Heliocosma (genus - immature)

A tortrix or leafroller moth at ANBG

Heliocosma (genus - immature) at ANBG - 30 May 2024
Heliocosma (genus - immature) at ANBG - 30 May 2024
Heliocosma (genus - immature) at ANBG - 30 May 2024
Heliocosma (genus - immature) at ANBG - 30 May 2024
Heliocosma (genus - immature) at ANBG - 30 May 2024
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Identification history

Heliocosma (genus - immature) 31 May 2024 donhe
Heliocosma (genus - immature) 31 May 2024 WendyEM
Chrysopidae (family) 31 May 2024 TimL

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Sighted on a paper daisy. The first image shows the larvae's head end emerging to the left of the camouflage debris carried on its back. The third and fourth images show pollen grains attached to the camouflage debris. The final image shows a tiny orange coloured, caterpillar-like parasite attached to the larvae's back. This is shown in closer detail in following sighting 4573395.

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Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at GG179 - 27 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at GG179 - 27 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at GG179 - 27 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at GG179 - 27 May 2024 by TimL
Geastrum sp. (Geastrum sp.) at GG179 - 27 May 2024 by TimL
Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at ANBG - 15 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
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Hemiergis talbingoensis (Three-toed Skink) at ANBG - 6 May 2024 by caseypyne
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Geastrum tenuipes (An earthstar) at ANBG - 20 Apr 2024 by TimL
Geastrum tenuipes (An earthstar) at ANBG - 20 Apr 2024 by TimL
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at ANBG - 10 Apr 2024 by HelenCross
Eucalyptus scoparia (Wallangara White Gum) at ANBG - 9 Apr 2024 by Steve818
Hyalarcta nigrescens (Ribbed Case Moth) at ANBG - 25 Mar 2024 by DianneClarke
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 21 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at ANBG - 21 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Lenophila achilles (Spider mimicking signal fly) at ANBG - 17 Mar 2024 by Miranda
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2024 by RosD
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 12 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at ANBG - 11 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at ANBG - 7 Mar 2024 by JohnBundock
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Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) 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
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by RodDeb
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
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Bembecinus sp. (genus) (A sand wasp) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
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
Intellagama lesueurii lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 17 Feb 2024 by KorinneM
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Lenophila achilles (Spider mimicking signal fly) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at ANBG - 14 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Sericophorus sp. (genus) (Sand wasp) at ANBG - 14 Feb 2024 by Miranda
Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Cylindromyia sp. (genus) (Bristle fly) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Onesia sp. (genus) (A blow fly) at ANBG - 7 Feb 2024 by Thurstan
Ichneumonoidea (Superfamily) (A species of parasitic wasp) at GG179 - 6 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
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
Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua (A flower-feeding march fly) at ANBG - 31 Jan 2024 by Miranda
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at ANBG - 13 Jan 2024 by THATJAYKIDRICK
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at ANBG - 10 Jan 2024 by Aussiegall
Austroscolia soror (Blue Flower Wasp) at ANBG - 10 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Bembecinus sp. (genus) (A sand wasp) at ANBG - 5 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
Amenia leonina group (albomaculata-leonina species group) (Yellow-headed Blowfly) at ANBG - 22 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Hylaeus (Planihylaeus) quadriceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Bibionidae (family) (Bibionid fly) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Bibionidae (family) (Bibionid fly) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at ANBG - 20 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at ANBG - 20 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at ANBG - 20 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at ANBG - 20 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
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
Australiphthiria hilaris (Slender Bee Fly) at ANBG - 7 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 3 Nov 2023 by CattleDog
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
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
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by courtneyb

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 30 May 2024 02:27 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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