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Spider /  ScorpionHadronyche versuta

Funnel-web Spider at Tapitallee, NSW

Hadronyche versuta at Tapitallee, NSW - 20 Oct 2018

Identification history

Spider /  Scorpion Hadronyche versuta 15 Dec 2018 Paul Whitington
Hadronyche versta 23 Oct 2018 Gaia

Author's notes

Found in an old log ID verified by spider expert (not myself)


Gaia wrote:
   23 Oct 2018
Not at Longreach but Tapitallee - IT people please contact me to change location and add species to list
   15 Dec 2018
While I couldn’t definitively key out this Hadronyche to the species level from this one image, its overall morphology does match the image of this species in Gray, M. 2010 A Revision of the Australian Funnel-web Spiders. Records Australian Museum 62: 285-392. On that basis and on the advice of your spider expert, I am willing to call this one.
   15 Dec 2018
The sighting is also well within the previously described distribution of Hadronyche versuta.
Gaia wrote:
   15 Dec 2018
My friend who has a flicker site for spiders and herps identified the spider for me. See
   15 Dec 2018
Lovely photos! I drooled over the mygalomorphs!

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 20 Oct 2018 7:44 AM Recorded on
  • Gaia Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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