Project

Alpine Bioscan

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Museum Victoria, in collaboration with Parks Victoria, is to conduct an intensive Bioscan of the Victoria Alpine Region. All Zoology, Geology and Paleontology departments will be represented. This Project will serve as a "blog" to show some of the animals, rocks and fossils that we find on this Bioscan. Enjoy.

  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Mole cricket

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    Sighted 24 Nov 2013
    Matthew Connors 22 May 2017
    Gryllotalpa
    (genus)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae: Gryllotalpa
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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Earwig

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    Sighted 19 Nov 2013
    Matthew Connors 7 January 2017
    Nesogaster ruficeps
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Dermaptera: Spongiphoridae: Nesogaster: ruficeps
    Common Names: Earwigs, Earwigs
    Matthew Connors says

    Male

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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Margined-winged Stick-insect

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    Sighted 21 Nov 2013
    Matthew Connors 30 October 2016
    Acrophylla
    (genus)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Phasmatodea: Phasmatidae: Acrophylla
    Matthew Connors says

    This is too thick for Ctenomorpha, but the cerci and front legs are consistent with Acrophylla - in this case a subadult female

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  • David Akers identified a sighting

    Sighting Purple flower

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    Sighted 22 Nov 2013
    David Akers 26 October 2016
    Viola
    (genus)
    Taxonomy: Plantae: Angiospermae: Dicotyledons: Malpighiales: Violaceae: Viola
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  • Liz O'Donnell identified a sighting

    Sighting Jumping spider

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    Sighted 25 Nov 2013
    Liz O'Donnell 22 June 2016
    Helpis minitabunda
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae: Helpis: minitabunda
    Common Names: Spiders, Jumping spiders, bronze aussie jumper
    Liz O'Donnell says

    Adult female, red form. An almost identical specimen is shown in the second photo on this page: http://www.arachne.org.au/01_cms/details.asp?ID=953

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  • Liz O'Donnell identified a sighting

    Sighting Araneid spider

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    Sighted 22 Nov 2013
    Liz O'Donnell 21 June 2016
    Diaea pilula
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Arachnida: Araneae: Thomisidae: Diaea: pilula
    Common Names: Spiders, Crab spiders, flower spider
    Liz O'Donnell says

    Oh for an edit function that works...

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  • Liz O'Donnell identified a sighting

    Sighting Araneid spider

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    Sighted 22 Nov 2013
    Liz O'Donnell 21 June 2016
    Diaea prasina
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Arachnida: Araneae: Thomisidae: Diaea: prasina
    Common Names: Spiders, Crab spiders, flower spider
    Liz O'Donnell says

    Or a closely related species. Diaea prasina is AKA Lehtinelagia prasina.

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  • Liz O'Donnell identified a sighting

    Sighting Huntsman spider

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    Sighted 19 Nov 2013
    Liz O'Donnell 30 May 2016
    Delena cancerides
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Arachnida: Araneae: Sparassidae: Delena: cancerides
    Common Names: Spiders, Huntsman spiders, flat huntsman spider
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  • Liz O'Donnell identified a sighting

    Sighting Huntsman spider

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    Sighted 25 Nov 2013
    Liz O'Donnell 30 May 2016
    Delena cancerides
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Arachnida: Araneae: Sparassidae: Delena: cancerides
    Common Names: Spiders, Huntsman spiders, flat huntsman spider
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  • Liz O'Donnell described a sighting

    Sighting Leaf eating chrysomelid beetle

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    Sighted 25 Nov 2013
    Liz O'Donnell 19 May 2016
    Tagged With lookalike
    Liz O'Donnell says

    What an interesting set of lookalikes! Thanks for the feedback on the host plants, that's good to know.

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