Orcus bilunulatus

1 Ladybird beetle at Acton, ACT

Orcus bilunulatus at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2023
Orcus bilunulatus at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2023
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Identification history

Orcus bilunulatus 13 Jul 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 12 Jul 2023 Cristy1676

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No idea what this is. On initial inspection i thought a pine moth of some description, but there is a second exoskeleton inside? and no idea why. Very interesting thing to find :-)

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   13 Jul 2023
Ladybird pupa case

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Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
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Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
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Fabriogenia sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Theridion pyramidale (Tangle-web spider) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
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zz agaric (stem; gill colour unknown) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
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Stiphidion facetum (Hammock-web Spider) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Cnemospathidinae sp. (Sub-family) (Sun-fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Austrosciapus connexus (Green long-legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Sparassidae (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2023 by Thurstan
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Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Ancita crocogaster (Longhorn or Longicorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by Harrisi
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Maratus watagansi (Rainforest Peacock Spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Roger
Australomisidia pilula (Lozenge-shaped Flower Spider) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Prostheclina amplior (Orange Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Hypertropha tortriciformis (A Gelechioid moth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2022 by HelenCross
Cleora illustraria (A Geometer moth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2022 by HelenCross
Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2022 by HelenCross
Prostheclina pallida (Orange jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Prostheclina sp (genus) (A jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb
Molytria perplexa (Bark Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 12 Nov 2022 by TimL
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 19 Oct 2022 by JohnBundock
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Oct 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Oct 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Oct 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2022 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2022 by TimL
Calliphora ochracea (Reddish Brown blowfly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Oct 2022 by TimL
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Oct 2022 by TimL
Monocrepidus sp. (genus) (Click beetle) at Acton, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by TimL

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  • 4 Mar 2023 03:06 PM Recorded on
  • Cristy1676 Recorded by

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  • Pine Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender

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