Icerya purchasi

Cottony cushion scale at Acton, ACT

Icerya purchasi at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023
Icerya purchasi at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023
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Icerya purchasi 12 May 2023 pmillsApio87
Icerya purchasi 26 Feb 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 23 Feb 2023 HelenCross

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Scleroderma sp. (Scleroderma) at ANBG - 19 Jun 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 19 Jun 2024 by TimL
Gelatinous, on wood – genus uncertain at ANBG - 19 Jun 2024 by TimL
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Acton, ACT - 15 Jun 2024 by Christine
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at ANBG - 15 Jun 2024 by Christine
Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at ANBG - 4 Jun 2024 by HelenCross
Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at ANBG - 4 Jun 2024 by TimL
Mucronella sp. at ANBG - 4 Jun 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at ANBG - 3 Jun 2024 by TimL
Heliocosma (genus - immature) (A tortrix or leafroller moth) at ANBG - 30 May 2024 by TimL
Clavulina sp. (A coral fungus) at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Stemonitales (Order) at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Peziza at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2024 by Heino1
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 22 May 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 22 May 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2024 by Heino1
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at ANBG - 17 May 2024 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum triplex (Collared Earth Star) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum triplex (Collared Earth Star) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Euconulidae sp,. (family) (A land snail) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Cantharellus sp. at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2024 by TimL
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at ANBG - 23 Apr 2024 by TimL
Pycnostictus seriatus (Common Bandwing) at ANBG - 23 Apr 2024 by TimL
Geastrum tenuipes (An earthstar) at ANBG - 20 Apr 2024 by TimL
Geastrum tenuipes (An earthstar) at ANBG - 20 Apr 2024 by TimL
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum (African carder bee, Megachild bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Mar 2024 by PeterA
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at ANBG - 29 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Rhagigaster ephippiger (Smooth flower wasp) at ANBG - 28 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Odontomyia hunteri (Soldier fly) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Lenophila achilles (Spider mimicking signal fly) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Sericophorus sp. (genus) (Sand wasp) at ANBG - 14 Feb 2024 by Miranda
Onesia sp. (genus) (A blow fly) at ANBG - 7 Feb 2024 by Thurstan
Hyleoides concinna (Wasp-mimic bee) at ANBG - 6 Feb 2024 by AndyRussell
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at ANBG - 6 Feb 2024 by HappyWanderer
Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at ANBG - 31 Jan 2024 by Miranda
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at ANBG - 31 Jan 2024 by Miranda
Euryglossa ephippiata (Saddleback Euryglossine Bee) at ANBG - 31 Jan 2024 by Miranda
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at ANBG - 18 Jan 2024 by Thurstan
Austrosciapus connexus (Green long-legged fly) at ANBG - 18 Jan 2024 by Thurstan
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 10 Jan 2024 by Aussiegall
Lophyrotoma analis (Sawfly, Ironbark Sawfly) at ANBG - 9 Jan 2024 by Roger
Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at ANBG - 9 Jan 2024 by Roger
Odontomyia hunteri (Soldier fly) at ANBG - 9 Jan 2024 by Roger
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Stenarella victoriae (An ichneumon parasitic wasp) at ANBG - 26 Dec 2023 by Roger
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at ANBG - 18 Dec 2023 by SandraH
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at ANBG - 23 Nov 2023 by Christine
Eleale sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Lepturidea sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Syllitus rectus (Longhorn beetle) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2023 by PeterA
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at ANBG - 16 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Rutilia (Ameniamima) argentifera (A Bristle fly) at ANBG - 7 Nov 2023 by Roger
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Canberra Central, ACT - 22 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Canberra Central, ACT - 17 Oct 2023 by Christine
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at Canberra Central, ACT - 17 Oct 2023 by Christine
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Acton, ACT - 10 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 3 Oct 2023 by HelenCross
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2023 by Miranda
Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jul 2023 by patrickcox
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2023 by MarkT
Pachycephala olivacea (Olive Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2023 by TomW
Gerygone mouki (Brown Gerygone) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2023 by rawshorty
Stigmacros sp. (genus) (An Ant) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by KorinneM
Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 25 Feb 2023 by patrickcox
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) urbanum (Furrow Bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2023 by Roger
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2023 by JanetRussell
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2023 by MTranter
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2023 by Roger
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by MarkT
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Eristalinus punctulatus (Golden Native Drone Fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by MarkT

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  • 23 Feb 2023 02:26 PM Recorded on
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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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