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Opisthoncus sp. (genus)

Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider at Cook, ACT

Opisthoncus sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021
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Identification history

Opisthoncus sp. (genus) 5 Oct 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) 5 Oct 2021 CathB

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These spiders were associated with many rather untidy looking constructions built in old flower heads of Cassinia quinquefaria.

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Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by CathB Lanciana montana (Montane Ground Shield-back) at Cook, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by CathB Plecoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Stone fly) at Cook, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by CathB Staphylinidae (family) (Rove beetle) at Cook, ACT - 19 Sep 2022 by CathB Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2022 by Tammy 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 Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 18 May 2022 by Tammy 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 Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2022 by drakes Symphyla (class) (Symphylan or garden centipede) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Poneridia macdonaldi (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by CathB Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Nuliodon fishburni (Fishburn's Prowling Coastal Hunter) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Calperum ottei (A recently described pygmy cricket) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Grylloidea (superfamily) (Unidentified cricket) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Trogodendron fasciculatum (Yellow-horned Clerid) at Cook, ACT - 24 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 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 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 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 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 Thysanotus tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by Tammy Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by drakes Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) 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 Hednota bivittella (Webworm) at Cook, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by CathB Phytoecia coerulescens (Paterson's curse stem beetle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by CathB Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Cook, ACT - 30 Oct 2021 by Tammy 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 Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 24 Oct 2021 by CathB Cryptocephalinae (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 Galium gaudichaudii subsp. gaudichaudii (Rough bedstraw) at Cook, ACT - 19 Oct 2021 by drakes Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2021 by drakes Hypochaeris glabra (Smooth Catsear) 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 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 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 Paratettix australis (A pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB Paratettix argillaceus (A pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy 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 Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Cook, ACT - 21 Sep 2021 by MattFox 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 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 Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) 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 Luzula meridionalis (Woodrush) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by drakes Dillwynia sp. at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by MattFox Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by Tammy Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Cook, ACT - 8 Sep 2021 by CathB Microseris walteri (Yam Daisy, Murnong) at Cook, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by drakes Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Cook, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by Tammy Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by CathB Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by Tammy Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by drakes Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Cook, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by drakes Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Cook, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by ZaLaDa
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by CathB
Lanciana montana (Montane Ground Shield-back) at Cook, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by CathB
Plecoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Stone fly) at Cook, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by CathB
Staphylinidae (family) (Rove beetle) at Cook, ACT - 19 Sep 2022 by CathB
Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2022 by Tammy
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
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 18 May 2022 by Tammy
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
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2022 by drakes
Symphyla (class) (Symphylan or garden centipede) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Poneridia macdonaldi (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by CathB
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Nuliodon fishburni (Fishburn's Prowling Coastal Hunter) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Calperum ottei (A recently described pygmy cricket) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Grylloidea (superfamily) (Unidentified cricket) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Trogodendron fasciculatum (Yellow-horned Clerid) at Cook, ACT - 24 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
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
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
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
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
Thysanotus tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by Tammy
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by drakes
Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) 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
Hednota bivittella (Webworm) at Cook, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by CathB
Phytoecia coerulescens (Paterson's curse stem beetle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by CathB
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Cook, ACT - 30 Oct 2021 by Tammy
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
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 24 Oct 2021 by CathB
Cryptocephalinae (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
Galium gaudichaudii subsp. gaudichaudii (Rough bedstraw) at Cook, ACT - 19 Oct 2021 by drakes
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2021 by drakes
Hypochaeris glabra (Smooth Catsear) 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
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
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
Paratettix australis (A pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB
Paratettix argillaceus (A pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB
Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy
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
Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Cook, ACT - 21 Sep 2021 by MattFox
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
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
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) 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
Luzula meridionalis (Woodrush) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by drakes
Dillwynia sp. at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by MattFox
Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Cook, ACT - 8 Sep 2021 by CathB
Microseris walteri (Yam Daisy, Murnong) at Cook, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by drakes
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Cook, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by CathB
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by drakes
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Cook, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by drakes
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Cook, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by ZaLaDa

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 1 Oct 2021 01:07 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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