Ellura Sanctuary, Swan Reach, SA, 5354
    
• 1,070 native species on Ellura • 1,498 species (inc introduced) on the web site • 8,070 photo's •
Latest Multimedia of Older Identifications   Latest Species Identifications
24-May-2020 • If a
*Crescent-cup Liverwort
 (Lunularia cruciata)
   Gemma
23-May-2020 • Na ema
Short-haired Red Velvet Mite
 (Trombidium sp)
   Male & Female
23-May-2020 • Na ema
Short-haired Red Velvet Mite
 (Trombidium sp)
   Male & Female
29-May-2020 • Na emr
Saunders' Huntsman
 (Isopedella saundersi)
   Male S4: Badge
28-May-2020 • Na m
Ostracod
 (Ostracoda sp)
28-May-2020 • Na a
Velvet Ant
 (Mutillidae sp ES5)
19-May-2020 • Na em
Shielded Click Beetle
 (Agrypnus sp)
   S2: profile
19-May-2020 • Na em
Shielded Click Beetle
 (Agrypnus sp)
   S2: Antennae
19-May-2020 • Na em
Shielded Click Beetle
 (Agrypnus sp)
   S2: ventral
28-May-2020 • Na a
Horned Weevil
 (Encosmia cornuta)
28-May-2020 • Na em
Mourning Pyralid Moth
 (Catamola funerea)
28-May-2020 • Na em
Crusty Barrel Weevil
 (Medicasta sp)
09-May-2020 • Na em
Flat Spider
 (Morebilus cf fumosus)
   S3, male: dorsal
09-May-2020 • Na em
Flat Spider
 (Morebilus cf fumosus)
   S3, male: Eye Arrangement
09-May-2020 • Na em
Flat Spider
 (Morebilus cf fumosus)
   S3, male: Perspective
28-May-2020 • Na em
Yellow Masked Bee
 (Hylaeus sp ES2)
28-May-2020 • Na em
Black-spotted Planthopper
 (Cicadellidae sp ES4)
28-May-2020 • Na em
Orange Spotted Silverfish
 (Lepismatidae sp ES4)
09-May-2020 • Na em
Forked Grass-moth
 (Ciampa arietaria)
   Female: profile
09-May-2020 • Na em
Forked Grass-moth
 (Ciampa arietaria)
   Female: antennae
09-May-2020 • Na em
Forked Grass-moth
 (Ciampa arietaria)
   Female: ventral
28-May-2020 • Na em
Crust
 (Duripan)
   Encased Rock & twigs
27-May-2020 • If c
*Spotted Turtle-dove
 (Streptopelia chinensis)
27-May-2020 • Na m
Needle Bug
 (Ranatra dispar)
09-May-2020 • NT em
Mallee Midge Orchid
 (Genoplesium nigricans)
   S2: Flower, profile
09-May-2020 • NT em
Mallee Midge Orchid
 (Genoplesium nigricans)
   S2: Flower Stem with Leaf
09-May-2020 • NT em
Mallee Midge Orchid
 (Genoplesium nigricans)
   S2: Flower Finished
27-May-2020 • Na m
Pink Flanked Braconid Wasp
 (Callibracon sp)
27-May-2020 • RA a
Broad-leaf Raspwort
 (Gonocarpus mezianus)
27-May-2020 • RA a
Bristly Bush-pea
 (Pultenaea acerosa)
23-Apr-2020 • Na ema
Yellow-shouldered Stout Hover Fly
 (Simosyrphus grandicornis)
   Female: dorsal
23-Apr-2020 • Na ema
Yellow-shouldered Stout Hover Fly
 (Simosyrphus grandicornis)
   Pair: Mating
23-Apr-2020 • Na ema
Yellow-shouldered Stout Hover Fly
 (Simosyrphus grandicornis)
   Male: Eyes
27-May-2020 • If a
*Cape Broom
 (Genista monspessulana)
27-May-2020 • If a
*Sweet Alyssum
 (Lobularia maritima)
27-May-2020 • VU a
Prickly Tea-tree
 (Leptospermum continentale)
23-Apr-2020 • Na ema
Shining Cockroach
 (Drymaplaneta communis)
   Female: dorsal, close
23-Apr-2020 • Na ema
Shining Cockroach
 (Drymaplaneta communis)
   Juvenile Female
23-Apr-2020 • Na ema
Shining Cockroach
 (Drymaplaneta communis)
   Male
27-May-2020 • If a
*Laughing Dove
 (Spilopelia senegalensis)
27-May-2020 • Na a
Wattle Tick Scale
 (Cryptes baccatus)
27-May-2020 • Na a
Darked Winged Sun Fly
 (Pentachaeta sp)
23-Apr-2020 • Na ema
Maroon Eboo Beetle
 (Eboo sp ES1)
23-Apr-2020 • Na em
Red Blooming Proteuxoa
 (Proteuxoa florescens)
   Female: Partial Hindwing
22-Apr-2020 • Na emar
Australian Native Budworm
 (Helicoverpa punctigera)
   Black Band on Hind Wings
27-May-2020 • If a
*Echium Leaf Miner
 (Dialectica scalariella)
26-May-2020 • Ir c
*Pincushion Hakea
 (Hakea laurina)
   Habit
26-May-2020 • RA a
Finger Flower
 (Cheiranthera alternifolia)
22-Apr-2020 • Na ema
Half-band Hover Fly
 (Melangyna viridiceps)
   Female: dorsal
21-Apr-2020 • C em
Saltbush Blue
 (Theclinesthes serpentatus)
   Underside - grey
21-Apr-2020 • Na ema
Rutherglen Bug
 (Nysius cf vinitor)
   Dorsal
24-May-2020 • If em
Photograph yet to be loaded
*Long-bodied Daddy Long-legs
 (Pholcus cf phalangioides)
24-May-2020 • If em
*Common House Fly
 (Musca domestica)
   Dorsal
23-May-2020 • If em
*Greater Wax Moth
 (Galleria mellonella)
   Profile
07-Apr-2020 • Na em
Flower Chafer
 (Diaphonia dispar)
   Male: dorsal
07-Apr-2020 • Na em
Flower Chafer
 (Diaphonia dispar)
   Male: profile
07-Apr-2020 • Na em
Flower Chafer
 (Diaphonia dispar)
   Male: Face
23-May-2020 • If em
*Indian Meal Moth
 (Plodia interpunctella)
   Dorsal
23-May-2020 • If em
*Common Rough Woodlouse
 (Porcellio scaber)
   Dorsal
23-May-2020 • Na em
Long-legged Red Velvet Mite
 (Trombidiidae sp)
   Dorsal
23-Feb-2020 • Na em
Brown Nose Fly
 (Metallea incisuralis)
   S3, Male: dorsal
23-Feb-2020 • Na em
Brown Nose Fly
 (Metallea incisuralis)
   S3, Male: profile
21-Feb-2020 • Na em
Desert Longhorn
 (Microtragus mormon)
   Dorsal, pale
23-May-2020 • Na em
Long-haired Red Velvet Mite
 (Trombicula sp)
   Hairy
21-May-2020 • Na em
Wishbone Ground Spider
 (Gnaphosidae sp ES4)
   Male: dorsal
21-May-2020 • Na a
Terrestrial Amphipod
 (Talitridae sp)
   Profile
21-Feb-2020 • Na a
Tea-tree Longhorn
 (Rhytiphora obliqua)
   Anterior
21-Feb-2020 • Na a
Tea-tree Longhorn
 (Rhytiphora obliqua)
   Face
21-Feb-2020 • Na a
Tea-tree Longhorn
 (Rhytiphora obliqua)
   Elytra
19-May-2020 • Na em
Red-sand Jumping Spider
 (cf Grayenulla sp)
   Female: dorsal
09-May-2020 • Na em
Samuel's Sugar Ant
 (Camponotus cf samueli)
   Major Worker: dorsal
08-May-2020 • Na em
Orange Striped Crane Fly
 (Gynoplistia cf bella)
   Female: dorsal
20-Feb-2020 • Na em
Raspy Cricket
 (Apotrechus sp)
   S3, Male: profile
20-Feb-2020 • Na em
Raspy Cricket
 (Apotrechus sp)
   S3, Male: dorsal, Wings Open
20-Feb-2020 • Na a
Eucalypt Longhorn
 (Phoracantha semipunctata)
   Shell
08-May-2020 • Na em
Brown Chafer
 (cf Pimelopus sp)
   Female: dorsal
08-May-2020 • Na em
Red Scarab Beetle
 (Cryptodus sp)
   Dorsal
05-May-2020 • Na em
Green-head Ant Mimic
 (Poecilipta sp)
   Male: dorsal
19-Feb-2020 • Na em
Black and White Seed Bug
 (Dieuches nudus)
   S2: dorsal, close
19-Feb-2020 • Na em
Black and White Seed Bug
 (Dieuches nudus)
   S1: anterior, Spurs
19-Feb-2020 • Na em
Black and White Seed Bug
 (Dieuches nudus)
   S1: Femur Spurs & Spines
05-May-2020 • Na em
Toothed Spiny Ant
 (Polyrhachis phryne)
   Dorsal
05-May-2020 • Na em
Black and White Brushed Jumper
 (Jotus karllagerfeldi)
   S2: Male, Face
04-May-2020 • Na em
Grass Longhorn
 (Oebarina ceresioides)
   Female: dorsal
13-Feb-2020 • Na em
Yellow-faced Potter Wasp
 (Australodynerus cf merredinensis)
   Wing Venation
12-Feb-2020 • Na ema
Mud-nesting Wasp
 (Paralastor sp ES1)
   S4: profile
12-Feb-2020 • Na ema
Mud-nesting Wasp
 (Paralastor sp ES1)
   S4: Venation Description
04-May-2020 • Na em
Large Big-headed Ant
 (Pheidole antipodum)
   Queen: dorsal
03-May-2020 • Na em
Brown Mouse Spider
 (Missulena sp ES2)
   Female: dorsal
02-May-2020 • Na em
Ferguson's Sugar Ant
 (Camponotus fergusoni)
   Minor Worker: dorsal
11-Feb-2020 • Na em
Mud-nesting Wasp
 (Anterhynchium sp)
   Dorsal
11-Feb-2020 • Na em
Mud-nesting Wasp
 (Anterhynchium sp)
   Profile
11-Feb-2020 • Na em
Mud-nesting Wasp
 (Anterhynchium sp)
   Posterior
02-May-2020 • Na em
Muscular Ant
 (Podomyrma sp)
   Queen: dorsal
01-May-2020 • Na em
Rock Lichen Moth
 (Halone sinuata?)
   Male: dorsal
01-May-2020 • Na em
Ochre Rough-head
 (Hylaeora dilucida)
   Male: dorsal
10-Feb-2020 • LC emr
Pearl Bluebush
 (Maireana sedifolia)
   A Sea of Pearl
10-Feb-2020 • LC emr
Pearl Bluebush
 (Maireana sedifolia)
   Mature Fruit
10-Feb-2020 • LC emr
Pearl Bluebush
 (Maireana sedifolia)
   Fruit in Profile
01-May-2020 • Na em
Pintail Rove Beetle
 (Sepedophilus sp)
   Dorsal
01-May-2020 • Na em
Orange Sutured Diving Beetle
 (Allodessus bistrigatus)
   Dorsal
01-May-2020 • Na em
Horned Matchhead Beetle
 (Pheidoliphila carbo)
   Dorsal
10-Feb-2020 • If em
*Skeleton Weed
 (Chondrilla juncea)
   Whole
10-Feb-2020 • If em
*Skeleton Weed
 (Chondrilla juncea)
   Flower
10-Feb-2020 • If em
*Skeleton Weed
 (Chondrilla juncea)
   Dried Flower, Seed Starting & Bud
01-May-2020 • Na em
Gold-lined Cape-moth
 (Amelora MoV5)
   Male: dorsal
01-May-2020 • Na em
Sharp-angled Carpet Moth
 (Chrysolarentia actinipha)
   Dorsal
30-Apr-2020 • Na m
Silvery Ghost Moth
 (Abantiades cf argentata)
   Male, Partial Hindwing
08-Feb-2020 • Na em
Black-spotted Shield Bug
 (Cuspicona intacta)
   Dorsal
08-Feb-2020 • Na em
Black-spotted Shield Bug
 (Cuspicona intacta)
   Eyes
08-Feb-2020 • Na em
Black-spotted Shield Bug
 (Cuspicona intacta)
   Keel, ventral
30-Apr-2020 • Na em
Armored Trapdoor Spider
 (Idiosoma sp)
   Male: Dorsal
30-Apr-2020 • Na em
Black & White Crest-moth
 (Paralaea atralba)
   Male, dorsal
30-Apr-2020 • Na em
Undescribed Rain Moth
 (Abantiades sp)
   S1: Male, dorsal
07-Feb-2020 • Na em
Long-tailed Orb-weaving Spider
 (Argiope cf protensa)
   S11 Female: ventral, long tail
07-Feb-2020 • Na em
Long-tailed Orb-weaving Spider
 (Argiope cf protensa)
   S11 Female: dorsal, wide stripe
07-Feb-2020 • Na em
Long-tailed Orb-weaving Spider
 (Argiope cf protensa)
   S9 Male: dorsal, wide stripe
30-Apr-2020 • Na em
Russet Crest-moth
 (Fisera MoV2)
   Female, profile
24-Apr-2020 • RA em
Flat Striped Jumping Spider
 (Zebraplatys sp)
   Male: dorsal
23-Apr-2020 • Na ema
Strongly Striated Chalcopterus Beetle
 (Chalcopteroides sp ES3)
05-Feb-2020 • Na em
Small Zebra Spider Wasp
 (Ctenostegus sp)
   Dorsal
05-Feb-2020 • Na em
Small Zebra Spider Wasp
 (Ctenostegus sp)
   Profile
05-Feb-2020 • Na em
Small Zebra Spider Wasp
 (Ctenostegus sp)
   Wing Venation
23-Apr-2020 • Na em
Finely-punctuated Chalcopterus Beetle
 (Chalcopteroides sp ES2)
   Dorsal
23-Apr-2020 • Na em
Green Eboo Beetle
 (Eboo sp ES2)
23-Apr-2020 • L em
Mottled Grass-skipper
 (Anisynta cynone)
   Underwing
04-Feb-2020 • Na em
Black Bush Earwig
 (Nala lividipes)
   Male: dorsal
04-Feb-2020 • Na em
Padded Diving Beetle
 (Eretes australis)
   Male: dorsal
04-Feb-2020 • Na em
Padded Diving Beetle
 (Eretes australis)
   Male: Pad, dorsal
23-Apr-2020 • Na em
Big Golden Bristle Fly
 (Rutilia sp ES4)
   Dorsal
22-Apr-2020 • Na em
Pale Stilletto Fly
 (Neodialineura litura)
   Dorsal
22-Apr-2020 • Na em
False-widow Bee Fly
 (Pseudopenthes fenestrata)
   Dorsal
04-Feb-2020 • If ema
*European Earwig
 (Forficula auricularia)
   Male: dorsal
04-Feb-2020 • If ema
*European Earwig
 (Forficula auricularia)
   Male: Pincers
04-Feb-2020 • If ema
*European Earwig
 (Forficula auricularia)
   Juvenile Female: dorsal
22-Apr-2020 • Na em
Tangle-veined Fly
 (Trichophthalma sp)
   Male: dorsal
22-Apr-2020 • Na em
Hunchbacked Bee Fly
 (Geron sp ES1)
   Male: profile
22-Apr-2020 • Na em
Green Soldier Fly
 (Odontomyia cf amyris)
   Dorsal
27-Jan-2020 • RA m
Native Liquorice
 (Glycyrrhiza acanthocarpa)
   Dried Seed Pods
27-Jan-2020 • RA m
Native Liquorice
 (Glycyrrhiza acanthocarpa)
   Habit, buds, flowers, seed pods
27-Jan-2020 • RA m
Native Liquorice
 (Glycyrrhiza acanthocarpa)
   Flower Head
21-Apr-2020 • Na em
Mottled Matchstick Grasshopper
 (Prorifera ES1)
   Male: profile
21-Apr-2020 • Na em
White-faced Ichneumon Wasp
 (Ichneumonidae sp ES2)
   Male, dorsal, antennae ~8mm
21-Apr-2020 • Na ema
Ant Fly
 (Parapalaeosepsis plebeia)
   Profile
27-Jan-2020 • Na em
Gold Ring Velvet Ant
 (Eurymutilla sp ES2)
   Female: Dorsal
27-Jan-2020 • Na em
Gold Ring Velvet Ant
 (Eurymutilla sp ES2)
   Female: Profile
27-Jan-2020 • Na a
Southern Paper Wasp
 (Polistes humilis ssp humilis)
   Profile
21-Apr-2020 • Na ema
Boisduval's Autumn Moth
 (Oenosandra boisduvalii)
   Female
20-Apr-2020 • Na em
Orange-eared Bee Fly
 (Aleucosia obtusa)
   Dorsal
20-Apr-2020 • Na em
Pale-bordered Cape-moth
 (Authaemon stenonipha)
25-Jan-2020 • VU m
Leafless Bluebush
 (Maireana aphylla)
   Whole
25-Jan-2020 • VU m
Leafless Bluebush
 (Maireana aphylla)
   Habit
25-Jan-2020 • VU m
Leafless Bluebush
 (Maireana aphylla)
   Leaves & Flowers
20-Apr-2020 • Na em
Large-eyed Box-owlet
 (Grammodes ocellata)
20-Apr-2020 • Na em
Finely Lined Carpet Moth
 (Chrysolarentia severata)
20-Apr-2020 • Na em
Short Rostrum Exocarpos Bug
 (Aplerotus maculatus)
   Adult, shield
23-Jan-2020 • Na a
Honey Brown Beetle
 (Ecnolagria rufescens)
   S1, Male: Middle Leg Spines
23-Jan-2020 • Na a
Honey Brown Beetle
 (Ecnolagria rufescens)
   S1, Male: Rear Leg Spine
23-Jan-2020 • Na a
Honey Brown Beetle
 (Ecnolagria rufescens)
   S3, Female: Preparing to fly
12-Apr-2020 • Na m
Large Click Beetle
 (Pseudotetralobus sp)
   Male: profile
11-Apr-2020 • Na a
Carrion Beetle
 (Ptomaphila lacrymosa)
   Dorsal
07-Apr-2020 • Na em
Black Stag Beetle
 (Figulus regularis)
   Dorsal
23-Jan-2020 • Na ema
Southern Austroicetes
 (Austroicetes frater)
   S4: Pronotum & Body
23-Jan-2020 • Na ema
Southern Austroicetes
 (Austroicetes frater)
   S4: Face
23-Jan-2020 • Na ema
Southern Austroicetes
 (Austroicetes frater)
   S4: profile
06-Apr-2020 • Na em
Variegated Clerid Beetle
 (Lemidia variegatus)
   Dorsal
06-Apr-2020 • Na ema
Net-casting Spider
 (Deinopis subrufa)
   Male, anterior
05-Apr-2020 • Na em
Golden Bristle Fly
 (Microtropesa sinuata)
   Posterior
23-Jan-2020 • Na em
Black Striped Grey Moth
 (Ectopatria paurogramma)
   Dorsal
23-Jan-2020 • Na em
Black Striped Grey Moth
 (Ectopatria paurogramma)
   Profile
23-Jan-2020 • Na em
Black Striped Grey Moth
 (Ectopatria paurogramma)
   Anterior
02-Apr-2020 • Na em
Blue and White Bristle Fly
 (Microtropesa latigena)
   Posterior
01-Apr-2020 • Na em
Yellow Dryland Bee
 (Callohesma sp)
   Dorsal
01-Apr-2020 • Na em
Riverina Weevil
 (Amycterus riverinae)
   Face
23-Jan-2020 • Na em
Green-head Ant
 (Rhytidoponera metallica)
   Side fins of Antennal Scrobe
23-Jan-2020 • Na em
Green-head Ant
 (Rhytidoponera metallica)
   Profile
23-Jan-2020 • Na em
Green-head Ant
 (Rhytidoponera metallica)
   Dorsal
01-Apr-2020 • Na a
Green Shield Bug
 (Cuspicona privata)
   Dorsal
01-Apr-2020 • Na em
Green Parasitic Blowfly
 (Amenia sp ES1)
   Profile
27-Mar-2020 • Na em
Golden Cup Moth
 (Pseudanapaea sp)
   S1: Male, profile
22-Jan-2020 • Na a
Green Mintbush
 (Prostanthera chlorantha)
   Leaves
22-Jan-2020 • Na a
Green Mintbush
 (Prostanthera chlorantha)
   Flower & Bud
22-Jan-2020 • Na a
Green Mintbush
 (Prostanthera chlorantha)
   Under Flower
27-Mar-2020 • Na a
Grass Webworm
 (Hednota grammellus)
   S4:In Nature
07-Mar-2020 • Na ema
Golden Blowfly
 (Calliphora stygia)
   Male, dorsal
29-Feb-2020 • Na em
Valuable Digger Wasp
 (Sphex pretiosus)
   Profile
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
27-Feb-2020 • Na em
Western False-widow Bee Fly
 (Pseudopenthes hesperis)
   Dorsal
26-Feb-2020 • Na em
Blue-winged Thread-waisted Wasp
 (Sphex fumipennis)
24-Feb-2020 • Na em
Western Metallarcha Moth
 (Metallarcha pseliota)
   Dorsal
16-Jan-2020 • If a
*European Wasp
 (Vespula germanica)
   S3, Worker: dorsal
16-Jan-2020 • If a
*European Wasp
 (Vespula germanica)
   S3, Worker: profile
16-Jan-2020 • If a
*European Wasp
 (Vespula germanica)
   S3, Worker: Face
24-Feb-2020 • Na em
Yellow-striped Mosquito
 (Culex globocoxitus)
   Female: profile
24-Feb-2020 • Na em
Orange-footed Black Beetle
 (Batessia westwoodi)
   Anterior
23-Feb-2020 • Na em
Blue Ringtail
 (Austrolestes annulosus)
   Female, profile
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