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Backobourkia brounii

Broun's orb weaver at suppressed

Backobourkia brounii at suppressed - 21 Jan 2023
Backobourkia brounii at suppressed - 21 Jan 2023
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Identification history

Backobourkia brounii 24 Jan 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 22 Jan 2023 arjay

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Consuming a butterfly wing. Maybe it had already eaten the rest.

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Species information

  • Backobourkia brounii Scientific name
  • Broun's orb weaver Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 21 Jan 2023 01:07 PM Recorded on
  • arjay Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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