Spider /  ScorpionMegadolomedes australianus

1 Giant water spider at Brogo, NSW

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Megadolomedes australianus at Brogo, NSW - 30 Dec 2017
Megadolomedes australianus at Brogo, NSW - 30 Dec 2017
Megadolomedes australianus at Brogo, NSW - 30 Dec 2017

Identification history

Spider /  Scorpion Megadolomedes australianus 14 Apr 2018 KerriLee155
Spider /  Scorpion Megadolomedes australianus 2 Jan 2018 MaxCampbell1.3K

Author's notes

Found on rock over water on Double Creek. Leg span approximately 15cm.

2 comments

KerriLee155 wrote:
   15 Apr 2018
Wow ... fantastic! I'd love to see one fishing, or even just swimming.
KimPullen wrote:
   17 Apr 2018
15cm legspan? Impressive! Beautiful spider.

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Pseudolycus haemorrhoidalis at Brogo, NSW - 1 Jan 2017
Anoplognathus viriditarsis at Brogo, NSW - 1 Jan 2017
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Acanthiza nana at Brogo, NSW - 26 Mar 2016
Caligavis chrysops at Brogo, NSW - 19 Oct 2014
Zoothera lunulata at Brogo, NSW - 10 Aug 2014
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Diphlebia lestoides at Brogo, NSW - 23 Dec 2011
Clitocybe clitocyboides at Brogo, NSW - 28 Jun 2009
Phlebopus marginatus at Brogo, NSW - 17 Mar 2007
Orthetrum caledonicum at Brogo, NSW - 19 Mar 2005
Utetheisa pulchelloides at Brogo, NSW - 30 Mar 2018
Zosterops lateralis at Brogo, NSW - 30 Mar 2018
Vanessa kershawi at Brogo, NSW - 21 Feb 2018
Diplacodes haematodes at Brogo, NSW - 31 Jan 2018
Fuligo septica at Brogo, NSW - 31 Jan 2018
Junonia villida at Brogo, NSW - 31 Jan 2018
Amata nigriceps at Brogo, NSW - 21 Jan 2018
Hemicordulia australiae at Brogo, NSW - 30 Dec 2017
Lythrum hyssopifolia at Brogo, NSW - 30 Dec 2017
Simosyrphus grandicornis at Brogo, NSW - 26 Dec 2017
Geitoneura acantha at Brogo, NSW - 26 Dec 2017
Chondropyga dorsalis at Brogo, NSW - 21 Dec 2017
Veronica anagallis-aquatica at Brogo, NSW - 14 Dec 2017
Austrogomphus guerini at Brogo, NSW - 14 Dec 2017
Hemicordulia australiae at Brogo, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
ODONATA at Brogo, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Tenagogerris euphrosyne (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Diplacodes haematodes at Brogo, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Austroargiolestes icteromelas icteromelas at Brogo, NSW - 10 Dec 2017
Hemigomphus gouldii at Brogo, NSW - 10 Dec 2017
Intellagama lesueurii howitti at Brogo, NSW - 10 Dec 2017
Austroargiolestes icteromelas icteromelas at Brogo, NSW - 22 Nov 2017
Lepispilus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017
Zoothera lunulata at Brogo, NSW - 18 May 2017
Macrolepiota dolichaula (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 17 Mar 2017
Stenoderus suturalis at Brogo, NSW - 1 Jan 2017
Pseudolycus haemorrhoidalis at Brogo, NSW - 1 Jan 2017
Anoplognathus viriditarsis at Brogo, NSW - 1 Jan 2017
Stellaria flaccida at Brogo, NSW - 23 Oct 2016
Acanthiza nana at Brogo, NSW - 26 Mar 2016
Caligavis chrysops at Brogo, NSW - 19 Oct 2014
Zoothera lunulata at Brogo, NSW - 10 Aug 2014
Egretta novaehollandiae at Brogo, NSW - 13 Nov 2013
Diphlebia lestoides at Brogo, NSW - 23 Dec 2011
Clitocybe clitocyboides at Brogo, NSW - 28 Jun 2009
Phlebopus marginatus at Brogo, NSW - 17 Mar 2007
Orthetrum caledonicum at Brogo, NSW - 19 Mar 2005

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.758142-36.578392
  • Places Brogo, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 30 Dec 2017 Recorded on
  • MaxCampbell Recorded by
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