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Friends of Warrandyte State Park Indigenous Nursery

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This project will allow Friends of Warrandyte State Park to collect records of flora and fauna found at or near our indigenous nursery at Pound Bend Warrandyte. FOWSP is a volunteer group of 290 families, with a mutual interest in the conservation and rehabilitation of native bushland in the Warrandyte State Park. Formed in 1982, FOWSP is now one of the largest and most active “Friends” groups in the state. The aim of our group is to foster awareness of the natural values of the Park and to assist the Rangers in the care and protection of both the State Park and the Warrandyte-Kinglake Nature Conservation Reserve. Our Group also runs an indigenous plant nursery in the Pound Bend area of the Park. We also provide information on indigenous plants, weeds and various aspects of bushland conservation to our local community.

  • Dr Leigh Winsor described a sighting

    Sighting Flat worm with mid stripe

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    Sighted 6 Jul 2017
    Dr Leigh Winsor 11 July 2017
    Dr Leigh Winsor says

    These very nice photos by Linda are of the common member of the Caenoplana coerulea species complex. They are frequently encountered in urban gardens and human-modified habitats.

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  • Dr Leigh Winsor identified a sighting

    Sighting Flat worm with mid stripe

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    Sighted 6 Jul 2017
    Dr Leigh Winsor 11 July 2017
    Seriata
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Platyhelminthes: Turbellaria: Seriata
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  • Reiner Richter described a sighting

    Sighting Flat worm with mid stripe

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    Sighted 6 Jul 2017
    Reiner Richter 6 July 2017
    Tagged With caenoplana coerulea
    Reiner Richter says

    Looks like the "Caenoplana coerulea" group as previously posted and discussed here on BowerBird.

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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Archimantis latistyla nymph (thanks Maik) at FOWSP nursery

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    Sighted 8 Jan 2015
    Matthew Connors 6 June 2017
    Archimantis sobrina
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Mantodea: Mantidae: Archimantis: sobrina
    Common Names: Mantids, Large Brown Mantis
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  • Linda Rogan described a sighting

    Sighting Small pointed snail newly noticed at Pound Bend Nursery WSP. Exotic??

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    Sighted 1 Jun 2017
    Linda Rogan 4 June 2017
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    Linda Rogan says

    Thanks Irene, this looks likely to me.

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  • Irene Richardson described a sighting

    Sighting Small pointed snail newly noticed at Pound Bend Nursery WSP. Exotic??

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    Sighted 1 Jun 2017
    Irene Richardson 2 June 2017
    Tagged With small pointed snail
    Irene Richardson says

    Perhaps Prietocella barbara?

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  • Linda Rogan added a sighting

    Small pointed snail newly noticed at Pound Bend Nursery WSP. Exotic??

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    Sighted 1 Jun 2017
    9023 Pound Bend Rd, Warrandyte VIC 3113, Australia

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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Female mole cricket at the FOWSP nursery

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    Sighted 11 May 2017
    Matthew Connors 22 May 2017
    Gryllotalpa
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae: Gryllotalpa
    Matthew Connors says

    A female actually. Male have a large triangular cell in the middle of their forewing

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  • Linda Rogan added a sighting

    Female mole cricket at the FOWSP nursery

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    Sighted 11 May 2017
    9018 Pound Bend Rd, Warrandyte VIC 3113, Australia

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  • Robert Read identified a sighting

    Sighting Grasshopper Macrotona australis, thanks Robert, along the Jumping Creek Track

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    Sighted 17 Mar 2017
    Robert Read 19 March 2017
    Macrotona australis
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Orthoptera: Acrididae: Macrotona: australis
    Common Names: Grasshoppers, Common Macrotona
    Robert Read says

    Definitely Macrotona. I think M. australis is the only species likely at this location. In other areas it might not be possible to identify to species level without more details.

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