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Celaenia excavata

Bird-dropping spider at Aranda, ACT

Celaenia excavata at Aranda, ACT - 5 Apr 2022
Celaenia excavata at Aranda, ACT - 5 Apr 2022
Celaenia excavata at Aranda, ACT - 5 Apr 2022
Celaenia excavata at Aranda, ACT - 5 Apr 2022
Celaenia excavata at Aranda, ACT - 5 Apr 2022
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Identification history

Celaenia excavata 6 Apr 2022 woyapp
Celaenia excavata 6 Apr 2022 CathB

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Different views of a tiny male originally seen on an old wallaby grass inflorescence.

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Nearby sightings

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Cladia sp. (genus) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2022 by AlisonMilton Jotus auripes (Jumping spider) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2022 by AlisonMilton Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2022 by AlisonMilton Russula sp. (Russula) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2022 by AlisonMilton zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2022 by AlisonMilton Zenarge turneri (Cypress pine sawfly) at Aranda, ACT - 4 May 2022 by AlisonMilton Zenarge turneri (Cypress pine sawfly) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by CathB Argyrodes sp. (genus) (Dew-drop spider) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB Argyrodes sp. (genus) (Dew-drop spider) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB Oxythecta hieroglyphica (A scat moth) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB Steganopsis melanogaster (A lauxaniid fly) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB Agriomyia sp. (genus) (Yellow flower wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by drakes Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Harrisi
Cladia sp. (genus) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2022 by AlisonMilton
Jotus auripes (Jumping spider) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2022 by AlisonMilton
Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2022 by AlisonMilton
Russula sp. (Russula) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2022 by AlisonMilton
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2022 by AlisonMilton
Zenarge turneri (Cypress pine sawfly) at Aranda, ACT - 4 May 2022 by AlisonMilton
Zenarge turneri (Cypress pine sawfly) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by CathB
Argyrodes sp. (genus) (Dew-drop spider) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB
Argyrodes sp. (genus) (Dew-drop spider) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB
Oxythecta hieroglyphica (A scat moth) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB
Steganopsis melanogaster (A lauxaniid fly) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB
Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB
Agriomyia sp. (genus) (Yellow flower wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by CathB
Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by drakes
Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Oct 2021 by Harrisi

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 5 Apr 2022 04:57 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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