Cyclosa sp. (genus)

Trashline Orbweaver at Molonglo Valley, ACT

Cyclosa sp. (genus) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 13 Jan 2023
Cyclosa sp. (genus) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 13 Jan 2023
Cyclosa sp. (genus) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 13 Jan 2023
Cyclosa sp. (genus) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 13 Jan 2023
Cyclosa sp. (genus) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 13 Jan 2023
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Identification history

Cyclosa sp. (genus) 15 Jun 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Trichonephila edulis 21 Feb 2023 CarbonAI
Unidentified 21 Feb 2023 CathB

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Swinging on a strand of web and only about 5 mm long, so pictures are terrible, but I've seen a few of these and would love to know what it is. Similar to sighting 4427088

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   24 Feb 2023
Think it may be a Cyclosa species.

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Nearby sightings

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Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 10 Apr 2023 by CathB
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Feb 2023 by CathB
Cheiracanthium gracile (Slender sac spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 12 Jan 2023 by CathB
Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Jan 2023 by CathB
Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Jan 2023 by CathB
Castiarina erythroptera (Lycid Mimic Jewel Beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Jan 2023 by CathB
Trichophthalma sp. (genus) (Tangle-vein fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Dec 2022 by CathB
Rhyparochromidae (family) (Seed bug) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Dec 2022 by CathB
Paropsis aegrota (Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Dec 2022 by CathB
Exorista sp. (genus) (A Bristle Fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 30 Dec 2022 by CathB
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 30 Dec 2022 by CathB
Nidula sp. (A bird's nest fungus) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Sep 2022 by CathB
Peltoschema trilineata (Leaf beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Sep 2022 by CathB
Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 30 Jul 2022 by CathB
Coranus sp. (genus) (Assassin bug) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Apr 2022 by CathB
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by CathB
Neolaemosaccus sp. (genus) (A weevil) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by CathB
Odontomyia hunteri (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
Microseris walteri (Yam Daisy, Murnong) at Holt, ACT - 28 Sep 2021 by PaulDoy
Mantodea sp. (order) (Unidentified praying mantis) at Holt, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Dora
Polyrhachis phryne (A spiny ant) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 May 2021 by CathB
Staphylinidae (family) (Rove beetle) at Point 4526 - 16 Apr 2021 by CathB
Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel Beetle) at Holt, ACT - 15 Jan 2021 by CathB
Cheiracanthium sp. (genus) (Unidentified Slender Sac Spider) at Holt, ACT - 15 Jan 2021 by CathB
Deliochus zelivira (Messy Leaf Curling Spider) at Holt, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by CathB
Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp, Dusky-winged Ichneumonid) at Holt, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by CathB
Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Point 4526 - 11 Jan 2021 by CathB
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Holt, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by CathB
Cymbacha sp (genus) (A crab spider) at Holt, ACT - 18 Nov 2020 by CathB
Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Holt, ACT - 18 Nov 2020 by CathB
Dianella revoluta var. revoluta (Black-Anther Flax Lily) at Holt, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes
Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Holt, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes
Daucus glochidiatus (Australian Carrot) at Holt, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes
Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Holt, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by KMcCue
Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Holt, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Lichenomphalia chromacea (Yellow Navel) at Holt, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by KMcCue
Microseris walteri (Yam Daisy, Murnong) at Holt, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Octospora 'humosa group' at Holt, ACT - 17 Aug 2020 by Heino1
Phaeohelotium succineoguttulatum at Holt, ACT - 15 Aug 2020 by Heino1
Strepsicrates macropetana (Eucalyptus Leafroller) at Dunlop, ACT - 24 Apr 2020 by CathB
Tharpyna campestrata (Country Crab Spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by CathB
Aglaotilla sp. (genus) (Australian Velvet Ant) at Dunlop, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by CathB
Phryganoporus candidus (Foliage-webbing social spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by CathB
Eucharitidae (family) (Unidentified ant-parasite wasp) at Dunlop, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by CathB
Acacia linearifolia (Narrow-leaved Wattle) at Dunlop, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by CathB
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Dunlop, ACT - 25 Dec 2018 by CathB
Cadmus (Cadmus) gigas (Leaf beetle) at Point 4598 - 9 Sep 2018 by CathB
Argyrodes sp. (genus) (Dew-drop spider) at Belconnen, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by CathB
Pyronema sp. (A fire fungus) at Point 4526 - 28 May 2017 by forgebbaboudit
Postia pelliculosa (A wood-rotting bracket fungus) at Point 4526 - 28 May 2017 by forgebbaboudit
Scleroderma sp. (Scleroderma) at Point 4526 - 28 May 2017 by forgebbaboudit
Hortophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Belconnen, ACT - 21 Mar 2017 by CathB
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Belconnen, ACT - 22 Mar 2014 by CathB

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 13 Jan 2023 07:44 AM Recorded on
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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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