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Wild Melbourne: The Nature Around Our City

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Our aim is to enhance the Victorian public's understanding of native Australian wildlife, science and environmental matters, as well as contribute to our community’s broader appreciation of Victorian ecosystems. We wish to assist people in developing a broader appreciation of the natural world by bringing that world closer to them.

  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Unknown Xyloryctid from under a pot

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    Sighted 5 Jul 2017
    Matthew Connors 18 March 2019
    Lepidoptera
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera
    Matthew Connors says

    For some reason I cannot even find Xyloryctidae in the list

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  • Matthew Connors described a sighting

    Sighting Marine flatworm - Notoplana australis

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    Sighted 21 Jul 2017
    Matthew Connors 4 February 2019
    Tagged With thanks
    Matthew Connors says

    Thanks Dr Leigh, I figured it would be something well-known given the location

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  • Dr Leigh Winsor described a sighting

    Sighting Marine flatworm - Notoplana australis

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    Sighted 21 Jul 2017
    Dr Leigh Winsor 4 February 2019
    Tagged With notoplana australis
    Dr Leigh Winsor says

    The photo is of a typical specimen of Notoplana australis (Leptoplanidae) with clusters of eyes on the nuchal tentacles. Known from SE Australia.

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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Unknown Pentatomid nymph

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    Sighted 15 Jul 2017
    Matthew Connors 1 February 2019
    Pentatomidae
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hemiptera: Pentatomidae
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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Black house spider

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    Sighted 6 Jul 2017
    Matthew Connors 30 January 2019
    Badumna insignis
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Arachnida: Araneae: Desidae: Badumna: insignis
    Common Names: Spiders, Intertidal spiders, black house spider
    Matthew Connors says

    Common

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  • Matthew Connors added a sighting

    Black house spider

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    Sighted 6 Jul 2017

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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Blurry pufferfish

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    Sighted 22 Jun 2017
    Matthew Connors 30 January 2019
    Diodon nicthemerus
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Chordata: Actinopterygii: Tetraodontiformes: Diodontidae: Diodon: nicthemerus
    Common Names: Porcupinefish, Blow Up, Globe Fish, Globefish, Porcupinefish, Slender-spined Porcupinefish, Southern Porcupinefish
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  • Matthew Connors added a sighting

    Blurry pufferfish

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    Sighted 22 Jun 2017

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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting All curled up

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    Sighted 6 Jul 2017
    Matthew Connors 18 January 2019
    Ommatoiulus moreleti
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Diplopoda: Julida: Julidae: Ommatoiulus: moreleti
    Common Names: Millipede, Portuguese millipede, black Portuguese millipede
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  • Matthew Connors added a sighting

    All curled up

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    Sighted 6 Jul 2017

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