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Staphylinidae (family)

Rove beetle at Acton, ACT

Staphylinidae (family) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022
Staphylinidae (family) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022
Staphylinidae (family) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022
Staphylinidae (family) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Staphylinidae (family) 7 Feb 2022 RogerF
Paederus sp. (genus) 7 Feb 2022 TimL

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Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL Oxychilus cellarius (Cellar Snail) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL Ceratopogonidae (family) (Biting Midge) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL Monophlebulus sp. (genus) (Giant Snowball Mealybug) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2022 by TimL Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by TimL Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by TimL Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by patrickcox Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by Harrisi Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Roger Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Roger Gonipterus scutellatus (Eucalyptus snout beetle, gum tree weevil) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by TimL Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by TimL Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Deliochus pulcher (Beautiful Deliochus spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Bembecinus sp. (genus) (A sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by TimL Trichophthalma costalis (Tangle-vein fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger Cleogonini sp. (tribe) (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by cherylhodges Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT Thereutria amaraca (Spine-legged Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by Roger Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by NickiTaws Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger Bembecinus sp. (genus) (A sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger Sericophorus sp. (genus) (Sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by Roger Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL Balta bicolor (A balta cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Megachile ferox (Resin bee) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by Roger Tachysphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tachysphex sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by Roger Pyrgotidae sp. (family) (A pyrgotid fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2021 by TimL Ditropidus pulchellus (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by TimL Milichiidae (family) (Freeloader fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2021 by TimL Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger Oxychilus alliarius (Garlic Snail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by TimL Oxychilus alliarius (Garlic Snail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by TimL Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by Roger Calolampra sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by TimL Monophlebulus sp. (genus) (Giant Snowball Mealybug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jun 2021 by TimL Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by TimL Myrmarachne luctuosa (Polyrachis Ant Mimic Spider) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL Dendroaeschna conspersa (Wide-faced Darner) at Acton, ACT - 10 Apr 2021 by Lindell Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL Terentius convexus (Hornless treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by TimL Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by TimL Stenosmylus tenuis (Osmylid lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) clavatus (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL Eurema smilax (Small Grass-yellow) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Oxychilus cellarius (Cellar Snail) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Ceratopogonidae (family) (Biting Midge) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Monophlebulus sp. (genus) (Giant Snowball Mealybug) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2022 by TimL
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by TimL
Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by TimL
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton
Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by patrickcox
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Roger
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Roger
Gonipterus scutellatus (Eucalyptus snout beetle, gum tree weevil) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by TimL
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by TimL
Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Deliochus pulcher (Beautiful Deliochus spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Bembecinus sp. (genus) (A sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by TimL
Trichophthalma costalis (Tangle-vein fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger
Cleogonini sp. (tribe) (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by cherylhodges
Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Thereutria amaraca (Spine-legged Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by Roger
Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL
Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by NickiTaws
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger
Bembecinus sp. (genus) (A sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger
Sericophorus sp. (genus) (Sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by Roger
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Balta bicolor (A balta cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Megachile ferox (Resin bee) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by Roger
Tachysphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tachysphex sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by Roger
Pyrgotidae sp. (family) (A pyrgotid fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2021 by TimL
Ditropidus pulchellus (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by TimL
Milichiidae (family) (Freeloader fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2021 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger
Oxychilus alliarius (Garlic Snail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by TimL
Oxychilus alliarius (Garlic Snail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by Roger
Calolampra sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by TimL
Monophlebulus sp. (genus) (Giant Snowball Mealybug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jun 2021 by TimL
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by TimL
Myrmarachne luctuosa (Polyrachis Ant Mimic Spider) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL
Euryopis umbilicata (Striped tick spider) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL
Dendroaeschna conspersa (Wide-faced Darner) at Acton, ACT - 10 Apr 2021 by Lindell
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL
Terentius convexus (Hornless treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by TimL
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by TimL
Stenosmylus tenuis (Osmylid lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) clavatus (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL
Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL
Eurema smilax (Small Grass-yellow) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 21 Jan 2022 12:44 PM Recorded on
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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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