Trichosurus vulpecula

Common Brushtail Possum at GG154

Trichosurus vulpecula at GG154 - 24 May 2024
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Identification history

Trichosurus vulpecula 24 May 2024 DonFletcher
Trichosurus vulpecula 24 May 2024 CarbonAI
Phalangeridae (family) 24 May 2024 LisaH

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Freeloading mammal in gang gang excavated hollow

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DonFletcher wrote:
   24 May 2024
T. vulpecula is the only Trichosurus species in the urban area
LisaH wrote:
   24 May 2024
Oops - sorry, didn't read the species list closely enough. Thank you.

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Nearby sightings

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Agrotis porphyricollis (Variable Cutworm) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 24 Jun 2024 by LisaH
Ixodes sp. (genus) (A hard bodied tick) at GG154 - 13 May 2024 by LisaH
Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at GG95 - 15 Apr 2024 by LisaH
Faveria tritalis (Couchgrass Webworm) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 9 Apr 2024 by LisaH
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 12 Mar 2024 by LisaH
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 27 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Sphenarches anisodactylus (Geranium Plume Moth) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 25 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Thomisus spectabilis (Spectacular Crab Spider) at GG96 - 25 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 22 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Hellula hydralis (Cabbage Centre Moth) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 21 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Hednota relatalis (A Crambid moth) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 19 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Feb 2024 by Ct1000
Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 9 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 9 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 7 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 7 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at GG165 - 4 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Parasteatoda sp. (genus) (A comb-footed spider) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 4 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Hyalopeza schneiderae (A fruit fly) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 4 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 4 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 4 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Cydia pomonella (Codling Moth) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 30 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at GG154 - 30 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 30 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Austrotephritis poenia (Australian Fruit Fly) at GG95 - 27 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Eboo sp. (genus) (Eboo leaf beetle) at GG154 - 27 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Chrysopogon muelleri (Robber fly) at GG154 - 27 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 27 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Araneus albotriangulus (White-triangle orb weaver) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 25 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Odontomyia decipiens (Green Soldier Fly) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 23 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Lasioglossum sp. (genus) (Furrow Bee) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 23 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Labium sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at GG95 - 23 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at GG96 - 22 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Odontomyia hunteri (Soldier fly) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 18 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 18 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at GG165 - 31 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Slender Robber Fly) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 26 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Theridion pyramidale (Tangle-web spider) at GG154 - 26 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Mordella sp. (genus) (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at GG94 - 26 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Bibionidae (family) (Bibionid fly) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 26 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Mordella limbata (A pintail beetle) at GG154 - 26 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Lehtinelagia multopunctata (Many-spotted Lehtinelagia) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 26 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at GG96 - 26 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Conocephalomima barameda (False Meadow Katydid, Barameda) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 26 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 7 Nov 2023 by LisaH
Gymnopilus junonius (Spectacular Rustgill) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Apr 2023 by KL
Solanum linearifolium (Kangaroo Apple) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Oct 2022 by LisaH
Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at Hughes, ACT - 16 Oct 2022 by LisaH
Goniaea sp. (genus) (A gumleaf grasshopper) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Oct 2022 by LisaH
Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Australian Indigo) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Sep 2022 by KL
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by LisaH
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by LisaH
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by LisaH
Gelechioidea (superfamily) (Unidentified Gelechioid moth) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Apr 2022 by LisaH
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Apr 2022 by LisaH
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Apr 2022 by LisaH
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn, Sweet Bursaria) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Mar 2022 by KL
Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by LisaH
Stenarella victoriae (An ichneumon parasitic wasp) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Ct1000
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Dec 2021 by KL
Senecio diaschides (Erect Groundsel) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by KL
Ardices curvata (Crimson Tiger Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by Ct1000
Heliocosma argyroleuca (A tortrix or leafroller moth) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Nov 2021 by LisaH
Tephritidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Fruit or Seed fly) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by LisaH
Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by LisaH
Senecio bathurstianus (Rough Fireweed) at Hughes, ACT - 29 Oct 2021 by KL
Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (Red Stringybark) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Eucalyptus mannifera subsp. mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Hydrocotyle laxiflora (Stinking Pennywort) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by KL
Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Hughes, ACT - 25 Jul 2021 by LisaH
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Hughes, ACT - 31 May 2021 by Ct1000
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Hughes, ACT - 31 May 2021 by Ct1000
Solanum linearifolium (Kangaroo Apple) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Apr 2021 by jennyt
Casuarina/Allocasuarina sp. (Casuarina) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by KL
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by KL
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Ct1000
Eudynamys orientalis (Pacific Koel) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Ct1000
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Hughes, ACT - 27 Feb 2021 by LisaH
Proteuxoa sanguinipuncta (Blood-spotted Noctuid) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by LisaH
Solanum linearifolium (Kangaroo Apple) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by KL
Macrotona securiformis (Inland Macrotona) at Hughes, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by LisaH
Austrostipa scabra (Corkscrew Grass, Slender Speargrass) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by Tapirlord
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by Tapirlord
Delta bicinctum (Potter wasp) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by LisaH
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Dec 2020 by LisaH
Erigeron sp. (Fleabanes) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Dec 2020 by KL
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Dec 2020 by KL
Chloris truncata (Windmill Grass) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Dec 2020 by KL
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Hughes, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by Ct1000
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by LisaH
Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Hughes, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by LisaH
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Hughes Grassy Woodland - 23 Nov 2020 by LisaH
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by TomT
Oxalis perennans (Grassland Wood Sorrel) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by TomT
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by TomT
Euchiton involucratus (Star Cudweed) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by TomT
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Nodding Chocolate Lily) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by TomT
Austrostipa bigeniculata (Kneed Speargrass) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by TomT
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio Moth, Magpie Moth, Cineraria Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by TomT
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by LisaH

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