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Short-beaked Echidna at ANBG

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Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 9 Jan 2018
Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 9 Jan 2018

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Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 18 Sep 2020 by Tim L Rainbowia sp. (genus) (A mite) at ANBG - 4 Sep 2020 by Tim L Polyphrades paganus (A weevil) at ANBG - 4 Sep 2020 by Tim L Myrmarachne erythrocephala (Ant-mimic jumping spider) at ANBG - 4 Sep 2020 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 4 Sep 2020 by Tim L Euophryinae sp. (Mr Stripey) undescribed (Mr Stripey) at ANBG - 25 Aug 2020 by Tim L Monomorium kiliani (Kilian's ant) at ANBG - 14 Aug 2020 by Tim L Stenocotis depressa (Gum bark leafhopper) at ANBG - 14 Aug 2020 by Tim L Polyrhachis phryne (A spiny ant) at ANBG - 11 Aug 2020 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2020 by Tim L Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2020 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2020 by Tim L Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at ANBG - 1 Jul 2020 by Tim L Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at ANBG - 30 Jun 2020 by Tim L Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at ANBG - 30 Jun 2020 by Tim L Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at ANBG - 30 Jun 2020 by Tim L Laetiporus portentosus at ANBG - 19 May 2020 by RodDeb Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at ANBG - 15 Mar 2020 by Christine Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Ptilophorus persimilis (Wedge-shaped beetle) at ANBG - 10 Mar 2020 by Tim L Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at ANBG - 10 Mar 2020 by Tim L Heoclisis fundata (Antlion lacewing) at ANBG - 25 Feb 2020 by Tim L Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 25 Feb 2020 by Tim L Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 19 Jan 2020 by Tim L Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 17 Jan 2020 by Tim L Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 15 Jan 2020 by Tim L Euops sp. (genus) (A leaf-rolling weevil) at ANBG - 15 Jan 2020 by Tim L Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at ANBG - 14 Jan 2020 by Tim L Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 17 Dec 2019 by Tim L Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2019 by PeterA Comptosia stria (A bee fly) at ANBG - 13 Nov 2019 by Kurt Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 22 Oct 2019 by Tim L Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 22 Oct 2019 by Tim L Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2019 by Tim L Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2019 by Tim L Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 13 Sep 2019 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 12 Sep 2019 by Tim L Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at ANBG - 3 Sep 2019 by Tim L Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at ANBG - 16 Aug 2019 by Christine Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 7 Jul 2019 by Tim L Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L Clubiona sp. (genus) (Unidentified Stout Sac Spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L Polyrhachis sp. (genus) (A spiny ant) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at ANBG - 5 Jun 2019 by Tim L Oncopeltus sordidus (Milk vine bug) at ANBG - 22 May 2019 by Christine Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2019 by Tim L Sphaeroceridae sp. (family) (Lesser Dung Fly) at ANBG - 15 Apr 2019 by RodDeb zz bolete at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton Vespula germanica (European wasp) at ANBG - 4 Apr 2019 by Tim L Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at ANBG - 1 Apr 2019 by Tim L Lagriinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at ANBG - 18 Mar 2019 by Tim L Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 17 Mar 2019 by Tim L Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019 by Tim L Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019 by Tim L Mogulones larvatus (Paterson's curse crown weevil) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019 by Tim L Cerceris sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cerceris wasp) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019 by Tim L Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 1 Mar 2019 by Tim L Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at ANBG - 26 Feb 2019 by Tim L Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at ANBG - 26 Feb 2019 by Tim L Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019 by HelenCross Platybrachys sp. (genus) (A gum hopper) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019 by Tim L Asiola fasciata (A robber fly) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2019 by Tim L Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at ANBG - 10 Feb 2019 by Tim L Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at ANBG - 10 Feb 2019 by Tim L Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant weevil) at ANBG - 2 Feb 2019 by Tim L Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 21 Jan 2019 by Tim L Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018 by Tim L Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018 by Tim L Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018 by Tim L Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Tim L Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Calliphora sp. (genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Culicidae sp. (family) (A mosquito) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Pelecorhynchus fulvus (Orange cap-nosed fly) at ANBG - 29 Nov 2018 by Tim L Acanthosomatidae (family) (Unidentified Acanthosomatid shield bug) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 19 Nov 2018 by Tim L Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at ANBG - 19 Nov 2018 by Tim L Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018 by Tim L Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018 by Tim L Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 5 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 18 Sep 2020 by Tim L
Rainbowia sp. (genus) (A mite) at ANBG - 4 Sep 2020 by Tim L
Polyphrades paganus (A weevil) at ANBG - 4 Sep 2020 by Tim L
Myrmarachne erythrocephala (Ant-mimic jumping spider) at ANBG - 4 Sep 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 4 Sep 2020 by Tim L
Euophryinae sp. (Mr Stripey) undescribed (Mr Stripey) at ANBG - 25 Aug 2020 by Tim L
Monomorium kiliani (Kilian's ant) at ANBG - 14 Aug 2020 by Tim L
Stenocotis depressa (Gum bark leafhopper) at ANBG - 14 Aug 2020 by Tim L
Polyrhachis phryne (A spiny ant) at ANBG - 11 Aug 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2020 by Tim L
Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at ANBG - 1 Jul 2020 by Tim L
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at ANBG - 30 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at ANBG - 30 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at ANBG - 30 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Laetiporus portentosus at ANBG - 19 May 2020 by RodDeb
Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at ANBG - 15 Mar 2020 by Christine
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Ptilophorus persimilis (Wedge-shaped beetle) at ANBG - 10 Mar 2020 by Tim L
Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at ANBG - 10 Mar 2020 by Tim L
Heoclisis fundata (Antlion lacewing) at ANBG - 25 Feb 2020 by Tim L
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 25 Feb 2020 by Tim L
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 19 Jan 2020 by Tim L
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 17 Jan 2020 by Tim L
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 15 Jan 2020 by Tim L
Euops sp. (genus) (A leaf-rolling weevil) at ANBG - 15 Jan 2020 by Tim L
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at ANBG - 14 Jan 2020 by Tim L
Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 17 Dec 2019 by Tim L
Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2019 by PeterA
Comptosia stria (A bee fly) at ANBG - 13 Nov 2019 by Kurt
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 22 Oct 2019 by Tim L
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 22 Oct 2019 by Tim L
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2019 by Tim L
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2019 by Tim L
Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 13 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 12 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at ANBG - 3 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at ANBG - 16 Aug 2019 by Christine
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 7 Jul 2019 by Tim L
Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Clubiona sp. (genus) (Unidentified Stout Sac Spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Polyrhachis sp. (genus) (A spiny ant) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at ANBG - 5 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Oncopeltus sordidus (Milk vine bug) at ANBG - 22 May 2019 by Christine
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2019 by Tim L
Sphaeroceridae sp. (family) (Lesser Dung Fly) at ANBG - 15 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
zz bolete at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at ANBG - 14 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at ANBG - 4 Apr 2019 by Tim L
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at ANBG - 1 Apr 2019 by Tim L
Lagriinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at ANBG - 18 Mar 2019 by Tim L
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 17 Mar 2019 by Tim L
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019 by Tim L
Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019 by Tim L
Mogulones larvatus (Paterson's curse crown weevil) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019 by Tim L
Cerceris sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cerceris wasp) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2019 by Tim L
Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 1 Mar 2019 by Tim L
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at ANBG - 26 Feb 2019 by Tim L
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at ANBG - 26 Feb 2019 by Tim L
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019 by HelenCross
Platybrachys sp. (genus) (A gum hopper) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019 by Tim L
Asiola fasciata (A robber fly) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2019 by Tim L
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at ANBG - 10 Feb 2019 by Tim L
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at ANBG - 10 Feb 2019 by Tim L
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant weevil) at ANBG - 2 Feb 2019 by Tim L
Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 21 Jan 2019 by Tim L
Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018 by Tim L
Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018 by Tim L
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018 by Tim L
Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Tim L
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Calliphora sp. (genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Culicidae sp. (family) (A mosquito) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Pelecorhynchus fulvus (Orange cap-nosed fly) at ANBG - 29 Nov 2018 by Tim L
Acanthosomatidae (family) (Unidentified Acanthosomatid shield bug) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 19 Nov 2018 by Tim L
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at ANBG - 19 Nov 2018 by Tim L
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018 by Tim L
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018 by Tim L
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 5 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.106277-35.273418
  • Altitude 654.3m
  • Maps ANBG
  • Places Acton, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

1219191 sightings of 6144 species in 1173 locations from 3472 members
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