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Araneus hamiltoni

Hamilton's Orb Weaver at Amaroo, ACT

Araneus hamiltoni at Amaroo, ACT - 28 Oct 2021
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Identification history

Araneus hamiltoni 28 Oct 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 28 Oct 2021 RichForshaw

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User's notes

Catching Aphids on the rose. Happy to hear a species name please. It's a new one to me.

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   28 Oct 2021
The taxonomy of the orb-weavers is not that clear and Hamiliton's Orb Weaver is also included within the Cycles fuliginata species group

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zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Amaroo, ACT - 15 May 2022 by RichForshaw zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Amaroo, ACT - 15 May 2022 by RichForshaw Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Amaroo, ACT - 15 May 2022 by RichForshaw Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Amaroo, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by RichForshaw Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Amaroo, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by Rich Forshaw Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Amaroo, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by Rich Forshaw Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Amaroo, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by RichForshaw Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Amaroo, ACT - 12 Jan 2019 by RichForshaw Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Amaroo, ACT - 3 Mar 2016 by Rich Forshaw
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Amaroo, ACT - 15 May 2022 by RichForshaw
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Amaroo, ACT - 15 May 2022 by RichForshaw
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Amaroo, ACT - 15 May 2022 by RichForshaw
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Amaroo, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by RichForshaw
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Amaroo, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by Rich Forshaw
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Amaroo, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by Rich Forshaw
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Amaroo, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by RichForshaw
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Amaroo, ACT - 12 Jan 2019 by RichForshaw
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Amaroo, ACT - 3 Mar 2016 by Rich Forshaw

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 28 Oct 2021 11:53 AM Recorded on
  • RichForshaw Recorded by

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