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Spider /  ScorpionNephila plumipes

Humped golden orb-weaver at Lake Conjola, NSW

Nephila plumipes at Lake Conjola, NSW - 19 Mar 2015

Identification history

Spider /  Scorpion Nephila plumipes 6 Jul 2018 Paul Whitington
Spider /  Scorpion Nephila edulis 6 Jul 2018 Charles Dove
Spider /  Scorpion Eriophora sp. 6 Jul 2018 Charles Dove


   6 Jul 2018
This definitely looks like Nephila plumipes to me, Charles. It has the diagnostic yellow colour at leg joints. See the images at https://atlas-budawangcoast.naturemapr.org/Community/Sightings/Details/3397277
   6 Jul 2018
Thanks Paul one diagnostic i will take note of for sure

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 19 Mar 2015 Recorded on
  • Charles Dove Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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