021 by TimL
Valenzuela sp. (genus) (A lizard Barklice) at Downer, ACT - 25 Jul 2021 by TimL
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Downer, ACT - 16 Jul 2021 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2021 by TimL
Trombidiidae (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL
Ledrinae (subfamily) (A Flat-headed Leafhopper) at Downer, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL
Ledrinae (subfamily) (A Flat-headed Leafhopper) at Downer, ACT - 30 May 2021 by TimL
Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Downer, ACT - 18 May 2021 by TimL
Rainbowia sp. (genus) (A mite) at Downer, ACT - 14 May 2021 by TimL
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Calopompilus sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Downer, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by Roger
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL
Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Downer, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL
Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Downer, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Encyrtidae (family) (Encyrtid wasp) at Downer, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by TimL
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Downer, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Celaenia atkinsoni (Atkinson's bird-dropping spider) at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ledrinae (subfamily) (A Flat-headed Leafhopper) at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Stenosmylus stenopterus (An Osmylid Lacewing) at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Calliphora sp. (genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Apr 2021 11:20 AM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

Species information

  • Apricia jovialis Scientific name
  • Jovial jumping spider Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 1555m Recorded at altitude
  • Machine learning
  • External link More information
  • Synonyms

    Breda jovialis Ocrisiona jovialis Basking Jumping Spider

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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