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Platyzosteria similis

Red-legged litter runner at Yass River, NSW

Platyzosteria similis at Yass River, NSW - 18 Jan 2020
Platyzosteria similis at Yass River, NSW - 18 Jan 2020
Platyzosteria similis at Yass River, NSW - 18 Jan 2020
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Identification history

Platyzosteria similis 19 Jan 2020 Illilanga
Platyzosteria melanaria 18 Jan 2020 SenexRugosus

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Illilanga wrote:
   19 Jan 2020
I can see a yellow stripe on the coxae in the first photo, which indicates P. similis. The two species can be hard to distinguish, so that is something to look for!

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Helpis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bronze Jumping Spider) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Apr 2022 by SenexRugosus Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Yass River, NSW - 27 Feb 2022 by SenexRugosus Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Yass River, NSW - 13 Feb 2022 by SenexRugosus Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Yass River, NSW - 6 Feb 2022 by SenexRugosus Antechinus flavipes (Yellow-footed Antechinus) at Yass River, NSW - 18 Jan 2022 by SenexRugosus Antechinus flavipes (Yellow-footed Antechinus) at Yass River, NSW - 16 Jan 2022 by SenexRugosus Olearia erubescens (Silky Daisybush) at Yass River, NSW - 13 Nov 2021 by SenexRugosus Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at Yass River, NSW - 3 Oct 2021 by SenexRugosus Myxomycete - past plasmodial stage at Yass River, NSW - 3 Oct 2021 by SenexRugosus Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Yass River, NSW - 15 Aug 2021 by SenexRugosus Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Yass River, NSW - 25 May 2021 by SenexRugosus Apocrita (suborder) (Unidentified wasp) at Yass River, NSW - 20 May 2021 by SenexRugosus Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Yass River, NSW - 9 May 2021 by SenexRugosus Galerina sp. at Yass River, NSW - 9 May 2021 by SenexRugosus Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Yass River, NSW - 9 May 2021 by SenexRugosus Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Yass River, NSW - 29 Mar 2021 by SenexRugosus Gryllacrididae sp. (family) (Wood, Raspy or Leaf Rolling Cricket) at Yass River, NSW - 17 Mar 2021 by SenexRugosus Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Yass River, NSW - 15 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Yass River, NSW - 15 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Yass River, NSW - 15 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus Dasybasis sp. (genus) (A march fly) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Yass River, NSW - 1 Dec 2020 by SenexRugosus Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Yass River, NSW - 27 Oct 2020 by SenexRugosus Drosera auriculata (Sundew) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Oct 2020 by SenexRugosus Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Oct 2020 by SenexRugosus Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Yass River, NSW - 22 Sep 2020 by SenexRugosus Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Yass River, NSW - 22 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Yass River, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Choretrum pauciflorum (Dwarf Sour Bush) at Yass River, NSW - 23 Oct 2019 by SenexRugosus Rhytidosporum procumbens (White Marianth) at Yass River, NSW - 23 Sep 2019 by SenexRugosus Choretrum pauciflorum (Dwarf Sour Bush) at Yass River, NSW - 13 Sep 2019 by SenexRugosus Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Yass River, NSW - 27 Aug 2019 by SenexRugosus Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Yass River, NSW - 22 Aug 2019 by SenexRugosus
Helpis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bronze Jumping Spider) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Apr 2022 by SenexRugosus
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Yass River, NSW - 27 Feb 2022 by SenexRugosus
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Yass River, NSW - 13 Feb 2022 by SenexRugosus
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Yass River, NSW - 6 Feb 2022 by SenexRugosus
Antechinus flavipes (Yellow-footed Antechinus) at Yass River, NSW - 18 Jan 2022 by SenexRugosus
Antechinus flavipes (Yellow-footed Antechinus) at Yass River, NSW - 16 Jan 2022 by SenexRugosus
Olearia erubescens (Silky Daisybush) at Yass River, NSW - 13 Nov 2021 by SenexRugosus
Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at Yass River, NSW - 3 Oct 2021 by SenexRugosus
Myxomycete - past plasmodial stage at Yass River, NSW - 3 Oct 2021 by SenexRugosus
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Yass River, NSW - 15 Aug 2021 by SenexRugosus
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Yass River, NSW - 25 May 2021 by SenexRugosus
Apocrita (suborder) (Unidentified wasp) at Yass River, NSW - 20 May 2021 by SenexRugosus
Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Yass River, NSW - 9 May 2021 by SenexRugosus
Galerina sp. at Yass River, NSW - 9 May 2021 by SenexRugosus
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Yass River, NSW - 9 May 2021 by SenexRugosus
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Yass River, NSW - 29 Mar 2021 by SenexRugosus
Gryllacrididae sp. (family) (Wood, Raspy or Leaf Rolling Cricket) at Yass River, NSW - 17 Mar 2021 by SenexRugosus
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Yass River, NSW - 15 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Yass River, NSW - 15 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus
Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Yass River, NSW - 15 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus
Dasybasis sp. (genus) (A march fly) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus
Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Yass River, NSW - 1 Dec 2020 by SenexRugosus
Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Yass River, NSW - 27 Oct 2020 by SenexRugosus
Drosera auriculata (Sundew) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Oct 2020 by SenexRugosus
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Oct 2020 by SenexRugosus
Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Yass River, NSW - 22 Sep 2020 by SenexRugosus
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Yass River, NSW - 22 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Yass River, NSW - 13 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Choretrum pauciflorum (Dwarf Sour Bush) at Yass River, NSW - 23 Oct 2019 by SenexRugosus
Rhytidosporum procumbens (White Marianth) at Yass River, NSW - 23 Sep 2019 by SenexRugosus
Choretrum pauciflorum (Dwarf Sour Bush) at Yass River, NSW - 13 Sep 2019 by SenexRugosus
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Yass River, NSW - 27 Aug 2019 by SenexRugosus
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Yass River, NSW - 22 Aug 2019 by SenexRugosus

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 18 Jan 2020 05:54 PM Recorded on
  • SenexRugosus Recorded by

Additional information

  • Leaf litter Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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