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Velvet worm or Peripatus (Onychophora)Onychophora sp. (phylum)

3 Unidentified Velvet Worm at Namadgi National Park

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Onychophora sp. (phylum) at Namadgi National Park - 4 May 2019
Onychophora sp. (phylum) at Namadgi National Park - 4 May 2019

Identification history

Velvet worm or Peripatus (Onychophora) Onychophora sp. (phylum) 5 May 2019 KimPullen
Velvet worm or Peripatus (Onychophora) Onychophora sp. (phylum) 5 May 2019 michaelb
Unidentified 5 May 2019 danswell

Author's notes

Found at night in dry watercourse among cobble and leaf litter. Approximately 20mm long.

1 comment

   5 May 2019
First one on Canberra Nature Map by the looks of it.

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 4 May 2019 8:36 PM Recorded on
  • danswell Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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