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Latrodectus hasselti

Redback Spider at Evatt, ACT

Latrodectus hasselti at Evatt, ACT - 11 Jan 2022
Latrodectus hasselti at Evatt, ACT - 11 Jan 2022
Latrodectus hasselti at Evatt, ACT - 11 Jan 2022
Latrodectus hasselti at Evatt, ACT - 11 Jan 2022
Latrodectus hasselti at Evatt, ACT - 11 Jan 2022
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Latrodectus hasselti 16 Jan 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Latrodectus hasselti 15 Jan 2022 TimL

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The first image shows the underside of the abdomen with part of the spider's respiratory system visible (the white horizontal slit-like, booklung openings).

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Nicodamidae sp. (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by TimL Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Evatt, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by TimL Cryptachaea gigantipes (White porch spider) at Evatt, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by TimL Cryptachaea gigantipes (White porch spider) at Evatt, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by TimL Acanthinevania sp. (genus) (Hatchet wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by TimL Massila sp. (genus) (Unidentified Massila planthopper) at Evatt, ACT - 10 Dec 2021 by TimL Conocephalomima barameda (False Meadow Katydid, Barameda) at Evatt, ACT - 4 Dec 2021 by TimL Eumeninae (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 1 Dec 2021 by TimL Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Evatt, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by TimL Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Evatt, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by TimL Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by TimL Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by TimL Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Evatt, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by TimL Pison sp. (genus) (Black mud-dauber wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by TimL Tasmanicosa godeffroyi (Garden Wolf Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 20 Nov 2021 by TimL Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Evatt, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by TimL Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Evatt, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by TimL Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Nov 2021 by TimL Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Nov 2021 by TimL Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Evatt, ACT - 1 Nov 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Evatt, ACT - 27 Oct 2021 by TimL Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Evatt, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by TimL Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Evatt, ACT - 24 Oct 2021 by TimL Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by TimL Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Evatt, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by TimL Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 18 Oct 2021 by TimL Sciaridae sp. (family) (Black fungus gnat) at Evatt, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by TimL Tabanidae (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Evatt, ACT - 16 Oct 2021 by TimL Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 15 Oct 2021 by TimL Tabanidae (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Evatt, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by TimL Holoplatys invenusta (Jumping spider) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Oct 2021 by TimL Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by TimL Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by TimL Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Evatt, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by TimL Lepismatidae (family) (A silverfish) at Evatt, ACT - 7 Oct 2021 by TimL Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by TimL Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by TimL Deroceras reticulatum (Grey Field Slug) at Evatt, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by TimL Deroceras reticulatum (Grey Field Slug) at Evatt, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by TimL Sandalodes sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sandalodes) at Evatt, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by TimL Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Evatt, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by TimL Siphanta sp. (genus) (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by TimL Astraeus hygrometricus (Barometer Earthstar) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by TimL Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by TimL Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Evatt, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by TimL Steganopsis melanogaster (A lauxaniid fly) at Evatt, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by TimL Deroceras reticulatum (Grey Field Slug) at Evatt, ACT - 30 Sep 2021 by TimL Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Evatt, ACT - 30 Sep 2021 by TimL Australoplana minor (The Little planarian) at Evatt, ACT - 29 Sep 2021 by TimL Australoplana minor (The Little planarian) at Evatt, ACT - 29 Sep 2021 by TimL Tabanidae (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Evatt, ACT - 28 Sep 2021 by TimL Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Evatt, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by TimL Amblyseius sp.(genus) (A predatory mite) at Evatt, ACT - 25 Sep 2021 by TimL Phlaeothripidae sp. (family) (A thrip) at Evatt, ACT - 24 Sep 2021 by TimL Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Evatt, ACT - 24 Sep 2021 by TimL Nyssus coloripes (Spotted Ground Swift Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 21 Sep 2021 by TimL Linyphiidae sp. (family) (Money spider or Sheet-web spider) at Evatt, ACT - 20 Sep 2021 by TimL Hypoblemum griseum (Jumping spider) at Evatt, ACT - 19 Sep 2021 by TimL Deroceras reticulatum (Grey Field Slug) at Evatt, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by TimL Isopeda sp. (genus) (Huntsman Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by TimL Araneus sp. (genus) (Orb weaver) at Evatt, ACT - 14 Sep 2021 by TimL Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Evatt, ACT - 14 Sep 2021 by TimL Venatrix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Venatrix wolf spider) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by TimL Araneus sp. (genus) (Orb weaver) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by TimL Austrotephritis sp. (genus) (Fruit fly or Seed fly) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by TimL Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by TimL Sidymella trapezia (Crab spider) at Evatt, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by TimL Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Evatt, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by TimL Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 3 Sep 2021 by TimL Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by TimL Staphylinidae (family) (Rove beetle) at Evatt, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by TimL Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Evatt, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by TimL Australoplana alba at Evatt, ACT - 29 Aug 2021 by TimL Australoplana alba at Evatt, ACT - 29 Aug 2021 by TimL Lampona sp. (genus) (White-tailed spider) at Evatt, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by TimL Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Evatt, ACT - 23 Aug 2021 by TimL Lampona sp. (genus) (White-tailed spider) at Evatt, ACT - 18 Aug 2021 by TimL Geophilomorpha sp. (order) (Earth or soil centipede) at Evatt, ACT - 17 Aug 2021 by TimL Australoplana alba at Evatt, ACT - 16 Aug 2021 by TimL Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Aug 2021 by TimL Australoplana minor (The Little planarian) at Evatt, ACT - 11 Aug 2021 by TimL Cryptoblepharus sp. (genus) (Fence, snake-eyed or shining skinks) at Evatt, ACT - 11 Aug 2021 by TimL Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Evatt, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by TimL Venatrix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Venatrix wolf spider) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by TimL Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Evatt, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Evatt, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Jul 2021 by TimL Netelia sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 19 Jun 2021 by TimL Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 22 May 2021 by TimL Stephanopis cambridgei (Blunt-headed Crab Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 17 May 2021 by TimL Deroceras reticulatum (Grey Field Slug) at Evatt, ACT - 11 May 2021 by TimL Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Evatt, ACT - 11 May 2021 by TimL Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Evatt, ACT - 9 May 2021 by TimL Riccardoella oudemansi (White Slug Mite) at Evatt, ACT - 9 May 2021 by TimL Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Evatt, ACT - 8 May 2021 by TimL Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 2 May 2021 by TimL Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 2 May 2021 by TimL Isopeda sp. (genus) (Huntsman Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by TimL Mogulones larvatus (Paterson's curse crown weevil) at Evatt, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by TimL
Nicodamidae sp. (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by TimL
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Evatt, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by TimL
Cryptachaea gigantipes (White porch spider) at Evatt, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by TimL
Cryptachaea gigantipes (White porch spider) at Evatt, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by TimL
Acanthinevania sp. (genus) (Hatchet wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by TimL
Massila sp. (genus) (Unidentified Massila planthopper) at Evatt, ACT - 10 Dec 2021 by TimL
Conocephalomima barameda (False Meadow Katydid, Barameda) at Evatt, ACT - 4 Dec 2021 by TimL
Eumeninae (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 1 Dec 2021 by TimL
Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Evatt, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by TimL
Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Evatt, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by TimL
Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by TimL
Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 30 Nov 2021 by TimL
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Evatt, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by TimL
Pison sp. (genus) (Black mud-dauber wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by TimL
Tasmanicosa godeffroyi (Garden Wolf Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 20 Nov 2021 by TimL
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Evatt, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by TimL
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Evatt, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by TimL
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Nov 2021 by TimL
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Evatt, ACT - 1 Nov 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Evatt, ACT - 27 Oct 2021 by TimL
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Evatt, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by TimL
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Evatt, ACT - 24 Oct 2021 by TimL
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by TimL
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Evatt, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by TimL
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 18 Oct 2021 by TimL
Sciaridae sp. (family) (Black fungus gnat) at Evatt, ACT - 17 Oct 2021 by TimL
Tabanidae (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Evatt, ACT - 16 Oct 2021 by TimL
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 15 Oct 2021 by TimL
Tabanidae (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Evatt, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by TimL
Holoplatys invenusta (Jumping spider) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Oct 2021 by TimL
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by TimL
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by TimL
Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Evatt, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by TimL
Lepismatidae (family) (A silverfish) at Evatt, ACT - 7 Oct 2021 by TimL
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by TimL
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by TimL
Deroceras reticulatum (Grey Field Slug) at Evatt, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by TimL
Deroceras reticulatum (Grey Field Slug) at Evatt, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by TimL
Sandalodes sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sandalodes) at Evatt, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by TimL
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Evatt, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by TimL
Siphanta sp. (genus) (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by TimL
Astraeus hygrometricus (Barometer Earthstar) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by TimL
Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by TimL
Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Evatt, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by TimL
Steganopsis melanogaster (A lauxaniid fly) at Evatt, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by TimL
Deroceras reticulatum (Grey Field Slug) at Evatt, ACT - 30 Sep 2021 by TimL
Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Evatt, ACT - 30 Sep 2021 by TimL
Australoplana minor (The Little planarian) at Evatt, ACT - 29 Sep 2021 by TimL
Australoplana minor (The Little planarian) at Evatt, ACT - 29 Sep 2021 by TimL
Tabanidae (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Evatt, ACT - 28 Sep 2021 by TimL
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Evatt, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by TimL
Amblyseius sp.(genus) (A predatory mite) at Evatt, ACT - 25 Sep 2021 by TimL
Phlaeothripidae sp. (family) (A thrip) at Evatt, ACT - 24 Sep 2021 by TimL
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Evatt, ACT - 24 Sep 2021 by TimL
Nyssus coloripes (Spotted Ground Swift Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 21 Sep 2021 by TimL
Linyphiidae sp. (family) (Money spider or Sheet-web spider) at Evatt, ACT - 20 Sep 2021 by TimL
Hypoblemum griseum (Jumping spider) at Evatt, ACT - 19 Sep 2021 by TimL
Deroceras reticulatum (Grey Field Slug) at Evatt, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by TimL
Isopeda sp. (genus) (Huntsman Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by TimL
Araneus sp. (genus) (Orb weaver) at Evatt, ACT - 14 Sep 2021 by TimL
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Evatt, ACT - 14 Sep 2021 by TimL
Venatrix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Venatrix wolf spider) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by TimL
Araneus sp. (genus) (Orb weaver) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by TimL
Austrotephritis sp. (genus) (Fruit fly or Seed fly) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by TimL
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by TimL
Sidymella trapezia (Crab spider) at Evatt, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by TimL
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Evatt, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by TimL
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 3 Sep 2021 by TimL
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by TimL
Staphylinidae (family) (Rove beetle) at Evatt, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by TimL
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Evatt, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by TimL
Australoplana alba at Evatt, ACT - 29 Aug 2021 by TimL
Australoplana alba at Evatt, ACT - 29 Aug 2021 by TimL
Lampona sp. (genus) (White-tailed spider) at Evatt, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by TimL
Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Evatt, ACT - 23 Aug 2021 by TimL
Lampona sp. (genus) (White-tailed spider) at Evatt, ACT - 18 Aug 2021 by TimL
Geophilomorpha sp. (order) (Earth or soil centipede) at Evatt, ACT - 17 Aug 2021 by TimL
Australoplana alba at Evatt, ACT - 16 Aug 2021 by TimL
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Evatt, ACT - 13 Aug 2021 by TimL
Australoplana minor (The Little planarian) at Evatt, ACT - 11 Aug 2021 by TimL
Cryptoblepharus sp. (genus) (Fence, snake-eyed or shining skinks) at Evatt, ACT - 11 Aug 2021 by TimL
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Evatt, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by TimL
Venatrix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Venatrix wolf spider) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by TimL
Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Evatt, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Evatt, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Evatt, ACT - 2 Jul 2021 by TimL
Netelia sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 19 Jun 2021 by TimL
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 22 May 2021 by TimL
Stephanopis cambridgei (Blunt-headed Crab Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 17 May 2021 by TimL
Deroceras reticulatum (Grey Field Slug) at Evatt, ACT - 11 May 2021 by TimL
Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Evatt, ACT - 11 May 2021 by TimL
Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Evatt, ACT - 9 May 2021 by TimL
Riccardoella oudemansi (White Slug Mite) at Evatt, ACT - 9 May 2021 by TimL
Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Evatt, ACT - 8 May 2021 by TimL
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 2 May 2021 by TimL
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Evatt, ACT - 2 May 2021 by TimL
Isopeda sp. (genus) (Huntsman Spider) at Evatt, ACT - 26 Apr 2021 by TimL
Mogulones larvatus (Paterson's curse crown weevil) at Evatt, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by TimL

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 11 Jan 2022 01:38 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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