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Eriococcus confusus

Gumtree scale at Point Hut to Tharwa

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Eriococcus confusus at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Dec 2016
Eriococcus confusus at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Dec 2016

Identification history

Eriococcus confusus 29 Dec 2016 MichaelMulvaney
Eriococcus confusus 24 Dec 2016 RogerF
Unidentified 24 Dec 2016 michaelb

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This sighting is for the scale insects - the ants are separate; on the western side of the Murrumbidgee River, north of Tharwa.

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Laxta granicollis (Common trilobite cockroach, bark cockroach) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Nov 2019 by michaelb Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb Ferreola handschini (Orange-collared Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Jan 2019 by michaelb Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) (Unidentified sand wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Jan 2019 by michaelb Polistes (Gyrostoma) erythrinus (Red paper wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Jan 2019 by michaelb Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Jan 2019 by michaelb Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 5 Dec 2018 by michaelb Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Sep 2018 by michaelb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Jan 2018 by michaelb Oenothera indecora subsp. bonariensis (Small-flower evening-primrose) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 12 Apr 2017 by michaelb Coryphistes ruricola (Bark grasshopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 Mar 2017 by michaelb Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 25 Feb 2017 by michaelb Ludwigia palustris (Marsh Purslane) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 20 Feb 2017 by michaelb Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 Feb 2017 by michaelb Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 Feb 2017 by michaelb Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 Feb 2017 by michaelb Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 Feb 2017 by michaelb Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 Feb 2017 by michaelb Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Feb 2017 by michaelb Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague soldier beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2017 by michaelb Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2017 by michaelb Alisma plantago-aquatica (Water plantain) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2017 by michaelb Schoenoplectus validus (River Club-rush) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2017 by michaelb Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2017 by michaelb Centipeda cunninghamii (Common Sneezeweed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2017 by michaelb Bolboschoenus medianus (A Sedge) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2017 by michaelb Salix nigra (Black Willow) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2017 by michaelb Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2017 by michaelb Thynnus zonatus (Native Flower Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2017 by michaelb Thynnus zonatus (Native Flower Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2017 by michaelb Anoplognathus porosus (Porosus Christmas beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Jan 2017 by michaelb Eucalyptus bridgesiana (Apple Box) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Jan 2017 by michaelb Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Jan 2017 by michaelb Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Jan 2017 by michaelb Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 8 Dec 2016 by michaelb Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Dec 2016 by michaelb Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Dec 2016 by michaelb Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb Gminatus australis (Orange Assassin Bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb Pentatomoidea (superfamily) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Oct 2016 by michaelb Fumaria sp. (Fumitory) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Oct 2016 by michaelb Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Mar 2016 by michaelb Icerya acaciae (Acacia mealy bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Mar 2016 by michaelb Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Mar 2016 by michaelb Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 13 Feb 2016 by michaelb Conium maculatum (Hemlock) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Jan 2016 by michaelb Taeniopygia bichenovii (Double-barred Finch) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Dec 2015 by michaelb Trifolium angustifolium (Narrowleaf Clover) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Nov 2015 by michaelb Wheeleria spilodactylus (Horehound plume moth) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Oct 2015 by michaelb Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Oct 2015 by michaelb Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 10 Oct 2015 by michaelb Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Oct 2015 by michaelb Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Oct 2015 by michaelb Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 May 2015 by michaelb Poa labillardierei (Common Tussock Grass, River Tussock Grass) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 May 2015 by michaelb Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Apr 2015 by michaelb Verbascum thapsus subsp. thapsus (Great Mullein, Aaron's Rod) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 5 Apr 2015 by michaelb Anachloris subochraria (Golden Grass Carpet) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 12 Mar 2015 by michaelb Paropsisterna sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Feb 2015 by michaelb Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Feb 2015 by michaelb Perga sp. (genus) (Steel Blue Sawfly or Spitfire) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Jan 2015 by michaelb Paropsisterna variicollis (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Jan 2015 by michaelb Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Jan 2015 by michaelb Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 Jan 2015 by michaelb Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 Jan 2015 by michaelb Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 12 Jan 2015 by michaelb Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Jan 2015 by michaelb Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Jan 2015 by michaelb Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Jan 2015 by michaelb Mantidae sp. (family) (Egg case of praying mantis) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Dec 2014 by michaelb Podagrionini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified mantis parasite wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Dec 2014 by michaelb Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Dec 2014 by michaelb Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb Oenothera stricta subsp. stricta (Common Evening Primrose) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Nov 2014 by michaelb Haliaeetus leucogaster (White-bellied Sea-Eagle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Nov 2014 by michaelb Marrubium vulgare (Horehound) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Nov 2014 by michaelb Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Mar 2014 by michaelb Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 12 Feb 2014 by michaelb Euchiton sphaericus (Star Cudweed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Feb 2014 by michaelb Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2014 by michaelb Psaltoda moerens (Redeye Cicada) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 26 Nov 2013 by michaelb Bolboschoenus medianus (A Sedge) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Jan 2009 by michaelb Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Mar 2007 by michaelb
Laxta granicollis (Common trilobite cockroach, bark cockroach) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Ferreola handschini (Orange-collared Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) (Unidentified sand wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Polistes (Gyrostoma) erythrinus (Red paper wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Macropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 5 Dec 2018 by michaelb
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Sep 2018 by michaelb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Jan 2018 by michaelb
Oenothera indecora subsp. bonariensis (Small-flower evening-primrose) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 12 Apr 2017 by michaelb
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark grasshopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 Mar 2017 by michaelb
Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 25 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Ludwigia palustris (Marsh Purslane) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 20 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague soldier beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Alisma plantago-aquatica (Water plantain) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Schoenoplectus validus (River Club-rush) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Centipeda cunninghamii (Common Sneezeweed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Bolboschoenus medianus (A Sedge) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Salix nigra (Black Willow) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Thynnus zonatus (Native Flower Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Thynnus zonatus (Native Flower Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Anoplognathus porosus (Porosus Christmas beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Eucalyptus bridgesiana (Apple Box) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 8 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Gminatus australis (Orange Assassin Bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Pentatomoidea (superfamily) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Oct 2016 by michaelb
Fumaria sp. (Fumitory) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Oct 2016 by michaelb
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Icerya acaciae (Acacia mealy bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 13 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Conium maculatum (Hemlock) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Taeniopygia bichenovii (Double-barred Finch) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Trifolium angustifolium (Narrowleaf Clover) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Wheeleria spilodactylus (Horehound plume moth) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 10 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 May 2015 by michaelb
Poa labillardierei (Common Tussock Grass, River Tussock Grass) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 4 May 2015 by michaelb
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Verbascum thapsus subsp. thapsus (Great Mullein, Aaron's Rod) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 5 Apr 2015 by michaelb
Anachloris subochraria (Golden Grass Carpet) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 12 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Paropsisterna sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Perga sp. (genus) (Steel Blue Sawfly or Spitfire) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Paropsisterna variicollis (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 12 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Mantidae sp. (family) (Egg case of praying mantis) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Podagrionini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified mantis parasite wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Oenothera stricta subsp. stricta (Common Evening Primrose) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Haliaeetus leucogaster (White-bellied Sea-Eagle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Marrubium vulgare (Horehound) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Mar 2014 by michaelb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 12 Feb 2014 by michaelb
Euchiton sphaericus (Star Cudweed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Feb 2014 by michaelb
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2014 by michaelb
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye Cicada) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 26 Nov 2013 by michaelb
Bolboschoenus medianus (A Sedge) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Jan 2009 by michaelb
Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 7 Mar 2007 by michaelb

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • Apple Box Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size (mm)
  • 30 Nov 2016 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by
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