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Dicranosterna immaculata

Acacia leaf beetle at Tennent, ACT

Dicranosterna immaculata at Tennent, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
Dicranosterna immaculata at Tennent, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
Dicranosterna immaculata at Tennent, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Dicranosterna immaculata 13 Jan 2022 AlisonMilton
Unidentified 12 Jan 2022 Tapirlord

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Very common in a seemingly random silver wattle.

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(family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Rorippa sp. (A watercress) at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Delta bicinctum (Potter wasp) at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Feb 2016 by michaelb Conium maculatum (Hemlock) at Tennent, ACT - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb Mentha x piperita (Peppermint) at Tennent, ACT - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Tennent, ACT - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb Rumex conglomeratus (Clustered Dock) at Tennent, ACT - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Tennent, ACT - 14 Sep 2015 by michaelb Osphranter robustus (Wallaroo) at Tennent, ACT - 13 Aug 2015 by michaelb Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Tennent, ACT - 14 Jul 2015 by michaelb Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Tennent, ACT - 14 Jul 2015 by michaelb Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Tennent, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by michaelb Triptilodiscus pygmaeus (Annual Daisy) at Tennent, ACT - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Tennent, ACT - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb Pellaea calidirupium (Hot rock fern) at Tennent, ACT - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Tennent, ACT - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Tennent, ACT - 10 Sep 2014 by michaelb Camponotus nigriceps (Black-headed sugar ant) at Tennent, ACT - 6 Aug 2014 by michaelb Cryptes baccatus (Wattle Tick Scale) at Tennent, ACT - 6 Aug 2014 by michaelb Vombatus ursinus (Common Wombat, Bare-nosed Wombat) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Aug 2014 by michaelb Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Tennent, ACT - 3 Mar 2014 by michaelb Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Mar 2014 by michaelb Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Tennent, ACT - 6 Oct 2008 by michaelb Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Tennent, ACT - 5 Mar 2006 by michaelb Pleurosorus rutifolius (Blanket Fern) at Tennent, ACT - 31 Oct 2005 by michaelb Paspalum distichum (Water Couch) at Tennent, ACT - 14 Feb 2005 by michaelb Persicaria decipiens (Slender Knotweed) at Tennent, ACT - 1 Apr 2004 by michaelb
Nepeta cataria (Catmint, Catnip) at Tennent, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by michaelb
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Rorippa microphylla (One-rowed Watercress) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Tennent, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Tennent, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa (Silky Cryptandra) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by JohnBundock
Solanum nigrum (Black Nightshade) at Tennent, ACT - 7 Jul 2021 by michaelb
Artemisia verlotiorum (Chinese Mugwort) at Tennent, ACT - 7 Jul 2021 by michaelb
Sus scrofa (Pig (feral)) at Tennent, ACT - 7 Jul 2021 by michaelb
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Tennent, ACT - 7 Jul 2021 by michaelb
Osphranter robustus (Wallaroo) at Tennent, ACT - 7 Jul 2021 by michaelb
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Tennent, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Tennent, ACT - 7 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Tennent, ACT - 17 May 2020 by michaelb
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Tennent, ACT - 17 May 2020 by michaelb
Trifolium arvense var. arvense (Haresfoot Clover) at Tennent, ACT - 17 May 2020 by michaelb
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Austrogomphus cornutus (Unicorn Hunter) at Tennent, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by JohnBundock
Chrysolopus spectabilis (Botany Bay Weevil) at Tennent, ACT - 19 Nov 2019 by SWishart
Artemisia verlotiorum (Chinese Mugwort) at Tennent, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Amaranthus retroflexus (Redroot Amaranth) at Tennent, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Tennent, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Marrubium vulgare (Horehound) at Tennent, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at Tennent, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Tennent, ACT - 18 Nov 2018 by michaelb
Pachycephala olivacea (Olive Whistler) at Tennent, ACT - 11 Jun 2018 by KumikoCallaway
Pycnobraconoides sp. (genus) (A Braconid wasp) at Tennent, ACT - 21 Apr 2018 by YumiCallaway
Artemisia verlotiorum (Chinese Mugwort) at Tennent, ACT - 8 Mar 2018 by michaelb
Artemisia verlotiorum (Chinese Mugwort) at Tennent, ACT - 4 Dec 2017 by michaelb
Argemone ochroleuca subsp. ochroleuca (Mexican Poppy, Prickly Poppy) at Tennent, ACT - 4 Dec 2017 by michaelb
Rubus anglocandicans (Blackberry) at Tennent, ACT - 4 Dec 2017 by michaelb
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Tennent, ACT - 21 Jun 2017 by michaelb
Artemisia verlotiorum (Chinese Mugwort) at Tennent, ACT - 21 Jun 2017 by michaelb
Artemisia verlotiorum (Chinese Mugwort) at Tennent, ACT - 6 May 2017 by michaelb
Artemisia verlotiorum (Chinese Mugwort) at Tennent, ACT - 6 May 2017 by michaelb
Atriplex semibaccata (Creeping Saltbush) at Tennent, ACT - 6 May 2017 by michaelb
Artemisia verlotiorum (Chinese Mugwort) at Tennent, ACT - 1 Apr 2017 by michaelb
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Tennent, ACT - 1 Apr 2017 by michaelb
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Tennent, ACT - 1 Apr 2017 by michaelb
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Tennent, ACT - 1 Apr 2017 by michaelb
Austrogomphus cornutus (Unicorn Hunter) at Tennent, ACT - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Tennent, ACT - 16 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Polypogon monspeliensis (Annual Beard Grass) at Tennent, ACT - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Tennent, ACT - 4 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Cermatulus nasalis (Predatory shield bug, Glossy shield bug) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Maroga melanostigma (Pecan Stem Girdler) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Eurema smilax (Small Grass-yellow) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Austrogomphus cornutus (Unicorn Hunter) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Oenothera stricta subsp. stricta (Common Evening Primrose) at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Blue Water Speedwell) at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Rorippa sp. (A watercress) at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Delta bicinctum (Potter wasp) at Tennent, ACT - 27 Dec 2016 by michaelb
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Conium maculatum (Hemlock) at Tennent, ACT - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Mentha x piperita (Peppermint) at Tennent, ACT - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Papaver somniferum (Opium Poppy) at Tennent, ACT - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Rumex conglomeratus (Clustered Dock) at Tennent, ACT - 11 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Tennent, ACT - 14 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Osphranter robustus (Wallaroo) at Tennent, ACT - 13 Aug 2015 by michaelb
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Tennent, ACT - 14 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Tennent, ACT - 14 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Tennent, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by michaelb
Triptilodiscus pygmaeus (Annual Daisy) at Tennent, ACT - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Tennent, ACT - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Pellaea calidirupium (Hot rock fern) at Tennent, ACT - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Tennent, ACT - 17 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Tennent, ACT - 10 Sep 2014 by michaelb
Camponotus nigriceps (Black-headed sugar ant) at Tennent, ACT - 6 Aug 2014 by michaelb
Cryptes baccatus (Wattle Tick Scale) at Tennent, ACT - 6 Aug 2014 by michaelb
Vombatus ursinus (Common Wombat, Bare-nosed Wombat) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Aug 2014 by michaelb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Tennent, ACT - 3 Mar 2014 by michaelb
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Mar 2014 by michaelb
Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Tennent, ACT - 6 Oct 2008 by michaelb
Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Tennent, ACT - 5 Mar 2006 by michaelb
Pleurosorus rutifolius (Blanket Fern) at Tennent, ACT - 31 Oct 2005 by michaelb
Paspalum distichum (Water Couch) at Tennent, ACT - 14 Feb 2005 by michaelb
Persicaria decipiens (Slender Knotweed) at Tennent, ACT - 1 Apr 2004 by michaelb

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 15 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2022 02:12 PM Recorded on
  • Tapirlord Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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