SpiderArgiope keyserlingi

St Andrew's Cross Spider at Bournda National Park

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Argiope keyserlingi at Bournda National Park - 2 Nov 2016
Argiope keyserlingi at Bournda National Park - 2 Nov 2016
Argiope keyserlingi at Bournda National Park - 2 Nov 2016

Identification history

Spider Argiope keyserlingi 8 Nov 2016 KimPullen Confirmed
Spider Argiope keyserlingi 8 Nov 2016 KimPullen Suggested
Unidentified 3 Nov 2016 JackieMilesBulk Reporter - JackieMiles has reported over 100 sightings! Pending ID

1 comment

KimPullen wrote:
   9 Nov 2016
Looks like a female in the act of moulting.

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Nearby sightings

No sightings found.

  • Coordinates 149.981908-36.742762

Sighting information

  • Argiope keyserlingi Scientific name
  • St Andrew's Cross Spider Common name
  • Bournda National Park Location
  • 1 Abundance
  • JackieMiles Recorded by
  • 2 Nov 2016 Recorded on
  • Website Reported via
  • Notes:
    Could this be a male? It was much less conspicuous than your usual St Andrew's Cross spider. It appears to have just moulted, so could just be a young female too? Size was about 1.5cm long.

Sensitivity key

  • Highly sensitive
  • Sensitive
  • Not sensitive

Conservation key

  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Rare Native
  • Local Native
  • Non-local Native
  • Exotic
  • Noxious Pest
  • Locally Extinct

Argiope keyserlingi locations

Argiope keyserlingi has been recorded at:

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