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Choerocoris paganus

3 Ground shield bug at Deakin, ACT

Choerocoris paganus at Deakin, ACT - 21 Oct 2020
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Choerocoris paganus 22 Oct 2020 Bron
Choerocoris paganus 22 Oct 2020 JackyF

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Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by Ct1000 Acari sp. (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Deakin, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by LisaH Araneus albotriangulus (White-triangle orb weaver) at Deakin, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by LisaH Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Deakin, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by JackyF Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by JackyF Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue Eyes Lacewing) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by JackyF Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH Tebenna micalis (Vagrant Twitcher or Small Thistle Moth) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by JackyF Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by JackyF Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by JackyF Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF Lasiocampidae (family) immature (Lappet & Snout Moths) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by JamWiRe Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustifolia (Sticky Hop-bush, Hop-bush) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by kieranh Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by JackyF Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Deakin, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by JackyF Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Deakin, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by JackyF Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Deakin, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by JackyF Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by JackyF Dacryopinax spathularia (Spatula jelly) at Deakin, ACT - 6 Oct 2020 by JackyF Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JackyF Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JackyF Carex sp. (A sedge) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Sep 2020 by JackyF Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Sep 2020 by JackyF Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Sep 2020 by JackyF Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Deakin, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by JackyF Geastrum sp. (An earthstar) at Deakin, ACT - 15 Aug 2020 by JackyF Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Aug 2020 by JackyF Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Aug 2020 by JackyF Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Deakin, ACT - 25 Jul 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Deakin, ACT - 4 Jul 2020 by Ct1000 Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jun 2020 by JackyF Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Deakin, ACT - 17 May 2020 by JackyF Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 17 May 2020 by JackyF Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Deakin, ACT - 15 May 2020 by JackyF Clitocybe s. l. at Deakin, ACT - 12 May 2020 by LisaH Geastrum sp. (An earthstar) at Deakin, ACT - 5 May 2020 by JackyF Chlorophyllum/Macrolepiota sp. at Deakin, ACT - 4 May 2020 by LisaH Geastrum sp. (An earthstar) at Deakin, ACT - 30 Apr 2020 by Ct1000 Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by LisaH Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by LisaH Eriococcus coriaceus (Gumtree Scale) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by kieranh Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Deakin, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by JackyF Falco longipennis (Australian Hobby) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Apr 2020 by Ct1000 Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by kieranh Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by kieranh Perenniporia ochroleuca at Deakin, ACT - 18 Apr 2020 by JackyF Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Deakin, ACT - 15 Apr 2020 by JackyF Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by TomT Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by TomT Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 8 Apr 2020 by TomT Inopus rubriceps (Sugarcane Soldier Fly) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Deakin, ACT - 30 Mar 2020 by LisaH Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by JackyF Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Deakin, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by JackyF Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 18 Mar 2020 by LisaH Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by JackyF Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by JackyF Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Mar 2020 by KL Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Deakin, ACT - 6 Mar 2020 by LisaH Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Mar 2020 by LisaH Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Mar 2020 by Ct1000 Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Mar 2020 by Ct1000 Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Feb 2020 by Ct1000 Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 24 Feb 2020 by Ct1000 Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Feb 2020 by TexanReptilian Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Deakin, ACT - 22 Feb 2020 by JackyF Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Deakin, ACT - 22 Feb 2020 by JackyF Hirundapus caudacutus (White-throated Needletail) at Deakin, ACT - 1 Jan 2020 by JackyF Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Nov 2019 by TomT Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Nov 2019 by TomT Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Nov 2019 by TomT Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Deakin, ACT - 1 Nov 2019 by JackyF Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Oct 2019 by LisaH Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Oct 2019 by TomT Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Oct 2019 by TomT Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Deakin, ACT - 27 Oct 2019 by KL Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Deakin, ACT - 22 Oct 2019 by JackyF Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Deakin, ACT - 15 Oct 2019 by LisaH Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Oct 2019 by TomT Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Oct 2019 by LisaH Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Oct 2019 by LisaH Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Deakin, ACT - 1 Oct 2019 by TomT Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Deakin, ACT - 21 Sep 2019 by JackyF Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Sep 2019 by JackyF Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Deakin, ACT - 18 Sep 2019 by JackyF Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush) at Deakin, ACT - 18 Sep 2019 by JackyF Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Deakin, ACT - 18 Sep 2019 by JackyF Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Deakin, ACT - 14 Sep 2019 by KL
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by Ct1000
Acari sp. (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Deakin, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by LisaH
Araneus albotriangulus (White-triangle orb weaver) at Deakin, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by LisaH
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Deakin, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue Eyes Lacewing) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Tebenna micalis (Vagrant Twitcher or Small Thistle Moth) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Lasiocampidae (family) immature (Lappet & Snout Moths) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by JamWiRe
Dodonaea viscosa subsp. angustifolia (Sticky Hop-bush, Hop-bush) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by kieranh
Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by JackyF
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Deakin, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by JackyF
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Deakin, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Deakin, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Dacryopinax spathularia (Spatula jelly) at Deakin, ACT - 6 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Carex sp. (A sedge) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Deakin, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Geastrum sp. (An earthstar) at Deakin, ACT - 15 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Deakin, ACT - 25 Jul 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra
Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Deakin, ACT - 4 Jul 2020 by Ct1000
Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Deakin, ACT - 17 May 2020 by JackyF
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 17 May 2020 by JackyF
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Deakin, ACT - 15 May 2020 by JackyF
Clitocybe s. l. at Deakin, ACT - 12 May 2020 by LisaH
Geastrum sp. (An earthstar) at Deakin, ACT - 5 May 2020 by JackyF
Chlorophyllum/Macrolepiota sp. at Deakin, ACT - 4 May 2020 by LisaH
Geastrum sp. (An earthstar) at Deakin, ACT - 30 Apr 2020 by Ct1000
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by LisaH
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by LisaH
Eriococcus coriaceus (Gumtree Scale) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by kieranh
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Deakin, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Falco longipennis (Australian Hobby) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Apr 2020 by Ct1000
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by kieranh
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by kieranh
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Deakin, ACT - 18 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn heath) at Deakin, ACT - 15 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by TomT
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by TomT
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 8 Apr 2020 by TomT
Inopus rubriceps (Sugarcane Soldier Fly) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Deakin, ACT - 30 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Deakin, ACT - 19 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 18 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Deakin, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Mar 2020 by KL
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Deakin, ACT - 6 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Deakin, ACT - 5 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Mar 2020 by Ct1000
Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Mar 2020 by Ct1000
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Feb 2020 by Ct1000
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Deakin, ACT - 24 Feb 2020 by Ct1000
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Feb 2020 by TexanReptilian
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Deakin, ACT - 22 Feb 2020 by JackyF
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Deakin, ACT - 22 Feb 2020 by JackyF
Hirundapus caudacutus (White-throated Needletail) at Deakin, ACT - 1 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Nov 2019 by TomT
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Nov 2019 by TomT
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Nov 2019 by TomT
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Deakin, ACT - 1 Nov 2019 by JackyF
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Deakin, ACT - 29 Oct 2019 by LisaH
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Oct 2019 by TomT
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Oct 2019 by TomT
Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Deakin, ACT - 27 Oct 2019 by KL
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Deakin, ACT - 22 Oct 2019 by JackyF
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Deakin, ACT - 15 Oct 2019 by LisaH
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Oct 2019 by TomT
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Oct 2019 by LisaH
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Oct 2019 by LisaH
Haliastur sphenurus (Whistling Kite) at Deakin, ACT - 1 Oct 2019 by TomT
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Deakin, ACT - 21 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Deakin, ACT - 20 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Deakin, ACT - 18 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Dodonaea viscosa (Hop Bush) at Deakin, ACT - 18 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Deakin, ACT - 18 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Deakin, ACT - 14 Sep 2019 by KL

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 2 Abundance
  • 21 Oct 2020 05:49 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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