Ellura Sanctuary, Swan Reach, SA, 5354
                      
• 1,293 native species from Ellura • 1,868 species (inc introduced) on the web site • 10,752 example photo's with 3,490 enlarged • 1,096 Research Grade Species • 
Latest Multimedia of Older Identifications   Latest Species Identifications
02-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Devil's Coach-horse Beetle
 (Creophilus erythrocephalus)
   S3, Dorsal, black
02-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Devil's Coach-horse Beetle
 (Creophilus erythrocephalus)
   S3, Profile
02-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Devil's Coach-horse Beetle
 (Creophilus erythrocephalus)
   S3, Face, Spot, Mandibles
01-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Seven-toothed Cuckoo Wasp
 (Chrysis festina)
   Female, dorsal
01-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Peaceful Seed Bug
 (Spilostethus pacificus)
   Dorsal
28-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Giant Inland Water Scavenger Beetle
 (Hydrophilus brevispina)
   Dorsal
01-Dec-2022 • Na e m a
Blue Skimmer
 (Orthetrum caledonicum)
   Female, profile
01-Dec-2022 • Na e m a
Blue Skimmer
 (Orthetrum caledonicum)
   Female, dorsal
01-Dec-2022 • Na e m a
Blue Skimmer
 (Orthetrum caledonicum)
   Female, Wings
28-Nov-2022 • Na a
Rotund Pie-dish Beetle
 (Saragus sp)
   Dorsal
27-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Ruby Bluebush
 (Maireana turbinata x Enchylaenae tomentosa)
   Young Fruit
27-Nov-2022 • RA e m
Top-fruit Bluebush
 (Maireana turbinata)
   Fruit wing
27-Nov-2022 • If e m
*False Sowthistle
 (Reichardia tingitana)
   Bud
27-Nov-2022 • If e m
*False Sowthistle
 (Reichardia tingitana)
   Young Flower, above
27-Nov-2022 • If e m
*False Sowthistle
 (Reichardia tingitana)
   Healthy Mature Flower, above
27-Nov-2022 • If m
*Round Pricklyhead Poppy
 (Papaver hybridum)
   Flower, above
24-Nov-2022 • Na e m
White-banded Jumping Spider
 (Hypoblemum griseum)
   S2, Female, dorsal
20-Nov-2022 • If c
*Hairypink
 (Petrorhagia dubia)
   Flower, profile
26-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Metallic-blue Chalcid Wasp
 (Leucospis sp)
   Rear Leg Spines
26-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Metallic-blue Chalcid Wasp
 (Leucospis sp)
   Face with Hairy Eyes
26-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Metallic-blue Chalcid Wasp
 (Leucospis sp)
   Posterior
20-Nov-2022 • If c
*Hairy Plantain
 (Plantago bellardii)
   Flowers Finished
20-Nov-2022 • If c
*French Catchfly
 (Silene gallica var gallica)
   New Flower
20-Nov-2022 • If c
*Hare's-tail Grass
 (Lagurus ovatus)
   Flower
17-Nov-2022 • Na a c
King Spider Orchid
 (Arachnorchis tentaculata)
   Profile, close
17-Nov-2022 • Na a c
King Spider Orchid
 (Arachnorchis tentaculata)
   Above, close
16-Nov-2022 • LC m c
Dwarf Button-flower
 (Blennospora drummondii)
   Going to Seed
20-Nov-2022 • If a
*Little Quaking Grass
 (Briza minor)
   Seed Heads Emerging
20-Nov-2022 • If a c
*Blowfly Grass
 (Briza maxima)
   Seed Head
20-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Black Spotted Owlet Moth
 (Proteuxoa sp ES07)
   Dorsal
16-Nov-2022 • LC e m a r
Galah
 (Eolophus roseicapilla)
   Chick, profile
16-Nov-2022 • LC e m a r
Galah
 (Eolophus roseicapilla)
   Chick, Face
16-Nov-2022 • LC e m f r c
Mallee Bush-pea
 (Eutaxia microphylla var microphylla)
   Calices & Flowers
18-Nov-2022 • Na e m a
Elephant Weevil
 (Orthorhinus cylindrirostris)
   S2, Head, profile
17-Nov-2022 • LC m a c
Golden Wattle
 (Acacia pycnantha)
   Whole Adult in Flower
17-Nov-2022 • RA m a c
Kangaroo Thorn
 (Acacia paradoxa)
   Thorns & Leaves
10-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Aurora Bluetail
 (Ischnura aurora)
   Green Female, profile
10-Nov-2022 • LC e m
Sand Goanna
 (Varanus gouldii)
   S7 Female: Sunning cold am
10-Nov-2022 • LC e m
Sand Goanna
 (Varanus gouldii)
   S7 Female: Sunning cold am
17-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Hairy Stylewort
 (Levenhookia dubia)
   Whole
16-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Black Fire-orchid
 (Pyrorchis nigricans)
   Leaf
16-Nov-2022 • RA m
River Red Gum
 (Eucalyptus camaldulensis)
   Trunk
10-Nov-2022 • Na e m a
Blue Skimmer
 (Orthetrum caledonicum)
   Male, dorsal
10-Nov-2022 • Na e m a
Blue Skimmer
 (Orthetrum caledonicum)
   Male, profile
10-Nov-2022 • LC m r c
Rough Blue-flower
 (Halgania cyanea)
   Flowers
14-Nov-2022 • Na a
Green Shield Bug
 (Rhynchocorini sp)
   Dorsal
12-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Woodland Onion-orchid
 (Microtis frutetorum)
   Whole
12-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Native Juniper
 (Myoporum insulare)
   Whole
10-Nov-2022 • LC m a c
Spreading Stonecrop
 (Crassula decumbens)
   Large example
10-Nov-2022 • LC m a c
Twining Fringe-lily
 (Thysanotus patersonii)
   Large Example in Flower
10-Nov-2022 • RA m a c
Small Poranthera
 (Poranthera microphylla)
   Large example, profile
10-Nov-2022 • Na a
Teatree Web Moth
 (Orthaga thyrisalis)
   Dorsal
10-Nov-2022 • Na a
Wattle Longhorn Beetle
 (Bethelium diversicorne)
   Dorsal
10-Nov-2022 • LC m a c
Red Parrot-pea
 (Dillwynia hispida)
   Whole, Flowering
08-Nov-2022 • Na e m c
Red & Blue Damselfly
 (Xanthagrion erythroneurum)
   S11, Teneral Male, profile
08-Nov-2022 • Na e m c
Red & Blue Damselfly
 (Xanthagrion erythroneurum)
   S12, Male, profile
08-Nov-2022 • Na e m c
Red & Blue Damselfly
 (Xanthagrion erythroneurum)
   S12, Male, dorsal
10-Nov-2022 • Na r
Hairy-faced Bee Fly
 (Choristus sp)
   Dorsal
10-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Scat-mimicking Leaf Beetle
 (Faex aemula)
   Profile
09-Nov-2022 • LC m c
Sweet Apple-berry
 (Billardiera cymosa ssp cymosa)
   Flower
05-Nov-2022 • VU m a c
Blue Grass-lily
 (Caesia calliantha)
   Fruiting
05-Nov-2022 • VU m a c
Blue Squill
 (Chamaescilla corymbosa)
   Fruiting
04-Nov-2022 • LC e m a f r c
Red Wattlebird
 (Anthochaera carunculata)
   Profile
07-Nov-2022 • LC m c
Twiggy Stinkweed
 (Opercularia turpis)
   Fruit
07-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Muntries
 (Kunzea pomifera)
   Flower, above
07-Nov-2022 • LC m c
Native Flax
 (Linum marginale)
   Flower
03-Nov-2022 • LC m a c
Eastern Blue-tongue
 (Tiliqua scincoides ssp scincoides)
   Profile
03-Nov-2022 • LC m a c
Eastern Blue-tongue
 (Tiliqua scincoides ssp scincoides)
   Rear Leg
03-Nov-2022 • LC m a c
Eastern Blue-tongue
 (Tiliqua scincoides ssp scincoides)
   Face
07-Nov-2022 • Na c
Coastal Beard-heath
 (Leucopogon parviflorus)
   Leaf, Bud, Flower & Fruit
07-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Coastal Climbing Lignum
 (Muehlenbeckia gunnii)
   Bud & Flower
06-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Button Everlasting
 (Coronidium scorpioides)
   Flower, above
03-Nov-2022 • Na e m a
Giant Thrips
 (Idolothrips spectrum)
   Dorsal
03-Nov-2022 • Na e m a
Giant Thrips
 (Idolothrips spectrum)
   Close
02-Nov-2022 • LC e m a c
New Holland Honeyeater
 (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae)
   Anterior
06-Nov-2022 • VU m c
Billy Button
 (Craspedia variabilis)
   Flower, profile
05-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Ground Dwelling Bug
 (Maevius sp)
   Female, dorsal
03-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Little Wattlebird
 (Anthochaera (Anellobia) chrysoptera)
   Searching for Food
11-Oct-2022 • Na r
Sand Dune Grasshopper
 (Urnisiella rubropunctata)
   Nymph, Camouflage
11-Oct-2022 • Na r
Sand Dune Grasshopper
 (Urnisiella rubropunctata)
   Nymph, close up
11-Oct-2022 • Na r
Sand Dune Grasshopper
 (Urnisiella rubropunctata)
   Nymph, dorsal
23-Oct-2022 • Na e m
Button Wirewort
 (Asteridea sp)
   S1 Whole
11-Oct-2022 • LC m r
Tangled Burr-daisy
 (Calotis erinacea)
   Fruiting
11-Oct-2022 • Na m r
Purple Trachymene
 (Trachymene cyanopetala)
   Fruit
11-Oct-2022 • RA e m r
Small-leaf Bindyi
 (Sclerolaena brevifolia)
   Leaves & Thorns
11-Oct-2022 • RA e m r
Small-leaf Bindyi
 (Sclerolaena brevifolia)
   Whole, profile
11-Oct-2022 • LC e m r
Oblique-spined Bindyi
 (Sclerolaena obliquicuspis)
   Whole
11-Oct-2022 • LC m r
Annual Bluebell
 (Wahlenbergia gracilenta)
   Whole
11-Oct-2022 • Na r
Western False Apotropis
 (Novum48 sp 3)
   S1, dorsal
25-Sep-2022 • Na r
Dryland Sheoak Moth
 (Pernattia chlorophragma)
   Dog Collar
11-Oct-2022 • LC e m r
Poached-egg Daisy
 (Polycalymma stuartii)
   Flower, above
11-Oct-2022 • LC e m r
Poached-egg Daisy
 (Polycalymma stuartii)
   Whole, profile
11-Oct-2022 • Na e m r
Adelaide's Muscle Man Ant
 (Podomyrma adelaidae)
   S4: profile
24-Sep-2022 • Na e m
Yellow Cobblestoned Leaf Roller
 (Dichelopa achranta)
   Dorsal
20-Sep-2022 • L e m c
Long-tailed Pea-blue
 (Lampides boeticus)
   Female: Profile, wings down
09-Sep-2022 • Na e m
Black-twisted Grass-moth
 (Ciampa melanostrepta)
   Female, partial Hindwing
26-Sep-2022 • LC e m
Smooth Blue-flower
 (Halgania andromedifolia)
   Bunch of Flowers
26-Sep-2022 • LC e m
Smooth Blue-flower
 (Halgania andromedifolia)
   Flower, front
26-Sep-2022 • LC e m
Smooth Blue-flower
 (Halgania andromedifolia)
   Buds
26-Aug-2022 • RA m
Spreading Cress
 (Phlegmatospermum eremaeum)
   Whole, Habit, Leaf, Bud, Flower & Fruit
12-Aug-2022 • Na f
Maroon-highlighted Jewel Beetle
 (Castiarina parallela)
   Dorsal
05-Aug-2022 • Na e m
March Fly
 (Dasybasis cf hebes)
   Male, dorsal
25-Sep-2022 • Na e m
Aurora Bluetail
 (Ischnura aurora)
   Female, profile
25-Sep-2022 • LC e m r
Radiate Bluebush
 (Maireana radiata)
   Mature Fruit goes Red
25-Sep-2022 • LC e m r
Smooth Wallaby-bush
 (Beyeria opaca)
   Mature Fruit
30-Jul-2022 • RA m r
Apostlebird
 (Struthidea cinerea)
   Profile
28-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Xmas-bauble Bee
 (Leioproctus sp ES02)
   Dorsal
27-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Small Metallic Jewel Beetle
 (Chrysobothris sp)
   Dorsal
19-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Brown Spittlebug
 (Bathyllus albicinctus)
   Adult, profile
18-Jul-2022 • Na e m a
Short-palped Crane Fly
 (Dolichopeza sp)
   S14, Female, dorsal, close
18-Jul-2022 • Na e m a
Short-palped Crane Fly
 (Dolichopeza sp)
   S14, Female, dorsal
19-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Tiny Thread-legged Assassin Bug
 (Emesinae sp ES03)
   Dorsal
19-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Small Thread-legged Assassin Bug
 (Emesinae sp ES02)
   Profile
19-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Large Thread-legged Assassin Bug
 (Emesinae sp ES01)
   S1, profile
14-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Spiny Shield Bug
 (Neagenor spinosus)
   S3, Male, close up
14-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Spiny Shield Bug
 (Neagenor spinosus)
   S4, Male, profile
14-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Spiny Shield Bug
 (Neagenor spinosus)
   S4, Male, anterior
17-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Tube Spittlebug
 (Machaerotinae sp)
   Bent, Rough Tube
17-Jul-2022 • Na a
Toad Stink Bug
 (Platycoris rugosus)
   S4 & S5, Mating
17-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Parasitic Blowfly
 (Amenia leonina)
   Maroon, S14 Male, profile
07-Jul-2022 • LC e m a f
Black-faced Kangaroo
 (Macropus fuliginosus ssp melanops)
   Powerful Male
07-Jul-2022 • LC e m a f
Black-faced Kangaroo
 (Macropus fuliginosus ssp melanops)
   Female Head
07-Jul-2022 • NT e m a c
South Australian Silvereye
 (Zosterops lateralis ssp pinarochrous)
   Anterior
16-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Cuckoo Wasp
 (Chrysis sp ES01)
   Female, dorsal
15-Jul-2022 • Na a
Visible Net-veined Shield Bug
 (Dictyotus conspicuus)
   Dorsal
15-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Small Snouted Stink Bug
 (Kalkadoona sp)
   Dorsal
05-Jul-2022 • If e m a
*Feral European Rabbit
 (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
   Flash Artifact in the Eyes
05-Jul-2022 • If e m a
*Feral European Rabbit
 (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
   Anterior
05-Jul-2022 • LC e m a r
Short-beaked Echidna
 (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
   Dug In
10-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Waroon Cuckoo Bee
 (Thyreus waroonensis)
   Profile
09-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Crusty Grasshopper
 (Caperrala sp)
   S6, Female, profile
29-Jun-2022 • Na a
Wet-area Grasshopper
 (Perloccia evittata)
   Green Adult Female
04-Jul-2022 • LC e m
Red Kangaroo
 (Osphranter rufus)
   Female, Hopping
04-Jul-2022 • LC e m
Red Kangaroo
 (Osphranter rufus)
   Female, Hopping
04-Jul-2022 • LC e m
Red Kangaroo
 (Osphranter rufus)
   Female, front
26-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Large Black Sand-loving Wasp
 (Tachytes sp ES02)
   Female, profile
25-Jun-2022 • Na e m a
Small Hairy-maggot Blowfly
 (Chrysomya varipes)
   S4, Female, dorsal
24-Jun-2022 • Na e m
White-jawed Weevil Wasp
 (Cerceris sp ES04)
   Female, dorsal
30-Jun-2022 • Na e m a f
Blue-banded Bee
 (Amegilla (Notomegilla) chlorocyanea)
   S11, Female, profile
29-Jun-2022 • Na e m a f
Blue-banded Bee
 (Amegilla (Notomegilla) chlorocyanea)
   S23, Male, Wing Venation
29-Jun-2022 • Na e m a f
Blue-banded Bee
 (Amegilla (Notomegilla) chlorocyanea)
   S23, Male, dorsal, Abdomen
23-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Tricoloured Weevil Wasp
 (Cerceris sp ES05)
   Male, dorsal
23-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Orange Weevil Wasp
 (Cerceris sp ES03)
   Female, dorsal
22-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Blue-tailed Cuckoo Wasp
 (Chrysis sp ES02)
   Female, dorsal
24-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Dark-antennae Weevil Wasp
 (Cerceris sp ES01)
   S2, Female, Face
24-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Dark-antennae Weevil Wasp
 (Cerceris sp ES01)
   S2, Female, profile
24-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Dark-antennae Weevil Wasp
 (Cerceris sp ES01)
   S2, Female, Stance
21-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Grey Orb-weaver
 (Backobourkia sp ES03)
   Dorsal
21-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Charming Lynx Spider
 (Oxyopes amoenus)
   Female, dorsal
16-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Scarab Wasp
 (Trisciloa sp)
   S2, Male: profile
21-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Union Jack Wolf Spider
 (Tasmanicosa harmsi)
   S7, Male, dorsal, close up
21-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Union Jack Wolf Spider
 (Tasmanicosa harmsi)
   S7, Male, Face
21-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Union Jack Wolf Spider
 (Tasmanicosa harmsi)
   S7, Male, Palps
13-Jun-2022 • Na e m
White-marked Potter Wasp
 (Eumeninae sp ES09)
   Male, profile
13-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Pink-bellied Braconid Wasp
 (Callibracon sp ES02)
   Female, dorsal
06-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Endowed Plumed-vented Bee
 (Homalictus (Homalictus) dotatus)
   Female, dorsal
19-Jun-2022 • Na e m r
Ruby Anthelid
 (Anthela rubeola)
   S24, Larva, profile
19-Jun-2022 • Na e m r
Ruby Anthelid
 (Anthela rubeola)
   S24, Grey Female, dorsal
19-Jun-2022 • Na e m r
Ruby Anthelid
 (Anthela rubeola)
   S24, Grey Female, Antenna, profile
05-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Orange & Black Hopping Wasp
 (Brachymeria sp ES06)
   Profile
05-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Elegant Masked Bee
 (Hylaeus elegans)
   Dorsal
02-Jun-2022 • Na e m
Orange-spotted Potter Wasp
 (Eumeninae sp ES08)
   Profile
17-Jun-2022 • Na e m a
Yellow Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Radumeris tasmaniensis)
   S6, Female: profile
17-Jun-2022 • Na e m a
Yellow Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Radumeris tasmaniensis)
   S6, Female: Body
16-Jun-2022 • Na e m a
Yellow Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Radumeris tasmaniensis)
   S5, Male: Body
30-May-2022 • Na a
Rough Pachymorpha Stick Insect
 (Pachymorpha squalida)
   Male, dorsal, Released
22-May-2022 • Na a
Blunt-sporangium Moss
 (Dicranaceae sp ES01)
   Above
22-May-2022 • Na e m
Reddish-leaved Moss
 (Syntrichia antarctica)
   Whole
09-Jun-2022 • Na e m r
Saunders' Huntsman
 (Isopedella saundersi)
   Mature Female S15: ventral
09-Jun-2022 • Na e m r
Saunders' Huntsman
 (Isopedella saundersi)
   Mature Female S15: dorsal
09-Jun-2022 • Na e m r
Saunders' Huntsman
 (Isopedella saundersi)
   Mature Female S15: profile
22-May-2022 • Na e m a
Grassy Knoll Moss
 (Grimmia pulvinata)
   Above, perspective
20-May-2022 • Na e m
Rusty Snout Moth
 (Symphyta MoV1)
   Male, dorsal
19-May-2022 • Na e m
Fleshfly-mimicking Bristle Fly
 (Exorista sp)
   Body
08-Jun-2022 • Na e m a r
Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper
 (Goniaea opomaloides)
   S5, Adult Female: Purple Inside Leg
08-Jun-2022 • Na e m a r
Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper
 (Goniaea opomaloides)
   S8, Male Nymph: Red Inside Leg
08-Jun-2022 • Na e m a r
Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper
 (Goniaea opomaloides)
   S13, Adult Male: Blue Abdomen
15-May-2022 • Na e m
Black-striped Mantis Lacewing
 (Campion tenuistrigus)
   Profile
11-May-2022 • Na e m
Yellow-bellied Ichneumon Wasp
 (Temelucha sp)
   Female, dorsal
11-May-2022 • Na e m
Brown Soldier Bug
 (Cermatulus nasalis ssp nasalis)
   Dorsal
06-Jun-2022 • Na e m a
Brown Bush Cricket
 (Lepidogryllus comparatus)
   Adult Male, close up
06-Jun-2022 • Na e m a
Brown Bush Cricket
 (Lepidogryllus comparatus)
   Adult Female, profile
06-Jun-2022 • Na e m a
Brown Bush Cricket
 (Lepidogryllus comparatus)
   Adult Female, close up
16-Apr-2022 • Na e m
Spiny Moss Lichen
 (Cladia aggregata)
   Fuiting Bodies
16-Apr-2022 • Na e m
Rhizinate Lichen
 (Cladia muelleri)
   Fresh
15-Apr-2022 • Na e m
Earthstar
 (Geastrum sp)
   Above
30-May-2022 • Na e m
Striped Ladybird
 (Micraspis furcifera)
   Female, posterior
30-May-2022 • Na e m
Dog-eared Stick Insect
 (Hyrtacus tuberculatus)
   S3 Female, profile
30-May-2022 • Na e m
Dog-eared Stick Insect
 (Hyrtacus tuberculatus)
   S3 Female, Head & Forearm
12-Apr-2022 • LC m r
Silvery Phebalium
 (Phebalium bullatum)
   Leaves, Buds & Flowers
12-Apr-2022 • NT m
Heath Needlebush
 (Hakea mitchellii)
   Old Cones
12-Apr-2022 • LC m
Broom Honey-myrtle
 (Melaleuca uncinata)
   Fruit
30-May-2022 • Na e m
Dog-eared Stick Insect
 (Hyrtacus tuberculatus)
   S3 Female, Camo
30-May-2022 • Na e m
Armyworm Parasitic Wasp
 (Ichneumon promissorius)
   S2 Female: dorsal
30-May-2022 • Na e m
Sand Wasp
 (Bembix sp ES05)
   Female, dorsal
12-Apr-2022 • LC m a
Slaty Sheoak
 (Allocasuarina muelleriana ssp muelleriana)
   Cones
11-Apr-2022 • LC m a
Flame Heath
 (Stenanthera conostephioides)
   Bud
11-Apr-2022 • RA m
White Sour-bush
 (Choretrum glomeratum)
   Bud & Flower
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