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Australomimetus sp. (genus)

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Australomimetus sp. (genus) at Yass River, NSW - 30 Jul 2022
Australomimetus sp. (genus) at Yass River, NSW - 30 Jul 2022
Australomimetus sp. (genus) at Yass River, NSW - 30 Jul 2022
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Identification history

Australomimetus sp. (genus) 30 Jul 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 30 Jul 2022 SenexRugosus

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Appears to be eggs surrounded by a protective entanglement. Second photo shows detail of eggs, third photo shows attachment to bark. Stem was about 10mm high, ball about 5mm diameter.

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RogerF wrote:
   4 Aug 2022
Ah, another wonder of nature!

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Venatrix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Venatrix wolf spider) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Aug 2022 by SenexRugosus Dieuches maculicollis (Black-and-white seed bug) at Yass River, NSW - 30 Jul 2022 by SenexRugosus Delena cancerides (Social huntsman spider) at Yass River, NSW - 7 Jul 2022 by SenexRugosus Miturga sp. (genus) (Unidentified False wolf spider) at Yass River, NSW - 7 Jul 2022 by SenexRugosus Carenum sp. (genus) (Predatory ground beetle) at Yass River, NSW - 24 Jun 2022 by SenexRugosus Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at Yass River, NSW - 14 Jun 2022 by SenexRugosus Hemicloea sp. (genus) (Flat bark spider) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Jun 2022 by SenexRugosus Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Jun 2022 by SenexRugosus Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Feb 2022 by SenexRugosus Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Yass River, NSW - 8 Feb 2022 by SenexRugosus Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Yass River, NSW - 26 Nov 2021 by SenexRugosus Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Yass River, NSW - 22 Nov 2021 by SenexRugosus Missulena occatoria (Red-headed Mouse Spider) at Yass River, NSW - 26 Sep 2021 by SenexRugosus Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Yass River, NSW - 28 Jun 2021 by SenexRugosus Adelium porcatum (Darkling Beetle) at Yass River, NSW - 28 Jun 2021 by SenexRugosus Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Yass River, NSW - 26 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Yass River, NSW - 18 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Yass River, NSW - 15 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus Delma inornata (Olive Legless-lizard) at Yass River, NSW - 19 Jan 2021 by SenexRugosus Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Yass River, NSW - 8 Jan 2021 by SenexRugosus Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Jan 2021 by SenexRugosus Tetratheca bauerifolia (Heath pink-bells) at Yass River, NSW - 21 Sep 2020 by SenexRugosus Lissanthe strigosa subsp. subulata (Peach Heath) at Yass River, NSW - 29 Aug 2020 by SenexRugosus Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Yass River, NSW - 29 Jul 2020 by SenexRugosus Leptospermum multicaule (Teatree) at Yass River, NSW - 26 Apr 2020 by SenexRugosus Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Yass River, NSW - 23 Apr 2020 by SenexRugosus Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Yass River, NSW - 23 Apr 2020 by SenexRugosus Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Yass River, NSW - 23 Apr 2020 by SenexRugosus Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Yass River, NSW - 16 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Yass River, NSW - 10 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Yass River, NSW - 3 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Yass River, NSW - 3 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Yass River, NSW - 3 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Petaurus notatus (Krefft’s Glider, Sugar Glider) at Yass River, NSW - 3 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Yass River, NSW - 3 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Yass River, NSW - 1 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Yass River, NSW - 20 Dec 2019 by SenexRugosus Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Yass River, NSW - 29 Nov 2019 by SenexRugosus Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Yass River, NSW - 29 Nov 2019 by SenexRugosus Olbonoma triptycha (Chezela Group) at Yass River, NSW - 24 Nov 2019 by SenexRugosus Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Sep 2019 by SenexRugosus Diplodactylus vittatus (Eastern Stone Gecko) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Sep 2019 by SenexRugosus Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Yass River, NSW - 22 Apr 2019 by SenexRugosus Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Yass River, NSW - 31 Mar 2018 by SenexRugosus Euchiton sphaericus (Star Cudweed) at Yass River, NSW - 20 Nov 2017 by SenexRugosus Nyssus coloripes (Spotted Ground Swift Spider) at Yass River, NSW - 21 Mar 2016 by SenexRugosus
Venatrix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Venatrix wolf spider) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Aug 2022 by SenexRugosus
Dieuches maculicollis (Black-and-white seed bug) at Yass River, NSW - 30 Jul 2022 by SenexRugosus
Delena cancerides (Social huntsman spider) at Yass River, NSW - 7 Jul 2022 by SenexRugosus
Miturga sp. (genus) (Unidentified False wolf spider) at Yass River, NSW - 7 Jul 2022 by SenexRugosus
Carenum sp. (genus) (Predatory ground beetle) at Yass River, NSW - 24 Jun 2022 by SenexRugosus
Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at Yass River, NSW - 14 Jun 2022 by SenexRugosus
Hemicloea sp. (genus) (Flat bark spider) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Jun 2022 by SenexRugosus
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Jun 2022 by SenexRugosus
Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Yass River, NSW - 9 Feb 2022 by SenexRugosus
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Yass River, NSW - 8 Feb 2022 by SenexRugosus
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Yass River, NSW - 26 Nov 2021 by SenexRugosus
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Yass River, NSW - 22 Nov 2021 by SenexRugosus
Missulena occatoria (Red-headed Mouse Spider) at Yass River, NSW - 26 Sep 2021 by SenexRugosus
Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Yass River, NSW - 28 Jun 2021 by SenexRugosus
Adelium porcatum (Darkling Beetle) at Yass River, NSW - 28 Jun 2021 by SenexRugosus
Merops ornatus (Rainbow Bee-eater) at Yass River, NSW - 26 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus
Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Yass River, NSW - 18 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Yass River, NSW - 15 Feb 2021 by SenexRugosus
Delma inornata (Olive Legless-lizard) at Yass River, NSW - 19 Jan 2021 by SenexRugosus
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Yass River, NSW - 8 Jan 2021 by SenexRugosus
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Jan 2021 by SenexRugosus
Tetratheca bauerifolia (Heath pink-bells) at Yass River, NSW - 21 Sep 2020 by SenexRugosus
Lissanthe strigosa subsp. subulata (Peach Heath) at Yass River, NSW - 29 Aug 2020 by SenexRugosus
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Yass River, NSW - 29 Jul 2020 by SenexRugosus
Leptospermum multicaule (Teatree) at Yass River, NSW - 26 Apr 2020 by SenexRugosus
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Yass River, NSW - 23 Apr 2020 by SenexRugosus
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Yass River, NSW - 23 Apr 2020 by SenexRugosus
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Yass River, NSW - 23 Apr 2020 by SenexRugosus
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Yass River, NSW - 16 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Yass River, NSW - 10 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Yass River, NSW - 3 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Yass River, NSW - 3 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Nesoptilotis leucotis (White-eared Honeyeater) at Yass River, NSW - 3 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Petaurus notatus (Krefft’s Glider, Sugar Glider) at Yass River, NSW - 3 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Yass River, NSW - 3 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Yass River, NSW - 1 Jan 2020 by SenexRugosus
Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Yass River, NSW - 20 Dec 2019 by SenexRugosus
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Yass River, NSW - 29 Nov 2019 by SenexRugosus
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Yass River, NSW - 29 Nov 2019 by SenexRugosus
Olbonoma triptycha (Chezela Group) at Yass River, NSW - 24 Nov 2019 by SenexRugosus
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Sep 2019 by SenexRugosus
Diplodactylus vittatus (Eastern Stone Gecko) at Yass River, NSW - 2 Sep 2019 by SenexRugosus
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Yass River, NSW - 22 Apr 2019 by SenexRugosus
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Yass River, NSW - 31 Mar 2018 by SenexRugosus
Euchiton sphaericus (Star Cudweed) at Yass River, NSW - 20 Nov 2017 by SenexRugosus
Nyssus coloripes (Spotted Ground Swift Spider) at Yass River, NSW - 21 Mar 2016 by SenexRugosus

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 30 Jul 2022 05:07 PM Recorded on
  • SenexRugosus Recorded by

Additional information

  • Growing on bark of log of felled eucalyptus - possibly dives. Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
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