Backobourkia heroine

Meaning of name: The name Backobourkia was chosen due to the tendency of the genus to be found in the Australian outback. The meaning of heroine is not known.

Distribution: Reported from across southern Australia.

RemarksThis spider had a body length of approximately 15 millimetres.

We have photographed this species in October and December.

References: Atlas of Living Australia  https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:e7d2e63e-aa69-4882-8cb1-5c795e5d5ce8

A Fiend Guide to the Spiders of Australia. Robert Whyte and Greg Anderson. 2017

Identification courtesy of David Knowles.

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