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Austracantha minax

Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider at Yarralumla, ACT

Austracantha minax at Yarralumla, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
Austracantha minax at Yarralumla, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
Austracantha minax at Yarralumla, ACT - 16 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Austracantha minax 18 Jan 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Austracantha minax 17 Jan 2022 ConBoekel

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Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button wrinklewort) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Austrogomphus australis (Inland Hunter) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel zz puffball at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Leucauge dromedaria (Silver dromedary spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Casbia pallens (Pale Casbia) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Cryptobothrus chrysophorus (Golden Bandwing) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Calliphora vicina (European bluebottle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Eleusine tristachya (Goose Grass, Crab Grass, American Crows-Foot Grass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Atriplex semibaccata (Creeping Saltbush) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Amaranthus sp. (Amaranth) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button wrinklewort) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Dec 2018 by jpittock Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button wrinklewort) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Dec 2018 by jpittock Eucalyptus blakelyi (Blakely's Red Gum) at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016 by michaelb Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016 by michaelb Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button wrinklewort) at Yarralumla, ACT - 4 Feb 2016 by MichaelMulvaney Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button wrinklewort) at Yarralumla, ACT - 4 Feb 2016 by MichaelMulvaney
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Chondrilla juncea (Skeleton Weed) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button wrinklewort) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Austrogomphus australis (Inland Hunter) at Yarralumla, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
zz puffball at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Yarralumla, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Leucauge dromedaria (Silver dromedary spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Casbia pallens (Pale Casbia) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Cryptobothrus chrysophorus (Golden Bandwing) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Calliphora vicina (European bluebottle) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Eleusine tristachya (Goose Grass, Crab Grass, American Crows-Foot Grass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Atriplex semibaccata (Creeping Saltbush) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Amaranthus sp. (Amaranth) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Yarralumla, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by ConBoekel
Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button wrinklewort) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Dec 2018 by jpittock
Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button wrinklewort) at Yarralumla, ACT - 22 Dec 2018 by jpittock
Eucalyptus blakelyi (Blakely's Red Gum) at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Yarralumla, ACT - 9 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button wrinklewort) at Yarralumla, ACT - 4 Feb 2016 by MichaelMulvaney
Rutidosis leptorhynchoides (Button wrinklewort) at Yarralumla, ACT - 4 Feb 2016 by MichaelMulvaney

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 16 Jan 2022 10:51 AM Recorded on
  • ConBoekel Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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