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Dytiscidae sp. (family)

Unidentified diving beetle at Goorooyarroo

Dytiscidae sp. (family) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020
Dytiscidae sp. (family) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Dytiscidae sp. (family) 16 Nov 2020 KimPullen
Dytiscidae sp. (family) 16 Nov 2020 KimPullen
Unidentified 9 Nov 2020 Waterwatch

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Author's notes

Beetle larvae of Family Dytiscidae. Commonly known as 'Taper-tailed Tigers'. Collected as part of Bioblitz

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Nearby sightings

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Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis (Sedge moth) at Goorooyarroo - 3 Mar 2021 by tpreston Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Leptotarsus (Macromastix) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Unidentified Macromastix crane fly) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Creiis costatus (A lerp of eucalypts) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by YumiCallaway Lasiopsylla rotundipennis (Yellowbox lerp) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Eboo sp. (genus) (Eboo leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Chrysomelidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Leaf Beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Creiis costatus (A lerp of eucalypts) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Acari sp. (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by Waterwatch Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Goorooyarroo - 1 Aug 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra
Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis (Sedge moth) at Goorooyarroo - 3 Mar 2021 by tpreston
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Unidentified Macromastix crane fly) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Creiis costatus (A lerp of eucalypts) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by YumiCallaway
Lasiopsylla rotundipennis (Yellowbox lerp) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Eboo sp. (genus) (Eboo leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Chrysomelidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Leaf Beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Creiis costatus (A lerp of eucalypts) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Acari sp. (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by Waterwatch
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Goorooyarroo - 1 Aug 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 7 Nov 2020 02:48 PM Recorded on
  • Waterwatch Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

Record quality

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  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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