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MonotremeTachyglossus aculeatus   

Short-beaked Echidna at ANBG

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Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 9 Jan 2018
Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 9 Jan 2018

Identification history

Monotreme Tachyglossus aculeatus 20 Feb 2018 michaelb
Monotreme Tachyglossus aculeatus 19 Feb 2018 Alison Milton

Author's notes

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Nearby Sightings

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Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 Unidentified Scale insect & mealybug (Hemiptera, Coccoidea) (TBC) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 13 Sep 2019 Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 12 Sep 2019 Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at ANBG - 3 Sep 2019 Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 3 Sep 2019 Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at ANBG - 16 Aug 2019 Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 7 Jul 2019 Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 Clubiona sp. (genus) (Unidentified Stout Sac Spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 Polyrhachis sp. (genus) (A spiny ant) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at ANBG - 5 Jun 2019 Oncopeltus sordidus (Milk vine bug) at ANBG - 22 May 2019 Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2019 Sphaeroceridae sp. (family) (Lesser Dung Fly) at ANBG - 15 Apr 2019 zz bolete at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 Sparassidae sp. (family) (TBC) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 Vespula germanica (European wasp) at ANBG - 4 Apr 2019 Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at ANBG - 1 Apr 2019 Lagriinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at ANBG - 18 Mar 2019 Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 17 Mar 2019 Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019 Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019 Mogulones larvatus (Paterson's curse crown weevil) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019 Cerceris sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cerceris wasp) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019 Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 1 Mar 2019 Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at ANBG - 26 Feb 2019 Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019 Platybrachys sp. (genus) (A gum hopper) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019 Asiola fasciata (A robber fly) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2019 Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at ANBG - 10 Feb 2019 Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at ANBG - 10 Feb 2019 Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant weevil) at ANBG - 2 Feb 2019 Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 21 Jan 2019 Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018 Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018 Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018 Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Calliphora sp. (genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Culicidae sp. (family) (A mosquito) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Austrosciapus connexus (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Pelecorhynchus fulvus (Orange cap-nosed fly) at ANBG - 29 Nov 2018 Acanthosomatidae (family) (Unidentified acanthosomatid shield bug) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 19 Nov 2018 Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at ANBG - 19 Nov 2018 Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018 Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018 Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 5 Nov 2018 Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at ANBG - 4 Nov 2018 Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018 Isopeda sp.(genus) (Huntsman Spider) at ANBG - 30 Oct 2018 Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018 Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018 Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018 Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018 Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 Sarothrocrepis civica (An arboreal 'ground' beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 Unidentified Beetle (Coleoptera) (TBC) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 Unidentified Beetle (Coleoptera) (TBC) at ANBG - 21 Sep 2018 Pycnobraconoides sp. (genus) (A Braconid wasp) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018 Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018 Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 Ptilotula penicillatus (White-plumed Honeyeater) at ANBG - 13 Jun 2018 Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at ANBG - 22 May 2018 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2018 Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2018 Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2018 Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018 Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018 Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018 Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at ANBG - 21 Feb 2018 Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at ANBG - 21 Feb 2018 Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at ANBG - 1 Feb 2018 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 12 Jan 2018 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 8 Jan 2018 Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at ANBG - 22 Nov 2017 Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at ANBG - 22 Nov 2017 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2017 Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at ANBG - 2 Oct 2017 Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2017
Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019
Unidentified Scale insect & mealybug (Hemiptera, Coccoidea) (TBC) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 13 Sep 2019
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 12 Sep 2019
Unidentified Moth (Lepidoptera) (TBC) at ANBG - 3 Sep 2019
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 3 Sep 2019
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at ANBG - 16 Aug 2019
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 7 Jul 2019
Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019
Clubiona sp. (genus) (Unidentified Stout Sac Spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Polyrhachis sp. (genus) (A spiny ant) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019
Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at ANBG - 5 Jun 2019
Oncopeltus sordidus (Milk vine bug) at ANBG - 22 May 2019
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2019
Sphaeroceridae sp. (family) (Lesser Dung Fly) at ANBG - 15 Apr 2019
zz bolete at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019
Sparassidae sp. (family) (TBC) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at ANBG - 4 Apr 2019
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at ANBG - 1 Apr 2019
Lagriinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at ANBG - 18 Mar 2019
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 17 Mar 2019
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019
Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019
Mogulones larvatus (Paterson's curse crown weevil) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019
Cerceris sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cerceris wasp) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019
Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 1 Mar 2019
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at ANBG - 26 Feb 2019
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019
Platybrachys sp. (genus) (A gum hopper) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019
Asiola fasciata (A robber fly) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2019
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at ANBG - 10 Feb 2019
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at ANBG - 10 Feb 2019
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant weevil) at ANBG - 2 Feb 2019
Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 21 Jan 2019
Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018
Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Calliphora sp. (genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Culicidae sp. (family) (A mosquito) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Austrosciapus connexus (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Pelecorhynchus fulvus (Orange cap-nosed fly) at ANBG - 29 Nov 2018
Acanthosomatidae (family) (Unidentified acanthosomatid shield bug) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 19 Nov 2018
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at ANBG - 19 Nov 2018
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 5 Nov 2018
Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at ANBG - 4 Nov 2018
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2018
Isopeda sp.(genus) (Huntsman Spider) at ANBG - 30 Oct 2018
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018
Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018
Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018
Sarothrocrepis civica (An arboreal 'ground' beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018
Unidentified Beetle (Coleoptera) (TBC) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018
Unidentified Beetle (Coleoptera) (TBC) at ANBG - 21 Sep 2018
Pycnobraconoides sp. (genus) (A Braconid wasp) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018
Ptilotula penicillatus (White-plumed Honeyeater) at ANBG - 13 Jun 2018
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at ANBG - 22 May 2018
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2018
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2018
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2018
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018
Candalides hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at ANBG - 21 Feb 2018
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at ANBG - 21 Feb 2018
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at ANBG - 1 Feb 2018
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 12 Jan 2018
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 8 Jan 2018
Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at ANBG - 22 Nov 2017
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at ANBG - 22 Nov 2017
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 1 Nov 2017
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at ANBG - 2 Oct 2017
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2017

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.106277-35.273418
  • Altitude 654.3m
  • Defined Locations ANBG
  • Places Acton, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 9 Jan 2018 10:53 AM Recorded on
  • Alison Milton Recorded by
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