Myrmarachne sp. (genus)

Unidentified Ant-mimic jumping spider at Belconnen, ACT

Myrmarachne sp. (genus) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Sep 2023
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Sep 2023
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Sep 2023
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Sep 2023
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Sep 2023
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Identification history

Myrmarachne sp. (genus) 7 Sep 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) 5 Sep 2023 CathB

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A very good mimic of a greenhead ant. The last two photos show it stalking and investigating a potential prey item before it gave up and left.

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Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Mount Painter - 6 Mar 2024 by CathB
Lasiosticha canilinea (A Pyralid moth) at Mount Painter - 6 Mar 2024 by CathB
Idaea philocosma (Flecked Wave) at Mount Painter - 6 Mar 2024 by CathB
Doratifera quadriguttata (Four-spotted Cup Moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Mar 2024 by CathB
Casbia pallens (Pale Casbia) at Cook, ACT - 2 Mar 2024 by CathB
Plectobela undescribed species (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Mar 2024 by CathB
Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at Mount Painter - 2 Mar 2024 by CathB
Austrotephritis sp. (genus) (Fruit fly or Seed fly) at Mount Painter - 2 Mar 2024 by CathB
Praxibulus sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 29 Feb 2024 by CathB
Gryllacrididae sp. (family) (Wood, Raspy or Leaf Rolling Cricket) at Mount Painter - 29 Feb 2024 by CathB
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Mount Painter - 29 Feb 2024 by CathB
Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Mount Painter - 28 Feb 2024 by CathB
Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Mount Painter - 28 Feb 2024 by CathB
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky Everlasting) at Mount Painter - 16 Feb 2024 by Steve818
Eucalyptus polyanthemos subsp. polyanthemos (Red Box) at Mount Painter - 16 Feb 2024 by Steve818
Scoliacma nana (Diminutive Footman) at Mount Painter - 12 Feb 2024 by CathB
Ectomocoris patricius (Ground assassin bug) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2024 by CathB
Castiarina scalaris (Scalaris jewel beetle) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2024 by CathB
Nemophora (genus) (A Fairy Moth) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2024 by CathB
Phlaeothripidae sp. (family) (A thrip) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2024 by CathB
Aglaopus pyrrhata (Leaf Moth) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2024 by CathB
Opodiphthera eucalypti (Emperor Gum Moth) at Mount Painter - 12 Jan 2024 by CathB
Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2024 by CathB
Pollanisus lithopastus (A Forester Moth) at Mount Painter - 1 Dec 2023 by Tammy
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Mount Painter - 1 Dec 2023 by Tammy
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Mount Painter - 1 Dec 2023 by Tammy
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Mount Painter - 1 Dec 2023 by Tammy
Eublemma inconspicua (Inconspicuous Eublemma) at Belconnen, ACT - 31 Oct 2023 by CathB
Spilonota constrictana (A Tortricid moth) at Mount Painter - 8 Oct 2023 by CathB
Dillwynia sericea (Egg And Bacon Peas) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Oct 2023 by CathB
Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Belconnen, ACT - 29 Sep 2023 by CathB
Scopula optivata (Varied Wave) at Belconnen, ACT - 29 Sep 2023 by CathB
Eupolemus angularis (Acanthosomatid bug) at Belconnen, ACT - 14 Sep 2023 by CathB
Chalcidoidea (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Sep 2023 by CathB
Empididae sp. (family) (Dance fly) at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Sep 2023 by CathB
Melobasis obscurella (Obscurella jewel beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Sep 2023 by CathB
Elateridae sp. (family) (Unidentified click beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 8 Sep 2023 by CathB
Melobasis thoracica (A jewel beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 7 Sep 2023 by CathB
Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Sep 2023 by CathB
Acacia decurrens (Green Wattle) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Sep 2023 by CathB
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Sep 2023 by CathB
Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Sep 2023 by CathB
Sarothrocrepis civica (An arboreal 'ground' beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Sep 2023 by CathB
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Belconnen, ACT - 31 Aug 2023 by CathB
Syrphini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified syrphine hover fly) at Belconnen, ACT - 31 Aug 2023 by CathB
Empididae sp. (family) (Dance fly) at Belconnen, ACT - 31 Aug 2023 by CathB
Socca pustulosa (Knobbled Orbweaver) at Belconnen, ACT - 25 Aug 2023 by CathB
Ceromitia leptosticta (A Fairy moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 May 2023 by CathB
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Cook, ACT - 27 Apr 2023 by CathB
Scopula (genus) (A wave moth) at Cook, ACT - 25 Apr 2023 by CathB
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave, Plantain Moth) at Cook, ACT - 25 Apr 2023 by CathB
Calperum ottei (A recently described pygmy cricket) at Cook, ACT - 25 Apr 2023 by CathB
Trigonospila sp. (genus) (A Bristle Fly) at Cook, ACT - 25 Apr 2023 by CathB
Chalcididae (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 21 Apr 2023 by CathB
Haplonyx sp. (genus) (Unidentified Haplonyx weevil) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2023 by CathB
Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2023 by CathB
Anthicinae (subfamily) (Ant-like flower beetles, ant-like beetles) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2023 by CathB
Calperum ottei (A recently described pygmy cricket) at Cook, ACT - 28 Mar 2023 by CathB
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 28 Mar 2023 by CathB
Argyrodes sp. (genus) (Dew-drop spider) at Cook, ACT - 24 Mar 2023 by CathB
Cebysa leucotelus (Australian Bagmoth) at Cook, ACT - 24 Mar 2023 by CathB
Poneridia macdonaldi (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 24 Mar 2023 by CathB
Oedosmylus tasmaniensis (Lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 24 Mar 2023 by CathB
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Cook, ACT - 24 Mar 2023 by CathB
Hamedius incarnatus (Broad-headed Bug) at Cook, ACT - 24 Mar 2023 by CathB
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by CathB
Macrobathra (genus) (A cosmet moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by CathB
Conocephalus upoluensis (Meadow Katydid) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by CathB
Opodiphthera eucalypti (Emperor Gum Moth) at Cook, ACT - 14 Feb 2023 by CathB
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Cook, ACT - 29 Jan 2023 by CathB
Nemophora sparsella (An Adelid Moth) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2023 by CathB
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2023 by CathB
Endotricha pyrosalis (A Pyralid moth) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2023 by CathB
Runcinia acuminata (Pointy Crab Spider) at Cook, ACT - 19 Jan 2023 by CathB
Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Cook, ACT - 19 Jan 2023 by CathB
Nemophora sparsella (An Adelid Moth) at Cook, ACT - 16 Jan 2023 by CathB
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Cook, ACT - 20 Dec 2022 by CathB
Lichenaula lichenea (Lichenaula lichenea) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2022 by CathB
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by Chantal
Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Cook, ACT - 3 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2022 by Tammy
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Cook, ACT - 10 Nov 2022 by Tammy
Ligustrum lucidum (Large-leaved Privet) at Cook, ACT - 21 Oct 2022 by SarahHnatiuk
Lanciana montana (Montane Ground Shield-back) at Cook, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by CathB
Plecoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Stone fly) at Cook, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by CathB
Staphylinidae (family) (Rove beetle) at Cook, ACT - 19 Sep 2022 by CathB
Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2022 by Tammy
Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Cook, ACT - 18 May 2022 by Tammy
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 18 May 2022 by Tammy
Cassinia quinquefaria (Rosemary Cassinia) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2022 by drakes
Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta (Tall Bluebell) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2022 by drakes
Symphyla (class) (Symphylan or garden centipede) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by drakes
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by CathB
Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by drakes
Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by drakes
Thysanotus tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by drakes

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 3 Sep 2023 03:34 PM Recorded on
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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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