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Porcellio scaber

Common slater at Cook, ACT

Porcellio scaber at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019
Porcellio scaber at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019
Porcellio scaber at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019
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Identification history

Porcellio scaber 4 Aug 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Isopoda (order) 31 Dec 2019 CathB

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This slater tried to burrow under the cockroach which appeared to make room for it.

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Philobota philostaura at Cook, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by CathB Epyaxa subidaria (Subidaria Moth) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2022 by CathB Chlorobapta frontalis (A flower scarab) at Cook, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at Cook, ACT - 7 Dec 2020 by drakes Oenochroma vinaria (Pink-bellied Moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by drakes Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Cook, ACT - 28 Jun 2020 by drakes Coprinellus disseminatus (Coprinellus disseminatus) at Cook, ACT - 16 May 2020 by drakes Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Green Looper) at Cook, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by CathB Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by CathB Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Cook, ACT - 29 Mar 2020 by CathB Arcyria sp. (A slime mould) at Cook, ACT - 24 Mar 2020 by CathB Stemonitales at Cook, ACT - 24 Mar 2020 by CathB Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Cook, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by CathB Oecobius navus (Midget house spider) at Cook, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by CathB Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2020 by CathB Sidymella trapezia (Crab spider) at Cook, ACT - 4 Feb 2020 by CathB Drymaplaneta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Wood Runner) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2020 by CathB Sceliphron formosum (Formosum mud-dauber) at Cook, ACT - 22 Jan 2020 by CathB Megachile (Eutricharaea) serricauda (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2020 by CathB Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jan 2020 by CathB Metistete pimeloides (Comb-clawed beetle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by CathB Aphodiinae (subfamily) (Aphodiine scarab beetle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by CathB Conoderus sp. (genus) (Click beetle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by CathB Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue eyes lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by CathB Sericesthis nigrolineata (Dusky pasture scarab) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by CathB Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by CathB Pterohelaeus striatopunctatus (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by CathB Nocar depressiusculus (Comb-clawed beetle) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by CathB Stenolemus sp. (genus) (Thread-legged assassin bug) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by CathB Periplaneta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Periplaneta cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by CathB Drymaplaneta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Wood Runner) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by CathB Melophorus sp. (genus) (Furnace ant) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by CathB Pachydissus sericus (Longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2019 by CathB Hypoperigea tonsa (A noctuid moth) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2019 by CathB Lichenaula sp nr onychotypa at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2019 by CathB Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2019 by CathB Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 23 Dec 2019 by CathB Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 20 Dec 2019 by CathB Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 17 Dec 2019 by CathB Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Cook, ACT - 12 Dec 2019 by CathB Amblyopone australis (Slow Ant) at Cook, ACT - 19 Nov 2019 by CathB Halone coryphoea (Eastern Halone moth) at Cook, ACT - 28 Oct 2019 by CathB Eupelmidae (family) (Eupelmid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 26 Oct 2019 by CathB Trigonospila sp. (genus) (A Bristle Fly) at Cook, ACT - 26 Oct 2019 by CathB Technomyrmex sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 26 Oct 2019 by CathB Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Cook, ACT - 26 Oct 2019 by CathB Cheiracanthium gracile (Slender sac spider) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2019 by CathB Therevidae sp. (family) (Unidentified stiletto fly) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2019 by CathB Calliphora vicina (European bluebottle) at Cook, ACT - 14 Sep 2019 by CathB Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Cook, ACT - 14 Sep 2019 by CathB Embioptera sp. (order) (Unidentified webspinner) at Cook, ACT - 4 Sep 2019 by CathB Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Cook, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by CathB Lophyrotoma analis (Sawfly, Ironbark Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 21 Aug 2019 by CathB Oecophoridae provisional group 5 at Cook, ACT - 25 Jul 2019 by CathB Polyrhachis sp. (genus) (A spiny ant) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2019 by CathB Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jun 2019 by CathB Anthrenus verbasci (Varied or Variegated Carpet Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 12 Jun 2019 by CathB Helina sp. (genus) (Muscid fly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jun 2019 by CathB Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jun 2019 by CathB Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jun 2019 by CathB Peltoschema hamadryas (Hamadryas leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 16 May 2019 by CathB Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by CathB Psocodea 'Psocoptera' sp. (order) (Unidentified plant louse) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by CathB Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by CathB Hypoblemum scutulatum (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by CathB Amblyopone australis (Slow Ant) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by CathB Sidymella trapezia (Crab spider) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by CathB Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 23 Mar 2019 by CathB Cebysa leucotelus (Australian Bagmoth) at Cook, ACT - 12 Mar 2019 by CathB Ogcodes sp. (genus) (Hunchback Fly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Mar 2019 by CathB Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2018 by CathB Embioptera sp. (order) (Unidentified webspinner) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2018 by CathB Archimantis sp. (genus) (Large Brown Mantis) at Cook, ACT - 21 Aug 2018 by CathB Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jul 2018 by CathB Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jun 2018 by CathB Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Cook, ACT - 28 Apr 2018 by CathB Cychramptodes murrayi (Wattle tick scale predator) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2018 by CathB Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 28 Mar 2018 by CathB Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Mar 2018 by CathB Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Cook, ACT - 13 Mar 2018 by CathB Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Cook, ACT - 7 Mar 2018 by CathB Opogona comptella (A fungus moth) at Cook, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by CathB Heoclisis fundata (Antlion lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 18 Feb 2018 by CathB Embioptera sp. (order) (Unidentified webspinner) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2018 by CathB Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2018 by CathB Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2018 by CathB Embioptera sp. (order) (Unidentified webspinner) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2017 by CathB Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Cook, ACT - 24 Dec 2017 by CathB Ocrisiona leucocomis (White-flecked Crevice-dweller) at Cook, ACT - 11 Dec 2017 by CathB Mutillidae (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2017 by CathB Hasarius adansonii (Adanson's house jumper) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2017 by CathB Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Cook, ACT - 7 Dec 2017 by CathB Cebysa leucotelus (Australian Bagmoth) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2017 by CathB Aedes (Rampamyia) notoscriptus (Striped Mosquito) at Cook, ACT - 4 Dec 2017 by CathB Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2017 by CathB Leptocoris mitellatus (Leptocoris bug) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2017 by CathB Uloboridae sp. (family) (Unidentified venomless spider) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2017 by CathB Labdia deliciosella (A Cosmet moth) at Cook, ACT - 1 Dec 2017 by CathB Hemicloea sp. (genus) (Flat bark spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Dec 2017 by CathB Embioptera sp. (order) (Unidentified webspinner) at Cook, ACT - 27 Nov 2017 by CathB
Philobota philostaura at Cook, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by CathB
Epyaxa subidaria (Subidaria Moth) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2022 by CathB
Chlorobapta frontalis (A flower scarab) at Cook, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by kasiaaus
Agrotis infusa (Bogong Moth, Common Cutworm) at Cook, ACT - 7 Dec 2020 by drakes
Oenochroma vinaria (Pink-bellied Moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by drakes
Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Cook, ACT - 28 Jun 2020 by drakes
Coprinellus disseminatus (Coprinellus disseminatus) at Cook, ACT - 16 May 2020 by drakes
Chrysodeixis eriosoma (Green Looper) at Cook, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by CathB
Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by CathB
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Cook, ACT - 29 Mar 2020 by CathB
Arcyria sp. (A slime mould) at Cook, ACT - 24 Mar 2020 by CathB
Stemonitales at Cook, ACT - 24 Mar 2020 by CathB
Lampropholis guichenoti (Common Garden Skink) at Cook, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by CathB
Oecobius navus (Midget house spider) at Cook, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by CathB
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2020 by CathB
Sidymella trapezia (Crab spider) at Cook, ACT - 4 Feb 2020 by CathB
Drymaplaneta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Wood Runner) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2020 by CathB
Sceliphron formosum (Formosum mud-dauber) at Cook, ACT - 22 Jan 2020 by CathB
Megachile (Eutricharaea) serricauda (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2020 by CathB
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jan 2020 by CathB
Metistete pimeloides (Comb-clawed beetle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by CathB
Aphodiinae (subfamily) (Aphodiine scarab beetle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by CathB
Conoderus sp. (genus) (Click beetle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by CathB
Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue eyes lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by CathB
Sericesthis nigrolineata (Dusky pasture scarab) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by CathB
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by CathB
Pterohelaeus striatopunctatus (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by CathB
Nocar depressiusculus (Comb-clawed beetle) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by CathB
Stenolemus sp. (genus) (Thread-legged assassin bug) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by CathB
Periplaneta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Periplaneta cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by CathB
Drymaplaneta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Wood Runner) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by CathB
Melophorus sp. (genus) (Furnace ant) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by CathB
Pachydissus sericus (Longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2019 by CathB
Hypoperigea tonsa (A noctuid moth) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2019 by CathB
Lichenaula sp nr onychotypa at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2019 by CathB
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2019 by CathB
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 23 Dec 2019 by CathB
Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 20 Dec 2019 by CathB
Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 17 Dec 2019 by CathB
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Cook, ACT - 12 Dec 2019 by CathB
Amblyopone australis (Slow Ant) at Cook, ACT - 19 Nov 2019 by CathB
Halone coryphoea (Eastern Halone moth) at Cook, ACT - 28 Oct 2019 by CathB
Eupelmidae (family) (Eupelmid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 26 Oct 2019 by CathB
Trigonospila sp. (genus) (A Bristle Fly) at Cook, ACT - 26 Oct 2019 by CathB
Technomyrmex sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 26 Oct 2019 by CathB
Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Cook, ACT - 26 Oct 2019 by CathB
Cheiracanthium gracile (Slender sac spider) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2019 by CathB
Therevidae sp. (family) (Unidentified stiletto fly) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2019 by CathB
Calliphora vicina (European bluebottle) at Cook, ACT - 14 Sep 2019 by CathB
Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Cook, ACT - 14 Sep 2019 by CathB
Embioptera sp. (order) (Unidentified webspinner) at Cook, ACT - 4 Sep 2019 by CathB
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Cook, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by CathB
Lophyrotoma analis (Sawfly, Ironbark Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 21 Aug 2019 by CathB
Oecophoridae provisional group 5 at Cook, ACT - 25 Jul 2019 by CathB
Polyrhachis sp. (genus) (A spiny ant) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2019 by CathB
Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jun 2019 by CathB
Anthrenus verbasci (Varied or Variegated Carpet Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 12 Jun 2019 by CathB
Helina sp. (genus) (Muscid fly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jun 2019 by CathB
Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jun 2019 by CathB
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jun 2019 by CathB
Peltoschema hamadryas (Hamadryas leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 16 May 2019 by CathB
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by CathB
Psocodea 'Psocoptera' sp. (order) (Unidentified plant louse) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by CathB
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by CathB
Hypoblemum scutulatum (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by CathB
Amblyopone australis (Slow Ant) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by CathB
Sidymella trapezia (Crab spider) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by CathB
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 23 Mar 2019 by CathB
Cebysa leucotelus (Australian Bagmoth) at Cook, ACT - 12 Mar 2019 by CathB
Ogcodes sp. (genus) (Hunchback Fly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Mar 2019 by CathB
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2018 by CathB
Embioptera sp. (order) (Unidentified webspinner) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2018 by CathB
Archimantis sp. (genus) (Large Brown Mantis) at Cook, ACT - 21 Aug 2018 by CathB
Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jul 2018 by CathB
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jun 2018 by CathB
Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Cook, ACT - 28 Apr 2018 by CathB
Cychramptodes murrayi (Wattle tick scale predator) at Cook, ACT - 13 Apr 2018 by CathB
Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 28 Mar 2018 by CathB
Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Mar 2018 by CathB
Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Cook, ACT - 13 Mar 2018 by CathB
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Cook, ACT - 7 Mar 2018 by CathB
Opogona comptella (A fungus moth) at Cook, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by CathB
Heoclisis fundata (Antlion lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 18 Feb 2018 by CathB
Embioptera sp. (order) (Unidentified webspinner) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2018 by CathB
Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2018 by CathB
Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2018 by CathB
Embioptera sp. (order) (Unidentified webspinner) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2017 by CathB
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Cook, ACT - 24 Dec 2017 by CathB
Ocrisiona leucocomis (White-flecked Crevice-dweller) at Cook, ACT - 11 Dec 2017 by CathB
Mutillidae (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2017 by CathB
Hasarius adansonii (Adanson's house jumper) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2017 by CathB
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback Lizard) at Cook, ACT - 7 Dec 2017 by CathB
Cebysa leucotelus (Australian Bagmoth) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2017 by CathB
Aedes (Rampamyia) notoscriptus (Striped Mosquito) at Cook, ACT - 4 Dec 2017 by CathB
Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2017 by CathB
Leptocoris mitellatus (Leptocoris bug) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2017 by CathB
Uloboridae sp. (family) (Unidentified venomless spider) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2017 by CathB
Labdia deliciosella (A Cosmet moth) at Cook, ACT - 1 Dec 2017 by CathB
Hemicloea sp. (genus) (Flat bark spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Dec 2017 by CathB
Embioptera sp. (order) (Unidentified webspinner) at Cook, ACT - 27 Nov 2017 by CathB

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 29 Dec 2019 10:58 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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