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Mite and Tick (Acarina)Anystidae (family)

Unidentified anystid mite at ANBG

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Anystidae (family) at ANBG - 18 Jun 2019
Anystidae (family) at ANBG - 18 Jun 2019
Anystidae (family) at ANBG - 18 Jun 2019
Anystidae (family) at ANBG - 18 Jun 2019
Anystidae (family) at ANBG - 18 Jun 2019

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This active mite was less than 1mm in size and a bit of a challenge to photograph. It was sighted racing around a tree trunk like a red 'full stop' on steroids. It had a white dot on either side of its body immediately behind the head, which should help with identification.

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(genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Aug 2019 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 7 Aug 2019 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 16 Jul 2019 by Tim L Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 16 Jul 2019 by Tim L Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at ANBG - 27 Jun 2019 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at ANBG - 20 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 Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L Monomorium kiliani (Kilian's ant) at ANBG - 25 May 2019 by Tim L Monomorium kiliani (Kilian's ant) at ANBG - 24 May 2019 by Tim L Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at ANBG - 24 Apr 2019 by Tim L Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019 by HelenCross Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Araneae sp. (order) (Spider egg case) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018 by Tim L Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 by Tim L Sarothrocrepis civica (An arboreal 'ground' beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 by Tim L Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at ANBG - 1 Feb 2018 by roymcd Pomaderris intermedia (Golden pomaderris) at ANBG - 12 Sep 2016 by RWPurdie
Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at ANBG - 24 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 24 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Arasia mollicoma (Flat-white Jumping Spider) at ANBG - 12 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 12 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Laetiporus portentosus at ANBG - 3 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at ANBG - 3 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at ANBG - 2 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 29 May 2020 by Tim L
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
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at ANBG - 22 Feb 2020 by Tim L
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at ANBG - 11 Feb 2020 by Christine
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at ANBG - 11 Feb 2020 by Christine
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 17 Jan 2020 by Tim L
Cixiidae sp. (family) (Cixiid planthopper) at ANBG - 14 Oct 2019 by Tim L
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at ANBG - 12 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 10 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 10 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 10 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Myrmecorhynchus emeryi (Possum Ant) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at ANBG - 28 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at ANBG - 19 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Alcaeus varicornis (Acacia stink bug) at ANBG - 16 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Crepidomenus fulgidus (Click beetle) at ANBG - 16 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 7 Aug 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 16 Jul 2019 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at ANBG - 16 Jul 2019 by Tim L
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at ANBG - 27 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at ANBG - 26 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at ANBG - 20 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
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 14 Jun 2019 by Tim L
Monomorium kiliani (Kilian's ant) at ANBG - 25 May 2019 by Tim L
Monomorium kiliani (Kilian's ant) at ANBG - 24 May 2019 by Tim L
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at ANBG - 24 Apr 2019 by Tim L
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2019 by HelenCross
Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Araneae sp. (order) (Spider egg case) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Alison Milton
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018 by Tim L
Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Sarothrocrepis civica (An arboreal 'ground' beetle) at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 by Tim L
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at ANBG - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at ANBG - 1 Feb 2018 by roymcd
Pomaderris intermedia (Golden pomaderris) at ANBG - 12 Sep 2016 by RWPurdie

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • Less than 5mm Animal size
  • 18 Jun 2019 Recorded on
  • Tim L Recorded by

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