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Simaethula sp. (genus)

A jumping spider at Molonglo Valley, ACT

Simaethula sp. (genus) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 Mar 2022
Simaethula sp. (genus) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 Mar 2022
Simaethula sp. (genus) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 Mar 2022
Simaethula sp. (genus) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 Mar 2022
Simaethula sp. (genus) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 Mar 2022
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Identification history

Simaethula sp. (genus) 7 Mar 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Simaethula sp. (genus) 7 Mar 2022 CathB

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User's notes

I watched this little spider pounce on the whitefly. When I put the tape behind its leaf, it helpfully jumped on and measured itself.

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Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 30 Jul 2022 by CathB
Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by CathB
Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 18 Apr 2022 by CathB
Coranus sp. (genus) (Assassin bug) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Apr 2022 by CathB
Lophyrotoma interrupta (Cattle Poisoning Sawfly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by CathB
Neolaemosaccus sp. (genus) (A weevil) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by CathB
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by CathB
Camponotus intrepidus (Flumed Sugar Ant) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by CathB
Polyrhachis phryne (A spiny ant) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 May 2021 by CathB
Staphylinidae (family) (Rove beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by CathB

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 4 Mar 2022 11:58 AM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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