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Spider /  ScorpionMissulena dipsaca

1 Mouse Spider at Nadgee State Forest

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Missulena dipsaca at Nadgee State Forest - 9 Nov 2017
Missulena dipsaca at Nadgee State Forest - 9 Nov 2017
Missulena dipsaca at Nadgee State Forest - 9 Nov 2017
Missulena dipsaca at Nadgee State Forest - 9 Nov 2017
Missulena dipsaca at Nadgee State Forest - 9 Nov 2017

Identification history

Spider /  Scorpion Missulena dipsaca 21 Jun 2018 Paul Whitington

Author's notes

found on side of Old Bridge Road during the day. Male. Note steeply rising caput and widely spaced eye group. Last two images show the defining feature of this species - a cluster of spines in the rastellum, which is located adjacent to the base of the fangs.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 9 Nov 2017 2:55 PM Recorded on
  • Paul Whitington Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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