Ellura Sanctuary, Swan Reach, SA, 5354
                      
• 1,194 native species on Ellura • 1,691 species (inc introduced) on the web site • 9,284 example photo's with 1,963 enlarged • 
Latest Multimedia of Older Identifications   Latest Species Identifications
23-Oct-2021 • Na em
Black Soldier Fly
 (Odontomyia sp ES01)
   Mating Pair: Both with Black Backs
23-Oct-2021 • Na em
Black Soldier Fly
 (Odontomyia sp ES01)
   Male: Black Back
09-Oct-2021 • Na ema
Yellow Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Radumeris tasmaniensis)
   S5, Male: dorsal
25-Oct-2021 • NT em
Silky Riceflower
 (Pimelea micrantha)
   Lush spring garb
23-Oct-2021 • Na em
Ocelliless Thick-headed Fly
 (Physocephala australiana)
   Dorsal
19-Oct-2021 • Na em
Copper-wire Longhorn Beetle
 (Prosoplus sp)
   Dorsal
09-Oct-2021 • Na ema
Yellow Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Radumeris tasmaniensis)
   S5, Male: anterior
09-Oct-2021 • Na ema
Yellow Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Radumeris tasmaniensis)
   S5, Male: profile
08-Oct-2021 • LC emr
Rainbow Bee-eater
 (Merops ornatus)
   Male, Back
12-Oct-2021 • Na em
Black-trimmed Orange Velvet Ant
 (Dasymutillini sp ES02)
   Dorsal
12-Oct-2021 • Na em
Brown-winged Velvet Ant
 (Dasymutillini sp ES01)
   Male
12-Oct-2021 • Na em
Orange Jumping Plant Louse
 (Psylloidea sp)
   Dorsal
08-Oct-2021 • LC emr
Rainbow Bee-eater
 (Merops ornatus)
   Male, Profile
08-Oct-2021 • VU em
Gilbert's Whistler
 (Pachycephala inornata)
   Male, Profile
13-Sep-2021 • LC emr
Spine Bush
 (Acacia nyssophylla)
   Phylloids, Peduncle, Flowers, Buds
12-Oct-2021 • Na ema
White Clam Lerp
 (Cardiaspina sp)
   Lerps
11-Oct-2021 • Na a
White-striped Stiletto Fly
 (Pipinnipons fascipennis)
   Dorsal, close up
10-Oct-2021 • Na em
Green Soldier Fly
 (Odontomyia decipiens)
   S1, male: dorsal
13-Sep-2021 • LC emr
Spine Bush
 (Acacia nyssophylla)
   Flowers & Phyllodes
13-Sep-2021 • LC emr
Spine Bush
 (Acacia nyssophylla)
   Same Large Bush in Flower
01-Sep-2021 • LC emr
Cottony Saltbush
 (Chenopodium curvispicatum)
   Yellow Fruit, Red Tepals
08-Oct-2021 • If em
*Black Rat
 (Rattus rattus)
   Profile
03-Oct-2021 • Na em
Orange-spotted Taxeotis
 (Taxeotis xanthogramma)
   Dorsal
02-Oct-2021 • If m
*Galenia
 (Galenia secunda)
   Patch
01-Sep-2021 • LC emr
Cottony Saltbush
 (Chenopodium curvispicatum)
   Mature Bisexual Flower
01-Sep-2021 • LC emr
Cottony Saltbush
 (Chenopodium curvispicatum)
   Big Bush Fruiting
29-Aug-2021 • LC mr
Bullock Bush
 (Alectryon oleifolius)
   Flowers Finished, Fruit Forming
02-Oct-2021 • If m
*Corn Gromwell
 (Buglossoides arvensis)
   Whole, in Flower
02-Oct-2021 • If m
*Bridal Veil Broom
 (Retama monosperma)
   Flowers
28-Sep-2021 • If a
*Scarlet Pimpernel
 (Lysimachia arvensis var arvensis)
   Flower
29-Aug-2021 • LC mr
Bullock Bush
 (Alectryon oleifolius)
   Fruit
29-Aug-2021 • LC em
Delicate Copper-wire Daisy
 (Podolepis tepperi)
   Hairy Plants
24-Aug-2021 • LC m
Buckbush
 (Salsola australis)
   Red Flower
28-Sep-2021 • If m
*Blue Scarlet Pimpernel
 (Lysimachia arvensis var caerulea)
   Flower
26-Sep-2021 • Na m
Ladder-marked Twirler Moth
 (Diapatela semophanes)
25-Sep-2021 • LC ma
Twiggy Guinea-flower
 (Hibbertia virginata)
   Petals & Sepals
24-Aug-2021 • LC m
Buckbush
 (Salsola australis)
   Fruit Close Up
24-Aug-2021 • LC m
Buckbush
 (Salsola australis)
   Large Plant in Flower & Fruit
23-Aug-2021 • RA em
Lobed Bluebush
 (Maireana lobiflora)
   Fruit, above
20-Sep-2021 • Na em
Long-antennae Hover Fly
 (Chalcosyrphus elongatus)
   Dorsal
16-Sep-2021 • Na em
Striped-wing Stiletto Fly
 (Ectinorhynchus sp)
   Dorsal
15-Sep-2021 • LC m
Earth Cress
 (Geococcus pusillus)
   Whole
23-Aug-2021 • RA em
Lobed Bluebush
 (Maireana lobiflora)
   Whole, heavily procumbent
23-Aug-2021 • RA em
Lobed Bluebush
 (Maireana lobiflora)
   Whole, slightly procumbent
07-Jun-2021 • Na em
Reddish Shield Bug
 (Poecilometis alienus)
   S3, Male: dorsal
13-Sep-2021 • Na em
Undescribed Geometrid
 (Oenochrominae sp ES02)
13-Sep-2021 • Na em
Bronze Heath Moth
 (Oenochrominae sp ES01)
   S17: Male, Hindwings
06-Sep-2021 • Na ema
Milky Flower Spider
 (Zygometis xanthogaster)
   S2: Yellow Dorsal
07-Jun-2021 • Na em
Reddish Shield Bug
 (Poecilometis alienus)
   S3, Male: profile
07-Jun-2021 • Na em
Reddish Shield Bug
 (Poecilometis alienus)
   S3, Male: Body
06-Jun-2021 • Na em
Adelaide Unicorn Beetle
 (Novapus adelaidae)
   S2, Female: profile
05-Sep-2021 • NT em
Elachanth
 (Elachanthus pusillus)
   Whole
02-Sep-2021 • LC r
Veined Wait-a-while
 (Acacia colletioides)
   Whole
28-Aug-2021 • LC mr
Intricate Saltbush
 (Rhagodia ulicina)
   Whole, in Flower
06-Jun-2021 • Na em
Adelaide Unicorn Beetle
 (Novapus adelaidae)
   S3, Male: profile
06-Jun-2021 • Na em
Adelaide Unicorn Beetle
 (Novapus adelaidae)
   S3, Male: Pronotum
29-May-2021 • Na em
Short-palped Crane Fly
 (Symplecta pilipes)
   S6, Male: dorsal
28-Aug-2021 • Na r
Go-striped Bee Fly
 (Comptosia cf vittata)
   S1: dorsal
23-Aug-2021 • Na m
Yellow-cheeked Braconid Wasp
 (Callibracon sp ES03)
   Dorsal
02-Jul-2021 • Na em
Undescribed Crab Spider
 (Sidymella sp ES01)
   Male: dorsal
29-May-2021 • Na em
Short-palped Crane Fly
 (Symplecta pilipes)
   S6, Male: Wing Venation
29-May-2021 • Na em
Short-palped Crane Fly
 (Symplecta pilipes)
   S6, Male: Head, profile
28-May-2021 • Na em
Clear Winged Snout Moth
 (Genduara subnotata)
   Eggs
02-Jul-2021 • Na em
Undescribed Bark Crab Spider
 (Isala sp ES01)
   S1, male: dorsal
19-Jun-2021 • Na em
Striped Bark Crab Spider
 (Isala cf longimana)
   S1, male: dorsal
13-Jun-2021 • Na a
Dainty Swallowtail
 (Papilio anactus)
   Dorsal
28-May-2021 • Na em
Clear Winged Snout Moth
 (Genduara subnotata)
   S8: Female, larva, dorsal
28-May-2021 • Na em
Four-spot Cape-moth
 (Androchela milvaria)
   S1, Brown Female: Partial Hindwings
23-May-2021 • Na em
Red-lined Geometer
 (Crypsiphona ocultaria)
   Male, ventral
07-Jun-2021 • Na em
High-browed Crab Spider
 (Stephanopis cf altifrons)
   Male: Body & Eyes
07-Jun-2021 • Na em
Cambridge's Crab Spider
 (Isala cf cambridgei)
   Male: dorsal
07-Jun-2021 • Na em
Similar Bark Crab Spider
 (Isala cf similis)
   Female: dorsal
23-May-2021 • Na em
Red-lined Geometer
 (Crypsiphona ocultaria)
   Female, Black Face Strip
23-May-2021 • Na em
Red-lined Geometer
 (Crypsiphona ocultaria)
   Male, dorsal & Antenna
23-May-2021 • Na em
Marbled Swift Spider
 (Ticopa sp)
   S4, Female: dorsal
29-May-2021 • Na em
Non-biting Green Midge
 (Tanytarsus sp)
   Female: Wing Venation
26-May-2021 • Na em
False-tongue Moth
 (Mimaglossa habitalis)
   Dorsal
24-May-2021 • Na em
Undescribed Grey
 (Hypobapta ANIC2)
   S3, Male, dorsal
23-May-2021 • Na em
Marbled Swift Spider
 (Ticopa sp)
   S4, Female: dorsal, close
23-May-2021 • Na em
Marbled Swift Spider
 (Ticopa sp)
   S4, Female: profile
21-May-2021 • Na ema
Bird-wing Moth
 (Uresiphita ornithopteralis)
   S3, Pale Form, dorsal
18-May-2021 • Na em
Orange-ribbed Cape-moth
 (Amelora ANIC17)
   S1, Female, dorsal
16-May-2021 • Na em
Bat-eared Snub-moth
 (Discophlebia ANIC1)
   S2, dorsal
15-May-2021 • Na em
Pale Crest-moth
 (Fisera phricotypa)
   Male, profile
21-May-2021 • Na ema
Bird-wing Moth
 (Uresiphita ornithopteralis)
   S7, Dark Form, Hindwings
21-May-2021 • Na ema
Bird-wing Moth
 (Uresiphita ornithopteralis)
   S7, Dark Form, ventral
20-May-2021 • Na em
Black Striked Snout Moth
 (Symphyta MoV2)
   S8: Male, dorsal
13-May-2021 • Na em
White-marked Webworm
 (Hednota crypsichroa)
   Dorsal
13-May-2021 • Na em
Long-palped Webworm
 (Hednota longipalpella)
   Dorsal
12-May-2021 • Na em
Serrated Antennae Webworm
 (Hednota impletellus)
   Profile
20-May-2021 • Na em
Black Striked Snout Moth
 (Symphyta MoV2)
   S8: Male, profile
20-May-2021 • Na em
Black Striked Snout Moth
 (Symphyta MoV2)
   S8: Male, Stance
17-May-2021 • Na em
Undescribed Carpet Moth
 (Chrysolarentia sp ES01)
   S3, Female, dorsal
12-May-2021 • Na em
Bubble-leg March Fly
 (Dilophus sp ES02)
   Male, dorsal
11-May-2021 • Na em
Burying Mantis
 (Sphodropoda tristis)
   Male, Standing
11-May-2021 • Na em
Silver-back
 (Idiommata sp ES02)
   Male, dorsal
17-May-2021 • Na em
Undescribed Carpet Moth
 (Chrysolarentia sp ES01)
   S4, Male, Antenna
16-May-2021 • NT em
Red-capped Robin
 (Petroica goodenovii)
   Male, profile
13-May-2021 • Na em
Mottled-leg Prowling Spider
 (Odo cf sp ES01)
   S4, Male, dorsal, close
11-May-2021 • Na em
Small Arid Honey-carrying Ant
 (Melophorus sp ES02)
   Queen, Dorsal & Petiole
09-May-2021 • Na em
Reddish Tyrant Ant
 (Iridomyrmex rufoniger)
   Face & Petiole
09-May-2021 • Na em
Pale-legged Gasteruptiid Wasp
 (Gasteruption sp ES07)
   Male, profile
13-May-2021 • Na em
Mottled-leg Prowling Spider
 (Odo cf sp ES01)
   S4, Male, profile
13-May-2021 • Na em
Mottled-leg Prowling Spider
 (Odo cf sp ES01)
   S4, Male, profile, close
12-May-2021 • Na emr
Red Eyes Bug
 (Leptocoris mitellatus)
   Adult, dorsal
05-May-2021 • Na em
Variable Leaf Beetle
 (Paropsisterna variabilis)
   Dorsal
05-May-2021 • Na em
Spur-throated Locust
 (Austracris guttulosa)
   Female, profile
30-Apr-2021 • Na em
Grass Webworm
 (Hednota enchias)
   Profile
12-May-2021 • Na emr
Red Eyes Bug
 (Leptocoris mitellatus)
   Adult, profile
12-May-2021 • Na emr
Red Eyes Bug
 (Leptocoris mitellatus)
   Plague of Adults
09-May-2021 • Na em
Streaked Heath Moth
 (Aglossophanes pachygramma)
   Female, dorsal
24-Apr-2021 • Na em
Orange-hooded Crest-moth
 (Fisera eribola)
   S3, Male, dorsal
24-Apr-2021 • Na em
Tropical Longhorned Moth
 (Crocanthes glycina)
   Dorsal
22-Apr-2021 • Na em
Small-footed Brown Lacewing
 (Carobius pedicellatus)
   Male, dorsal
09-May-2021 • Na em
Streaked Heath Moth
 (Aglossophanes pachygramma)
   Female, antennae
09-May-2021 • Na em
Streaked Heath Moth
 (Aglossophanes pachygramma)
   Male, antennae
08-May-2021 • Na em
Broken-banded Cape-moth
 (Loweria platydesma)
   S18, Male, dorsal
22-Apr-2021 • Na ema
Carrion Beetle
 (Ptomaphila lacrymosa)
   Dorsal
19-Apr-2021 • Na em
Tiny Case Moth
 (Psychidae sp ES01)
   S3: Dorsal
19-Apr-2021 • Na em
Grey-and-white Satin Moth
 (Thalaina kimba)
   Female, dorsal, wings closed
08-May-2021 • Na em
Broken-banded Cape-moth
 (Loweria platydesma)
   S18, Male, profile
08-May-2021 • Na em
Broken-banded Cape-moth
 (Loweria platydesma)
   S18, Male, Horn, dorsal
08-May-2021 • Na em
Banded Cape-moth
 (Amelora cf ANIC6)
   S4, Female, dorsal
17-Apr-2021 • Na em
Green Mallee Mantis
 (Trachymantis dentifrons)
   Female, profile
14-Apr-2021 • Na em
Tactile Tuft Moth
 (Aquita tactalis)
   Dorsal
12-Apr-2021 • Na em
Arid Gum Moth
 (Mnesampela arida)
   S1 Female, dorsal
08-May-2021 • Na em
Banded Cape-moth
 (Amelora cf ANIC6)
   S4, Female, anterior
08-May-2021 • Na em
Banded Cape-moth
 (Amelora cf ANIC6)
   S4, Female, profile
08-May-2021 • Na em
Black-edged Geometrid
 (Cycloprorodes melanoxysta)
   S3, Female, dorsal
11-Apr-2021 • Na em
Ragged-leaf Moth
 (Nycticleptes lechriodesma)
   Female, dorsal
11-Apr-2021 • Na em
Double-striped Grass Moth
 (Hednota bivittella)
   Dorsal
11-Apr-2021 • Na em
Blotched Noctuid
 (Proteuxoa passalota)
   Profile
08-May-2021 • Na em
Black-edged Geometrid
 (Cycloprorodes melanoxysta)
   S5, Male, dorsal
08-May-2021 • Na em
Black-edged Geometrid
 (Cycloprorodes melanoxysta)
   S6, Male, dorsal
05-May-2021 • Na em
Eastern Pale Rain Moth
 (Abantiades tembyi)
   Male: dorsal, wings open
10-Apr-2021 • Na em
Blunt Noctuid Moth
 (Proteuxoa chrysospila)
   Dorsal, ~11mm
07-Apr-2021 • Na a
Ant-mimicking Seed Bug
 (Daerlac cephalotes)
   Dorsal
05-Apr-2021 • Na ema
White Streaked Crambid
 (Eudonia cleodoralis)
   Patchy white palps
05-May-2021 • Na em
Eastern Pale Rain Moth
 (Abantiades tembyi)
   Male: profile
05-May-2021 • Na em
Eastern Pale Rain Moth
 (Abantiades tembyi)
   Male: Hindwing
20-Apr-2021 • Na em
Cryptic Bark Moth
 (Gastrinodes argoplaca)
   Male, dorsal
01-Apr-2021 • Na em
Scale Insect
 (Pulvinaria cf sp ES01)
   Hatching
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
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
14-Apr-2021 • Na em
Split-eyed Owlfly
 (Megacmonotus magnus)
   Female, dorsal
30-Mar-2021 • Na em
Small-kite Moth
 (Autarotis milvellus)
   S2, 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
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
11-Apr-2021 • Na em
Angled Satin Moth
 (Thalaina angulosa)
   Male, Hind Wings
27-Mar-2021 • Na em
Undescribed Rough-head
 (Hylaeora MoV1)
   Male, profile
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
11-Apr-2021 • Na em
Angled Satin Moth
 (Thalaina angulosa)
   Male, Antenna
11-Apr-2021 • Na ema
Halgania Moth
 (Utetheisa pulchelloides)
   Hindwings
26-Feb-2021 • C em
Two-spotted Line-blue
 (Nacaduba biocellata)
   S6: Different Shaped Spots
22-Mar-2021 • Na em
Brown Native Earwig
 (Labidura riparia)
   Female, dorsal
22-Mar-2021 • Na em
Dusky Plant Bug
 (Minchamia hubbardae)
   Dorsal
22-Mar-2021 • Na em
Singed Wood Moth
 (Culama crepera)
   Dorsal, natural colour
26-Feb-2021 • Na emar
Australian Native Budworm
 (Helicoverpa punctigera)
   Profile
26-Feb-2021 • Na em
Red and Blue Flower Beetle
 (Dicranolaius sp)
   Female: dorsal
26-Feb-2021 • Na em
Red and Blue Flower Beetle
 (Dicranolaius sp)
   Female: profile
19-Mar-2021 • Na em
Beautiful Plant Bug
 (Poecilotoma callosa)
   Dorsal
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
26-Feb-2021 • Na em
Red and Blue Flower Beetle
 (Dicranolaius sp)
   Female: face
26-Feb-2021 • Na em
Large Snouted Stink Bug
 (Kalkadoona enchylaenae)
   Punctuations
25-Feb-2021 • Na emar
Australian Green Mantid
 (Orthodera ministralis)
   Adult S3
08-Mar-2021 • Na emr
Striped Grasshopper
 (Apotropis vittata)
   Female, S1, dorsal
08-Mar-2021 • Na em
False Gumleaf Grasshopper
 (Goniaeoidea sp)
   Profile
05-Mar-2021 • Na em
Yellow-antennae Weevil Wasp
 (Cerceris sp ES02)
   Dorsal
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
25-Feb-2021 • LC em
Sand Goanna
 (Varanus gouldii)
   S7: Young, Anterior
05-Mar-2021 • Na em
Dark-antennae Weevil Wasp
 (Cerceris sp ES01)
   Resting in it's nest
02-Mar-2021 • Na em
Short-tongued Flower-loving Fly
 (Apiocera sp ES04)
   Female: dorsal
02-Mar-2021 • Na em
Dash-marked Flower-loving Fly
 (Apiocera sp ES03)
   Female: dorsal
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
23-Feb-2021 • Na em
Blue-porcelain Robber Fly
 (Dasypogoninae sp)
   Male: dorsal, Wings Closed
02-Mar-2021 • Na r
Brown Flower-loving Fly
 (Apiocera sp ES02)
   Female: dorsal
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
23-Feb-2021 • Na emr
White Pebble Weevil
 (Elaeagna squamibunda)
   Profile
23-Feb-2021 • Na emr
White Pebble Weevil
 (Elaeagna squamibunda)
   Face
23-Feb-2021 • Na emr
White Pebble Weevil
 (Elaeagna squamibunda)
   Defensive Posture
25-Feb-2021 • Na a
Fin-faced Weevil
 (Acantholophus planicollis)
   Profile
24-Feb-2021 • Na em
Ant Spider
 (Habronestes pseudoaustraliensis)
   Female S1: dorsal
24-Feb-2021 • Na em
Wiry Bee Fly
 (Staurostichus sp ES03)
   Dorsal
23-Feb-2021 • Na em
Adelaide's Muscle Man Ant
 (Podomyrma adelaidae)
   S1: Dorsal
23-Feb-2021 • Na em
Adelaide's Muscle Man Ant
 (Podomyrma adelaidae)
   S1: Head
23-Feb-2021 • Na em
Adelaide's Muscle Man Ant
 (Podomyrma adelaidae)
   S2: Head
23-Feb-2021 • Na em
Matchstick Grasshopper
 (Vandiemenella viatica)
   Dorsal
23-Feb-2021 • Na em
Golden Velvet Ant
 (Ephutomorpha fulvocrinita)
   Dorsal
23-Feb-2021 • Na em
Pygmy Grasshopper
 (Tetrigidae sp)
   Nymph: profile
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