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Trombidiidae sp. (family)

Red velvet mite at Acton, ACT

Trombidiidae sp. (family) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022
Trombidiidae sp. (family) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022
Trombidiidae sp. (family) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022
Trombidiidae sp. (family) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022
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Trombidiidae sp. (family) 20 Mar 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Trombidiidae sp. (family) 19 Mar 2022 TimL

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Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Postia pelliculosa (A wood-rotting bracket fungus) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2022 by TimL Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL Riccardoella oudemansi (White Slug Mite) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 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 Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL Chlamydopteryx sidnicus (Issid Planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) clavatus (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by TimL Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by TimL 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 Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by TimL Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Cerdistus sp. (Yellow Slender Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by TimL Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Acari (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Ochetellus sp. (genus) (Black House Ant) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock Postia pelliculosa (A wood-rotting bracket fungus) at Acton, ACT - 20 Jul 2021 by TimL Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL Stenosmylus tenuis (Osmylid lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by TimL Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by TimL Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by TimL Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by TimL Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 12 Nov 2020 by TimL Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by TimL Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Acton, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by TimL Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by TimL Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by TimL Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Acton, ACT - 7 Oct 2020 by HelenCross Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Acton, ACT - 7 Oct 2020 by HelenCross Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL Myrmarachne sp. (genus) (Unidentified Ant-mimic jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL Ptilophorus sp. (genus) (Wedge-shaped beetle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by TimL Araneus sp. (genus) (Orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by TimL Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Acton, ACT - 18 Sep 2020 by TimL Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 13 Sep 2020 by TimL Ochetellus sp. (genus) (Black House Ant) at Acton, ACT - 13 Sep 2020 by TimL Euophryinae sp. (Mr Stripey) undescribed (Mr Stripey) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL Euophryinae sp. (Mr Stripey) undescribed (Mr Stripey) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL Tharpyna campestrata (Country Crab Spider) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL Euophryinae sp. (Mr Stripey) undescribed (Mr Stripey) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL Myrmecia fulvipes (Red-legged Toothless bull ant) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL Mycetophilidae sp. (family) (A Fungus gnat) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL Trogoderma sp. (genus) (Dermestid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by TimL Diomus notescens (Little two-spotted ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jul 2020 by TimL Muscidae sp. (family) (Unidentified muscid fly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jul 2020 by TimL Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by Tim L Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by AlisonMilton Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by AlisonMilton Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by AlisonMilton Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2019 by TimL Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by SamC_ Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Acton, ACT - 30 Aug 2019 by HelenCross Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 15 Apr 2019 by RodDeb Pentatomidae (family) (Shield or Stink bug) at Acton, ACT - 10 Dec 2018 by AlisonMilton Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jul 2018 by RodDeb Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2018 by Alison Milton Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2018 by RodDeb Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Acton, ACT - 17 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2018 by AlisonMilton Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2017 by Alison Milton Acacia cultriformis (Knife Leaf Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Sep 2007 by LukeJ
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Postia pelliculosa (A wood-rotting bracket fungus) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2022 by TimL
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Riccardoella oudemansi (White Slug Mite) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 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
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Chlamydopteryx sidnicus (Issid Planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) clavatus (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by TimL
Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by TimL
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
Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by TimL
Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Cerdistus sp. (Yellow Slender Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by TimL
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Acari (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Ochetellus sp. (genus) (Black House Ant) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock
Postia pelliculosa (A wood-rotting bracket fungus) at Acton, ACT - 20 Jul 2021 by TimL
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL
Stenosmylus tenuis (Osmylid lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL
Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by TimL
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by TimL
Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL
Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by TimL
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by TimL
Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 12 Nov 2020 by TimL
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by TimL
Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Acton, ACT - 3 Nov 2020 by TimL
Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by TimL
Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by TimL
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Acton, ACT - 7 Oct 2020 by HelenCross
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Acton, ACT - 7 Oct 2020 by HelenCross
Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) (Unidentified Ant-mimic jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL
Ptilophorus sp. (genus) (Wedge-shaped beetle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by TimL
Araneus sp. (genus) (Orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by TimL
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Acton, ACT - 18 Sep 2020 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 13 Sep 2020 by TimL
Ochetellus sp. (genus) (Black House Ant) at Acton, ACT - 13 Sep 2020 by TimL
Euophryinae sp. (Mr Stripey) undescribed (Mr Stripey) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL
Euophryinae sp. (Mr Stripey) undescribed (Mr Stripey) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL
Tharpyna campestrata (Country Crab Spider) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL
Euophryinae sp. (Mr Stripey) undescribed (Mr Stripey) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL
Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL
Myrmecia fulvipes (Red-legged Toothless bull ant) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL
Mycetophilidae sp. (family) (A Fungus gnat) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL
Trogoderma sp. (genus) (Dermestid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by TimL
Diomus notescens (Little two-spotted ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jul 2020 by TimL
Muscidae sp. (family) (Unidentified muscid fly) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jul 2020 by TimL
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by Tim L
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by AlisonMilton
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by AlisonMilton
Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2020 by AlisonMilton
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2019 by TimL
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by SamC_
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Acton, ACT - 30 Aug 2019 by HelenCross
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 15 Apr 2019 by RodDeb
Pentatomidae (family) (Shield or Stink bug) at Acton, ACT - 10 Dec 2018 by AlisonMilton
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jul 2018 by RodDeb
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2018 by Alison Milton
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2018 by RodDeb
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Acton, ACT - 17 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2018 by AlisonMilton
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2017 by Alison Milton
Acacia cultriformis (Knife Leaf Wattle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Sep 2007 by LukeJ

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 18 Mar 2022 12:43 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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