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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

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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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Manorina melanophrys (Bell Miner) at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 2 Mar 2019 by JackieMiles
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Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 5 Feb 2019 by KerriLee
Psophodes olivaceus (Eastern Whipbird) at Mimosa Rocks National Park - 23 Nov 2018 by LizAllen

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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