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Vanessa kershawi

Australian Painted Lady at Cook, ACT

Vanessa kershawi at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021
Vanessa kershawi at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021
Vanessa kershawi at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021
Vanessa kershawi at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021
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Vanessa kershawi 11 Oct 2021 SuziBond
Unidentified 11 Oct 2021 trevorpreston

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Trichocolletes sp. (genus) (Spring Bee) at Cook, ACT - 10 Nov 2022 by Tammy Fumaria bastardii (Bastard Fumitory) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by drakes Aradellus cygnalis (An assassin bug) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jul 2022 by CathB 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 Aulacocyclus edentulus (Passalid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 25 Apr 2022 by CathB Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Poneridia macdonaldi (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by CathB Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Cook, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by drakes Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by CathB Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by drakes Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Cook, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by drakes Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by drakes Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Cook, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by drakes Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes Cyperus sanguinolentus (A Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes 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 Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy 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 Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by CathB Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 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 Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by SarahHnatiuk Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB 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 Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes 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 Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Sisyrinchium rosulatum (Scourweed) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Drosera gunniana at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2021 by CathB Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by drakes Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by CathB Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Heliocosma (genus) (A Tortricid moth) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Isolepis sp. (Club-rush) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Hypoxylon sp. at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Venatrix pictiventris (Four-spotted Huntress) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) 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 Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by Tammy Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Cook, ACT - 8 Sep 2021 by CathB Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by Tammy Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by Tammy Acacia rubida (Red-stemmed Wattle, Red-leaved Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 16 Aug 2021 by drakes Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Cook, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by drakes Cheilanthes sp. (Rock Fern) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jul 2021 by MattFox Coprinellus micaceus group at Cook, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by drakes Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 13 May 2021 by drakes Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 6 May 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 Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Cook, ACT - 19 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 Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden Weather-grass) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by CathB Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by Tammy Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Cook, ACT - 24 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 Lophyrotoma sp. (genus) (Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Trichocolletes sp. (genus) (Spring Bee) at Cook, ACT - 10 Nov 2022 by Tammy
Fumaria bastardii (Bastard Fumitory) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by drakes
Aradellus cygnalis (An assassin bug) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jul 2022 by CathB
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
Aulacocyclus edentulus (Passalid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 25 Apr 2022 by CathB
Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Poneridia macdonaldi (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by CathB
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Cook, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by drakes
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by CathB
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by drakes
Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB
Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Cook, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by drakes
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by drakes
Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Cook, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by drakes
Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes
Cyperus sanguinolentus (A Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes
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
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy
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
Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by CathB
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 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
Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by SarahHnatiuk
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB
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
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
Hypochaeris radicata (Cat's Ear, Flatweed) at Cook, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by drakes
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
Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Sisyrinchium rosulatum (Scourweed) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Drosera gunniana at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Cook, ACT - 17 Nov 2021 by CathB
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by drakes
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by CathB
Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Heliocosma (genus) (A Tortricid moth) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Isolepis sp. (Club-rush) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Hypoxylon sp. at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Venatrix pictiventris (Four-spotted Huntress) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) 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
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB
Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Cook, ACT - 8 Sep 2021 by CathB
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by Tammy
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by Tammy
Acacia rubida (Red-stemmed Wattle, Red-leaved Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 16 Aug 2021 by drakes
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Cook, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by drakes
Cheilanthes sp. (Rock Fern) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jul 2021 by MattFox
Coprinellus micaceus group at Cook, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by drakes
Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes
Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 13 May 2021 by drakes
Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 6 May 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
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Cook, ACT - 19 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
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden Weather-grass) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes
Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by CathB
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by Tammy
Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Cook, ACT - 24 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
Lophyrotoma sp. (genus) (Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 11 Oct 2021 01:48 PM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • Flowering shrub Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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