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Milkweed bug at Bruce Ridge

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Spilostethus pacificus at Bruce Ridge - 30 Dec 2016
Spilostethus pacificus at Bruce Ridge - 30 Dec 2016

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Observed on flowering Kunzea ericoides in the 1 ha area Kunzea community on the lower slopes of Bruce Ridge.

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Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Bruce Ridge - 14 Sep 2017 by JanetRussell Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird Mordella dumbrelli (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird Suhpalacsa sp. (genus) (Owlfly) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird Rhinotia suturalis (Belid weevil) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird Rhagigaster ephippiger (Smooth flower wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird Castiarina sexplagiata (Six-spotted Castiarina jewel beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird Megachile ferox (Resin bee) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird Yoyetta celis (Silver Princess) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird Scaptia patula (March fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird Erigeron sp. (A Fleabane) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall Pisolithus sp. at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall Heterodea sp. (A lichen) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall Rumex acetosella (Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall Cassinia sp. at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall Acacia floribunda (White Sally Wattle, Gossamer Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird Cheilanthes sieberi subsp. sieberi (Narrow Rock Fern) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird Persoonia rigida (Hairy geebung) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Bruce Ridge - 14 Sep 2017 by JanetRussell
Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Mordella dumbrelli (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Suhpalacsa sp. (genus) (Owlfly) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Rhinotia suturalis (Belid weevil) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Rhagigaster ephippiger (Smooth flower wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Castiarina sexplagiata (Six-spotted Castiarina jewel beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Megachile ferox (Resin bee) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Yoyetta celis (Silver Princess) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Scaptia patula (March fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Erigeron sp. (A Fleabane) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Pisolithus sp. at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Heterodea sp. (A lichen) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall
Rumex acetosella (Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall
Cassinia sp. at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall
Acacia floribunda (White Sally Wattle, Gossamer Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Cheilanthes sieberi subsp. sieberi (Narrow Rock Fern) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Persoonia rigida (Hairy geebung) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • Kunzea ericoides Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender
  • 29 Dec 2016 Recorded on
  • ibaird Recorded by

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