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Mantidae sp. (family)

Egg case of praying mantis at Red Hill Nature Reserve

Mantidae sp. (family) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2021
Mantidae sp. (family) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Mantidae sp. (family) 18 Jan 2021 michaelb
Mantidae sp. (family) 17 Jan 2021 JackyF

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Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Mar 2021 by JackyF Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Feb 2021 by JackyF Solanum lycopersicum (Tomato) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Feb 2021 by LisaH Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Feb 2021 by LisaH Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Feb 2021 by JackyF Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Jan 2021 by JackyF Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue Eyes Lacewing) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Jan 2021 by JackyF Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Dec 2020 by LisaH Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Dec 2020 by JackyF Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2020 by JackyF Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Nov 2020 by LisaH Acrididae sp. (family) (Unidentified Grasshopper) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Nov 2020 by JackyF Euchiton involucratus (Star Cudweed) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Nov 2020 by Tapirlord Spergularia rubra (Sandspurrey) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Oct 2020 by JackyF Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Sep 2020 by LisaH Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Sep 2020 by JackyF Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Sep 2020 by JackyF Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Sep 2020 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Aug 2020 by JackyF Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Aug 2020 by JackyF Perenniporia ochroleuca at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Aug 2020 by JackyF Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Jun 2020 by JackyF Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 May 2020 by JackyF Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Apr 2020 by JackyF Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Apr 2020 by JackyF Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Apr 2020 by JackyF Belenois java (Caper White) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Mar 2020 by LisaH Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Mar 2020 by LisaH Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2019 by JackyF Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2019 by LisaH Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2019 by LisaH Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Sep 2019 by JackyF Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Aug 2019 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Aug 2019 by JackyF Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Aug 2019 by JackyF Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Aug 2019 by KL Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Jul 2019 by JackyF Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2019 by JackyF Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jun 2019 by JackyF Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 May 2019 by LisaH Hepialidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Swift or Ghost Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Apr 2019 by JackyF Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Mar 2019 by JackyF Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2019 by JackyF Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Mar 2019 by JackyF Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Jan 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Jan 2019 by JackyF Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2018 by TomT Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 Dec 2018 by JackyF Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Dec 2018 by TomT Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Nov 2018 by JackyF Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Nov 2018 by KL Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Nov 2018 by JackyF Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Nov 2018 by JackyF Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2018 by KL Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Nov 2018 by JackyF Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Sep 2018 by JackyF Hepialidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Swift or Ghost Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Apr 2018 by JackyF Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Apr 2018 by JackyF Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Mar 2018 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Feb 2018 by KL Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2018 by KL
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Mar 2021 by JackyF
Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Solanum lycopersicum (Tomato) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Feb 2021 by LisaH
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Feb 2021 by LisaH
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Acacia implexa (Hickory Wattle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue Eyes Lacewing) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Dec 2020 by LisaH
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Nov 2020 by JackyF
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Nov 2020 by LisaH
Acrididae sp. (family) (Unidentified Grasshopper) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Nov 2020 by JackyF
Euchiton involucratus (Star Cudweed) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Nov 2020 by Tapirlord
Spergularia rubra (Sandspurrey) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Sep 2020 by LisaH
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Sep 2020 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 May 2020 by JackyF
Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Belenois java (Caper White) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2019 by JackyF
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2019 by LisaH
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2019 by LisaH
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 13 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Aug 2019 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Aug 2019 by JackyF
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Aug 2019 by JackyF
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Aug 2019 by KL
Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Jul 2019 by JackyF
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2019 by JackyF
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jun 2019 by JackyF
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 2 May 2019 by LisaH
Hepialidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Swift or Ghost Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Apr 2019 by JackyF
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Jan 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2018 by TomT
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 16 Dec 2018 by JackyF
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Dec 2018 by TomT
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Nov 2018 by JackyF
Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Nov 2018 by KL
Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Nov 2018 by JackyF
Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Nov 2018 by JackyF
Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Nov 2018 by KL
Threskiornis spinicollis (Straw-necked Ibis) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Nov 2018 by JackyF
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Sep 2018 by JackyF
Hepialidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Swift or Ghost Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Apr 2018 by JackyF
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Apr 2018 by JackyF
Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Mar 2018 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Feb 2018 by KL
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jan 2018 by KL

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 16 Jan 2021 02:52 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by

Additional information

  • Hedge Mustard Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Eggs Breeding behaviour

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