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Riccardoella oudemansi

White Slug Mite at Acton, ACT

Riccardoella oudemansi at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022
Riccardoella oudemansi at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022
Riccardoella oudemansi at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022
Riccardoella oudemansi at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022
Riccardoella oudemansi at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022
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Identification history

Riccardoella oudemansi 15 May 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Riccardoella oudemansi 13 May 2022 TimL

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The images show a lone White Slug Mite on the slug recorded in sighting 4434699. When the slug was disturbed by the camera, the slug mite took off from the tail end and moved at speed to enter the slug's pneumostome, as seen in the final image. This behaviour has been recorded before in sighting 4381258 and may be normal behaviour for mites seeking a safe haven on their host.

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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 Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton 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 Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by TimL Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 2 Mar 2022 by LD12 Chlamydopteryx sidnicus (Issid Planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL 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 Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 21 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 Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 14 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 Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Acton, ACT - 5 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 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 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 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 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 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 Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by SamC_ 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 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 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2018 by AlisonMilton 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
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
Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton
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
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by TimL
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 2 Mar 2022 by LD12
Chlamydopteryx sidnicus (Issid Planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
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
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 21 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
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL
Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 14 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
Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Acton, ACT - 5 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
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
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
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
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
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
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by SamC_
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
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
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2018 by AlisonMilton
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

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12 May 2022 11:01 AM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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