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MonotremeTachyglossus aculeatus

1 Short-beaked Echidna at ANBG

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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

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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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Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 2 Aug 2020 by Tim L Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 30 Jun 2020 by Tim L Pseudoinonotus chondromyelus at ANBG - 24 Jun 2020 by Tim L Psocodea 'Psocoptera' sp. (order) (Unidentified bark louse) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L 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 Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at ANBG - 18 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 Stenocotis depressa (Gum bark leafhopper) at ANBG - 1 Dec 2019 by rawshorty Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2019 by Judith Roach Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at ANBG - 26 Sep 2019 by Tim L Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at ANBG - 23 Sep 2019 by Tim L Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at ANBG - 18 Sep 2019 by Tim L Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating 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 Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Dodonaea viscosa subsp. spatulata (Broad-leaved Hop Bush) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Eucalyptus polyanthemos (Red Box) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (A Red Stringybark) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at ANBG - 4 Jul 2019 by HelenCross Anystidae (family) (Unidentified anystid mite) at ANBG - 18 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 Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at ANBG - 4 Apr 2019 by Tim L Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018 by Tim L Capusa sp. (genus) (Wedge moth) at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018 by Tim L Anthrax sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anthrax bee fly) at ANBG - 17 Dec 2018 by Tim L Acanthosomatidae (family) (Unidentified Acanthosomatid shield bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Tim L Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Tim L Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Tim L 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 Monarcha melanopsis (Black-faced Monarch) at ANBG - 10 Dec 2018 by HelenCross Icerya purchasi (Cottony cushion scale) at ANBG - 29 Nov 2018 by Tim L Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018 by Tim L Cercopidae (family) (Unidentified spittlebug or froghopper) at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018 by Tim L Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 by Tim L Calliphoridae (family) (Unidentified blowfly) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018 by Tim L Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at ANBG - 5 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 6 Oct 2018 by Tim L Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at ANBG - 24 Sep 2018 by PeterR Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at ANBG - 24 Sep 2018 by PeterR Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 21 Sep 2018 by RodDeb Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 11 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 24 Feb 2018 by Tim L Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at ANBG - 26 Dec 2017 by Tim L Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 29 Sep 2017 by Alison Milton Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2017 by Alison Milton
Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at ANBG - 2 Aug 2020 by Tim L
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at ANBG - 30 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Pseudoinonotus chondromyelus at ANBG - 24 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Psocodea 'Psocoptera' sp. (order) (Unidentified bark louse) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L
Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at ANBG - 9 Jun 2020 by Tim L
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
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at ANBG - 18 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
Stenocotis depressa (Gum bark leafhopper) at ANBG - 1 Dec 2019 by rawshorty
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2019 by Judith Roach
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at ANBG - 26 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at ANBG - 23 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at ANBG - 20 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at ANBG - 18 Sep 2019 by Tim L
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating 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
Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Dodonaea viscosa subsp. spatulata (Broad-leaved Hop Bush) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Eucalyptus polyanthemos (Red Box) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (A Red Stringybark) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at ANBG - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at ANBG - 4 Jul 2019 by HelenCross
Anystidae (family) (Unidentified anystid mite) at ANBG - 18 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
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at ANBG - 4 Apr 2019 by Tim L
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018 by Tim L
Capusa sp. (genus) (Wedge moth) at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018 by Tim L
Anthrax sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anthrax bee fly) at ANBG - 17 Dec 2018 by Tim L
Acanthosomatidae (family) (Unidentified Acanthosomatid shield bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Tim L
Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Tim L
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 by Tim L
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
Monarcha melanopsis (Black-faced Monarch) at ANBG - 10 Dec 2018 by HelenCross
Icerya purchasi (Cottony cushion scale) at ANBG - 29 Nov 2018 by Tim L
Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018 by Tim L
Cercopidae (family) (Unidentified spittlebug or froghopper) at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018 by Tim L
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 by Tim L
Calliphoridae (family) (Unidentified blowfly) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018 by Tim L
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at ANBG - 5 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at ANBG - 6 Oct 2018 by Tim L
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at ANBG - 24 Sep 2018 by PeterR
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at ANBG - 24 Sep 2018 by PeterR
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 21 Sep 2018 by RodDeb
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 11 Sep 2018 by Alison Milton
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at ANBG - 24 Feb 2018 by Tim L
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at ANBG - 26 Dec 2017 by Tim L
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at ANBG - 29 Sep 2017 by Alison Milton
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at ANBG - 28 Aug 2017 by Alison Milton

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Location information

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

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Sep 2019 Recorded on
  • Tim L Recorded by

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