Tapinoma sp. (genus)

Dwarf Pedicel Ant at Holt, ACT

Tapinoma sp. (genus) at Holt, ACT - 29 Aug 2020
Tapinoma sp. (genus) at Holt, ACT - 29 Aug 2020
Tapinoma sp. (genus) at Holt, ACT - 29 Aug 2020
Tapinoma sp. (genus) at Holt, ACT - 29 Aug 2020
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Identification history

Tapinoma sp. (genus) 10 Sep 2020 JonLewis
Tapinoma sp. (genus) 5 Sep 2020 CathB

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Tiny ants that vanished into cracks in old log as soon as the camera approached

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Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Aranda, ACT - 3 May 2024 by lbradley
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Aranda, ACT - 3 May 2024 by lbradley
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Aranda Bushland - 7 Feb 2024 by CathB
Melyridae (family) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 25 Jan 2024 by CathB
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Jan 2024 by lbradley
Cassytha pubescens (Devil's Twine) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Jan 2024 by lbradley
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Point 3852 - 2 Jan 2024 by pixelnips
Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at Aranda Bushland - 2 Jan 2024 by pixelnips
Terentius convexus (Hornless treehopper) at Aranda Bushland - 7 Nov 2023 by CathB
Pollanisus (genus) (A Forester Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Nov 2023 by lbradley
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Oct 2023 by lbradley
Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at Belconnen, ACT - 15 Oct 2023 by CathB
Tachinidae (family) (Unidentified Bristle fly) at Belconnen, ACT - 8 Oct 2023 by CathB
Castiarina decemmaculata (Ten-spot Jewel Beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 2 Oct 2023 by CathB
Hypochaeris glabra (Smooth Catsear) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Drosera auriculata (Tall Sundew) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Philobota stella (A concealer moth) at Belconnen, ACT - 25 Aug 2023 by CathB
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Aranda, ACT - 7 Aug 2023 by lbradley
Cassinia sifton (Sifton Bush, Chinese Shrub) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Jul 2023 by lbradley
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Apr 2023 by CathB
Arkys walckenaeri (Triangle spider) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by CathB
Aporocera (Aporocera) rufoterminalis (Leaf beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by CathB
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Nov 2022 by CathB
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Nov 2022 by CathB
Chaetophyes compacta (Tube spittlebug) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Nov 2022 by CathB
Philobota (genus) (Unidentified Philobota genus moths) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Nov 2022 by CathB
Dictyotus conspicuus (A shield or stink bug) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Oct 2022 by CathB
Ogcodes sp. (genus) (Hunchback Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Oct 2022 by CathB
Eucalyptus polyanthemos (Red Box) at Aranda, ACT - 7 Sep 2022 by lbradley
Acacia decurrens (Green Wattle) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Aug 2022 by lbradley
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Aug 2022 by lbradley
Scarabaeidae (family) (Scarab beetle, curl grub) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Apr 2022 by CathB
Fabriogenia sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022 by CathB
Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022 by CathB
Trichophthalma nicholsoni (Nicholson's tangle-veined fly) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by CathB
Philobota stella (A concealer moth) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by CathB
Sparassidae (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by CathB
Hecatesia fenestrata (Common Whistling Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Nov 2021 by KMcCue
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Aranda, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by CathB
Gaudium multicaule (Teatree) at Holt, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by drakes
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Holt, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Holt, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by MattFox
Cortinarius sinapicolor (Slimy Yellow Cortinar) at Holt, ACT - 19 Jul 2021 by drakes
Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Jul 2021 by drakes
Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Jul 2021 by MattFox
Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by CathB
Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Holt, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by CathB
Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Point 3852 - 22 Jan 2021 by CathB
Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Holt, ACT - 22 Jan 2021 by CathB
Cassytha sp. (Dodder) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Jan 2021 by dwise
Ardozyga phloeodes (A Gelechioid moth) at Holt, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by CathB
Pauropsalta mneme (Alarm Clock Squawker) at Holt, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord
Acaena echinata (Sheeps Burr) at Holt, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Holt, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Holt, ACT - 22 Oct 2020 by CathB
Aglaopus pyrrhata (Leaf Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Oct 2020 by CathB
Chalcididae (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Holt, ACT - 13 Oct 2020 by CathB
Castiarina decemmaculata (Ten-spot Jewel Beetle) at Holt, ACT - 13 Oct 2020 by CathB
Acacia vestita (Hairy Wattle) at Holt, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by Kurt
Spilonota-group (A Tortricid moth) at Holt, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by CathB
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Aranda, ACT - 28 Aug 2020 by dwise
Pseudopenthes fenestrata (Window-winged bee fly) at Point 3852 - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB
Philophlaeus sp. (genus) (Bark carab beetle) at Dunlop, ACT - 29 Oct 2019 by CathB
Myrmarachne luctuosa (Polyrachis Ant Mimic Spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 24 Oct 2019 by CathB
Goniaea sp. (genus) (A gumleaf grasshopper) at Dunlop, ACT - 2 Oct 2019 by Kurt
Cixiidae sp. (family) (Cixiid planthopper) at Dunlop, ACT - 27 Sep 2019 by CathB
Melobasis thoracica (A jewel beetle) at Dunlop, ACT - 6 Sep 2019 by CathB
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 15 Apr 2019 by CathB
Cirphula pyrrhocnemis (Variable Cirphula) at Dunlop, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by CathB
Podomyrma sp. (genus) (Muscleman Tree Ant) at Dunlop, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by CathB
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Dunlop, ACT - 12 Nov 2018 by CathB
Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Belconnen, ACT - 7 Sep 2018 by CathB
Cicadellidae (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Belconnen, ACT - 7 Sep 2018 by CathB
Cicadellidae (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Dunlop, ACT - 7 Sep 2018 by CathB
Acacia vestita (Hairy Wattle) at Belconnen, ACT - 30 Jul 2018 by CathB
Myrmecia piliventris (Golden tail bull ant) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Apr 2018 by CathB
Philagra sp. (genus) (A spittlebug) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Apr 2018 by CathB
Socca pustulosa (Knobbled Orbweaver) at Aranda, ACT - 12 Mar 2018 by CathB
Gotra sp. (genus) (Unidentified Gotra ichneumon wasp) at Belconnen, ACT - 12 Mar 2018 by CathB
Plectobela undescribed species (A concealer moth) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Jan 2018 by CathB
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Belconnen, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by CathB
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Nov 2017 by PeterR
Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Belconnen, ACT - 14 Oct 2017 by DerekC
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio Moth, Magpie Moth, Cineraria Moth) at Belconnen, ACT - 1 Sep 2017 by CathB
Campylopus (A moss) at Belconnen, ACT - 19 Aug 2017 by CathB
Chiloscyphus sp. at Belconnen, ACT - 19 Aug 2017 by CathB
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Belconnen, ACT - 1 Aug 2017 by CathB
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Point 3852 - 13 Apr 2017 by CathB
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Belconnen, ACT - 24 Feb 2017 by CathB
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Belconnen, ACT - 4 Jan 2017 by CathB
Pyronema sp. (A fire fungus) at Belconnen, ACT - 14 Mar 2016 by CathB
Urodacus manicatus (Black Rock Scorpion) at Belconnen, ACT - 14 Feb 2016 by AaronClausen
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Belconnen, ACT - 14 Feb 2016 by AaronClausen
Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Nov 2015 by MattM
Missulena occatoria (Red-headed Mouse Spider) at Point 3852 - 20 May 2015 by CathB
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Feb 2015 by CathB

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Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 29 Aug 2020 02:25 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

Species information

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