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Paropsis pictipennis

Tea-tree button beetle at Tennent, ACT

Paropsis pictipennis at Tennent, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
Paropsis pictipennis at Tennent, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
Paropsis pictipennis at Tennent, ACT - 2 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Paropsis pictipennis 12 Jan 2022 Birdy
Paropsis pictipennis 12 Jan 2022 Steve_Bok
Unidentified 12 Jan 2022 Tapirlord

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Tharwa sandwwash, amongst kunzea.

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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 Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf 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 Falco berigora (Brown Falcon) at Tennent, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa (Silky Cryptandra) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by JohnBundock Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Tennent, ACT - 26 Aug 2021 by JohnBundock 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 Urnisa guttulosa (Common Urnisa) at Tennent, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Tennent, ACT - 17 May 2020 by michaelb Trifolium arvense var. arvense (Haresfoot Clover) at Tennent, ACT - 17 May 2020 by michaelb Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Tennent, ACT - 17 May 2020 by michaelb Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Tennent, ACT - 17 May 2020 by michaelb Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Mar 2020 by RodDeb Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Mar 2020 by RodDeb Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Tennent, ACT - 21 Jan 2020 by RodDeb Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Tennent, ACT - 21 Jan 2020 by RodDeb Austrogomphus cornutus (Unicorn Hunter) at Tennent, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by JohnBundock 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 Mentha x piperita (Peppermint) at Tennent, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Tennent, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Tennent, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by SandraH Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Tennent, ACT - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Philobota protecta (A concealer moth) at Tennent, ACT - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Tennent, ACT - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb 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 Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Tennent, ACT - 1 Apr 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 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 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 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 Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Tennent, ACT - 21 Oct 2016 by Alison Milton 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 Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Tennent, ACT - 14 Jul 2015 by michaelb Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Tennent, ACT - 18 Feb 2015 by michaelb Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Tennent, ACT - 20 Oct 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 Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Tennent, ACT - 5 Mar 2006 by michaelb Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Tennent, ACT - 5 Mar 2006 by michaelb Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Tennent, ACT - 16 Mar 2005 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
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf 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
Falco berigora (Brown Falcon) at Tennent, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Cryptandra speciosa subsp. speciosa (Silky Cryptandra) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by JohnBundock
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Tennent, ACT - 26 Aug 2021 by JohnBundock
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
Urnisa guttulosa (Common Urnisa) at Tennent, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Tennent, ACT - 17 May 2020 by michaelb
Trifolium arvense var. arvense (Haresfoot Clover) at Tennent, ACT - 17 May 2020 by michaelb
Pimelea curviflora (Curved Rice-flower) at Tennent, ACT - 17 May 2020 by michaelb
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Tennent, ACT - 17 May 2020 by michaelb
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Tennent, ACT - 28 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Tennent, ACT - 2 Mar 2020 by RodDeb
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Tennent, ACT - 21 Jan 2020 by RodDeb
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Tennent, ACT - 21 Jan 2020 by RodDeb
Austrogomphus cornutus (Unicorn Hunter) at Tennent, ACT - 3 Dec 2019 by JohnBundock
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
Mentha x piperita (Peppermint) at Tennent, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Tennent, ACT - 13 Apr 2019 by michaelb
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Tennent, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by SandraH
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Tennent, ACT - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Philobota protecta (A concealer moth) at Tennent, ACT - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Tennent, ACT - 22 Oct 2018 by RodDeb
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
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Tennent, ACT - 1 Apr 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
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
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
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
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Tennent, ACT - 21 Oct 2016 by Alison Milton
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
Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Tennent, ACT - 14 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Tennent, ACT - 18 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Tennent, ACT - 20 Oct 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
Myriophyllum verrucosum (Red water-milfoil) at Tennent, ACT - 5 Mar 2006 by michaelb
Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Tennent, ACT - 5 Mar 2006 by michaelb
Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Tennent, ACT - 16 Mar 2005 by michaelb

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Jan 2022 02:14 PM Recorded on
  • Tapirlord Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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