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Austracantha minax

Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider at Pambula, NSW

Austracantha minax at Pambula, NSW - 3 Jan 2022
Austracantha minax at Pambula, NSW - 3 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Austracantha minax 20 Jan 2022 michaelb
Austracantha minax 19 Jan 2022 KylieWaldon

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They were altogether in one patch but could only get the underside which was facing into the sun. The other side was long snaky grass.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 9 Abundance
  • 3 Jan 2022 01:08 PM Recorded on
  • KylieWaldon Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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