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Dictyotus conspicuus

A shield or stink bug at Reid, ACT

Dictyotus conspicuus at Reid, ACT - 25 Apr 2019
Dictyotus conspicuus at Reid, ACT - 25 Apr 2019
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Identification history

Dictyotus conspicuus 22 Oct 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Dictyotus conspicuus 15 Jul 2019 michaelb
Unidentified 14 Jul 2019 JanetRussell

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michaelb wrote:
   15 Jul 2019
Hi Janet
Thanks for your contribution/photo. I have downloaded the original photo, cropped it and added it back to aid in identification.

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(genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at Reid, ACT - 6 Jan 2020 by JanetRussell Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Reid, ACT - 15 Dec 2019 by JanetRussell Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Reid, ACT - 25 Nov 2019 by JanetRussell Anoplognathus montanus (Montane Christmas beetle) at Reid, ACT - 25 Nov 2019 by JanetRussell Chalcopteroides spectabilis (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Reid, ACT - 20 Nov 2019 by JanetRussell Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at Reid, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at Reid, ACT - 18 Jul 2019 by JanetRussell Ixodoidea sp. (superfamily) (Tick) at Reid, ACT - 28 May 2019 by JanetRussell Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Reid, ACT - 26 Mar 2019 by AndyRussell Phoracantha semipunctata (Common Eucalypt Longicorn) at Reid, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by JanetRussell Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Reid, ACT - 24 Feb 2019 by JanetRussell Xanthogaleruca luteola (Elm leaf beetle) at Reid, ACT - 20 Jan 2019 by JanetRussell Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Reid, ACT - 18 Jan 2019 by JanetRussell Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Reid, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by JanetRussell Melolonthinae sp. (subfamily) (Cockchafer) at Reid, ACT - 10 Jan 2019 by JanetRussell Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Reid, ACT - 17 Dec 2018 by JanetRussell Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at Reid, ACT - 9 Nov 2018 by AndyRussell Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Reid, ACT - 9 Nov 2018 by AndyRussell Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Reid, ACT - 8 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Reid, ACT - 4 Nov 2018 by AndyRussell Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Reid, ACT - 4 Nov 2018 by AndyRussell Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Reid, ACT - 4 Nov 2018 by AndyRussell Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at Reid, ACT - 19 Oct 2018 by JanetRussell Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Reid, ACT - 16 Oct 2018 by AndyRussell Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Reid, ACT - 16 Oct 2018 by AndyRussell Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Reid, ACT - 16 Oct 2018 by AndyRussell Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Reid, ACT - 16 Oct 2018 by AndyRussell Muscari armeniacum (Grape Hyacinth) at Reid, ACT - 1 Oct 2018 by JanetRussell Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Reid, ACT - 1 Oct 2018 by JanetRussell Berberis aquifolium (Oregon grape) at Reid, ACT - 28 Sep 2018 by JanetRussell Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Reid, ACT - 26 Sep 2018 by JanetRussell Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Reid, ACT - 2 Sep 2018 by JanetRussell Aleyrodidae sp. (family) (Whitefly) at Reid, ACT - 5 May 2018 by JanetRussell Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Reid, ACT - 2 May 2018 by AndyRussell Cheiracanthium sp. (genus) (Unidentified Slender Sac Spider) at Reid, ACT - 30 Apr 2018 by JanetRussell Eurymeloides pulchra (Gumtree hopper) at Reid, ACT - 30 Apr 2018 by JanetRussell Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Reid, ACT - 3 Mar 2018 by JanetRussell Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Reid, ACT - 5 Feb 2018 by JanetRussell Tenodera australasiae (Purple-winged mantid) at Reid, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by JanetRussell Centaurea calcitrapa (Star Thistle) at Reid, ACT - 6 Jan 2018 by JanetRussell Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Reid, ACT - 18 Dec 2017 by JanetRussell Cyclocephala signaticollis (Argentinian scarab) at Reid, ACT - 16 Dec 2017 by JanetRussell Anoplognathus porosus (Porosus Christmas beetle) at Reid, ACT - 2 Dec 2017 by JanetRussell Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Reid, ACT - 29 Nov 2017 by JanetRussell Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Reid, ACT - 29 Nov 2017 by JanetRussell Trifolium glomeratum (Clustered Clover) at Reid, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by JanetRussell Eriophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Reid, ACT - 13 Nov 2017 by JanetRussell Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Reid, ACT - 29 Oct 2017 by JanetRussell Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Reid, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by JanetRussell Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Reid, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by JanetRussell Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Reid, ACT - 17 Sep 2017 by JanetRussell Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Reid, ACT - 20 Jul 2017 by JanetRussell Eurymeloides pulchra (Gumtree hopper) at Reid, ACT - 24 Jun 2017 by JanetRussell Xanthogaleruca luteola (Elm leaf beetle) at Reid, ACT - 17 Apr 2017 by AndyRussell Nyssus coloripes (Spotted Ground Swift Spider) at Reid, ACT - 14 Apr 2017 by AndyRussell Nyssus coloripes (Spotted Ground Swift Spider) at Reid, ACT - 14 Apr 2017 by AndyRussell Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Reid, ACT - 12 Apr 2017 by AndyRussell Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Reid, ACT - 7 Apr 2017 by AndyRussell Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Reid, ACT - 27 Feb 2017 by JanetRussell Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Reid, ACT - 21 Feb 2017 by AndyRussell Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Reid, ACT - 3 Feb 2017 by JanetRussell Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Reid, ACT - 29 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Reid, ACT - 24 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell Calliphora augur (Lesser brown or Blue-bodied blowfly) at Reid, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Reid, ACT - 20 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Reid, ACT - 19 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Reid, ACT - 13 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Reid, ACT - 9 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell
Pyracantha angustifolia (Firethorn, Orange Firethorn) at Reid, ACT - 11 Jun 2022 by JanetRussell
Cuphocera sp. (genus) (A bristle fly) at Reid, ACT - 20 Mar 2022 by AndyRussell
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Reid, ACT - 14 Mar 2022 by AndyRussell
Chalcopteroides columbinus (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Reid, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by AndyRussell
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Reid, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by AndyRussell
Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis (A Sedge Moth) at Reid, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by JanetRussell
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Reid, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by AndyRussell
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Reid, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by AndyRussell
Philobota philostaura at Reid, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by AndyRussell
Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at Reid, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by JanetRussell
Tortricinae (subfamily) (A tortrix moth) at Reid, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by JanetRussell
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Reid, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by JanetRussell
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Reid, ACT - 12 Oct 2021 by AndyRussell
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Reid, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by AndyRussell
Pseudococcidae sp. (family) (A mealybug) at Reid, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by JanetRussell
Oenochroma vinaria (Pink-bellied Moth) at Reid, ACT - 25 Jan 2021 by AndyRussell
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Reid, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by AndyRussell
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Reid, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by AndyRussell
Figulus sp. (genus) (Figulus stag beetle) at Reid, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by AndyRussell
Aloa marginata (Donovan's Tiger Moth) at Reid, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by JanetRussell
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Reid, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by AndyRussell
Lampona cylindrata (White-tailed Spider) at Reid, ACT - 5 Sep 2020 by AndyRussell
Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at Reid, ACT - 2 Jun 2020 by JanetRussell
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Reid, ACT - 2 Jun 2020 by JanetRussell
Enneapogon nigricans (Nine-awn Grass, Bottlewashers) at Reid, ACT - 23 Apr 2020 by JanetRussell
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Reid, ACT - 17 Apr 2020 by JanetRussell
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Reid, ACT - 13 Apr 2020 by JanetRussell
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Reid, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by JanetRussell
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Reid, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by JanetRussell
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Reid, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by JanetRussell
Calotis anthemoides (Chamomile burr-daisy) at Reid, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by ElizaL
Atriplex semibaccata (Creeping Saltbush) at Reid, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by ElizaL
Calliphora sp. (genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at Reid, ACT - 6 Jan 2020 by JanetRussell
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Reid, ACT - 15 Dec 2019 by JanetRussell
Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Reid, ACT - 25 Nov 2019 by JanetRussell
Anoplognathus montanus (Montane Christmas beetle) at Reid, ACT - 25 Nov 2019 by JanetRussell
Chalcopteroides spectabilis (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Reid, ACT - 20 Nov 2019 by JanetRussell
Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at Reid, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at Reid, ACT - 18 Jul 2019 by JanetRussell
Ixodoidea sp. (superfamily) (Tick) at Reid, ACT - 28 May 2019 by JanetRussell
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Reid, ACT - 26 Mar 2019 by AndyRussell
Phoracantha semipunctata (Common Eucalypt Longicorn) at Reid, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by JanetRussell
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Reid, ACT - 24 Feb 2019 by JanetRussell
Xanthogaleruca luteola (Elm leaf beetle) at Reid, ACT - 20 Jan 2019 by JanetRussell
Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Reid, ACT - 18 Jan 2019 by JanetRussell
Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Reid, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by JanetRussell
Melolonthinae sp. (subfamily) (Cockchafer) at Reid, ACT - 10 Jan 2019 by JanetRussell
Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Reid, ACT - 17 Dec 2018 by JanetRussell
Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at Reid, ACT - 9 Nov 2018 by AndyRussell
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Reid, ACT - 9 Nov 2018 by AndyRussell
Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Reid, ACT - 8 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Reid, ACT - 4 Nov 2018 by AndyRussell
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Reid, ACT - 4 Nov 2018 by AndyRussell
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Reid, ACT - 4 Nov 2018 by AndyRussell
Aphididae (family) (Unidentified aphid) at Reid, ACT - 19 Oct 2018 by JanetRussell
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Reid, ACT - 16 Oct 2018 by AndyRussell
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Reid, ACT - 16 Oct 2018 by AndyRussell
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Reid, ACT - 16 Oct 2018 by AndyRussell
Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Reid, ACT - 16 Oct 2018 by AndyRussell
Muscari armeniacum (Grape Hyacinth) at Reid, ACT - 1 Oct 2018 by JanetRussell
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Reid, ACT - 1 Oct 2018 by JanetRussell
Berberis aquifolium (Oregon grape) at Reid, ACT - 28 Sep 2018 by JanetRussell
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Reid, ACT - 26 Sep 2018 by JanetRussell
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Reid, ACT - 2 Sep 2018 by JanetRussell
Aleyrodidae sp. (family) (Whitefly) at Reid, ACT - 5 May 2018 by JanetRussell
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Reid, ACT - 2 May 2018 by AndyRussell
Cheiracanthium sp. (genus) (Unidentified Slender Sac Spider) at Reid, ACT - 30 Apr 2018 by JanetRussell
Eurymeloides pulchra (Gumtree hopper) at Reid, ACT - 30 Apr 2018 by JanetRussell
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Reid, ACT - 3 Mar 2018 by JanetRussell
Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Reid, ACT - 5 Feb 2018 by JanetRussell
Tenodera australasiae (Purple-winged mantid) at Reid, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by JanetRussell
Centaurea calcitrapa (Star Thistle) at Reid, ACT - 6 Jan 2018 by JanetRussell
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Reid, ACT - 18 Dec 2017 by JanetRussell
Cyclocephala signaticollis (Argentinian scarab) at Reid, ACT - 16 Dec 2017 by JanetRussell
Anoplognathus porosus (Porosus Christmas beetle) at Reid, ACT - 2 Dec 2017 by JanetRussell
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Reid, ACT - 29 Nov 2017 by JanetRussell
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Reid, ACT - 29 Nov 2017 by JanetRussell
Trifolium glomeratum (Clustered Clover) at Reid, ACT - 19 Nov 2017 by JanetRussell
Eriophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Reid, ACT - 13 Nov 2017 by JanetRussell
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Reid, ACT - 29 Oct 2017 by JanetRussell
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Reid, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by JanetRussell
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Reid, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by JanetRussell
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Reid, ACT - 17 Sep 2017 by JanetRussell
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Reid, ACT - 20 Jul 2017 by JanetRussell
Eurymeloides pulchra (Gumtree hopper) at Reid, ACT - 24 Jun 2017 by JanetRussell
Xanthogaleruca luteola (Elm leaf beetle) at Reid, ACT - 17 Apr 2017 by AndyRussell
Nyssus coloripes (Spotted Ground Swift Spider) at Reid, ACT - 14 Apr 2017 by AndyRussell
Nyssus coloripes (Spotted Ground Swift Spider) at Reid, ACT - 14 Apr 2017 by AndyRussell
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Reid, ACT - 12 Apr 2017 by AndyRussell
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Reid, ACT - 7 Apr 2017 by AndyRussell
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Reid, ACT - 27 Feb 2017 by JanetRussell
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Reid, ACT - 21 Feb 2017 by AndyRussell
Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Reid, ACT - 3 Feb 2017 by JanetRussell
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Reid, ACT - 29 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Reid, ACT - 24 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell
Calliphora augur (Lesser brown or Blue-bodied blowfly) at Reid, ACT - 21 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell
Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Reid, ACT - 20 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Reid, ACT - 19 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Reid, ACT - 13 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell
Anoplognathus chloropyrus (Green-tailed Christmas beetle) at Reid, ACT - 9 Jan 2017 by JanetRussell

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 25 Apr 2019 06:36 PM Recorded on
  • JanetRussell Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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