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MonotremeTachyglossus aculeatus

1 Short-beaked Echidna at ANBG

5 images

Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 10 Sep 2019
Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 10 Sep 2019
Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 10 Sep 2019
Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 10 Sep 2019
Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 10 Sep 2019

Identification history

Monotreme Tachyglossus aculeatus 16 Sep 2019 michaelb
Monotreme Tachyglossus aculeatus 15 Sep 2019 Tim L

Author's notes

The final image shows a rock the Echidna pushed out of the way and the ants underneath that it was feeding on. Thanks to Marcus Leach for the initial sighting.

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Nearby Sightings

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Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2019 Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at ANBG - 26 Sep 2019 Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at ANBG - 23 Sep 2019 Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at ANBG - 18 Sep 2019 Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 10 Sep 2019 Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum ant) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019 Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum ant) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019 Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at ANBG - 4 Jul 2019 Anystidae (family) (Unidentified anystid mite) at ANBG - 18 Jun 2019 Monomorium kiliani (Kilian's ant) at ANBG - 25 May 2019 Monomorium kiliani (Kilian's ant) at ANBG - 24 May 2019 Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at ANBG - 4 Apr 2019 Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018 Capusa sp. (genus) (Wedge moth) at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018 Anthrax sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anthrax bee fly) at ANBG - 17 Dec 2018 Acanthosomatidae (family) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Araneae sp. (order) (Spider egg case) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Monarcha melanopsis (Black-faced Monarch) at ANBG - 10 Dec 2018 Icerya purchasi (Cottony cushion scale) at ANBG - 29 Nov 2018 Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018 Cercopidae (family) (Unidentified spittlebug or froghopper) at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018 Calliphoridae (family) (Unidentified blowfly) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018 Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at ANBG - 5 Nov 2018 Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018 Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 6 Oct 2018 Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at ANBG - 24 Sep 2018 Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at ANBG - 24 Sep 2018 Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 21 Sep 2018 Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 11 Sep 2018 Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2018 Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at ANBG - 26 Dec 2017 Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 29 Sep 2017 Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2017
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2019
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at ANBG - 26 Sep 2019
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at ANBG - 23 Sep 2019
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at ANBG - 18 Sep 2019
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 10 Sep 2019
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum ant) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum ant) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at ANBG - 4 Jul 2019
Anystidae (family) (Unidentified anystid mite) at ANBG - 18 Jun 2019
Monomorium kiliani (Kilian's ant) at ANBG - 25 May 2019
Monomorium kiliani (Kilian's ant) at ANBG - 24 May 2019
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at ANBG - 4 Apr 2019
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018
Capusa sp. (genus) (Wedge moth) at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018
Anthrax sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anthrax bee fly) at ANBG - 17 Dec 2018
Acanthosomatidae (family) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Araneae sp. (order) (Spider egg case) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Monarcha melanopsis (Black-faced Monarch) at ANBG - 10 Dec 2018
Icerya purchasi (Cottony cushion scale) at ANBG - 29 Nov 2018
Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018
Cercopidae (family) (Unidentified spittlebug or froghopper) at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018
Calliphoridae (family) (Unidentified blowfly) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at ANBG - 5 Nov 2018
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 6 Oct 2018
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at ANBG - 24 Sep 2018
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at ANBG - 24 Sep 2018
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 21 Sep 2018
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 11 Sep 2018
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2018
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at ANBG - 26 Dec 2017
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 29 Sep 2017
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2017

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.104658-35.274352
  • Altitude 659.6m
  • Defined Locations ANBG
  • Places Hackett, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Sep 2019 12:56 PM Recorded on
  • Tim L Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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