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Trombidiidae sp. (family)

5 Red velvet mite at Downer, ACT

Trombidiidae sp. (family) at Downer, ACT - 18 Apr 2021
Trombidiidae sp. (family) at Downer, ACT - 18 Apr 2021
Trombidiidae sp. (family) at Downer, ACT - 18 Apr 2021
Trombidiidae sp. (family) at Downer, ACT - 18 Apr 2021
Trombidiidae sp. (family) at Downer, ACT - 18 Apr 2021
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Identification history

Trombidiidae sp. (family) 2 Jul 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Trombidiidae sp. (family) 2 Jul 2021 TimL

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Thanks to Marcus Leach for the initial sighting.

4 comments

rawshorty wrote:
   2 Jul 2021
Excellent shots Tim.
TimL wrote:
   2 Jul 2021
Thanks. Glad you like them. Tim
   3 Jul 2021
Incredible images @TimL
TimL wrote:
   3 Jul 2021
Thanks Aaron @AaronClausen

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Nicodamidae sp. (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Downer, ACT - 5 Aug 2021 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Downer, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Downer, ACT - 23 Jul 2021 by TimL Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Downer, ACT - 23 Jul 2021 by TimL Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Downer, ACT - 18 Jul 2021 by TimL Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Downer, ACT - 16 Jul 2021 by TimL Camponotus intrepidus (Flumed Sugar Ant) at Downer, ACT - 25 May 2021 by TimL Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at Downer, ACT - 18 May 2021 by TimL Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Downer, ACT - 18 May 2021 by TimL Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at Downer, ACT - 14 May 2021 by TimL Rainbowia sp. (genus) (A mite) at Downer, ACT - 14 May 2021 by TimL Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Downer, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Downer, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at Downer, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL Celaenia sp. (genus) (False bird-poo spider) at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL Stenosmylus stenopterus (An Osmylid Lacewing) at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL Calliphora sp. (genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Downer, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by TimL Nicodamidae sp. (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Downer, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Downer, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Downer, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Downer, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Pseudococcidae sp. (family) (A mealybug) at Downer, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by TimL Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Downer, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by TimL Membracidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Horned treehopper) at Downer, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by TimL Acanthuchus trispinifer (Three-horned treehopper) at Downer, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Downer, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL Periclystus circuiter (Angular Wing Antlion) at Downer, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Downer, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Downer, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by TimL Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Downer, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Downer, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Downer, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Downer, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Downer, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Downer, ACT - 31 Jan 2021 by TimL Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Downer, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by TimL Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at Downer, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by TimL Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Downer, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue Eyes Lacewing) at Downer, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by TimL Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Downer, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by TimL Microvalgus sp. (genus) (Flower scarab) at Downer, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by TimL Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Downer, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by TimL Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at Downer, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by TimL Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at Downer, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by TimL Stenocotis depressa (Gum bark leafhopper) at Downer, ACT - 16 Nov 2020 by TimL Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Downer, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by TimL Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Downer, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by TimL Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Downer, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by TimL Reduviidae sp. (family) (An assassin bug) at Downer, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by TimL Milichiidae (family) (Freeloader fly) at Downer, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by TimL Saccharodite chrysonoe (Leafhopper) at Downer, ACT - 31 Oct 2020 by TimL Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Downer, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Downer, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by TimL Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Downer, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by TimL Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Downer, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by TimL Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Downer, ACT - 18 Sep 2020 by TimL Aglaotilla sp. (genus) (Australian Velvet Ant) at Downer, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by TimL Rainbowia sp. (genus) (A mite) at Downer, ACT - 4 Sep 2020 by TimL Polyphrades paganus (A weevil) at Downer, ACT - 4 Sep 2020 by TimL Myrmarachne erythrocephala (Ant-mimic jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 4 Sep 2020 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Downer, ACT - 4 Sep 2020 by TimL Crepidomenus fulgidus (Click beetle) at Downer, ACT - 14 Aug 2020 by Christine Chelaner kiliani (Kilian's ant) at Downer, ACT - 14 Aug 2020 by TimL Stenocotis depressa (Gum bark leafhopper) at Downer, ACT - 14 Aug 2020 by TimL Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Downer, ACT - 14 Aug 2020 by TimL Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Downer, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by TimL Polyrhachis phryne (A spiny ant) at Downer, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by TimL Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at Downer, ACT - 4 Aug 2020 by TimL Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Downer, ACT - 4 Aug 2020 by TimL Carabidae sp. (family) (A ground beetle) at Downer, ACT - 28 Jul 2020 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Downer, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at Downer, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL
Nicodamidae sp. (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Downer, ACT - 5 Aug 2021 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Downer, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Downer, ACT - 23 Jul 2021 by TimL
Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Downer, ACT - 23 Jul 2021 by TimL
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Downer, ACT - 18 Jul 2021 by TimL
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Downer, ACT - 16 Jul 2021 by TimL
Camponotus intrepidus (Flumed Sugar Ant) at Downer, ACT - 25 May 2021 by TimL
Rhytidoponera tasmaniensis at Downer, ACT - 18 May 2021 by TimL
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Downer, ACT - 18 May 2021 by TimL
Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at Downer, ACT - 14 May 2021 by TimL
Rainbowia sp. (genus) (A mite) at Downer, ACT - 14 May 2021 by TimL
Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Downer, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL
Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Downer, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL
Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at Downer, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Celaenia sp. (genus) (False bird-poo spider) at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Stenosmylus stenopterus (An Osmylid Lacewing) at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Calliphora sp. (genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at Downer, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Downer, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by TimL
Nicodamidae sp. (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Downer, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Downer, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Downer, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Downer, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Pseudococcidae sp. (family) (A mealybug) at Downer, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by TimL
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Downer, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by TimL
Membracidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Horned treehopper) at Downer, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by TimL
Acanthuchus trispinifer (Three-horned treehopper) at Downer, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Downer, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL
Periclystus circuiter (Angular Wing Antlion) at Downer, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Downer, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Downer, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by TimL
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Downer, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Downer, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Downer, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Downer, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Downer, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Downer, ACT - 31 Jan 2021 by TimL
Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Downer, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by TimL
Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at Downer, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by TimL
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Downer, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL
Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue Eyes Lacewing) at Downer, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by TimL
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Downer, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by TimL
Microvalgus sp. (genus) (Flower scarab) at Downer, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by TimL
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Downer, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by TimL
Sandalodes scopifer (White-spotted Sandalodes) at Downer, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by TimL
Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at Downer, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by TimL
Stenocotis depressa (Gum bark leafhopper) at Downer, ACT - 16 Nov 2020 by TimL
Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Downer, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by TimL
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Downer, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by TimL
Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Downer, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by TimL
Reduviidae sp. (family) (An assassin bug) at Downer, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by TimL
Milichiidae (family) (Freeloader fly) at Downer, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by TimL
Saccharodite chrysonoe (Leafhopper) at Downer, ACT - 31 Oct 2020 by TimL
Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Downer, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Downer, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by TimL
Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Downer, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by TimL
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Downer, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by TimL
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Downer, ACT - 18 Sep 2020 by TimL
Aglaotilla sp. (genus) (Australian Velvet Ant) at Downer, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by TimL
Rainbowia sp. (genus) (A mite) at Downer, ACT - 4 Sep 2020 by TimL
Polyphrades paganus (A weevil) at Downer, ACT - 4 Sep 2020 by TimL
Myrmarachne erythrocephala (Ant-mimic jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 4 Sep 2020 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Downer, ACT - 4 Sep 2020 by TimL
Crepidomenus fulgidus (Click beetle) at Downer, ACT - 14 Aug 2020 by Christine
Chelaner kiliani (Kilian's ant) at Downer, ACT - 14 Aug 2020 by TimL
Stenocotis depressa (Gum bark leafhopper) at Downer, ACT - 14 Aug 2020 by TimL
Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Downer, ACT - 14 Aug 2020 by TimL
Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Downer, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by TimL
Polyrhachis phryne (A spiny ant) at Downer, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by TimL
Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at Downer, ACT - 4 Aug 2020 by TimL
Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at Downer, ACT - 4 Aug 2020 by TimL
Carabidae sp. (family) (A ground beetle) at Downer, ACT - 28 Jul 2020 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Downer, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL
Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at Downer, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 18 Apr 2021 01:03 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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