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Staphylinidae (family)

Rove beetle at Molonglo Valley, ACT

Staphylinidae (family) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Apr 2021
Staphylinidae (family) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Apr 2021
Staphylinidae (family) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Apr 2021
Staphylinidae (family) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Apr 2021
Staphylinidae (family) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 16 Apr 2021
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Identification history

Staphylinidae (family) 23 Jun 2022 KimberiRP
Staphylinidae (family) 8 Jun 2022 CathB

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Running rapidly with its tail cocked among ants on eucalypt trunk. Shown next to one of the ants (?Anonychomyrma) in the last photo for scale.

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Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by CathB Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 18 Apr 2022 by CathB Coranus sp. (genus) (Assassin bug) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Apr 2022 by CathB Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by CathB Lophyrotoma interrupta (Cattle Poisoning Sawfly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by CathB Polyrhachis phryne (A spiny ant) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 May 2021 by CathB
Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by CathB
Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 18 Apr 2022 by CathB
Coranus sp. (genus) (Assassin bug) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Apr 2022 by CathB
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by CathB
Lophyrotoma interrupta (Cattle Poisoning Sawfly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by CathB
Polyrhachis phryne (A spiny ant) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 May 2021 by CathB

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 16 Apr 2021 03:46 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • Eucalypt trunk Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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