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Perga dorsalis

Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire at Acton, ACT

Perga dorsalis at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2022
Perga dorsalis at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2022
Perga dorsalis at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2022
Perga dorsalis at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2022
Perga dorsalis at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2022
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Perga dorsalis 12 Jan 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 12 Jan 2022 TimL

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Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jul 2022 by TimL Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jun 2022 by TimL Cleobora mellyi (Southern Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 24 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 Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) 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 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 - 12 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 Protyora sterculiae (Kurrajong star psyllid) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by TimL Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by TimL 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 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 Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock 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 Oxycanus (genus) (Unidentified Oxycanus moths) at Acton, ACT - 4 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 Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) amiculinus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by PeterA Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by TimL 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2021 by TimL Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2021 by TimL Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL Hypholoma sp. (Hypholoma) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2021 by TimL Coronidium oxylepis subsp. lanatum (Woolly Pointed Everlasting) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jun 2021 by TimL Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by Roger Curculionidae (family) (Unidentified weevil) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by TimL Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by MattFox Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by MattFox Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by TimL Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL Stenus pustulifer (A semiaquatic rove beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2021 by AlisonMilton Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2021 by AlisonMilton Kuranda notata (Derbid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall Deliochus sp. (genus) (A leaf curling spider) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Nerthra sp. (genus) (Toad Bug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by Roger Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 22 Mar 2021 by TimL Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Austrorhytida capillacea (Common Southern Carnivorous Snail) at Acton, ACT - 17 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Ethmia clytodoxa (An Ethmiid moth family: (Ethmiidae)) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by Roger Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Arion intermedius (Hedgehog Slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Stenolysmus extraneus (Lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL
Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jul 2022 by TimL
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jun 2022 by TimL
Cleobora mellyi (Southern Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 24 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
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) 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
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 - 12 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
Protyora sterculiae (Kurrajong star psyllid) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by TimL
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by TimL
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
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
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock
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
Oxycanus (genus) (Unidentified Oxycanus moths) at Acton, ACT - 4 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
Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) amiculinus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by PeterA
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jan 2022 by TimL
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2021 by TimL
Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2021 by TimL
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL
Hypholoma sp. (Hypholoma) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2021 by TimL
Coronidium oxylepis subsp. lanatum (Woolly Pointed Everlasting) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jun 2021 by TimL
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by Roger
Curculionidae (family) (Unidentified weevil) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by TimL
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by MattFox
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by MattFox
Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by TimL
Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL
Stenus pustulifer (A semiaquatic rove beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2021 by AlisonMilton
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2021 by AlisonMilton
Kuranda notata (Derbid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Deliochus sp. (genus) (A leaf curling spider) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Nerthra sp. (genus) (Toad Bug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by Roger
Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 22 Mar 2021 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Austrorhytida capillacea (Common Southern Carnivorous Snail) at Acton, ACT - 17 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ethmia clytodoxa (An Ethmiid moth family: (Ethmiidae)) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by Roger
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Arion intermedius (Hedgehog Slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Stenolysmus extraneus (Lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL

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Species information

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  • Local Native
  • Minor Weed or Pest

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 9 Jan 2022 01:50 PM Recorded on
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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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