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Praying mantis (Mantodea)Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis

Black bark mantis or Boxing mantis at Wamboin, NSW

2 images

Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Dec 2018
Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Dec 2018

Identification history

Praying mantis (Mantodea) Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis 22 Apr 2019 KimPullen
Praying mantis (Mantodea) Bolbe nigra 22 Apr 2019 natureguy

4 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   22 Apr 2019
A male.
michaelb wrote:
   23 Apr 2019
What a difference between the male & female !
KimPullen wrote:
   23 Apr 2019
Yes Michael! You'd think they were entirely different species.
michaelb wrote:
   25 Apr 2019
Also, from the male's viewpoint, beauty is in the eye of the beholder !

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Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Wamboin, NSW - 9 Feb 2019 Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Wamboin, NSW - 9 Feb 2019 Gamochaeta sp. (A Cudweed) at Wamboin, NSW - 9 Feb 2019 Doratifera quadriguttata (Four-spotted Cup Moth) at Wamboin, NSW - 4 Feb 2019 Ectomocoris patricius (Ground assassin bug) at Wamboin, NSW - 4 Feb 2019 Cyathus olla at Wamboin, NSW - 4 Feb 2019 Sceliodes cordalis (Eggfruit Caterpillar, Poroporo Fruit Borer) at Wamboin, NSW - 4 Feb 2019 Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Wamboin, NSW - 31 Jan 2019 Hypochaeris radicata (Catsear) at Wamboin, NSW - 30 Jan 2019 Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Wamboin, NSW - 30 Jan 2019 Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Wamboin, NSW - 30 Jan 2019 Solanum triflorum (Three-flowered Nightshade) at Wamboin, NSW - 30 Jan 2019 Atrapsalta furcilla (Southern Mountain Squeaker) at Wamboin, NSW - 29 Jan 2019 Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Wamboin, NSW - 29 Jan 2019 Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Wamboin, NSW - 21 Jan 2019 Mus musculus (House Mouse) at Wamboin, NSW - 21 Jan 2019 Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Wamboin, NSW - 19 Jan 2019 Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Wamboin, NSW - 18 Jan 2019 Comocrus behri (Mistletoe day moth) at Wamboin, NSW - 17 Jan 2019 Eriophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Wamboin, NSW - 17 Jan 2019 Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Jan 2019 Tachinidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bristle fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Jan 2019 Asilinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified asiline Robberfly) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Jan 2019 Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Jan 2019 Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Jan 2019 Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Jan 2019 Rutilia (Microrutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Jan 2019 Palpostoma sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Jan 2019 Unidentified True fly (Diptera) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Jan 2019 Crabroninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified solitary wasp) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Jan 2019 Pardillana limbata (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 14 Jan 2019 Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Wamboin, NSW - 10 Jan 2019 Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Wamboin, NSW - 30 Dec 2018 Unidentified Case moth (Psychidae) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Dec 2018 Bovista (A puffball) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Dec 2018 Gastrimargus musicus (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Dec 2018 Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 23 Dec 2018 Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Wamboin, NSW - 23 Dec 2018 Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Wamboin, NSW - 20 Dec 2018 Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Wamboin, NSW - 19 Dec 2018 Nyctophilus geoffroyi (Lesser Long-eared Bat) at Wamboin, NSW - 19 Dec 2018 Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Dec 2018 Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Wamboin, NSW - 14 Dec 2018 Adelium pustulosum (Darkling beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 14 Dec 2018 Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Myrmarachne sp. (genus) (Unidentified Ant-mimic jumping spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Billardiera scandens (Hairy Apple Berry) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Stenocotis sp. (genus) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Euproctis marginalis (Margined Browntail Moth) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018 Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018 Goniaea opomaloides (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018 Heteronyx sp. (genus) (Scarab beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018 Asilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Robber fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018 Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018 Callibracon capitator (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018 Anoplognathus porosus (Porosus Christmas beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018 Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018 Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled Spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018 Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018 Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Wamboin, NSW - 6 Dec 2018 Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Wamboin, NSW - 3 Dec 2018 Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth) at Wamboin, NSW - 3 Dec 2018 Exoneura sp. (genus) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 3 Dec 2018 Unidentified Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 2 Dec 2018 Maroga melanostigma (Fruit tree borer) at Wamboin, NSW - 30 Nov 2018 Pelororhinus perdix (Strawberry weevil) at Wamboin, NSW - 29 Nov 2018 Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Wamboin, NSW - 27 Nov 2018 Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Wamboin, NSW - 25 Nov 2018 Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 Euophryinae sp.(Undescribed) (subfamily) (A jumping spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 Bombyliidae sp. (family) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Nov 2018 Adelium pustulosum (Darkling beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 23 Nov 2018 Cleridae sp. (family) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 20 Nov 2018 Caliroa cerasi (Pear and cherry slug) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Nov 2018 Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Nov 2018 Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Nov 2018 Asilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Robber fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 14 Nov 2018 Anoplognathus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Christmas beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 9 Nov 2018 Gryllotalpa sp. (genus) (Mole Cricket) at Wamboin, NSW - 9 Nov 2018 Dasygaster padockina (Tasmanian cutworm) at Wamboin, NSW - 9 Nov 2018 Paropsisterna sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Nov 2018 Dillwynia sericea (Egg and Bacon Peas) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Nov 2018 Pultenaea microphylla (Egg and Bacon Pea) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Nov 2018 Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Nov 2018 Camponotus nigriceps (Black-headed sugar ant) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Nov 2018 Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Nov 2018 Unidentified Insect (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 6 Nov 2018 Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 5 Nov 2018 Tabanidae sp. (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 4 Nov 2018 Acanthosomatidae (family) (Unidentified acanthosomatid shield bug) at Wamboin, NSW - 4 Nov 2018 Noctuidae sp. (family) (A cutworm or owlet moth) at Wamboin, NSW - 2 Nov 2018
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Wamboin, NSW - 9 Feb 2019
Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Wamboin, NSW - 9 Feb 2019
Gamochaeta sp. (A Cudweed) at Wamboin, NSW - 9 Feb 2019
Doratifera quadriguttata (Four-spotted Cup Moth) at Wamboin, NSW - 4 Feb 2019
Ectomocoris patricius (Ground assassin bug) at Wamboin, NSW - 4 Feb 2019
Cyathus olla at Wamboin, NSW - 4 Feb 2019
Sceliodes cordalis (Eggfruit Caterpillar, Poroporo Fruit Borer) at Wamboin, NSW - 4 Feb 2019
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Wamboin, NSW - 31 Jan 2019
Hypochaeris radicata (Catsear) at Wamboin, NSW - 30 Jan 2019
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Wamboin, NSW - 30 Jan 2019
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Wamboin, NSW - 30 Jan 2019
Solanum triflorum (Three-flowered Nightshade) at Wamboin, NSW - 30 Jan 2019
Atrapsalta furcilla (Southern Mountain Squeaker) at Wamboin, NSW - 29 Jan 2019
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Wamboin, NSW - 29 Jan 2019
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Wamboin, NSW - 21 Jan 2019
Mus musculus (House Mouse) at Wamboin, NSW - 21 Jan 2019
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Wamboin, NSW - 19 Jan 2019
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Wamboin, NSW - 18 Jan 2019
Comocrus behri (Mistletoe day moth) at Wamboin, NSW - 17 Jan 2019
Eriophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Wamboin, NSW - 17 Jan 2019
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Jan 2019
Tachinidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bristle fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Jan 2019
Asilinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified asiline Robberfly) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Jan 2019
Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Jan 2019
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Jan 2019
Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Jan 2019
Rutilia (Microrutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Jan 2019
Palpostoma sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Jan 2019
Unidentified True fly (Diptera) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Jan 2019
Crabroninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified solitary wasp) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Jan 2019
Pardillana limbata (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 14 Jan 2019
Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Wamboin, NSW - 10 Jan 2019
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Wamboin, NSW - 30 Dec 2018
Unidentified Case moth (Psychidae) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Dec 2018
Bovista (A puffball) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Dec 2018
Gastrimargus musicus (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Dec 2018
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 23 Dec 2018
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Wamboin, NSW - 23 Dec 2018
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Wamboin, NSW - 20 Dec 2018
Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Wamboin, NSW - 19 Dec 2018
Nyctophilus geoffroyi (Lesser Long-eared Bat) at Wamboin, NSW - 19 Dec 2018
Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Dec 2018
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Wamboin, NSW - 14 Dec 2018
Adelium pustulosum (Darkling beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 14 Dec 2018
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) (Unidentified Ant-mimic jumping spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Billardiera scandens (Hairy Apple Berry) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Stenocotis sp. (genus) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Euproctis marginalis (Margined Browntail Moth) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Dec 2018
Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018
Goniaea opomaloides (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018
Heteronyx sp. (genus) (Scarab beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018
Asilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Robber fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018
Callibracon capitator (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018
Anoplognathus porosus (Porosus Christmas beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018
Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled Spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Dec 2018
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Wamboin, NSW - 6 Dec 2018
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Wamboin, NSW - 3 Dec 2018
Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth) at Wamboin, NSW - 3 Dec 2018
Exoneura sp. (genus) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 3 Dec 2018
Unidentified Jumping & peacock spider (Salticidae) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 2 Dec 2018
Maroga melanostigma (Fruit tree borer) at Wamboin, NSW - 30 Nov 2018
Pelororhinus perdix (Strawberry weevil) at Wamboin, NSW - 29 Nov 2018
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Wamboin, NSW - 27 Nov 2018
Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Wamboin, NSW - 25 Nov 2018
Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Nov 2018
Euophryinae sp.(Undescribed) (subfamily) (A jumping spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Nov 2018
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Nov 2018
Bombyliidae sp. (family) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 24 Nov 2018
Adelium pustulosum (Darkling beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 23 Nov 2018
Cleridae sp. (family) (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 20 Nov 2018
Caliroa cerasi (Pear and cherry slug) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Nov 2018
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Wamboin, NSW - 16 Nov 2018
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Wamboin, NSW - 15 Nov 2018
Asilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Robber fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 14 Nov 2018
Anoplognathus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Christmas beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 9 Nov 2018
Gryllotalpa sp. (genus) (Mole Cricket) at Wamboin, NSW - 9 Nov 2018
Dasygaster padockina (Tasmanian cutworm) at Wamboin, NSW - 9 Nov 2018
Paropsisterna sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Wamboin, NSW - 8 Nov 2018
Dillwynia sericea (Egg and Bacon Peas) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Nov 2018
Pultenaea microphylla (Egg and Bacon Pea) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Nov 2018
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Nov 2018
Camponotus nigriceps (Black-headed sugar ant) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Nov 2018
Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 7 Nov 2018
Unidentified Insect (TBC) at Wamboin, NSW - 6 Nov 2018
Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Wamboin, NSW - 5 Nov 2018
Tabanidae sp. (family) (Unidentified march or horse fly) at Wamboin, NSW - 4 Nov 2018
Acanthosomatidae (family) (Unidentified acanthosomatid shield bug) at Wamboin, NSW - 4 Nov 2018
Noctuidae sp. (family) (A cutworm or owlet moth) at Wamboin, NSW - 2 Nov 2018

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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