Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Wheel Weaver Spider

Backobourkia heroique

Description:

Spider approx. 3.5 cm long, eating a wasp of some kind.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago
Wheel Weaver Spider
Backobourkia heroine Backobourkia heroine variant ? | Flickr - Photo Sharing!


Sign in to suggest organism ID

3 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

Even the spelling of the name is risky and heroique ;-)

Vinny
Vinny 5 years ago

Your reference pics are very convincing....calculated risk perhaps :)

bayucca
bayucca 5 years ago

No risk no fun! I know I am playing a risky game with my ID, but in my eyes it should be Backobourkia heroine, formerly called Eriophora or Araneus heroine.
http://ednieuw.home.xs4all.nl/australian...
https://www.flickr.com/photos/arthur_cha...
https://www.flickr.com/photos/arthur_cha...
http://www.forestryimages.org/browse/det...
https://www.flickr.com/photos/arthur_cha...

Vinny
Spotted by
Vinny

Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Apr 19, 2015
Submitted on Apr 19, 2015

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team