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Small green and white spider (about 9mm body) settled into a fold on acacia leaves (A dealbata?)
Distinctive spiky 'shoulders'.
It seems this one might be undescribed.. David Akers, Reiner Richter and Nick Monaghan have posted it on BowerBird and elsewhere. Nick might have it wrongly named it with Araneus psittacinus complex.

Araneidae anyway...


Date & Time

  2018-01-14 04:55 PM


  -37.880526 , 145.250586 : 74.262 m

Near Knoxfield VIC 3180, Australia


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  1. David Francis  Yes, same as Reiner's

    Reply • 15 Jan 2018

  2. Mark Ridgway  Thanks David. Just found Linda Rogan's too. Almost always on A.dealbata and all from southern Victoria.

    Reply • 15 Jan 2018

  3. Mark Ridgway

    Reply • 15 Jan 2018

    • David Francis  A very distinctive and apparently not uncommon spider, Mark. I'm surprised that it appears not to have a name yet.

      Reply • 15 Jan 2018

NS Observation No. 5A5B1576ED2A89D22B00268A
Created 2018-01-14 07:42 PM (about 2 years ago)
Created By Mark Ridgway
Updated 2018-01-15 12:53 PM (about 2 years ago)
Updated By Mark Ridgway
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