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Orb-weaving spider (Araneidae)Nephila plumipes

Humped golden orb-weaver at Mimosa Rocks National Park

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Nephila plumipes at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 2 Mar 2019
Nephila plumipes at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 2 Mar 2019
Nephila plumipes at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 2 Mar 2019
Nephila plumipes at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 2 Mar 2019
Nephila plumipes at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 2 Mar 2019

Identification history

Orb-weaving spider (Araneidae) Nephila plumipes 9 Mar 2019 KerriLee
Orb-weaving spider (Araneidae) Nephila plumipes 7 Mar 2019 Paul Whitington

Author's notes

images 1,2 - female dorsal view with much smaller male; image 3 - female, ventral side; image 4 - male; image 5 - male at top right with kleptospider (possible Argyrodes sp.) at bottom left. these small spiders steal food from the Nephila web.

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 2 Mar 2019 12:14 PM Recorded on
  • Paul Whitington Recorded by
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