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Neosparassus calligaster

1 Beautiful Badge Huntsman at Cook, ACT

Neosparassus calligaster at Cook, ACT - 27 Jan 2022
Neosparassus calligaster at Cook, ACT - 27 Jan 2022
Neosparassus calligaster at Cook, ACT - 27 Jan 2022
Neosparassus calligaster at Cook, ACT - 27 Jan 2022
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Neosparassus calligaster 8 Feb 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Neosparassus calligaster 4 Feb 2022 CathB

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Dangling at eye level in the middle of the track.

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Monomachus antipodalis (A parasitic wasp) at Cook, ACT - 14 May 2023 by CathB Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Cook, ACT - 14 May 2023 by CathB Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Cook, ACT - 24 Apr 2023 by lbradley Trombidiidae (family) (Red velvet mite) at Cook, ACT - 6 Apr 2023 by CathB Acacia baileyana x Acacia dealbata (Cootamundra Wattle x Silver Wattle (Hybrid)) at Cook, ACT - 21 Mar 2023 by lbradley Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Cook, ACT - 17 Mar 2023 by lbradley Eucnemidae (family) (False click beetles) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2023 by CathB Rytidosperma laeve (Bare-backed Wallaby Grass) at Cook, ACT - 27 Jan 2023 by lbradley Taenogerella elizabethae at Cook, ACT - 12 Jan 2023 by CathB Eragrostis brownii (Common Love Grass) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2022 by lbradley Edusella puberula (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 14 Dec 2022 by CathB Cynosurus echinatus (Rough Dog's Tail Grass) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by lbradley Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by lbradley Bromus diandrus (Great Brome) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2022 by lbradley Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2022 by lbradley Pimelea curviflora var. sericea (Curved Riceflower) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2022 by lbradley Coronidium scorpioides (Button Everlasting) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2022 by lbradley Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2022 by lbradley Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2022 by lbradley Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Cook, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Harrisi Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2022 by CathB Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 16 Oct 2022 by Harrisi Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Cook, ACT - 10 Oct 2022 by lbradley Fumaria bastardii (Bastard Fumitory) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by drakes Comesperma volubile (Love Creeper) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by drakes Tubifera ferruginosa (Raspberry Slime) at Cook, ACT - 3 Oct 2022 by CathB Phalaris aquatica (Phalaris, Australian Canary Grass) at Cook, ACT - 21 Aug 2022 by lbradley Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 19 Aug 2022 by lbradley Dianella revoluta var. revoluta (Black-Anther Flax Lily) at Cook, ACT - 16 Aug 2022 by lbradley Clavulinopsis amoena (Yellow club) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jun 2022 by drakes Monomachus antipodalis (A parasitic wasp) at Cook, ACT - 29 May 2022 by CathB Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 20 May 2022 by CathB Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 25 Apr 2022 by CathB Trichalus sp. (genus) (Net-winged beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Apr 2022 by CathB zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by drakes Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by CathB Russula sp. (Russula) at Cook, ACT - 20 Mar 2022 by drakes Paropsis variolosa (Variolosa leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by drakes Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Cook, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by drakes Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by CathB Odontomyia decipiens (Green Soldier Fly) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by CathB Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 12 Feb 2022 by CathB Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 12 Feb 2022 by CathB Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB Paropsis aspera (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2022 by CathB Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB Paropsisterna sp. ("Ch11" of DeLittle 1979) (A leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by CathB Synalus angustus (Narrow crab spider) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by CathB Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by CathB Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by drakes Pararguda rufescens (Rufous Snout Moth) at Cook, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by CathB Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by drakes Genduara punctigera (Spotted Clear Winged Snout Moth) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by CathB Opodiphthera sp. (genus) (A gum moth) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by CathB Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Cook, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by CathB Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by drakes Stenoptilia zophodactylus (Dowdy Plume Moth) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by drakes Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Cook, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by drakes Phoroncidia sextuberculata (Six-knobbed Phoroncidia) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2021 by CathB Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2021 by CathB Cyperus eragrostis (Umbrella Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Chaetophyes compacta (Tube spittlebug) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by CathB Pimelea linifolia subsp. linifolia (Queen of the Bush, Slender Rice-flower) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by drakes Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by drakes Merimnetes oblongus (Radiata pine shoot weevil) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by CathB Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2021 by CathB Torymidae (family) (Torymid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 3 Nov 2021 by CathB Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by CathB Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Oct 2021 by drakes Calotis lappulacea (Yellow Burr Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by drakes Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at Cook, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by CathB Lomandra longifolia (Spiny-headed Mat-rush, Honey Reed) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes Dillwynia sericea (Egg And Bacon Peas) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes Creophilus erythrocephalus (Devil's coach horse, Rove beetle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Harrisi Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by drakes Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston Cheilanthes sp. (Rock Fern) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jul 2021 by MattFox Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jun 2021 by drakes Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden Weather-grass) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes Tachyporinae (subfamily) (Crab-like Rove Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by CathB Centaurium tenuiflorum (Branched Centaury) at Cook, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by drakes Drepanacra binocula (Notched brown lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 11 Dec 2020 by CathB Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by drakes Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2020 by drakes Pisolithus marmoratus (Horse Dung Fungus) at Cook, ACT - 22 Jun 2020 by drakes Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 14 Jun 2020 by drakes Coltricia sp. at Cook, ACT - 31 May 2020 by drakes Danaus petilia (Lesser wanderer) at Cook, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Tammy Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Cook, ACT - 17 Mar 2019 by CathB Sandalodes bipenicillatus (Double-brush jumper) at Cook, ACT - 17 Mar 2019 by CathB
Monomachus antipodalis (A parasitic wasp) at Cook, ACT - 14 May 2023 by CathB
Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Cook, ACT - 14 May 2023 by CathB
Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Cook, ACT - 24 Apr 2023 by lbradley
Trombidiidae (family) (Red velvet mite) at Cook, ACT - 6 Apr 2023 by CathB
Acacia baileyana x Acacia dealbata (Cootamundra Wattle x Silver Wattle (Hybrid)) at Cook, ACT - 21 Mar 2023 by lbradley
Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Cook, ACT - 17 Mar 2023 by lbradley
Eucnemidae (family) (False click beetles) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2023 by CathB
Rytidosperma laeve (Bare-backed Wallaby Grass) at Cook, ACT - 27 Jan 2023 by lbradley
Taenogerella elizabethae at Cook, ACT - 12 Jan 2023 by CathB
Eragrostis brownii (Common Love Grass) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2022 by lbradley
Edusella puberula (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 14 Dec 2022 by CathB
Cynosurus echinatus (Rough Dog's Tail Grass) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Bromus diandrus (Great Brome) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Pimelea curviflora var. sericea (Curved Riceflower) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Coronidium scorpioides (Button Everlasting) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Cook, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by Harrisi
Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2022 by CathB
Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 16 Oct 2022 by Harrisi
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Cook, ACT - 10 Oct 2022 by lbradley
Fumaria bastardii (Bastard Fumitory) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by drakes
Comesperma volubile (Love Creeper) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by drakes
Tubifera ferruginosa (Raspberry Slime) at Cook, ACT - 3 Oct 2022 by CathB
Phalaris aquatica (Phalaris, Australian Canary Grass) at Cook, ACT - 21 Aug 2022 by lbradley
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 19 Aug 2022 by lbradley
Dianella revoluta var. revoluta (Black-Anther Flax Lily) at Cook, ACT - 16 Aug 2022 by lbradley
Clavulinopsis amoena (Yellow club) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jun 2022 by drakes
Monomachus antipodalis (A parasitic wasp) at Cook, ACT - 29 May 2022 by CathB
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 20 May 2022 by CathB
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 25 Apr 2022 by CathB
Trichalus sp. (genus) (Net-winged beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Apr 2022 by CathB
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by drakes
Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by CathB
Russula sp. (Russula) at Cook, ACT - 20 Mar 2022 by drakes
Paropsis variolosa (Variolosa leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by drakes
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Cook, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by drakes
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by CathB
Odontomyia decipiens (Green Soldier Fly) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by CathB
Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 12 Feb 2022 by CathB
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 12 Feb 2022 by CathB
Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB
Paropsis aspera (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2022 by CathB
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
Paropsisterna sp. ("Ch11" of DeLittle 1979) (A leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by CathB
Synalus angustus (Narrow crab spider) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by CathB
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by CathB
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by drakes
Pararguda rufescens (Rufous Snout Moth) at Cook, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by CathB
Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by drakes
Genduara punctigera (Spotted Clear Winged Snout Moth) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by CathB
Opodiphthera sp. (genus) (A gum moth) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by CathB
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Cook, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by CathB
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by drakes
Stenoptilia zophodactylus (Dowdy Plume Moth) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by drakes
Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Cook, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by drakes
Phoroncidia sextuberculata (Six-knobbed Phoroncidia) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2021 by CathB
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2021 by CathB
Cyperus eragrostis (Umbrella Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Chaetophyes compacta (Tube spittlebug) at Cook, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by CathB
Pimelea linifolia subsp. linifolia (Queen of the Bush, Slender Rice-flower) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by drakes
Stylidium graminifolium (Grass Triggerplant) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by drakes
Merimnetes oblongus (Radiata pine shoot weevil) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by CathB
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2021 by CathB
Torymidae (family) (Torymid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 3 Nov 2021 by CathB
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by CathB
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining Fringe Lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Oct 2021 by drakes
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow Burr Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by drakes
Trichophthalma laetilinea (Tangled Vein Fly) at Cook, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by CathB
Lomandra longifolia (Spiny-headed Mat-rush, Honey Reed) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes
Dillwynia sericea (Egg And Bacon Peas) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by drakes
Creophilus erythrocephalus (Devil's coach horse, Rove beetle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Harrisi
Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by drakes
Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Cheilanthes sp. (Rock Fern) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jul 2021 by MattFox
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jun 2021 by drakes
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden Weather-grass) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes
Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes
Tachyporinae (subfamily) (Crab-like Rove Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by CathB
Centaurium tenuiflorum (Branched Centaury) at Cook, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by drakes
Drepanacra binocula (Notched brown lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 11 Dec 2020 by CathB
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by drakes
Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2020 by drakes
Pisolithus marmoratus (Horse Dung Fungus) at Cook, ACT - 22 Jun 2020 by drakes
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 14 Jun 2020 by drakes
Coltricia sp. at Cook, ACT - 31 May 2020 by drakes
Danaus petilia (Lesser wanderer) at Cook, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Tammy
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Cook, ACT - 17 Mar 2019 by CathB
Sandalodes bipenicillatus (Double-brush jumper) at Cook, ACT - 17 Mar 2019 by CathB

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Species information

  • Neosparassus calligaster Scientific name
  • Beautiful Badge Huntsman Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 27 Jan 2022 09:25 AM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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