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Insects & Inverts

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Insects are one of the world's mega-groups - such a diverse show of species. Insects are not too difficult to find, not to hard to photograph but they are difficult to understand their life styles and habits. Join this project to explore the world of insects in Australia.

  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Unidentified grasshopper 2 (Apologies for poor image)

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    Sighted 29 Nov 2018
    Matthew Connors 19 December 2018
    Percassa rugifrons
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Orthoptera: Acrididae: Percassa: rugifrons
    Common Names: Grasshoppers, Mountain Grasshopper
    Matthew Connors says

    Adult male

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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Phasmid with tiny wings, Toowoomba

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    Sighted 9 Dec 2018
    Matthew Connors 19 December 2018
    Anchiale austrotessulata
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Phasmatodea: Phasmatidae: Anchiale: austrotessulata
    Common Names: Stick insects, Stick insects
    Matthew Connors says

    A subadult male - next shed he will get very large wings!

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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Common crow (Matthew I tried that ("core" ID, but Bowerbird won't allow it)

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    Sighted 5 Apr 2018
    Matthew Connors 19 December 2018
    Euploea corinna
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Euploea: corinna
    Common Names: Butterfly, Nymphalids, Common Crow butterfly
    Matthew Connors says

    Euploea core

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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Unknown Damselfly

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    Sighted 16 Oct 2017
    Matthew Connors 19 December 2018
    Austroargiolestes
    (genus)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Odonata: Megapodagrionidae: Austroargiolestes
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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Paropsisterna cloelia

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    Sighted 23 May 2018
    Matthew Connors 19 December 2018
    Paropsisterna cloelia
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Paropsisterna: cloelia
    Common Names: Beetles, Chrysomelids, leaf beetles
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  • John Eichler described a sighting

    Sighting Unknown flatworm

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    Sighted 7 Dec 2018
    John Eichler 19 December 2018
    Tagged With artioposthia howitti?
    John Eichler says

    Looks like some specimens of this included on BB but outside the range given in comments on this species

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  • John Eichler identified a sighting

    Sighting Micraspis Ladybird

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    Sighted 9 Dec 2018
    John Eichler 19 December 2018
    Micraspis flavovittata
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Coleoptera: Coccinellidae: Micraspis: flavovittata
    Common Names: Beetles, Coccinellids, lady beetles
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  • John Eichler described a sighting

    Sighting Micraspis Ladybird

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    Sighted 9 Dec 2018
    John Eichler 19 December 2018
    Tagged With numbers
    John Eichler says

    Members of the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria, led by Reiner Richter, located about 10 adult beetles and several larvae at a swamp between portland and Nelson

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  • John Eichler added a sighting

    Micraspis Ladybird

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    Sighted 9 Dec 2018

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  • Ken Walker described a sighting

    Sighting Mystery bee at 61 Turton Street, Sunnybank

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    Sighted 21 Oct 2018
    Ken Walker 19 December 2018
    Tagged With bee?
    Ken Walker says

    Jenny -- I just cannot see enough of this specimen to be certain of an ID. I feel it is a wasp rather than a bee.

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