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Oechalia schellenbergii

Spined Predatory Shield Bug at The Pinnacle

Oechalia schellenbergii at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Oechalia schellenbergii Yesterday Bron
Oechalia schellenbergii 13 Jan 2021 Alison Milton

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These bugs had isolated a sawfly larvae and were eating it and were even dragging it further up onto the branch. Separate sighting of the main sawfly larvae show one tiny shield bug tentatively approaching the huge mass.

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Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton Scopula sp. (genus) (A wave moth) at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at The Pinnacle - 30 Dec 2020 by Alison Milton Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at The Pinnacle - 9 Sep 2020 by JaneR Juncus capitatus (Dwarf Rush) at The Pinnacle - 9 Sep 2020 by JaneR Servaea narraweena (A jumping spider) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Sciaridae sp. (family) (Black fungus gnat) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Riccia cartilaginosa (Liverwort) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Cerastium glomeratum (Mouse-ear Chickweed) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Austrostipa scabra (Corkscrew Grass, Slender Speargrass) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Juncus capitatus (Dwarf Rush) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Acaena x ovina (Sheep's Burr) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Allocasuarina verticillata (Drooping Sheoak) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at The Pinnacle - 29 Jul 2020 by Tammy Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at The Pinnacle - 6 Jul 2020 by annamacdonald Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at The Pinnacle - 8 Jun 2020 by Tammy Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at The Pinnacle - 9 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at The Pinnacle - 9 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at The Pinnacle - 4 May 2019 by Heino1 Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 26 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at The Pinnacle - 1 Jan 2019 by Alison Milton Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at The Pinnacle - 13 Dec 2013 by pinnaCLE
Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton
Scopula sp. (genus) (A wave moth) at The Pinnacle - 12 Jan 2021 by Alison Milton
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at The Pinnacle - 30 Dec 2020 by Alison Milton
Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at The Pinnacle - 9 Sep 2020 by JaneR
Juncus capitatus (Dwarf Rush) at The Pinnacle - 9 Sep 2020 by JaneR
Servaea narraweena (A jumping spider) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Sciaridae sp. (family) (Black fungus gnat) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Riccia cartilaginosa (Liverwort) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Cerastium glomeratum (Mouse-ear Chickweed) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Austrostipa scabra (Corkscrew Grass, Slender Speargrass) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Juncus capitatus (Dwarf Rush) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Acaena x ovina (Sheep's Burr) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Allocasuarina verticillata (Drooping Sheoak) at The Pinnacle - 18 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at The Pinnacle - 29 Jul 2020 by Tammy
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at The Pinnacle - 6 Jul 2020 by annamacdonald
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at The Pinnacle - 8 Jun 2020 by Tammy
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at The Pinnacle - 9 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at The Pinnacle - 9 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at The Pinnacle - 4 May 2019 by Heino1
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at The Pinnacle - 26 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at The Pinnacle - 1 Jan 2019 by Alison Milton
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at The Pinnacle - 13 Dec 2013 by pinnaCLE

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 Abundance
  • 12 Jan 2021 11:36 AM Recorded on
  • Alison Milton Recorded by

Additional information

  • Eucalyptus Associated plant
  • Sawfly larvae Associated Insect
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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