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Curculionidae (family)

1 Unidentified weevil at Acton, ACT

Curculionidae (family) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021
Curculionidae (family) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021
Curculionidae (family) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021
Curculionidae (family) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021
Curculionidae (family) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021
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Identification history

Gerynassa sp. (genus) 29 May 2021 michaelb
Curculionidae (family) 26 May 2021 KimPullen
Unidentified 26 May 2021 TimL

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An interesting threat display by this small weevil at ANBG when disturbed by the camera. It eventually raised its head and sped away along the Rainforest Gully handrail. At slow speed...

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KimPullen wrote:
   28 May 2021
Has the appearance of genus Gerynassa.

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Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jul 2022 by TimL Cleobora mellyi (Southern Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2022 by TimL Ectoneura (genus) (Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2022 by TimL Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2022 by TimL Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jun 2022 by TimL Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by Roger Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by Roger Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by Roger Lenkunya virgata (Brown-streaked planarian) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL Stiromesostenus sp. 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(Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL Collembola sp. (class) (Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by HelenCross Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by YellowButton Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2022 by Roger Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by HelenCross Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by DavidForrester Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by JohnBundock Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty Deinopis sp. (genus) (Net casting spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall Elhamma australasiae (Elhamma) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by Roger Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by TimL Oxycanus (genus) (Unidentified Oxycanus moths) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Austrorhytida capillacea (Common Southern Carnivorous Snail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Christine Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by TimL Paracolletes crassipes at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger Halone sejuncta (Variable Halone) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Agaristinae (subfamily) (A Day-Flying Moth) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by TimL Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL Mesostigmata sp. (order) (A Mite) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL mycenoid at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by Roger Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by Roger Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 7 Dec 2021 by Roger Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Long-legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Dec 2021 by Roger Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Gynoplistia (Gynoplistia) bella (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Pogonella minutus (Tiny two-spined treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by TimL Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2021 by TimL Dipsiathus obscurifrons (Achilid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by DPRees125 Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by TimL Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by AndyRussell Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 10 Nov 2021 by Roger Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger Ectenopsis sp. (March fly) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by Angus44 Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jul 2021 by patrickcox Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jul 2021 by TimL Alcaeus varicornis (Acacia shield bug) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL mycenoid at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2021 by TimL
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jul 2022 by TimL
Cleobora mellyi (Southern Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2022 by TimL
Ectoneura (genus) (Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2022 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2022 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jun 2022 by TimL
Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL
Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by Roger
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by Roger
Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jun 2022 by Roger
Lenkunya virgata (Brown-streaked planarian) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Austrosalomona species 9 (A katydid) at Acton, ACT - 19 May 2022 by RogerF
Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Collembola sp. (class) (Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by HelenCross
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by YellowButton
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2022 by Roger
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by DavidForrester
Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by JohnBundock
Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Deinopis sp. (genus) (Net casting spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall
Elhamma australasiae (Elhamma) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall
Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by Roger
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by TimL
Oxycanus (genus) (Unidentified Oxycanus moths) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Austrorhytida capillacea (Common Southern Carnivorous Snail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Christine
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by TimL
Paracolletes crassipes at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger
Halone sejuncta (Variable Halone) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Agaristinae (subfamily) (A Day-Flying Moth) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Mesostigmata sp. (order) (A Mite) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
mycenoid at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2022 by TimL
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by Roger
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 7 Dec 2021 by Roger
Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Long-legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Dec 2021 by Roger
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Gynoplistia (Gynoplistia) bella (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Pogonella minutus (Tiny two-spined treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2021 by TimL
Dipsiathus obscurifrons (Achilid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by DPRees125
Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by TimL
Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by AndyRussell
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 10 Nov 2021 by Roger
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger
Ectenopsis sp. (March fly) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock
Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by Angus44
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jul 2021 by patrickcox
Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jul 2021 by TimL
Alcaeus varicornis (Acacia shield bug) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL
mycenoid at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2021 by TimL

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 25 May 2021 01:28 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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