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Tiny treasure This sweet little face greeted me early one morning as I went to place the rubbish in my council bin. So very tiny, just a few mm in length. <br />
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A jumping spider, perhaps a juvenile female Opisthoncus sp. <br />
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Opisthoncus is found here in Australia, also New Guinea and New Britain. Australia has thirty species, however several of these are of doubtful status or may be misplaced (Gardzińska and Żabka, 2013; Whyte and Anderson, 2017). Australia,Geotagged,Opisthoncus,Salticidae,Summer,arachnid,fauna,invertebrate,macro,new south wales Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Tiny treasure

This sweet little face greeted me early one morning as I went to place the rubbish in my council bin. So very tiny, just a few mm in length.

A jumping spider, perhaps a juvenile female Opisthoncus sp.

Opisthoncus is found here in Australia, also New Guinea and New Britain. Australia has thirty species, however several of these are of doubtful status or may be misplaced (Gardzińska and Żabka, 2013; Whyte and Anderson, 2017).

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  1. Adorable. Posted one month ago
  2. CUTIE!!! Posted one month ago
  3. Great background Posted one month ago
  4. Excellent capture Ruth Posted one month ago

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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Jun 9, 2021. Captured Jan 20, 2021 07:50 in Myamblah Crescent Reserve, Myamblah Cres, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/16.0
  • 10/2500s
  • ISO250
  • 105mm