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Porcellionides pruinosus

A slater at O'Connor, ACT

Porcellionides pruinosus at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2017
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Identification history

Porcellionides pruinosus 14 Dec 2018 KimPullen
Isopoda (order) 20 Feb 2018 KimPullen
Unidentified 8 Feb 2018 PeteWoodall

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User's notes

At lights at night. Looks a bit t long in the body for Porcellio scaber, but then some do look long at ALA, and iNat e.g. https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/9441240

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   15 Dec 2018
This is Porcellionides pruinosus. Common but under-reported in urban centers across Australia.
KimPullen wrote:
   15 Dec 2018
Thanks to silversea_starsong for this identification.

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Rainbowia sp. (genus) (A mite) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2022 by 1pepsiman Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at O'Connor, ACT - 30 May 2021 by PeteWoodall Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by AndyRussell Triptilodiscus pygmaeus (Annual Daisy) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by JanetRussell Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Helicoverpa punctigera (Native Budworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 14 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 14 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Syneora euboliaria (A looper or geometer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Lygephila fallax (Double-spotted Snout) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Philobota protecta (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Oecophoridae provisional group 5 at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Philobota stella (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Epyaxa subidaria (Subidaria Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Philobota protecta (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Chezala privatella (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Carposinidae (family) (a Copromorhoidea moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Philobota stella (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall Rubus anglocandicans (Blackberry) at O'Connor, ACT - 6 May 2018 by JanetRussell Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Scitala sericans (Shiny pasture scarab) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Plutella xylostella (Diamondback Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Philobota productella (Pasture Tunnel Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Arrade destituta (Arrade destituta) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Faveria tritalis (Couchgrass Webworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Agrotis munda (Brown Cutworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Agrotis porphyricollis (Variable Cutworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Oenochroma vinaria (Pink-bellied Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Dasygaster padockina (Tasmanian Cutworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Arrade destituta (Arrade destituta) at O'Connor, ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Ocrasa albidalis (A Pyralid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Pseudanapaea (genus) (A cup moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Halone coryphoea (Eastern Halone moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at O'Connor, ACT - 28 Oct 2016 by JanetRussell Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at O'Connor, ACT - 24 Oct 2015 by jksmits Gastrinodes bitaeniaria (Buff Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall
Rainbowia sp. (genus) (A mite) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Mar 2022 by 1pepsiman
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at O'Connor, ACT - 30 May 2021 by PeteWoodall
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by AndyRussell
Triptilodiscus pygmaeus (Annual Daisy) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by JanetRussell
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at O'Connor, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Helicoverpa punctigera (Native Budworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 14 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 14 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Syneora euboliaria (A looper or geometer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Lygephila fallax (Double-spotted Snout) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Psilosticha absorpta (Fine-waved Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Philobota protecta (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 12 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Oecophoridae provisional group 5 at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Philobota stella (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Epyaxa subidaria (Subidaria Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Philobota protecta (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Chezala privatella (A Concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Carposinidae (family) (a Copromorhoidea moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Philobota stella (A concealer moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 9 Sep 2018 by PeteWoodall
Rubus anglocandicans (Blackberry) at O'Connor, ACT - 6 May 2018 by JanetRussell
Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Scitala sericans (Shiny pasture scarab) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Plutella xylostella (Diamondback Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Philobota productella (Pasture Tunnel Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Arrade destituta (Arrade destituta) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Faveria tritalis (Couchgrass Webworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Agrotis munda (Brown Cutworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Agrotis porphyricollis (Variable Cutworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Oenochroma vinaria (Pink-bellied Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 18 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Dasygaster padockina (Tasmanian Cutworm) at O'Connor, ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Arrade destituta (Arrade destituta) at O'Connor, ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Ocrasa albidalis (A Pyralid moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Pseudanapaea (genus) (A cup moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Halone coryphoea (Eastern Halone moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by PeteWoodall
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at O'Connor, ACT - 28 Oct 2016 by JanetRussell
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at O'Connor, ACT - 24 Oct 2015 by jksmits
Gastrinodes bitaeniaria (Buff Bark Moth) at O'Connor, ACT - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Minor Weed or Pest

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 19 Nov 2017 08:50 PM Recorded on
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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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