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Mite and Tick (Acarina)Ixodoidea sp. (superfamily)

Tick at Cotter Reserve

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Ixodoidea sp. (superfamily) at Cotter Reserve - 19 Feb 2017
Ixodoidea sp. (superfamily) at Cotter Reserve - 19 Feb 2017

Identification history

Mite and Tick (Acarina) Ixodoidea sp. (superfamily) 29 Sep 2017 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 31 Aug 2017 HarveyPerkins

Author's notes

Three ticks in right ear opening of Eastern Water Dragon Intellagama lesueurii

2 comments

   31 Aug 2017
Are ticks in the ears of lizards a common thing? Weirdly when I was in Noosa National Park earlier this month, I found a pink tongued skink that had 2 ticks just behind his right arm as well...
   31 Aug 2017
I'd have said very common. Probably more common than not in the larger lizards like bluetongues etc.

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Nearby Sightings

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Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Jul 2019 Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Cotter Reserve - 27 Mar 2019 Austrogomphus ochraceus (Jade Hunter) at Cotter Reserve - 10 Mar 2019 Mantidae sp. (family) (Egg case of praying mantis) at Cotter Reserve - 10 Mar 2019 Austrogomphus australis (Inland Hunter) at Cotter Reserve - 8 Mar 2019 Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Cotter Reserve - 8 Mar 2019 Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Cotter Reserve - 4 Mar 2019 Diphlebia nymphoides (Arrowhead Rockmaster) at Cotter Reserve - 22 Jan 2019 Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Cotter Reserve - 14 Nov 2018 Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Cotter Reserve - 10 Apr 2018 Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Cotter Reserve - 22 Mar 2018 Cordulephya pygmaea (Common Shutwing) at Cotter Reserve - 22 Mar 2018 Austrogomphus ochraceus (Jade Hunter) at Cotter Reserve - 22 Mar 2018 Orthetrum villosovittatum (Fiery Skimmer) at Cotter Reserve - 17 Feb 2018 Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf-curling spider) at Cotter Reserve - 17 Jan 2018 Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Cotter Reserve - 15 Nov 2017 Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Cotter Reserve - 15 Nov 2017 Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Cotter Reserve - 7 Jul 2017 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Cotter Reserve - 7 Jul 2017 Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Jul 2017 Cordulephya pygmaea (Common Shutwing) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Apr 2017 Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017 Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017 Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017 Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017 Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017 Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017 Bursaria spinosa subsp. lasiophylla (Australian Blackthorn) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017 Glenoleon sp. (genus) (Antlion lacewing) at Cotter Reserve - 7 Jan 2017 Paropsides umbrosa (A leaf beetle) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016 Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016 Austrogomphus australis (Inland Hunter) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016 Hemigomphus heteroclytus (Stout Vicetail) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016 Diphlebia nymphoides (Arrowhead Rockmaster) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016 Diphlebia nymphoides (Arrowhead Rockmaster) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016 Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016 Bermius brachycerus (A grasshopper) at Cotter Reserve - 26 Mar 2016 Austrogomphus australis (Inland Hunter) at Cotter Reserve - 20 Feb 2016 Acacia verniciflua (Varnish Wattle) at Cotter Reserve - 15 Jan 2016 Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) at Cotter Reserve - 9 Jan 2015
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Jul 2019
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Cotter Reserve - 27 Mar 2019
Austrogomphus ochraceus (Jade Hunter) at Cotter Reserve - 10 Mar 2019
Mantidae sp. (family) (Egg case of praying mantis) at Cotter Reserve - 10 Mar 2019
Austrogomphus australis (Inland Hunter) at Cotter Reserve - 8 Mar 2019
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Cotter Reserve - 8 Mar 2019
Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Cotter Reserve - 4 Mar 2019
Diphlebia nymphoides (Arrowhead Rockmaster) at Cotter Reserve - 22 Jan 2019
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Cotter Reserve - 14 Nov 2018
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Cotter Reserve - 10 Apr 2018
Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Cotter Reserve - 22 Mar 2018
Cordulephya pygmaea (Common Shutwing) at Cotter Reserve - 22 Mar 2018
Austrogomphus ochraceus (Jade Hunter) at Cotter Reserve - 22 Mar 2018
Orthetrum villosovittatum (Fiery Skimmer) at Cotter Reserve - 17 Feb 2018
Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf-curling spider) at Cotter Reserve - 17 Jan 2018
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Cotter Reserve - 15 Nov 2017
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Cotter Reserve - 15 Nov 2017
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Cotter Reserve - 7 Jul 2017
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Cotter Reserve - 7 Jul 2017
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Jul 2017
Cordulephya pygmaea (Common Shutwing) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Apr 2017
Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017
Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017
Bursaria spinosa subsp. lasiophylla (Australian Blackthorn) at Cotter Reserve - 1 Feb 2017
Glenoleon sp. (genus) (Antlion lacewing) at Cotter Reserve - 7 Jan 2017
Paropsides umbrosa (A leaf beetle) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016
Austrogomphus australis (Inland Hunter) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016
Hemigomphus heteroclytus (Stout Vicetail) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016
Diphlebia nymphoides (Arrowhead Rockmaster) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016
Diphlebia nymphoides (Arrowhead Rockmaster) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Cotter Reserve - 18 Dec 2016
Bermius brachycerus (A grasshopper) at Cotter Reserve - 26 Mar 2016
Austrogomphus australis (Inland Hunter) at Cotter Reserve - 20 Feb 2016
Acacia verniciflua (Varnish Wattle) at Cotter Reserve - 15 Jan 2016
Lythrum salicaria (Purple Loosestrife) at Cotter Reserve - 9 Jan 2015

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 19 Feb 2017 2:54 PM Recorded on
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