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Platyzosteria similis

Red-legged litter runner at Molonglo Valley, ACT

Platyzosteria similis at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Jan 2022
Platyzosteria similis at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Platyzosteria similis 16 Aug 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Platyzosteria similis 28 Jan 2022 trevorpreston
Melanozosteria sp. (genus) 28 Jan 2022 trevorpreston
Unidentified 27 Jan 2022 trevorpreston

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Cockroach 20-25mm.

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   28 Jan 2022
Thought at first this was Melanozosteria, but the 2nd photo just shows the yellow stripes on the leg which indicates Red legged litter runner.

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Mucorales (Pin moulds) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 11 Sep 2022 by Tapirlord Rytidosperma laeve (Bare-backed Wallaby Grass) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 11 Sep 2022 by Tapirlord Stuartina muelleri (Spoon Cudweed) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 11 Sep 2022 by Tapirlord Missulena occatoria (Red-headed Mouse Spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by Jenni Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by RobG1 Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Mar 2022 by Kenp12 Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by MatthewFrawley Eucalyptus nortonii (Large-flowered Bundy) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 10 Feb 2022 by HelenCross Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by abread111 Euchiton sphaericus (Star Cudweed) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by abread111 Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by abread111 Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by abread111 Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (Red Stringybark) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by abread111 Scolopendra laeta (Giant Centipede) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 5 Feb 2022 by tpreston Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Lucilia sp. (genus) (A blowfly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by trevorpreston Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Portacosa cinerea (Grey wolf spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Lepidosperma laterale (Variable Sword Sedge) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace Fern) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by jbromilow50 Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by tpreston Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by tpreston Mordella dumbrelli (Dumbrell's Pintail Beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by tpreston Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by trevorpreston Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by trevorpreston Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Yellow Slender Robber Fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by tpreston Rosopaella cuprea (A leafhopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by tpreston Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky Everlasting) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by tpreston Acrididae sp. (family) (Unidentified Grasshopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by tpreston Cryptocheilus sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by tpreston Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by tpreston Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by tpreston Phalaris aquatica (Phalaris, Australian Canary Grass) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by tpreston Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by tpreston Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by tpreston Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by tpreston Acacia baileyana (Cootamundra Wattle, Golden Mimosa) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by tpreston Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by tpreston Stypandra glauca (Nodding Blue Lily) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Mucorales (Pin moulds) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 11 Sep 2022 by Tapirlord
Rytidosperma laeve (Bare-backed Wallaby Grass) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 11 Sep 2022 by Tapirlord
Stuartina muelleri (Spoon Cudweed) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 11 Sep 2022 by Tapirlord
Missulena occatoria (Red-headed Mouse Spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by Jenni
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 19 Mar 2022 by RobG1
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Mar 2022 by Kenp12
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Eucalyptus nortonii (Large-flowered Bundy) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 10 Feb 2022 by HelenCross
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by abread111
Euchiton sphaericus (Star Cudweed) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by abread111
Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by abread111
Bothriochloa macra (Red Grass, Red-leg Grass) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by abread111
Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (Red Stringybark) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by abread111
Scolopendra laeta (Giant Centipede) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 5 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Lucilia sp. (genus) (A blowfly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by trevorpreston
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Portacosa cinerea (Grey wolf spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Lepidosperma laterale (Variable Sword Sedge) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace Fern) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by jbromilow50
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Mordella dumbrelli (Dumbrell's Pintail Beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by trevorpreston
Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by trevorpreston
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Yellow Slender Robber Fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Rosopaella cuprea (A leafhopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky Everlasting) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by tpreston
Acrididae sp. (family) (Unidentified Grasshopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Cryptocheilus sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Phalaris aquatica (Phalaris, Australian Canary Grass) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by tpreston
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Acacia baileyana (Cootamundra Wattle, Golden Mimosa) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by tpreston
Stypandra glauca (Nodding Blue Lily) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by tpreston

Location information

Species information

  • Platyzosteria similis Scientific name
  • Red-legged litter runner Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 27 Jan 2022 04:33 PM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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