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Latest significant sightings

lesleypedenSignificant Sighting - lesleypeden has made a recognised, significant sighting! reported Monitor/Gecko Varanus rosenbergi at Namadgi National Park

lesleypedenSignificant Sighting - lesleypeden has made a recognised, significant sighting! reported Other Wildflower Polygala japonica at Namadgi National Park

HarveyPerkinsMultiple Significant Sightings - HarveyPerkins has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Bulk Reporter - HarveyPerkins has reported over 100 sightings! reported Rush / Sedge Cyperus lucidus at Lower Cotter Catchment

Parkie818Multiple Significant Sightings - Parkie818 has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Founding Explorer - Parkie818 joined us in 2014! reported Grass Cenchrus longispinus at Cotter

JackieMilesSignificant Sighting - JackieMiles has made a recognised, significant sighting! reported Daisy Calotis glandulosa at Kosciuszko National Park, NSW

KenTMultiple Significant Sightings - KenT has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - KenT has reported over 500 sightings! reported Dragonfly (Anisoptera) Nannophya dalei at Namadgi National Park

PeterRSignificant Sighting - PeterR has made a recognised, significant sighting! reported Orchid Diuris subalpina at Namadgi National Park

HarveyPerkinsMultiple Significant Sightings - HarveyPerkins has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Bulk Reporter - HarveyPerkins has reported over 100 sightings! reported Orchid Gastrodia entomogama at Namadgi National Park

JohnBundockMultiple Significant Sightings - JohnBundock has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Bulk Reporter - JohnBundock has reported over 100 sightings! reported Orchid Gastrodia entomogama at Namadgi National Park

GeoffRobertsonSignificant Sighting - GeoffRobertson has made a recognised, significant sighting!Bulk Reporter - GeoffRobertson has reported over 100 sightings! reported Daisy Rutidosis leiolepis at Nimmitabel, NSW

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michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! confirmed Parrot Cacatua galerita at Conder, ACT

michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! confirmed Robber fly (Asilidae) Apothechyla sp. (genus) at Pine Island to Point Hut

michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! suggested Robber fly (Asilidae) Apothechyla sp. (genus) at Pine Island to Point Hut

michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! suggested Darkling beetle (Tenebrionidae) Helea ovata at Gigerline

MatthewFrawleySignificant Sighting - MatthewFrawley has made a recognised, significant sighting!Bulk Reporter - MatthewFrawley has reported over 100 sightings! suggested Scarab beetle (Scarabaeidae) Anoplognathus sp. at Kambah, ACT

MichaelMulvaneyMultiple Significant Sightings - MichaelMulvaney has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - MichaelMulvaney has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - MichaelMulvaney joined us in 2014! confirmed Grass Austrostipa bigeniculata at Southern Tablelands Ecosystem Park

DaveFerg suggested Apothechyla sp. at Pine Island to Point Hut

apm57Bulk Reporter - apm57 has reported over 100 sightings! suggested Moss / Liverwort / Hornwort Didymodon torquatus at Namadgi National Park

apm57Bulk Reporter - apm57 has reported over 100 sightings! suggested Fungus Armillaria at Namadgi National Park

RyuCallawayMultiple Significant Sightings - RyuCallaway has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - RyuCallaway has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - RyuCallaway joined us in 2014! suggested Parrot Psephotus haematonotus at Lake Ginninderra

Latest discussion

DaveFerg wrote:
4 hrs ago
The genus Apothechyla is of the subfamily Dasypogoninae.

Robber fly (Asilidae) Apothechyla sp. (genus) (Robber fly)
Yesterday
Quite a nice photo with the semi-transparent patterning

Other - magpie or larger Menura novaehollandiae (Superb Lyrebird)
Yesterday
I've put up another photo. i think the trunk on the left in the second photo is the one associated with the foliage. The shrub/tree was about 4 m...

Other Tree Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart)
michaelbMultiple Significant Sightings - michaelb has made multiple, recognised, significant sightings and is a true NatureMapr!Ultra Reporter - michaelb has reported over 500 sightings!Founding Explorer - michaelb joined us in 2014! wrote:
Yesterday
Nice pics !

Unidentified
Yesterday
Thanks for posting these cath - much appreciated

Orchid Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid)

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