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Paropsisterna m-fuscum

Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle at Cook, ACT

Paropsisterna m-fuscum at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2021
Paropsisterna m-fuscum at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2021
Paropsisterna m-fuscum at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2021
Paropsisterna m-fuscum at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2021
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Paropsisterna m-fuscum 26 Jan 2021 AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna m-fuscum 25 Jan 2021 CathB

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These beetles, with a few others, have almost defoliated the top of this sapling.

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Monolepta minima (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Amblyopone sp. (genus) (Slow ant) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Parakontikia ventrolineata (Stripe-bellied flatworm) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Trichoderma 'green fluffy' at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Phlebiopsis crassa (A corticioid or paint fungi) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Ericrypsina chorodoxa (A Chezela group moth) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Milax gagates (Black-keeled Slug) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Conicochernes sp. (genus) (Chernetid Pseudoscorpion) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Monolepta minima (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Aulacocyclus edentulus (Passalid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Corticioid fungi at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Cladonia sp. (Cup Lichen) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Hypoxylon howeianum at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by CathB Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by CathB Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Ottelia ovalifolia subsp. ovalifolia (Swamp Lily) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Agriopocoris sp. (genus) (Coreid bug) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Rayieria basifer (Braconid-mimic plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by drakes Carabidae sp. (family) (A ground beetle) at Cook, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by CathB Tragopogon porrifolius subsp. porrifolius (Salsify, Oyster Plant) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes Phrissogonus laticostata (Apple looper moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by CathB Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by CathB Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB Pinara cana (Neat Pinara) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by CathB Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB Phycitinae (subfamily) (A snout moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB Arrade destituta (Arrade destituta) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by CathB Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by SarahHnatiuk Sphaerophoria macrogaster (Hover Fly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by CathB Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by CathB Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB Melanterius sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melanterius weevil) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB Macrobathra desmotoma ( A Cosmet moth) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB Edusella sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB Dictyotus conspicuus (A shield or stink bug) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by CathB Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by trevorpreston Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by CathB Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by drakes Phaeoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Anthoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Plecoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Stone fly) at Cook, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by CathB Acacia pravissima (Wedge-leaved Wattle, Ovens Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by drakes Acacia rubida (Red-stemmed Wattle, Red-leaved Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 16 Aug 2021 by drakes Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by drakes zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by drakes Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 27 May 2021 by drakes Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Cook, ACT - 9 May 2021 by drakes Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 6 May 2021 by drakes Eucalyptus rubida subsp. rubida (Candlebark) at Cook, ACT - 3 May 2021 by drakes Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by drakes Phylloporus sp. (Phylloporus sp.) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by drakes Eucalyptus cinerea subsp. cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes Amanita sp. (Amanita sp.) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by CathB Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB Pluteus 'yellow' at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2021 by drakes Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Diomus notescens (Little two-spotted ladybird) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Lactuca serriola f. serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by drakes Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by CathB Cynosurus echinatus (Rough Dog's Tail Grass) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB Dichelachne crinita (Long-hair Plume Grass) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB Tetragnatha demissa (Tetragnatha demissa) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB Lophyrotoma sp. (genus) (Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB Comptosia apicalis (A bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by CathB Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by drakes Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by drakes
Monolepta minima (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Amblyopone sp. (genus) (Slow ant) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Parakontikia ventrolineata (Stripe-bellied flatworm) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Trichoderma 'green fluffy' at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Phlebiopsis crassa (A corticioid or paint fungi) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Ericrypsina chorodoxa (A Chezela group moth) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Milax gagates (Black-keeled Slug) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Conicochernes sp. (genus) (Chernetid Pseudoscorpion) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Monolepta minima (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Aulacocyclus edentulus (Passalid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Corticioid fungi at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Cladonia sp. (Cup Lichen) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Hypoxylon howeianum at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by CathB
Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by CathB
Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Ottelia ovalifolia subsp. ovalifolia (Swamp Lily) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Agriopocoris sp. (genus) (Coreid bug) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Rayieria basifer (Braconid-mimic plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by drakes
Carabidae sp. (family) (A ground beetle) at Cook, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by CathB
Tragopogon porrifolius subsp. porrifolius (Salsify, Oyster Plant) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by drakes
Phrissogonus laticostata (Apple looper moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by CathB
Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jan 2022 by CathB
Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB
Pinara cana (Neat Pinara) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy
Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by CathB
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB
Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB
Phycitinae (subfamily) (A snout moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB
Arrade destituta (Arrade destituta) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB
Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Cook, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by CathB
Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by SarahHnatiuk
Sphaerophoria macrogaster (Hover Fly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB
Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by CathB
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by CathB
Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Melanterius sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melanterius weevil) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Macrobathra desmotoma ( A Cosmet moth) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Edusella sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Dictyotus conspicuus (A shield or stink bug) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2021 by CathB
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by trevorpreston
Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by CathB
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by drakes
Phaeoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Anthoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Plecoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Stone fly) at Cook, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by CathB
Acacia pravissima (Wedge-leaved Wattle, Ovens Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by drakes
Acacia rubida (Red-stemmed Wattle, Red-leaved Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 16 Aug 2021 by drakes
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by drakes
Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 27 May 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Cook, ACT - 9 May 2021 by drakes
Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 6 May 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus rubida subsp. rubida (Candlebark) at Cook, ACT - 3 May 2021 by drakes
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by drakes
Phylloporus sp. (Phylloporus sp.) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus cinerea subsp. cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes
Amanita sp. (Amanita sp.) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes
Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by CathB
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB
Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB
Pluteus 'yellow' at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes
Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2021 by drakes
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Diomus notescens (Little two-spotted ladybird) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Lactuca serriola f. serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by drakes
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by CathB
Cynosurus echinatus (Rough Dog's Tail Grass) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB
Dichelachne crinita (Long-hair Plume Grass) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Tetragnatha demissa (Tetragnatha demissa) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Lophyrotoma sp. (genus) (Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Comptosia apicalis (A bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by CathB
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by drakes
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by drakes

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 24 Jan 2021 06:47 AM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • Eucalyptus rubida Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Mixed Gender

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