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Simaethula sp. (genus)

1 A jumping spider at Cook, ACT

Simaethula sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022
Simaethula sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022
Simaethula sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022
Simaethula sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022
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Identification history

Simaethula sp. (genus) 3 Mar 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Simaethula sp. (genus) 25 Feb 2022 CathB

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On a eucalypt leaf until it jumped onto my hand.

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Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by drakes Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Cook, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by drakes Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Tragopogon porrifolius subsp. porrifolius (Salsify, Oyster Plant) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes Phrissogonus laticostata (Apple looper moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by CathB Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by CathB Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB Pinara cana (Neat Pinara) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by CathB Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB Phycitinae (subfamily) (A snout moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB Arrade destituta (Arrade destituta) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by CathB Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by SarahHnatiuk Sphaerophoria macrogaster (Hover Fly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by CathB Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by CathB Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB Edusella sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Dictyotus conspicuus (A shield or stink bug) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by CathB Venatrix pictiventris (Four-spotted Huntress) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by CathB Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by drakes Phaeoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Anthoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 16 Aug 2021 by drakes Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by drakes zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by drakes Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 27 May 2021 by drakes Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Cook, ACT - 9 May 2021 by drakes Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 6 May 2021 by drakes Phylloporus sp. (Phylloporus sp.) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by drakes Eucalyptus cinerea subsp. cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes Amanita sp. (Amanita sp.) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by CathB Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB Pluteus 'yellow' at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2021 by drakes Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Diomus notescens (Little two-spotted ladybird) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Lactuca serriola f. serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by drakes Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by CathB Cynosurus echinatus (Rough Dog's Tail Grass) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB Dichelachne crinita (Long-hair Plume Grass) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB Tetragnatha demissa (Tetragnatha demissa) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB Lophyrotoma sp. (genus) (Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB Comptosia apicalis (A bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by CathB Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by drakes Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by drakes Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2020 by drakes Hackelia suaveolens (Sweet Hounds Tongue) at Cook, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by drakes Sonchus oleraceus (Annual Sowthistle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by drakes Atrapsalta furcilla (Southern Mountain Squeaker) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB Rosopaella cuprea (A leafhopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB Eurymeloides pulchra (Gumtree hopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by drakes Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by drakes Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Cook, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by drakes Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta (Tall Bluebell) at Cook, ACT - 11 Nov 2020 by CathB Pergagrapta bella (A sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by CathB Petrorhagia sp. at Cook, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by drakes Lasioglossum sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB Myosotis discolor (Forget-me-not) at Cook, ACT - 8 Oct 2020 by CathB Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 5 Oct 2020 by JasonC Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by CathB Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by CathB Carex inversa (Knob Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by CathB Trogoderma froggatti (Dermestid beetle, Skin beetle) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by CathB Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by CathB
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes
Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by drakes
Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Cook, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by drakes
Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Tragopogon porrifolius subsp. porrifolius (Salsify, Oyster Plant) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes
Phrissogonus laticostata (Apple looper moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by CathB
Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by CathB
Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB
Pinara cana (Neat Pinara) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy
Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by CathB
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB
Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB
Phycitinae (subfamily) (A snout moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB
Arrade destituta (Arrade destituta) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB
Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by CathB
Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by SarahHnatiuk
Sphaerophoria macrogaster (Hover Fly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB
Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by CathB
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by CathB
Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Edusella sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Dictyotus conspicuus (A shield or stink bug) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by CathB
Venatrix pictiventris (Four-spotted Huntress) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by CathB
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by drakes
Phaeoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Anthoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 16 Aug 2021 by drakes
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by drakes
Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 27 May 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Cook, ACT - 9 May 2021 by drakes
Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 6 May 2021 by drakes
Phylloporus sp. (Phylloporus sp.) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus cinerea subsp. cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes
Amanita sp. (Amanita sp.) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes
Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by CathB
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB
Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB
Pluteus 'yellow' at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes
Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2021 by drakes
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Diomus notescens (Little two-spotted ladybird) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Lactuca serriola f. serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by drakes
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by CathB
Cynosurus echinatus (Rough Dog's Tail Grass) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB
Dichelachne crinita (Long-hair Plume Grass) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Tetragnatha demissa (Tetragnatha demissa) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Lophyrotoma sp. (genus) (Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Comptosia apicalis (A bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by CathB
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by drakes
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by drakes
Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2020 by drakes
Hackelia suaveolens (Sweet Hounds Tongue) at Cook, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by drakes
Sonchus oleraceus (Annual Sowthistle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by drakes
Atrapsalta furcilla (Southern Mountain Squeaker) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Rosopaella cuprea (A leafhopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Eurymeloides pulchra (Gumtree hopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by drakes
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by drakes
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Cook, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by drakes
Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta (Tall Bluebell) at Cook, ACT - 11 Nov 2020 by CathB
Pergagrapta bella (A sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by CathB
Petrorhagia sp. at Cook, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by drakes
Lasioglossum sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB
Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB
Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB
Myosotis discolor (Forget-me-not) at Cook, ACT - 8 Oct 2020 by CathB
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 5 Oct 2020 by JasonC
Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by CathB
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by CathB
Carex inversa (Knob Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by CathB
Trogoderma froggatti (Dermestid beetle, Skin beetle) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by CathB
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by CathB

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 24 Feb 2022 11:48 AM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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