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Aphididae (family)

Unidentified aphid at Acton, ACT

Aphididae (family) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022
Aphididae (family) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022
Aphididae (family) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022
Aphididae (family) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022
Aphididae (family) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022
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Aphididae (family) 21 Feb 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Aphididae (family) 21 Feb 2022 TimL

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One of many aphid infestations in this area. Towards the centre of the fourth image an aphid is seen giving birth to live young.

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Dictyochrysa fulva (Green Lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Perenniporia ochroleuca at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2022 by TimL Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by TimL Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by TimL Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by TimL Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by TimL Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by TimL Podagrionini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified mantis parasite wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL Calomela pallida (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Euops sp. (genus) (A leaf-rolling weevil) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL Pseudococcidae sp. (family) (A mealybug) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by TimL Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2021 by TimL Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL Dasygnathus trituberculatus (Rhinoceros beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Goniaea carinata (Black kneed gumleaf grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL Chrysopogon sp. (genus) (a robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL Dasybasis sp. (genus) (A march fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by TimL Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by TimL Archimantis latistyla (Stick Mantis, Large Brown Mantis) at Acton, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by Roger Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by Tim L Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by TimL Genduara punctigera (Crexa Moth) at Acton, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by Roger Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by PeterA Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by PeterA Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by TimL Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by TimL Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by Tim L Leioproctus (Leioproctus) platycephalus at Acton, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by PeterA Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by PeterA Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by PeterA Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by TimL Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2019 by TimL Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2019 by TimL Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by TimL Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2019 by TimL Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2019 by rawshorty Phoracantha synonyma (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by TimL Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by TimL Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by TimL Oroderes humeralis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2019 by TimL Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 27 Sep 2019 by AlisonMilton Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 26 Sep 2019 by TimL Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Dodonaea viscosa subsp. spatulata (Broad-leaved Hop Bush) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Eucalyptus polyanthemos (Red Box) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (Red Stringybark) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jul 2019 by TimL Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jul 2019 by TimL Amanita ochrophylla group at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2019 by Christine Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2019 by TimL Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2019 by TimL Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 by TimL Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2018 by TimL Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2018 by TimL Arkys walckenaeri (Triangle spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Dec 2018 by TimL Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Dec 2018 by TimL Ariamnes sp. (genus) (A whip spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Dec 2018 by Tim L Eristalinus punctulatus (Golden Native Drone Fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Dec 2018 by TimL Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by TimL Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by TimL Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by TimL Icerya purchasi (Cottony cushion scale) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2018 by TimL Chlenias (genus) (A looper moth) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2018 by Tim L Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2018 by TimL Cercopidae (family) (Unidentified spittlebug or froghopper) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2018 by TimL Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Acton, ACT - 25 Nov 2018 by TimL Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) primulipictus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by PeterA Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 10 Nov 2018 by TimL Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Acton, ACT - 4 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton Microvalgus sp. (genus) (Flower scarab) at Acton, ACT - 28 Oct 2018 by TimL Lauxaniidae (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Oct 2018 by TimL Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 27 Sep 2018 by HelenCross Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Acton, ACT - 21 Sep 2018 by RodDeb Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 15 May 2018 by RodDeb Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Acton, ACT - 30 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Dictyochrysa fulva (Green Lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2022 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by TimL
Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by TimL
Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by TimL
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by TimL
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by TimL
Podagrionini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified mantis parasite wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL
Calomela pallida (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL
Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Euops sp. (genus) (A leaf-rolling weevil) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL
Pseudococcidae sp. (family) (A mealybug) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL
Dasygnathus trituberculatus (Rhinoceros beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Goniaea carinata (Black kneed gumleaf grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL
Chrysopogon sp. (genus) (a robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL
Dasybasis sp. (genus) (A march fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by TimL
Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by TimL
Archimantis latistyla (Stick Mantis, Large Brown Mantis) at Acton, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by Roger
Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by Tim L
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by TimL
Genduara punctigera (Crexa Moth) at Acton, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by Roger
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by PeterA
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by TimL
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by TimL
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by Tim L
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) platycephalus at Acton, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by PeterA
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by PeterA
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by PeterA
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by TimL
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2019 by TimL
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2019 by TimL
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by TimL
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2019 by TimL
Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2019 by rawshorty
Phoracantha synonyma (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by TimL
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by TimL
Oroderes humeralis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2019 by TimL
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 27 Sep 2019 by AlisonMilton
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 26 Sep 2019 by TimL
Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Dodonaea viscosa subsp. spatulata (Broad-leaved Hop Bush) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Eucalyptus polyanthemos (Red Box) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (Red Stringybark) at Acton, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Aug 2019 by PeteWoodall
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jul 2019 by TimL
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jul 2019 by TimL
Amanita ochrophylla group at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2019 by Christine
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2019 by Alison Milton
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2019 by TimL
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2019 by TimL
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 by TimL
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Tip bug) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2018 by TimL
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2018 by TimL
Arkys walckenaeri (Triangle spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Dec 2018 by TimL
Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Dec 2018 by TimL
Ariamnes sp. (genus) (A whip spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Dec 2018 by Tim L
Eristalinus punctulatus (Golden Native Drone Fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Dec 2018 by TimL
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by TimL
Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by TimL
Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Acton, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by TimL
Icerya purchasi (Cottony cushion scale) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2018 by TimL
Chlenias (genus) (A looper moth) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2018 by Tim L
Aphrophorinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified spittlebug) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2018 by TimL
Cercopidae (family) (Unidentified spittlebug or froghopper) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2018 by TimL
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Acton, ACT - 25 Nov 2018 by TimL
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) primulipictus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by PeterA
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 10 Nov 2018 by TimL
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Acton, ACT - 4 Nov 2018 by Alison Milton
Microvalgus sp. (genus) (Flower scarab) at Acton, ACT - 28 Oct 2018 by TimL
Lauxaniidae (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Oct 2018 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 27 Sep 2018 by HelenCross
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Acton, ACT - 21 Sep 2018 by RodDeb
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 15 May 2018 by RodDeb
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Acton, ACT - 30 Apr 2018 by RodDeb

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 13 Feb 2022 11:55 AM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size
  • Mixed Gender

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