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ASDP ArachnidaAustralian Golden Orb-Weaving Spider Banded Garden Spider Desert Scorpion Green Lynx Spider Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider with Prey Three-pointed Novakiella Wrap-around Spider

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Novakiella trituberculosa is an orb-weaver spider. and currently the only recognised species in the genus Novakiella. With the common name of Three-pointed Novakiella, they have only been found in Australia and New Zealand.

Three-pointed Novakiella (Novakiella trituberculosa), Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Three-pointed Novakiella (Novakiella trituberculosa), Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Three-pointed Novakiella (Novakiella trituberculosa), Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Three-pointed Novakiella (Novakiella trituberculosa), Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Three-pointed Novakiella (Novakiella trituberculosa), Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Three-pointed Novakiella (Novakiella trituberculosa), Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Three-pointed Novakiella (Novakiella trituberculosa), Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Three-pointed Novakiella (Novakiella trituberculosa), Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Three-pointed Novakiella (Novakiella trituberculosa), Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Three-pointed Novakiella (Novakiella trituberculosa), Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Three-pointed Novakiella (Novakiella trituberculosa), Alice Springs Desert Park NT
Three-pointed Novakiella (Novakiella trituberculosa), Alice Springs Desert Park NT

  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Subphylum: Chelicerata
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Infraorder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Araneidae
  • Genus: Novakiella
  • Species: Novakiella trituberculosa

Footnote & References

  1. Many thanks Georgia Lee-Archer for ID, member of Australian spider identification page, Facebook group, https://www.facebook.com/groups/australianspidereducation/
  2. Novakiella trituberculosa (Roewer, 1942), Atlas of Living Australia, https://bie.ala.org.au/species/https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/taxa/6b4270c7-10aa-4de8-a520-0165d4cec34e
  3. Three-pointed Novakiella (Novakiella trituberculosa), iNaturalistAU, https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/taxa/393574-Novakiella-trituberculosa

ASDP ArachnidaAustralian Golden Orb-Weaving Spider Banded Garden Spider Desert Scorpion Green Lynx Spider Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider Longtailed Orb-weaving Spider with Prey Three-pointed Novakiella Wrap-around Spider

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