Ellura Sanctuary, Swan Reach, SA, 5354
    
• 1,164 native species on Ellura • 1,649 species (inc introduced) on the web site • 8,942 photo's •
Latest Multimedia of Older Identifications   Latest Species Identifications
20-Apr-2021 • Na em
Cryptic Bark Moth
 (Gastrinodes argoplaca)
   Male, dorsal
20-Apr-2021 • Na em
Cryptic Bark Moth
 (Gastrinodes argoplaca)
   Male, dorsal, wings open
20-Apr-2021 • Na em
Cryptic Bark Moth
 (Gastrinodes argoplaca)
   Male, ventral
19-Apr-2021 • Na em
Tiny Case Moth
 (Psychidae sp ES1)
   S3: Dorsal
19-Apr-2021 • Na em
Grey-and-white Satin Moth
 (Thalaina kimba)
   Female, dorsal, wings closed
17-Apr-2021 • Na em
Green Mallee Mantis
 (Trachymantis dentifrons)
   Female, profile
14-Apr-2021 • Na em
Split-eyed Owlfly
 (Megacmonotus magnus)
   Female, dorsal
14-Apr-2021 • Na em
Split-eyed Owlfly
 (Megacmonotus magnus)
   Female, abdomen
14-Apr-2021 • Na em
Split-eyed Owlfly
 (Megacmonotus magnus)
   Female, iso-view
14-Apr-2021 • Na em
Tactile Tuft Moth
 (Aquita tactalis)
   Dorsal
12-Apr-2021 • Na em
Arid Gum Moth
 (Mnesampela arida)
   S1 Female, dorsal
11-Apr-2021 • Na em
Ragged-leaf Moth
 (Nycticleptes lechriodesma)
   Female, dorsal
11-Apr-2021 • Na em
Angled Satin Moth
 (Thalaina angulosa)
   Male, Hind Wings
11-Apr-2021 • Na em
Angled Satin Moth
 (Thalaina angulosa)
   Male, Antenna
11-Apr-2021 • Na ema
Halgania Moth
 (Utetheisa pulchelloides)
   Hindwings
11-Apr-2021 • Na em
Double-striped Grass Moth
 (Hednota bivittella)
   Dorsal
11-Apr-2021 • Na em
Blotched Noctuid
 (Proteuxoa passalota)
   Profile
10-Apr-2021 • Na em
Blunt Noctuid Moth
 (Proteuxoa chrysospila)
   Dorsal, ~11mm
26-Feb-2021 • C em
Two-spotted Line-blue
 (Nacaduba biocellata)
   S6: Different Shaped Spots
26-Feb-2021 • Na emar
Australian Native Budworm
 (Helicoverpa punctigera)
   Profile
26-Feb-2021 • Na em
Large Snouted Stink Bug
 (Kalkadoona enchylaenae)
   Punctuations
07-Apr-2021 • Na a
Ant-mimicking Seed Bug
 (Daerlac cephalotes)
   Dorsal
05-Apr-2021 • Na ema
White Streaked Crambid
 (Scoparia cleodoralis)
   Patchy white palps
01-Apr-2021 • Na em
Scale Insect
 (Pulvinaria cf sp ES1)
   Hatching
25-Feb-2021 • Na emar
Australian Green Mantid
 (Orthodera ministralis)
   Adult S3
25-Feb-2021 • Na emar
Australian Green Mantid
 (Orthodera ministralis)
   Nymph S4: profile
25-Feb-2021 • Na emar
Australian Green Mantid
 (Orthodera ministralis)
   Nymph S4: Wing Stubs
31-Mar-2021 • Na em
Speckled Short-palped Crane Fly
 (Conosia irrorata)
   Female, profile
31-Mar-2021 • Na em
Gum Snout Moth
 (Entometa guttularis)
   Male, profile, Wings Up
30-Mar-2021 • Na em
Small-kite Moth
 (Autarotis milvellus)
   S2, profile
25-Feb-2021 • LC em
Sand Goanna
 (Varanus gouldii)
   S7: Young, Anterior
25-Feb-2021 • LC em
Sand Goanna
 (Varanus gouldii)
   S7: Young, Back
25-Feb-2021 • LC em
Sand Goanna
 (Varanus gouldii)
   S7: Young, Head in profile
30-Mar-2021 • Na em
Double Yellow-patched Footman
 (Termessa zonophanes)
   Male, dorsal
30-Mar-2021 • Na em
Woodlouse Fly
 (Axinia cornuta)
   S2, dorsal
27-Mar-2021 • Na em
Undescribed Rough-head
 (Hylaeora MoV1)
   Male, profile
13-Feb-2021 • Na em
Striped Ladybird
 (Micraspis furcifera)
   Face
13-Feb-2021 • Na em
Striped Ladybird
 (Micraspis furcifera)
   Dorsal
08-Feb-2021 • LC em
Wirewort
 (Asteridea athrixioides)
   Field
27-Mar-2021 • Na em
Scrofa Hawk Moth
 (Hippotion scrofa)
   Female, dorsal
27-Mar-2021 • Na em
White's Stick Insect
 (Sipyloidea whitei)
   Male, dorsal
22-Mar-2021 • Na em
Brown Native Earwig
 (Labidura truncata)
   Female, dorsal
08-Feb-2021 • Na ema
Native Drone Fly
 (Eristalinus punctulatus)
   Male: Eye
08-Feb-2021 • Na ema
Native Drone Fly
 (Eristalinus punctulatus)
   Female: dorsal
07-Feb-2021 • Na emar
Old Lady Moth
 (Dasypodia selenophora)
   The "Eye", called a Reniform Stigma
22-Mar-2021 • Na em
Dusky Plant Bug
 (Minchamia hubbardae)
   Dorsal
22-Mar-2021 • Na em
Singed Wood Moth
 (Culama crepera)
   Dorsal, natural colour
19-Mar-2021 • Na em
Beautiful Plant Bug
 (Poecilotoma callosa)
   Dorsal
02-Dec-2020 • Na em
Metalic Green Tomato Fly
 (Lamprolonchaea brouniana)
   Female: Face
02-Dec-2020 • Na em
Metalic Green Tomato Fly
 (Lamprolonchaea brouniana)
   Female: Face in Profile
02-Dec-2020 • Na em
Metalic Green Tomato Fly
 (Lamprolonchaea brouniana)
   Male: Face
11-Mar-2021 • Na em
Small Wood Moth
 (Sympycnodes arachnophora)
   Male, profile
09-Mar-2021 • Na em
Horse-nosed Weevil
 (Pelororhinus crassus)
   Male, profile, anterior
08-Mar-2021 • Na emr
Striped Grasshopper
 (Apotropis vittata)
   Female, S1, dorsal
02-Dec-2020 • Na m
Crow Moth
 (Cruria donowani)
   Dorsal
01-Dec-2020 • Na em
Satin Twig Moth
 (Thudaca campylota)
   S2: dorsal
01-Dec-2020 • Na em
Satin Twig Moth
 (Thudaca campylota)
   S2: profile
08-Mar-2021 • Na em
False Gumleaf Grasshopper
 (Goniaeoidea sp)
   Profile
05-Mar-2021 • Na em
Yellow-antennae Weevil Wasp
 (Cerceris sp ES2)
   Dorsal
05-Mar-2021 • Na em
Dark-antennae Weevil Wasp
 (Cerceris sp ES1)
   Resting in it's nest
11-Nov-2020 • Na em
Calperum Gumleaf Katydid
 (Terpandrus calperum)
   S2:Female Nymph, Mouth
11-Nov-2020 • Na em
Calperum Gumleaf Katydid
 (Terpandrus calperum)
   S2:Female Nymph, profile
11-Nov-2020 • Na em
Calperum Gumleaf Katydid
 (Terpandrus calperum)
   S2:Female Nymph, Back
02-Mar-2021 • Na em
Short-tongued Flower-loving Fly
 (Apiocera sp ES4)
   Female: dorsal
02-Mar-2021 • Na em
Dash-marked Flower-loving Fly
 (Apiocera sp ES3)
   Female: dorsal
02-Mar-2021 • Na r
Brown Flower-loving Fly
 (Apiocera sp ES2)
   Female: dorsal
23-Oct-2020 • NT em
Clustered Lawrencia
 (Lawrencia glomerata)
   Flowering
23-Oct-2020 • NT em
Clustered Lawrencia
 (Lawrencia glomerata)
   Flower Closing, another Opening
23-Oct-2020 • NT em
Clustered Lawrencia
 (Lawrencia glomerata)
   Stem Leaves
01-Mar-2021 • Na em
Flat-head Leafhopper
 (Thymbrini sp)
   Dorsal
26-Feb-2021 • Na ema
Red and Blue Flower Beetle
 (Dicranolaius bellulus)
   Female: profile
25-Feb-2021 • Na a
Fin-faced Weevil
 (Acantholophus planicollis)
   Profile
23-Oct-2020 • VU em
Limestone Sida
 (Sida spodochroma)
   Habit, in flower
23-Oct-2020 • VU em
Limestone Sida
 (Sida spodochroma)
   Seed
23-Oct-2020 • VU em
Limestone Sida
 (Sida spodochroma)
   Fruit
24-Feb-2021 • Na em
Ant Spider
 (Habronestes cf pseudoaustraliensis)
   Female S1: dorsal
24-Feb-2021 • Na em
Wiry Bee Fly
 (Staurostichus sp ES3)
   Dorsal
23-Feb-2021 • Na em
Matchstick Grasshopper
 (Vandiemenella viatica)
   Dorsal
16-Oct-2020 • Na emr
Spotted Bandwing
 (Qualetta maculata)
   5th Instar: dorsal
16-Oct-2020 • Na emr
Spotted Bandwing
 (Qualetta maculata)
   5th Instar: profile
06-Oct-2020 • NT em
Splendid Daisy-bush
 (Olearia magniflora)
   Blooming
23-Feb-2021 • Na em
Golden Velvet Ant
 (Ephutomorpha fulvocrinita)
   Dorsal
23-Feb-2021 • Na em
Pygmy Grasshopper
 (Tetrigidae sp)
   Nymph: profile
23-Feb-2021 • Na em
Adelaide's Muscle Man Ant
 (Podomyrma adelaidae)
   S1: Dorsal
06-Oct-2020 • Na em
Gold-headed Blue Tachinid Fly
 (Cuphocera sp)
   Dorsal
06-Oct-2020 • Na em
Gold-headed Blue Tachinid Fly
 (Cuphocera sp)
   Profile
06-Oct-2020 • Na em
Gold-headed Blue Tachinid Fly
 (Cuphocera sp)
   Antennae Profile
23-Feb-2021 • Na emr
White Pebble Weevil
 (Elaeagna squamibunda)
   Profile
21-Feb-2021 • Na em
Red Belid Weevil
 (Rhinotia scalaris)
   Dorsal
21-Feb-2021 • Na em
Spotted Belid Weevil
 (Rhinotia niveopilosa)
   Front
24-Sep-2020 • LC m
Dwarf Button-flower
 (Blennospora drummondii)
   Florets
24-Sep-2020 • LC m
Dwarf Button-flower
 (Blennospora drummondii)
   Bud
24-Sep-2020 • LC m
Dwarf Button-flower
 (Blennospora drummondii)
   Patch
13-Feb-2021 • Na em
Yellow Dwarf Bee
 (Xanthesma (Xanthesma) sp)
   Dorsal
13-Feb-2021 • Na em
Thread-waisted Wasp
 (Ammophila sp)
   Dorsal
08-Feb-2021 • Na em
Balaana Bee Fly
 (Balaana abscondita)
   Dorsal
24-Sep-2020 • RA m
Pink Mulla Mulla
 (Ptilotus exaltatus)
   Habit
24-Sep-2020 • RA m
Pink Mulla Mulla
 (Ptilotus exaltatus)
   Flower & Bud
24-Sep-2020 • RA m
Pink Mulla Mulla
 (Ptilotus exaltatus)
   Flower Close Up
08-Feb-2021 • Na em
Red-tailed Mydas Fly
 (Miltinus sp ES1)
   Dorsal
07-Feb-2021 • Na em
Green & Black Bee Fly
 (Pygocona sp ES3)
   Male: dorsal
07-Feb-2021 • Na em
White-legged Masked Bee
 (Hylaeus sp ES6)
   Male? Yellow-face Mask
24-Sep-2020 • LC m
Soft Millotia
 (Millotia tenuifolia var tenuifolia)
   Flower, just opening
24-Sep-2020 • LC m
Soft Millotia
 (Millotia tenuifolia var tenuifolia)
   Seeding
24-Sep-2020 • LC m
Soft Millotia
 (Millotia tenuifolia var tenuifolia)
   Seed Head
07-Feb-2021 • Na em
Pink Desert Leaf Beetle
 (Paropsis roseola)
   Dorsal
07-Feb-2021 • Na a
Wet-area Grasshopper
 (Praxibulus sp)
   Adult
06-Feb-2021 • Na r
Small Fluffy Bee Fly
 (Nigromyia sp)
   Dorsal
24-Sep-2020 • RA ma
Small Poranthera
 (Poranthera microphylla)
   Single large specimen
24-Sep-2020 • RA ma
Small Poranthera
 (Poranthera microphylla)
   Many Small Specimens
24-Sep-2020 • RA ma
Small Poranthera
 (Poranthera microphylla)
   Flower & Fruit
05-Feb-2021 • Na em
Red and Blue Flower Beetle
 (Dicranolaius sp)
   Female: dorsal
04-Feb-2021 • LC emr
Triodia Dragon
 (Ctenophorus spinodomus)
   Full length
02-Feb-2021 • Na em
Marbled Swift Spider
 (Ticopa sp)
   Male: dorsal
24-Sep-2020 • Na em
Frosty Cape-moth
 (Hypsitropha ANIC1)
   Male, dorsal
24-Sep-2020 • Na em
Frosty Cape-moth
 (Hypsitropha ANIC1)
   Male, Hindwings
24-Sep-2020 • Na em
Frosty Cape-moth
 (Hypsitropha ANIC1)
   Female, dorsal
02-Feb-2021 • Na em
Resin Bee
 (Megachile cf oblonga)
   Profile
26-Jan-2021 • Na em
Orange-winged Pardillana
 (Pardillana sp 11)
   Adult
26-Jan-2021 • Na emr
Crepitating Spurthroat
 (Scurra marmoralis)
   Dorsal
16-Sep-2020 • LC em
Narrow Thread-petal
 (Stenopetalum lineare)
   Habit
16-Sep-2020 • LC em
Narrow Thread-petal
 (Stenopetalum lineare)
   Basal Leaf
16-Sep-2020 • LC em
Narrow Thread-petal
 (Stenopetalum lineare)
   Buds & Brown Flower
21-Dec-2020 • Na em
Greenish Wrap-around Spider
 (Dolophones sp ES2)
   S5: Male
02-Dec-2020 • Na em
Rutilia-mimicking Bristle Fly
 (Anamastax cf sp)
   Dorsal
02-Dec-2020 • Na em
Pale-footed Fungi Fly
 (Tapeigaster argyrospila)
   Dorsal
16-Sep-2020 • Na em
Lesser Bulb Hover Fly
 (Eumerus sp)
   Dorsal
16-Sep-2020 • Na em
Lesser Bulb Hover Fly
 (Eumerus sp)
   Profile
16-Sep-2020 • Na em
Lesser Bulb Hover Fly
 (Eumerus sp)
   Abdominal Stripes
02-Dec-2020 • Na a
Striped-wing Long Legged Fly
 (Heteropsilopus ingenuus)
02-Dec-2020 • Na em
Emarginate-winged Long Legged Fly
 (Dytomyia sordida)
   Male: dorsal
02-Dec-2020 • Na em
Brown-striped Wrap-around Spider
 (Dolophones sp ES7)
   Profile
16-Sep-2020 • LC m
Pygmy Purslane
 (Calandrinia granulifera)
   Habit
16-Sep-2020 • LC m
Pygmy Purslane
 (Calandrinia granulifera)
   Fresh Anthers
16-Sep-2020 • LC m
Pygmy Purslane
 (Calandrinia granulifera)
   Mature Anthers
02-Dec-2020 • Na em
Mantis Lacewing
 (Campion callosus)
   Profile
01-Dec-2020 • Na em
Black-winged Fruit Fly
 (Spathulina acroleuca)
   Female: dorsal
01-Dec-2020 • Na em
Beautiful Hover Fly
 (Austalis pulchella)
   Female: Body Patterns
14-Sep-2020 • LC m
Australasian Pipit
 (Anthus novaeseelandiae)
   Anterior
14-Sep-2020 • LC emar
Galah
 (Eolophus roseicapillus)
   Female, Under-wing
14-Sep-2020 • NT emr
Mulga Parrot
 (Psephotus varius)
   Male, profile, back
01-Dec-2020 • Na em
Salt and Pepper Grasshopper
 (Urnisa guttulosa)
   Female: profile
11-Nov-2020 • EN m
Cup Velleia
 (Goodenia connata)
   Flower
11-Nov-2020 • LC m
Blue Boronia
 (Boronia coerulescens ssp coerulescens)
   White Flower, Blue Buds
14-Sep-2020 • Na a
Dagger Fly
 (Empis sp)
   Female, dorsal
14-Sep-2020 • Na a
Dagger Fly
 (Empis sp)
   Female, abdomen
14-Sep-2020 • Na a
Dagger Fly
 (Empis sp)
   Female, profile
07-Nov-2020 • LC m
Kangaroo Apple
 (Solanum simile)
   Flower
06-Nov-2020 • RA m
Smooth Raspwort
 (Haloragis acutangula)
   Habit
06-Nov-2020 • LC m
Wiry Podolepis
 (Podolepis capillaris)
   Flower
14-Sep-2020 • LC m
Soft Millotia
 (Millotia tenuifolia var tenuifolia)
   Profile
14-Sep-2020 • LC m
Soft Millotia
 (Millotia tenuifolia var tenuifolia)
   Flower, profile
14-Sep-2020 • LC m
Soft Millotia
 (Millotia tenuifolia var tenuifolia)
   Flower, opened
05-Nov-2020 • Na em
Pink-bellied Frit Fly
 (Gaurax sp ES2)
   Female: dorsal
05-Nov-2020 • Na em
Orange-marked Black Leaf Beetle
 (Ditropidus sp)
   Dorsal
05-Nov-2020 • Na em
Unusual Peacock Spider
 (Maratus anomalus)
   Male: dorsal
13-Sep-2020 • Na em
Double Striped Tangle-veined Fly
 (Trichophthalma bivittata)
   Dorsal
13-Sep-2020 • Na em
Double Striped Tangle-veined Fly
 (Trichophthalma bivittata)
   Profile
13-Sep-2020 • Na em
Double Striped Tangle-veined Fly
 (Trichophthalma bivittata)
   Antennae & Proboscis
05-Nov-2020 • Na em
Two-dot Smoky Buzzer
 (Myopsalta binotata)
   Male: profile
05-Nov-2020 • Na em
Red-faced Jumping Spider
 (Saitis sp)
   Male: Face
05-Nov-2020 • Na em
Striped Stonehopper
 (Cratilopus sp ES3)
   S2 & S3: Size Comparison
13-Sep-2020 • Na m
Black & White Striped Bee Fly
 (Meomyia sericans)
   Dorsal
13-Sep-2020 • Na m
Black & White Striped Bee Fly
 (Meomyia sericans)
   Profile
13-Sep-2020 • Na m
Black & White Striped Bee Fly
 (Meomyia sericans)
   Face
23-Oct-2020 • Na em
Metallic Blue Parasitic Wasp
 (Calosotinae sp ES1)
22-Oct-2020 • RA em
Corrugated Sida
 (Sida corrugata var corrugata)
   Woody Base
21-Oct-2020 • LC m
Violet Twinleaf
 (Roepera iodocarpa)
   Habit
13-Sep-2020 • Na m
Blue-legged Hairy Grasshopper
 (Tapesta carneipes)
   Dorsal
13-Sep-2020 • Na m
Blue-legged Hairy Grasshopper
 (Tapesta carneipes)
   Profile
13-Sep-2020 • Na m
Blue-legged Hairy Grasshopper
 (Tapesta carneipes)
   Fastigium
21-Oct-2020 • Na em
Small Netelia Wasp
 (Netelia sp ES2)
   Female: profile
21-Oct-2020 • Na ema
Orange Caterpillar Parasite Wasp
 (Netelia sp ES1)
   Female, S1: dorsal
18-Oct-2020 • Na em
Red Ichneumon Wasp
 (Riekophion emandibulator)
   Dorsal
12-Sep-2020 • LC em
Wirewort
 (Asteridea athrixioides)
   Patch
12-Sep-2020 • L ema
Australian Admiral
 (Vanessa itea)
   Underside Wings
12-Sep-2020 • L ema
Australian Admiral
 (Vanessa itea)
   Topside Wings
16-Oct-2020 • NT m
Golden Everlasting
 (Xerochrysum bracteatum)
   Flowering, from above
16-Oct-2020 • VU m
Twiggy Lignum
 (Muehlenbeckia diclina)
   Flowering
16-Oct-2020 • Na em
Blue-porcelain Robber Fly
 (Dasypogoninae sp)
   Female: dorsal, Wing Venation
12-Sep-2020 • Na em
Bee Parasitizing Wasp
 (Labium cf brevicorne)
   S2: dorsal
12-Sep-2020 • Na em
Bee Parasitizing Wasp
 (Labium cf brevicorne)
   S2: profile
12-Sep-2020 • Na em
Bee Parasitizing Wasp
 (Labium cf brevicorne)
   S2: petiole
15-Oct-2020 • Na em
Yellow-faced Moth Parasitic Wasp
 (Enicospilus skeltonii)
   Male: dorsal
06-Oct-2020 • Na em
Bark Louse
 (Clematostigma cf maculiceps)
   Profile
06-Oct-2020 • Na em
Slender-wing Beaded Lacewing
 (Trichoma gracilipenne)
   Body
12-Sep-2020 • Na ema
Wingless Coreid Bug
 (Agriopocoris sp)
   S3, Male, dorsal
12-Sep-2020 • Na ema
Wingless Coreid Bug
 (Agriopocoris sp)
   S3, Male, profile
12-Sep-2020 • Na ema
Wingless Coreid Bug
 (Agriopocoris sp)
   S3, Male, head
05-Oct-2020 • Na a
Wattle Pig
 (Leptopius cf duponti)
25-Sep-2020 • RA m
Azure Daisy-bush
 (Olearia rudis)
   Habitat
25-Sep-2020 • NT m
Velvet Dampiera
 (Dampiera marifolia)
   Habitat
12-Sep-2020 • LC em
Desert Spinach
 (Tetragonia eremaea)
   Habit
12-Sep-2020 • LC em
Desert Spinach
 (Tetragonia eremaea)
   Flower
12-Sep-2020 • LC em
Desert Spinach
 (Tetragonia eremaea)
   Leaf
25-Sep-2020 • LC m
Native Rosemary
 (Dampiera rosmarinifolia)
   Single Bush
25-Sep-2020 • LC m
Grooved Dampiera
 (Dampiera lanceolata var lanceolata)
   "Plain" Flower Front
24-Sep-2020 • Na em
Metallic Jewel Beetle
 (Melobasis sp)
   Elytra Ridges
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