Ellura Sanctuary, Swan Reach, SA, 5354
    
• 1,009 native species on Ellura • 1,411 species (inc introduced) on the web site •
Latest Multimedia of Older Identifications   Latest Species Identifications
17-Jan-2020 • LC em
Red Mallee
 (Eucalyptus oleosa)
   Result of Galahs removing bark
17-Jan-2020 • Na emr
Titan Pony Ant
 (Rhytidoponera mayri)
   Profile
17-Jan-2020 • Na emr
Titan Pony Ant
 (Rhytidoponera mayri)
   Face
25-Jan-2020 • VU m
Leafless Bluebush
 (Maireana aphylla)
   Whole
24-Jan-2020 • RA m
Native Liquorice
 (Glycyrrhiza acanthocarpa)
   Patch
23-Jan-2020 • Na em
Green Pony Ant
 (Rhytidoponera metallica)
   Side fins of Antennal Scrobe
10-Jan-2020 • Na ema
Gumleaf Skeletoniser
 (Uraba lugens)
   S3, Male: Hindwings
10-Jan-2020 • Na ema
Gumleaf Skeletoniser
 (Uraba lugens)
   S1, Female: profile
10-Jan-2020 • Na ema
Gumleaf Skeletoniser
 (Uraba lugens)
   S1, Female: dorsal
23-Jan-2020 • Na em
Black Striped Grey Moth
 (Ectopatria paurogramma)
   Dorsal
23-Jan-2020 • Na ema
Southern Austroicetes
 (Austroicetes frater)
   S4: dorsal
23-Jan-2020 • Na a
Honey Brown Beetle
 (Ecnolagria rufescens)
   S1, Male: dorsal
02-Jan-2020 • Na ema
Hairy Maggot Blowfly
 (Chrysomya rufifacies)
   Female, dorsal
02-Jan-2020 • Na ema
Hairy Maggot Blowfly
 (Chrysomya rufifacies)
   Female, profile
02-Jan-2020 • Na ema
Hairy Maggot Blowfly
 (Chrysomya rufifacies)
   Female, Face
22-Jan-2020 • Na a
Green Mintbush
 (Prostanthera chlorantha)
   Flower & Bud
16-Jan-2020 • If a
*European Wasp
 (Vespula germanica)
   S3, Worker: dorsal
15-Jan-2020 • Na em
Large Pie-dish Beetle
 (Helea waitei)
   S3: dorsal
28-Dec-2019 • Na em
Desert Hawk Moth
 (Hopliocnema brachycera)
   S3, Male: Antenna fans
28-Dec-2019 • Na em
Desert Hawk Moth
 (Hopliocnema brachycera)
   S13, Female: dorsal, open
28-Dec-2019 • Na em
Desert Hawk Moth
 (Hopliocnema brachycera)
   S10, Male: profile
13-Jan-2020 • LC r
Cannonball Burr
 (Dissocarpus paradoxus)
   Whole
12-Jan-2020 • Na em
Big-headed Ant
 (Pheidole sp ES2)
   Dorsal
12-Jan-2020 • Na em
Big-headed Ant
 (Pheidole sp ES1)
   Profile
19-Dec-2019 • Na a
Big Red
 (Neoaratus hercules)
   Female: profile
19-Dec-2019 • Na a
Big Red
 (Neoaratus hercules)
   Female: Wing Venation
19-Dec-2019 • Na a
Big Red
 (Neoaratus hercules)
   Female: dorsal
11-Jan-2020 • Na em
Arid Honey-carrying Ant
 (Melophorus sp)
   Dorsal
01-Jan-2020 • Na a
Wingless Coreid Bug
 (Agriopocoris sp)
   Male, dorsal
31-Dec-2019 • Na a
Pink-rimmed Shield Bug
 (Diemenia rubromarginata)
   Dorsal
19-Dec-2019 • Na em
Orange-backed Robberfly
 (Mauropteron pelago)
   Male: profile
19-Dec-2019 • Na em
Orange-backed Robberfly
 (Mauropteron pelago)
   Male: Face
19-Dec-2019 • Na em
Orange-backed Robberfly
 (Mauropteron pelago)
   Male: Orange Back
29-Dec-2019 • Na a
Long Gum-tree Shield Bug
 (Poecilometis strigatus)
   Adult, dorsal
28-Dec-2019 • Na a
Gum-tree Shield Bug
 (Omyta centrolineata ssp siccior)
   S9: dorsal
19-Dec-2019 • Na em
Red-rimmed Blue Pie-dish Beetle
 (Pterohelaeus sp ES3)
   Dorsal
12-Dec-2019 • Na ema
Mud-nesting Wasp
 (Paralastor sp ES1)
   Nest Building Orientation
12-Dec-2019 • Na ema
Mud-nesting Wasp
 (Paralastor sp ES1)
   Arriving with Mud
12-Dec-2019 • Na ema
Mud-nesting Wasp
 (Paralastor sp ES1)
   Arriving with Mud
18-Dec-2019 • Na em
Spotted Bandwing
 (Qualetta maculata)
15-Dec-2019 • Na em
Sand Wasp
 (Bembix sp ES5)
   Male, dorsal
15-Dec-2019 • Na em
Cockroach Wasp
 (Tachysphex sp ES2)
   With Cockroach
10-Dec-2019 • Na a
Klug's Xenica
 (Geitoneura klugii)
   Female, Wings, under
10-Dec-2019 • C ema
Black-rimmed Brown
 (Heteronympha merope)
   Female: dorsal
10-Dec-2019 • C ema
Black-rimmed Brown
 (Heteronympha merope)
   Female: Hindwing, under
13-Dec-2019 • If ema
*Garden Snail
 (Cornu aspersum)
   Dorsal
13-Dec-2019 • Na ema
Hairy Springtail
 (Entomobryidae sp ES1)
   Long Body
13-Dec-2019 • Na a
White-spotted Hairy Springtail
 (Entomobryidae sp ES2)
   Dorsal
30-Nov-2019 • Na em
Subcoastal Squawker
 (Pauropsalta cf accola)
   S2, Teneral: dorsal
30-Nov-2019 • Na em
Subcoastal Squawker
 (Pauropsalta cf accola)
   S2, Teneral: profile
30-Nov-2019 • Na em
Subcoastal Squawker
 (Pauropsalta cf accola)
   S2, Teneral: Face
11-Dec-2019 • Na em
Gold-lined Flower Wasp
 (Aeolothynnus cf sp ES5)
   Dorsal
11-Dec-2019 • Na em
Two-coloured Flower Wasp
 (Aeolothynnus cf sp ES4)
   Dorsal
08-Dec-2019 • Na em
Small Black Flower Wasp
 (Iswaroides sp)
   Male: dorsal
10-Oct-2019 • Na emr
Jumbuck Sugar Ant
 (Camponotus ephippium ssp ephippium)
   Minor Worker: Petiole & Back
10-Oct-2019 • Na emr
Jumbuck Sugar Ant
 (Camponotus ephippium ssp ephippium)
   Comparison of Major & Minor
10-Oct-2019 • Na emr
Jumbuck Sugar Ant
 (Camponotus ephippium ssp ephippium)
   Major Worker: Petiole & Back
08-Dec-2019 • Na a
Black Flower Wasp
 (Anthobosca sp)
   Female: dorsal
07-Dec-2019 • Na em
Concealer Moth
 (Isomoralla curriculata)
   Profile
07-Dec-2019 • Na em
Purple-sheen Concealer Moth
 (Philobota ancylotoxa)
   Profile, ~13mm
04-Oct-2019 • LC em
Broad-leaf Desert Senna
 (Senna artemisioides ssp coriacea)
   Comparison S a zygophylla
04-Oct-2019 • LC emr
Woody Desert Senna
 (Senna artemisioides ssp petiolaris)
   Comparison S a filifolia & artemisioides
23-Sep-2019 • Na ema
Gumleaf Grasshopper
 (Goniaea australasiae)
   Adult Colour Variation
05-Dec-2019 • Na r
Two-ways Case Moth
 (Metura cf sp)
   Dorsal
04-Dec-2019 • Na em
Yellow-faced Paralastor Wasp
 (Paralastor sp ES5)
   Dorsal
04-Dec-2019 • Na em
Black & Yellow Flower Wasp
 (Aeolothynnus cf sp ES3)
   Anterior
06-Sep-2019 • Na emar
Bark-mimicking Grasshopper
 (Coryphistes ruricola)
   S10: Adult: dorsal
06-Sep-2019 • Na emar
Bark-mimicking Grasshopper
 (Coryphistes ruricola)
   S9: Juvi: dorsal
06-Sep-2019 • Na emar
Bark-mimicking Grasshopper
 (Coryphistes ruricola)
   S9: Juvi: Rear Inside Leg & Hip
03-Dec-2019 • Na a
Black Flower Wasp
 (Lophocheilus sp)
   Dorsal
03-Dec-2019 • Na a
Blue Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Austroscolia soror)
   Female: Wing Venation
01-Dec-2019 • Na em
Flat Flower Wasp
 (Aeolothynnus cf sp ES1)
   Male: Anterior
02-Sep-2019 • Na em
Adelaide Pyrgomorph
 (Monistria discrepans)
   S15: Female: profile
02-Sep-2019 • Na em
Adelaide Pyrgomorph
 (Monistria discrepans)
   S16: Male: profile
02-Sep-2019 • Na em
Adelaide Pyrgomorph
 (Monistria discrepans)
   S17: Juvi Female: dorsal
01-Dec-2019 • Na em
Small Flower Wasp
 (Aeolothynnus cf sp ES2)
   Male, dorsal
01-Dec-2019 • Na em
Large Yellow Flower Wasp
 (Elidothynnus melleus)
   Male, S1: dorsal, ~25mm
01-Dec-2019 • Na a
Flower Wasp
 (Ariphron sp)
28-Aug-2019 • Na em
Orange-banded Velvet Ant
 (Ephutomorpha cf sp ES3)
   Female: dorsal
28-Aug-2019 • Na em
Orange-banded Velvet Ant
 (Ephutomorpha cf sp ES3)
   Female: Abdomen
28-Aug-2019 • Na em
Orange-banded Velvet Ant
 (Ephutomorpha cf sp ES3)
   Female: profile
01-Dec-2019 • Na em
Spined Acacia Shield Bug
 (Alcaeus varicornis)
   Posterior
30-Nov-2019 • Na em
Acacia Shield Bug
 (Alcaeus lignicolor)
   S1: dorsal
29-Nov-2019 • Na ema
Yellow Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Radumeris tasmaniensis)
   S2, Female: profile
24-Aug-2019 • RA em
Tiny Bow-flower
 (Millotia perpusilla)
   Bud Opening
24-Aug-2019 • RA em
Tiny Bow-flower
 (Millotia perpusilla)
   3 Flowers
24-Aug-2019 • RA em
Tiny Bow-flower
 (Millotia perpusilla)
   Middle Flower
29-Nov-2019 • Na emr
Red Eyes Bug
 (Leptocoris cf mitellatus)
   Instar
28-Nov-2019 • Na em
Orange-tailed Digger Wasp
 (Podalonia tydei ssp suspiciosa)
   Male: profile
27-Nov-2019 • Na r
White-tipped Bee Fly
 (Comptosia cf calignea)
   Dorsal
24-Aug-2019 • RA em
Tiny Bow-flower
 (Millotia perpusilla)
   Profile
24-Aug-2019 • RA em
Tiny Bow-flower
 (Millotia perpusilla)
   Smaller Patch of 3-4 Plants
24-Aug-2019 • RA em
Tiny Bow-flower
 (Millotia perpusilla)
   A Patch of ~6 Plants
27-Nov-2019 • Na r
Small Fluffy Bee Fly
 (Myonema sp)
   Dorsal
27-Nov-2019 • Na emr
Green Ground Beetle
 (Carenum elegans)
   S2: dorsal
27-Nov-2019 • Na em
Flower Chafer
 (Diaphonia dispar)
   Dorsal
24-Aug-2019 • Na em
Wandella Ornebius
 (Ornebius sp)
   Female: dorsal
24-Aug-2019 • Na em
Wandella Ornebius
 (Ornebius sp)
   Female: profile
24-Aug-2019 • Na em
Wandella Ornebius
 (Ornebius sp)
   Female: Face
27-Nov-2019 • Na em
Transparent Pie-dish Beetle
 (Helea castor)
   Dorsal
27-Nov-2019 • Na em
Green Sheen Ground Beetle
 (Carenum subcyaneum)
   Back
27-Nov-2019 • Na em
Thread-waisted Wasp
 (Parapsammophila eremophila)
24-Aug-2019 • Na em
Wandella Ornebius
 (Ornebius sp)
   Male: dorsal
24-Aug-2019 • Na em
Confusing Pygmy Cricket
 (Pteronemobius truncatus)
   S2, Female: dorsal
24-Aug-2019 • Na em
Confusing Pygmy Cricket
 (Pteronemobius truncatus)
   S1, Female: profile
27-Nov-2019 • Na em
Green Sheen Ground Beetle
 (Conopterum superbum)
   Dorsal
26-Nov-2019 • Na r
Chequered-margin Bee Fly
 (Oncodosia patula)
   S2: dorsal
26-Nov-2019 • Na emr
Petite Bee Fly
 (Zaclava sp)
   In flight
23-Aug-2019 • Na em
Lined Ground Cricket
 (Salmanites sp)
   Female: profile
23-Aug-2019 • Na em
Lined Ground Cricket
 (Salmanites sp)
   Female: dorsal
23-Aug-2019 • Na em
Lined Ground Cricket
 (Salmanites sp)
   Female: Face
26-Nov-2019 • Na r
Sheoak Moth
 (Pernattia sp)
   Dog Collar
24-Nov-2019 • Na ema
Spined Predatory Shield Bug
 (Oechalia schellenbergii)
   Adult: dorsal
23-Nov-2019 • Na r
Go-striped Bee Fly
 (Comptosia heliophila)
   S1: dorsal
23-Aug-2019 • Na em
Mallee Dwarf Cricket
 (Territirritia tya)
   Female: Ovipositor
23-Aug-2019 • Na em
Mallee Dwarf Cricket
 (Territirritia tya)
   Male: dorsal
23-Aug-2019 • Na em
Mallee Dwarf Cricket
 (Territirritia tya)
   Male: perspective on little finger
23-Nov-2019 • Na r
Sand Dune Grasshopper
 (Urnisiella rubropunctata)
   Profile
23-Nov-2019 • Na r
Forward-spined Shield Bug
 (Neagenor transcontinentalis)
   Dorsal
22-Nov-2019 • NT mr
Comb Grevillea
 (Grevillea huegelii)
   Flowers
23-Aug-2019 • Na em
Mallee Dwarf Cricket
 (Territirritia tya)
   Female: dorsal
23-Aug-2019 • Na em
Mallee Dwarf Cricket
 (Territirritia tya)
   Female: profile
23-Aug-2019 • Na em
Ottes Pygmy Cricket
 (Calperum ottei)
   S2: Female: dorsal
22-Nov-2019 • Na em
Strong-horned Grasshopper
 (Retuspia validicornis)
   Male: dorsal
22-Nov-2019 • Na em
Calperum Gumleaf Katydid
 (Terpandrus calperum)
   Whole, profile
21-Nov-2019 • LC r
Echidna Grass
 (Triodia scariosa)
   Patch
23-Aug-2019 • Na em
Ottes Pygmy Cricket
 (Calperum ottei)
   S3: Female: dorsal
23-Aug-2019 • Na em
Ottes Pygmy Cricket
 (Calperum ottei)
   S1: Male: dorsal
11-Aug-2019 • LC em
Delicate Copper-wire Daisy
 (Podolepis tepperi)
   Basal Leaves
20-Nov-2019 • NT r
Slender-tailed Dunnart
 (Sminthopsis murina)
   Male: Hind Feet Soles
20-Nov-2019 • Na r
Banded Orb Spider
 (Argiope trifasciata)
   Female: ventral
20-Nov-2019 • Na em
Mainland Forester
 (Hestiochora continentalis)
   Female: dorsal
11-Aug-2019 • LC em
Delicate Copper-wire Daisy
 (Podolepis tepperi)
   Cauline Leaves - Top
11-Aug-2019 • LC em
Delicate Copper-wire Daisy
 (Podolepis tepperi)
   Flower - above
01-Aug-2019 • Na m
Black Swift Spider
 (Nyssus sp ES1)
   Female: Dorsal
17-Nov-2019 • LC mr
Black-tailed Native-hen
 (Tribonyx ventralis)
   Head
17-Nov-2019 • LC r
Eastern Desert Ctenotus
 (Ctenotus regius)
   S3: Stripe
16-Nov-2019 • LC r
Southern Blind Snake
 (Anilios bicolor)
   Snout
31-Jul-2019 • Na em
Adelaide Trapdoor Spider
 (Blakistonia aurea)
   Male: Dorsal
31-Jul-2019 • Na em
Adelaide Trapdoor Spider
 (Blakistonia aurea)
   Male: Palp
30-Jul-2019 • Na em
Goldback
 (Idiommata sp)
   Dorsal
16-Nov-2019 • RA r
Sandplain Ctenotus
 (Ctenotus schomburgkii)
   Head
16-Nov-2019 • Na r
Eastern Spiny-tailed Gecko
 (Strophurus williamsi)
   Eye
15-Nov-2019 • Na em
Chinnocks Jewel Beetle
 (Castiarina chinnocki)
   Dorsal
30-Jul-2019 • Na em
Goldback
 (Idiommata sp)
   Palps
30-Jul-2019 • Na em
Goldback
 (Idiommata sp)
   Anterior Eye Arrangement
29-Jul-2019 • Na em
Flat-headed Two-tailed Spider
 (Tamopsis cf platycephala)
   Male: Dorsal
15-Nov-2019 • Na em
Black-necked Jewel Beetle
 (Castiarina atricollis)
   Dorsal
15-Nov-2019 • LC r
Beaded Gecko
 (Lucasium damaeum)
   S3: Head
15-Nov-2019 • LC r
Short-clawed Skink
 (Ctenotus inornatus)
   Profile
29-Jul-2019 • Na em
Flat-headed Two-tailed Spider
 (Tamopsis cf platycephala)
   Male: Profile
29-Jul-2019 • Na em
Flat-headed Two-tailed Spider
 (Tamopsis cf platycephala)
   Male: Eye Arrangement
29-Jul-2019 • Na ema
Long Broad-headed Bug
 (Mutusca brevicornis)
   Profile
15-Nov-2019 • LC mr
Broad-banded Sand-swimmer
 (Eremiascincus richardsonii)
   S1: Head
14-Nov-2019 • RA r
Australia Coral Snake
 (Brachyurophis australis)
   S2: Head & Snout
14-Nov-2019 • RA r
Tree Skink
 (Egernia striolata)
   Head
29-Jul-2019 • Na ema
Long Broad-headed Bug
 (Mutusca brevicornis)
   Dorsal
29-Jul-2019 • Na ema
Long Broad-headed Bug
 (Mutusca brevicornis)
   Head
29-Jul-2019 • Na em
Infrequent Ichneumon Wasp
 (Eremotylus sp)
   S6: Male, dorsal
14-Nov-2019 • DD r
Yellow-faced Whip Snake
 (Demansia psammophis)
   Face
12-Nov-2019 • NT r
Desert Skink
 (Liopholis inornata)
   Profile
11-Nov-2019 • LC r
Spotted Slider
 (Lerista punctatovittata)
   S2: Head
29-Jul-2019 • Na em
Infrequent Ichneumon Wasp
 (Eremotylus sp)
   S6: Male, profile
29-Jul-2019 • Na em
Infrequent Ichneumon Wasp
 (Eremotylus sp)
   S6: Male, Face
26-Jul-2019 • NT em
Mallee Midge Orchid
 (Genoplesium nigricans?)
   S1: Fruits, profile
08-Nov-2019 • LC r
Ranges Stone Gecko
 (Diplodactylus furcosus)
   Head
07-Nov-2019 • Na em
Eastern Urnisa
 (Urnisa sp 1)
   Adult: profile, Legs Up
09-Oct-2019 • Na em
Brown Ant-like Flower Beetle
 (Chileanthicus sp)
   Dorsal
26-Jul-2019 • NT em
Mallee Midge Orchid
 (Genoplesium nigricans?)
   S1: Single Leaf
26-Jul-2019 • NT em
Mallee Midge Orchid
 (Genoplesium nigricans?)
   S2: Fruits, profile
25-Jul-2019 • Na em
Blue Bristle Fly
 (Rutilia sp ES2)
   Dorsal
07-Oct-2019 • Na em
Adelaides Fly Mimic
 (Abracadabrella cf lewiston)
   Dorsal
25-Sep-2019 • NT em
Narrow-leaf New Holland Daisy
 (Vittadinia blackii)
   Whole
23-Sep-2019 • Na ema
Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper
 (Goniaea opomaloides)
   Dorsal
25-Jul-2019 • Na em
Blue Bristle Fly
 (Rutilia sp ES2)
   Profile
25-Jul-2019 • Na em
Blue Bristle Fly
 (Rutilia sp ES2)
   Frons
24-Jul-2019 • Na em
Clown Beetle
 (Saprinus sp)
   S6: Antennae
20-Sep-2019 • Na em
Saltbush Mirid
 (Coridromius chenopoderis)
   Dorsal
20-Sep-2019 • Na emr
Red-banded Seed-eating Bug
 (Melanerythrus mactans)
   Dorsal
20-Sep-2019 • If ema
*Varied Carpet Beetle
 (Anthrenus verbasci)
   Dorsal
24-Jul-2019 • Na em
Clown Beetle
 (Saprinus sp)
   S6: Mandibles & Legs
24-Jul-2019 • Na em
Clown Beetle
 (Saprinus sp)
   S6: Clown Colours
22-Jul-2019 • Na em
Red-headed Mouse Spider
 (Missulena occatoria)
   S3: Male, Head
18-Sep-2019 • Na ema
Wingless Grasshopper
 (Phaulacridium vittatum)
   Mating
14-Sep-2019 • Na em
Horse-nosed Weevil
 (Pelororhinus sp)
   Dorsal
14-Sep-2019 • LC em
South-eastern Morethia Skink
 (Morethia boulengeri)
   Eyebrow
22-Jul-2019 • Na em
Red-headed Mouse Spider
 (Missulena occatoria)
   S3: Male, anterior
22-Jul-2019 • Na em
Red-headed Mouse Spider
 (Missulena occatoria)
   S3: Male, Eye Arrangement
15-Jun-2019 • Na a
Yellow-winged Locust
 (Gastrimargus musicus)
   Instar
14-Sep-2019 • LC em
Mallee Snake-eyed Skink
 (Morethia obscura)
   Head
13-Sep-2019 • Na m
Boxer Bark Mantid
 (Phthersigena sp)
   Male, dorsal
13-Sep-2019 • Na ema
Boxer Bark Mantid
 (Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis)
   S6, Female Adult: profile
16-May-2019 • Na a
Black-headed Orange Spider Wasp
 (Cryptocheilus sp ES2)
   Wing Venation
16-May-2019 • Na a
Black-headed Orange Spider Wasp
 (Cryptocheilus sp ES2)
   Dorsal
16-May-2019 • Na a
Black-headed Orange Spider Wasp
 (Cryptocheilus sp ES2)
   Profile
12-Sep-2019 • Na em
Long-spined Shield Bug
 (Cuspicona longispina)
   Dorsal
12-Sep-2019 • Na a
Green Nightshade Bug
 (Cuspicona eremophilae)
   Dorsal
28-Aug-2019 • Na a
Australian Mole Cricket
 (Gryllotalpa australis)
   S1, Male: dorsal
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