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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:26eebc16-ee76-47b4-b26c-971eb5d6a51e

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

JSON

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WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Delena cancerides
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

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Further details

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Terrestrial Habitats

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    Source: Australian Insect Common Names

Description

Usually considered harmless. May inflict a painful bite usually with little or no illness. source: TasmanianSpiders

Highly unusual among spiders, the flat huntsman spider is a social species, even sharing prey. They are often found under loose bark (their flat shape is an adaption for this) in colonies up to 300, but they are highly aggressive and commonly cannibalistic toward members from other colonies. They hunt their food rather than spin webs for it. ... source: Wikipedia

Online resources

Citizen Science
Images, Occurrence record
Images of Flora and Fauna of 290 Leppitt Rd, Upper Beaconsfield
Images, Occurrence record
NatureShare
Images, Occurrence record
TasmanianSpiders
Description, Morphology, Habitat
Wikipedia
Description, Distribution, Morphology

Species Lists

Australian iconic species

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Delena cancerides

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Delena impressa C.L. Koch, 1845 C.L. Koch, 1845
Published in: Koch, C.L. 1845. Die Arachniden. Getreu nach der Natur abgebildet und beschrieben N├╝rnberg : C.H. Zeh'schen Vol. 12 pp. 166 pp.

Common Names

Common name Source
Flat Huntsman Spider
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
ARTHROPODA
subphylum
CHELICERATA
class
ARACHNIDA
order
ARANEAE
infraorder
ARANEOMORPHAE
family
SPARASSIDAE
genus
Delena
species
Delena cancerides  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Genbank

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