Macrotona australis

Common Macrotona Grasshopper at Aranda, ACT

Macrotona australis at Aranda, ACT - 23 Jan 2024
Macrotona australis at Aranda, ACT - 23 Jan 2024
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Macrotona australis 23 Jan 2024 trevorpreston
Unidentified 23 Jan 2024 lbradley

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Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Aranda, ACT - 3 May 2024 by lbradley
Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Jan 2024 by lbradley
Terentius convexus (Hornless treehopper) at Aranda Bushland - 7 Nov 2023 by CathB
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Nov 2023 by lbradley
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Nov 2023 by lbradley
Neuroptera (order) (Unidentified lacewing) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Nov 2023 by lbradley
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Oct 2023 by lbradley
Lophyrotoma analis (Sawfly, Ironbark Sawfly) at Belconnen, ACT - 11 Oct 2023 by CathB
Braconidae (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Belconnen, ACT - 9 Oct 2023 by CathB
Tachinidae (family) (Unidentified Bristle fly) at Belconnen, ACT - 8 Oct 2023 by CathB
Castiarina decemmaculata (Ten-spot Jewel Beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 2 Oct 2023 by CathB
Euchiton japonicus (Creeping Cudweed) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Acacia baileyana (Cootamundra Wattle, Golden Mimosa) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Hypochaeris glabra (Smooth Catsear) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Drosera auriculata (Tall Sundew) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Philobota stella (A concealer moth) at Belconnen, ACT - 25 Aug 2023 by CathB
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Apr 2023 by CathB
Philobota (genus) (Unidentified Philobota genus moths) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Nov 2022 by CathB
Dictyotus conspicuus (A shield or stink bug) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Oct 2022 by CathB
Ogcodes sp. (genus) (Hunchback Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Oct 2022 by CathB
Zaprochilus australis (Twig-mimic katydid) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Oct 2022 by CathB
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Sep 2022 by lbradley
Acacia decurrens (Green Wattle) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Aug 2022 by lbradley
Scarabaeidae (family) (Scarab beetle, curl grub) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Apr 2022 by CathB
Fabriogenia sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022 by CathB
Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022 by CathB
Philobota stella (A concealer moth) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by CathB
Sparassidae (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by CathB
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Nov 2021 by KMcCue
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Aranda, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by CathB
Gaudium multicaule (Teatree) at Holt, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by drakes
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Holt, ACT - 25 Aug 2021 by CathB
Omphacomeria acerba (Leafless Sour-bush) at Holt, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Holt, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Chiloscyphus sp. at Holt, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by tpreston
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Holt, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Bartramiaceae at Holt, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by tpreston
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Holt, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by MattFox
Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Jul 2021 by MattFox
Diplogeomyza sp. (genus) at Holt, ACT - 18 Jul 2021 by MattFox
Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Holt, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by CathB
Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Holt, ACT - 22 Jan 2021 by CathB
Ardozyga phloeodes (A Gelechioid moth) at Holt, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by CathB
Acaena echinata (Sheeps Burr) at Holt, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Holt, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Holt, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Holt, ACT - 22 Oct 2020 by CathB
Aglaopus pyrrhata (Leaf Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Oct 2020 by CathB
Chalcididae (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Holt, ACT - 13 Oct 2020 by CathB
Castiarina decemmaculata (Ten-spot Jewel Beetle) at Holt, ACT - 13 Oct 2020 by CathB
Acacia vestita (Hairy Wattle) at Holt, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by Kurt
Spilonota-group (A Tortricid moth) at Holt, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by CathB
Tapinoma sp. (genus) (Dwarf Pedicel Ant) at Holt, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by CathB
Servaea sp. (genus) (Unidentified Servaea jumping spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 13 Jan 2020 by CathB
Chrysomya sp. (genus) (A green/blue blowfly) at Dunlop, ACT - 13 Jan 2020 by CathB
Cixiidae sp. (family) (Cixiid planthopper) at Dunlop, ACT - 27 Sep 2019 by CathB
Melobasis thoracica (A jewel beetle) at Dunlop, ACT - 6 Sep 2019 by CathB
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 15 Apr 2019 by CathB
Podomyrma sp. (genus) (Muscleman Tree Ant) at Dunlop, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by CathB
Chrysomelidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Leaf Beetle) at Dunlop, ACT - 22 Dec 2018 by CathB
Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by CathB
Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Belconnen, ACT - 7 Sep 2018 by CathB
Cicadellidae (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Belconnen, ACT - 7 Sep 2018 by CathB
Cicadellidae (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Dunlop, ACT - 7 Sep 2018 by CathB
Acacia vestita (Hairy Wattle) at Belconnen, ACT - 30 Jul 2018 by CathB
Myrmecia piliventris (Golden tail bull ant) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Apr 2018 by CathB
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Slender Robber Fly) at Point 49 - 22 Jan 2018 by CathB
Harpobittacus australis (Hangingfly) at Belconnen, ACT - 12 Nov 2017 by CathB
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Nov 2017 by PeterR
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Belconnen, ACT - 12 Oct 2017 by MattM
Araneus dimidiatus (Half Orb-weaver) at Belconnen, ACT - 10 Oct 2017 by CathB
Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Point 49 - 6 Oct 2017 by CathB
Zygometis xanthogaster (Crab spider or Flower spider) at Belconnen, ACT - 6 Oct 2017 by CathB
Campylopus (A moss) at Belconnen, ACT - 19 Aug 2017 by CathB
Chiloscyphus sp. at Belconnen, ACT - 19 Aug 2017 by CathB
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Belconnen, ACT - 1 Aug 2017 by CathB
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Belconnen, ACT - 4 Jan 2017 by CathB
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Belconnen, ACT - 17 Mar 2012 by CathB

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 23 Jan 2024 05:33 PM Recorded on
  • lbradley Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • False Pollinator Insect on Flower

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