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Chironomidae (family)

Non-biting Midge at Watson, ACT

Chironomidae (family) at Watson, ACT - 1 Jun 2019
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Identification history

Chironomidae (family) 9 Aug 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Chironomidae (family) 2 Jun 2019 KimPullen
Unidentified 1 Jun 2019 kdm

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Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Watson, ACT - 10 Oct 2022 by waltraud Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Watson, ACT - 10 Oct 2022 by waltraud Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Watson, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by Steve_Bok Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Watson, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by Steve_Bok Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Watson, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by Steve_Bok Epyaxa sodaliata (Sodaliata Moth, Clover Moth) at Watson, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by Steve_Bok Bossiaea prostrata (Creeping bossiaea) at Watson, ACT - 19 Sep 2022 by abread111 Viola odorata (Sweet Violet, Common Violet) at Watson, ACT - 5 Sep 2022 by abread111 Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Watson, ACT - 29 Aug 2022 by HappyWanderer Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by abread111 Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 9 Jul 2022 by waltraud Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Watson, ACT - 9 Jul 2022 by waltraud Pyracantha fortuneana (Firethorn) at Watson, ACT - 27 Jun 2022 by waltraud Ehrharta erecta (Panic Veldtgrass) at Watson, ACT - 27 Jun 2022 by abread111 Pyrus sp. (An ornamental pear) at Watson, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by waltraud Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jun 2022 by waltraud Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jun 2022 by waltraud Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jun 2022 by waltraud Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by abread111 Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by abread111 Viburnum tinus (Laurustinus) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by waltraud Pyracantha fortuneana (Firethorn) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by abread111 Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by waltraud Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by Avery Pyracantha fortuneana (Firethorn) at Watson, ACT - 9 May 2022 by abread111 Senecio madagascariensis (Fireweed) at Watson, ACT - 9 May 2022 by abread111 Symphyotrichum subulatum (Wild Aster, Bushy Starwort) at Watson, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by abread111 Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111 Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111 Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111 Verbascum thapsus subsp. thapsus (Great Mullein, Aaron's Rod) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111 Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111 Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111 Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by WalterEgo Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Watson, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by WalterEgo Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Watson, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by waltraud Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by waltraud Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Watson, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by Kassandra21 Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Watson, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by waltraud Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Watson, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by waltraud Sonchus oleraceus (Annual Sowthistle) at Watson, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by waltraud Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Watson, ACT - 16 Oct 2021 by MAX Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Watson, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by abread111 Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Watson, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by abread111 Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Watson, ACT - 10 May 2021 by abread111 Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Watson, ACT - 3 Dec 2020 by MAX Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 11 Jul 2020 by walter Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle, Lightwood) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by sbittinger Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle, Lightwood) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by sbittinger Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by waltraud Sisymbrium orientale (Eastern Rocket) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by waltraud Geranium sp. (Geranium) at Watson, ACT - 26 May 2020 by waltraud Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Watson, ACT - 7 Sep 2019 by kdm Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Watson, ACT - 30 Aug 2019 by kdm Syrphini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified syrphine hover fly) at Watson, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by kdm Pterohelaeus striatopunctatus (Darkling beetle) at Watson, ACT - 14 Aug 2019 by kdm Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Watson, ACT - 9 Aug 2019 by kdm Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Watson, ACT - 10 Jul 2019 by kdm zz bolete at Watson, ACT - 23 Jun 2019 by AaronClausen Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Watson, ACT - 14 May 2019 by kdm Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Watson, ACT - 11 May 2019 by kdm Philobota (genus) (Unidentified Philobota genus moths) at Watson, ACT - 10 May 2019 by kdm Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Watson, ACT - 3 May 2019 by kdm Rentinus dilatatus (Fulgorid planthopper) at Watson, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by kdm Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum (African carder bee, Megachild bee) at Watson, ACT - 5 Apr 2019 by kdm Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Watson, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by kdm Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2019 by kdm Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Watson, ACT - 7 Dec 2018 by waltraud Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Watson, ACT - 7 Dec 2018 by waltraud Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Watson, ACT - 5 Mar 2018 by AaronClausen Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Watson, ACT - 27 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Watson, ACT - 27 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen Polyporus arcularius at Watson, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Watson, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 12 Dec 2016 by BethanyDunne Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Watson, ACT - 5 Dec 2016 by AaronClausen Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Watson, ACT - 5 Dec 2016 by AaronClausen Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Watson, ACT - 8 Oct 2016 by AaronClausen Sepedonium at Watson, ACT - 7 Jul 2016 by AaronClausen Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 22 Nov 2015 by MAX Perenniporia ochroleuca at Watson, ACT - 19 May 2015 by AaronClausen Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jan 2015 by AaronClausen Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Watson, ACT - 11 Sep 2014 by AaronClausen
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Watson, ACT - 10 Oct 2022 by waltraud
Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Watson, ACT - 10 Oct 2022 by waltraud
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Watson, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by Steve_Bok
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Watson, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by Steve_Bok
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Watson, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by Steve_Bok
Epyaxa sodaliata (Sodaliata Moth, Clover Moth) at Watson, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by Steve_Bok
Bossiaea prostrata (Creeping bossiaea) at Watson, ACT - 19 Sep 2022 by abread111
Viola odorata (Sweet Violet, Common Violet) at Watson, ACT - 5 Sep 2022 by abread111
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Watson, ACT - 29 Aug 2022 by HappyWanderer
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by abread111
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 9 Jul 2022 by waltraud
Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Watson, ACT - 9 Jul 2022 by waltraud
Pyracantha fortuneana (Firethorn) at Watson, ACT - 27 Jun 2022 by waltraud
Ehrharta erecta (Panic Veldtgrass) at Watson, ACT - 27 Jun 2022 by abread111
Pyrus sp. (An ornamental pear) at Watson, ACT - 22 Jun 2022 by waltraud
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jun 2022 by waltraud
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jun 2022 by waltraud
Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Watson, ACT - 20 Jun 2022 by waltraud
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by abread111
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by abread111
Viburnum tinus (Laurustinus) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by waltraud
Pyracantha fortuneana (Firethorn) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by abread111
Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by waltraud
Dacryopinax spathularia (Dacryopinax spathularia) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by Avery
Pyracantha fortuneana (Firethorn) at Watson, ACT - 9 May 2022 by abread111
Senecio madagascariensis (Fireweed) at Watson, ACT - 9 May 2022 by abread111
Symphyotrichum subulatum (Wild Aster, Bushy Starwort) at Watson, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by abread111
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111
Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111
Verbascum thapsus subsp. thapsus (Great Mullein, Aaron's Rod) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111
Verbascum virgatum (Green Mullein) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111
Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by WalterEgo
Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Watson, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by WalterEgo
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Watson, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Watson, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by Kassandra21
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Watson, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by waltraud
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Watson, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by waltraud
Sonchus oleraceus (Annual Sowthistle) at Watson, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by waltraud
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Watson, ACT - 16 Oct 2021 by MAX
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Watson, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by abread111
Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Watson, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by abread111
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Watson, ACT - 10 May 2021 by abread111
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Watson, ACT - 3 Dec 2020 by MAX
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 11 Jul 2020 by walter
Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle, Lightwood) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by sbittinger
Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle, Lightwood) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by sbittinger
Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by waltraud
Sisymbrium orientale (Eastern Rocket) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jun 2020 by waltraud
Geranium sp. (Geranium) at Watson, ACT - 26 May 2020 by waltraud
Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Watson, ACT - 7 Sep 2019 by kdm
Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Watson, ACT - 30 Aug 2019 by kdm
Syrphini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified syrphine hover fly) at Watson, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by kdm
Pterohelaeus striatopunctatus (Darkling beetle) at Watson, ACT - 14 Aug 2019 by kdm
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Watson, ACT - 9 Aug 2019 by kdm
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Watson, ACT - 10 Jul 2019 by kdm
zz bolete at Watson, ACT - 23 Jun 2019 by AaronClausen
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Watson, ACT - 14 May 2019 by kdm
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Watson, ACT - 11 May 2019 by kdm
Philobota (genus) (Unidentified Philobota genus moths) at Watson, ACT - 10 May 2019 by kdm
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Watson, ACT - 3 May 2019 by kdm
Rentinus dilatatus (Fulgorid planthopper) at Watson, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by kdm
Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum (African carder bee, Megachild bee) at Watson, ACT - 5 Apr 2019 by kdm
Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Watson, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by kdm
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2019 by kdm
Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Watson, ACT - 7 Dec 2018 by waltraud
Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Watson, ACT - 7 Dec 2018 by waltraud
Calvatia sp. (a puffball ) at Watson, ACT - 5 Mar 2018 by AaronClausen
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Watson, ACT - 27 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Watson, ACT - 27 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen
Polyporus arcularius at Watson, ACT - 3 Dec 2017 by AaronClausen
Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Watson, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by AaronClausen
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 12 Dec 2016 by BethanyDunne
Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Watson, ACT - 5 Dec 2016 by AaronClausen
Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Watson, ACT - 5 Dec 2016 by AaronClausen
Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Watson, ACT - 8 Oct 2016 by AaronClausen
Sepedonium at Watson, ACT - 7 Jul 2016 by AaronClausen
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 22 Nov 2015 by MAX
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Watson, ACT - 19 May 2015 by AaronClausen
Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Watson, ACT - 19 Jan 2015 by AaronClausen
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Watson, ACT - 11 Sep 2014 by AaronClausen

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 1 Jun 2019 12:00 AM Recorded on
  • kdm Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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