Maratus watagansi

Rainforest Peacock Spider at ANBG

Maratus watagansi at ANBG - 28 Dec 2023
Maratus watagansi at ANBG - 28 Dec 2023
Maratus watagansi at ANBG - 28 Dec 2023
Maratus watagansi at ANBG - 28 Dec 2023
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Identification history

Maratus watagansi 30 Dec 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Maratus watagansi 29 Dec 2023 patrickcox

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1 female (photograph) and 9 males in a 1m square area of leaf litter

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Nearby sightings

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Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 19 Jun 2024 by TimL
Gelatinous, on wood – genus uncertain at ANBG - 19 Jun 2024 by TimL
Clavulina sp. (A coral fungus) at ANBG - 19 Jun 2024 by TimL
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at ANBG - 19 Jun 2024 by TimL
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at ANBG - 15 Jun 2024 by Christine
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at ANBG - 4 Jun 2024 by HelenCross
Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at ANBG - 4 Jun 2024 by TimL
Mucronella sp. at ANBG - 4 Jun 2024 by TimL
Rubria sanguinosa (Shovel-headed leafhopper) at ANBG - 3 Jun 2024 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at ANBG - 30 May 2024 by TimL
Stemonitales (Order) at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Pleurotus (Oyster Mushroom) at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by Heino1
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 22 May 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 22 May 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2024 by Heino1
Austrogautieria sp. at Acton, ACT - 10 May 2024 by Heino1
mycenoid at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Euconulidae sp,. (family) (A land snail) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Cantharellus sp. at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Kuranda notata (Derbid planthopper) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at ANBG - 5 May 2024 by TimL
Mysticarion sp. (genus) (a land snail) at ANBG - 5 May 2024 by TimL
Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at ANBG - 3 May 2024 by WHall
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at ANBG - 3 May 2024 by WHall
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at ANBG - 1 May 2024 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2024 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2024 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at ANBG - 26 Apr 2024 by Thurstan
Prostheclina amplior (Orange Jumping Spider) at ANBG - 20 Apr 2024 by TimL
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at ANBG - 20 Apr 2024 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at ANBG - 19 Apr 2024 by TimL
Formicidae (family) (Unidentified ant) at ANBG - 7 Apr 2024 by TimL
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at ANBG - 11 Mar 2024 by Christine
Sericophorus sp. (genus) (Sand wasp) at ANBG - 14 Feb 2024 by Miranda
Onesia sp. (genus) (A blow fly) at ANBG - 7 Feb 2024 by Thurstan
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at ANBG - 18 Jan 2024 by Thurstan
Austrosciapus connexus (Green long-legged fly) at ANBG - 18 Jan 2024 by Thurstan
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at ANBG - 13 Jan 2024 by THATJAYKIDRICK
Anthrax sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anthrax bee fly) at ANBG - 10 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at ANBG - 10 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at ANBG - 4 Jan 2024 by MarkT
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by Christine
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by Christine
Coccinellidae (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at ANBG - 28 Dec 2023 by patrickcox
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at ANBG - 28 Dec 2023 by patrickcox
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at ANBG - 27 Dec 2023 by patrickcox
Agaristinae (subfamily) (A Day-Flying Moth) at ANBG - 20 Dec 2023 by patrickcox
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at ANBG - 17 Dec 2023 by patrickcox
Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at ANBG - 17 Dec 2023 by patrickcox
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at ANBG - 20 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Canberra Central, ACT - 22 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Eudonia cleodoralis (A Crambid moth) at Acton, ACT - 11 Oct 2023 by Pirom
Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Oct 2023 by patrickcox
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by patrickcox
Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Acton, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by patrickcox
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by patrickcox
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by patrickcox
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at Acton, ACT - 20 Sep 2023 by Harrisi
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 15 Jul 2023 by patrick25
Gerygone mouki (Brown Gerygone) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2023 by rawshorty
Charaxes sempronius (Tailed Emperor) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by KorinneM
Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 26 Apr 2023 by KorinneM
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2023 by patrickcox
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2023 by regeraghty
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 13 Mar 2023 by AlisonMilton
Orcus bilunulatus (Ladybird beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2023 by Cristy1676
Prostheclina amplior (Orange Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 25 Feb 2023 by patrickcox
Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 25 Feb 2023 by patrickcox
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
zz Polypore (shelf/hoof-like) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Fabriogenia sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2023 by MTranter
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Ancita crocogaster (Longhorn or Longicorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by Harrisi
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Prostheclina amplior (Orange Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Hypertropha tortriciformis (A Gelechioid moth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2022 by HelenCross
Cleora illustraria (A Geometer moth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2022 by HelenCross
Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2022 by HelenCross

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Sighting information

  • 10 Abundance
  • 28 Dec 2023 10:30 AM Recorded on
  • patrickcox Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

Species information

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