Trombidiidae (family)

Red velvet mite at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

Trombidiidae (family) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 1 Jun 2024
Trombidiidae (family) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 1 Jun 2024
Trombidiidae (family) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 1 Jun 2024
Trombidiidae (family) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 1 Jun 2024
Trombidiidae (family) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 1 Jun 2024
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Identification history

Trombidiidae (family) 6 Jun 2024 MichaelMulvaney
Trombidiidae (family) 6 Jun 2024 CarbonAI
Acari (informal subclass) 6 Jun 2024 TimL

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Thanks to Barbara for the initial sighting of the mite slowly working its way across an obstacle course of moss and lichens on the side of a fallen tree trunk.

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Chlorociboria (An elfcup fungus) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 1 Jun 2024 by TimL
Heteronympha solandri (Solander's Brown) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 6 Feb 2024 by SandraH
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 16 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Poa helmsii (Broad-leaved Snow Grass) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Comesperma volubile (Love Creeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Glycine clandestina (Twining Glycine) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Lomandra longifolia (Spiny-headed Mat-rush, Honey Reed) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Asperula scoparia (Prickly Woodruff) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Bedfordia arborescens (Blanket Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Galium leiocarpum (Maori Bedstraw) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Viola hederacea (Ivy-leaved Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Pomaderris aspera (Hazel Pomaderris) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Euchiton involucratus (Star Cudweed) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Acacia dealbata subsp. subalpina (Monaro Silver-wattle) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Leptospermum continentale (Prickly Teatree) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Dichondra repens (Kidney Weed) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Coprosma quadrifida (Prickly Currant Bush, Native Currant) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Olearia erubescens (Silky Daisybush) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Bedfordia arborescens (Blanket Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Glycine clandestina (Twining Glycine) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Cassinia aculeata subsp. aculeata (Dolly Bush, Common Cassinia, Dogwood) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Asperula scoparia (Prickly Woodruff) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Olearia argophylla (Native Musk) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Coprosma quadrifida (Prickly Currant Bush, Native Currant) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Pomaderris aspera (Hazel Pomaderris) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Aug 2023 by Tapirlord
Olearia argophylla (Native Musk) at Paddys River, ACT - 28 Jun 2023 by Tapirlord
zz agaric (stem; gill colour unknown) at Paddys River, ACT - 20 May 2023 by KateI
Hygrocybe sp. (Hygrocybe) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 May 2023 by GirtsO
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Apr 2023 by Steven999
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Mar 2023 by Christine
Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by Tapirlord
Fuligo septica (Scrambled egg slime) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by Tapirlord
Heterotextus sp. (A yellow saprophytic jelly fungi) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by TimL
Tremella fuciformis (Snow Fungus) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Austeria citrea at Paddys River, ACT - 10 May 2022 by AJB
Lithobiomorpha (order) (Unidentified stone centipede) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by tpreston
Psocodea 'Psocoptera' sp. (order) (Unidentified plant louse) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Feb 2022 by TimL
Acari (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Paddys River, ACT - 7 Feb 2022 by TimL
Paraterpna undescribed species nr harrisoni at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Mnesampela privata (Autumn Gum Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Casbia celidosema (A Geometer moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Orthodera ministralis (Green Mantid) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Poecilasthena balioloma (Stitched Delicate) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Hippotion scrofa (Coprosma Hawk Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Abantiades latipennis (Brown Ghost Moth, Pindi Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Proteuxoa unidentified species (MoV sp.21) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Metasia capnochroa (Smokey Metasia Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Homethes (genus) (Carab beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by kasiaaus
Mystes planatus (A False Darkling Beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by kasiaaus
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water Skink) at Paddys River, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by roymcd
Lagenophora stipitata (Common Lagenophora) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by Rixon
Paralucia aurifera (Bright Copper) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by JohnBundock
Marasmiellus affixus (Little Stinker) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by Caric
zz Polypore (shelf/hoof-like) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by Caric
Panellus pusillus (Little Ping-pong Bat) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by Caric
Baeomyces/Dibaeis at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by Caric
Myxomycete - past plasmodial stage at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by Caric
Trichiales (Order) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by Caric
Myxomycete - past plasmodial stage at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by Caric
Phellinus sp. (non-resupinate) (A polypore) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by Caric
Mycena interrupta (Pixie's Parasol) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 May 2020 by SandraH
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Paddys River, ACT - 5 Jul 2018 by RodDeb
Mycena interrupta (Pixie's Parasol) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Jun 2018 by tpreston
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Feb 2018 by RodDeb
Argynnina cyrila (Forest brown, Cyril's brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Oct 2017 by JohnBundock
Bedfordia arborescens (Blanket Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 29 Apr 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Menura novaehollandiae (Superb Lyrebird) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jun 2016 by RyuCallaway
Bedfordia arborescens (Blanket Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Nov 2014 by galah681
Olearia argophylla (Native Musk) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Nov 2014 by galah681
Pomaderris aspera (Hazel Pomaderris) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Nov 2014 by galah681
Hydrocotyle hirta (Hairy Pennywort) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 1 Dec 2004 by BettyDonWood
Olearia argophylla (Native Musk) at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve - 1 Dec 2004 by BettyDonWood

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  • 1 Jun 2024 01:05 PM Recorded on
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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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