Ellura Sanctuary, Swan Reach, SA, 5354
                      
• 1,237 native species on Ellura • 1,766 species (inc introduced) on the web site • 9,679 example photo's with 2,353 enlarged • 
Latest Multimedia of Older Identifications   Latest Species Identifications
18-Jan-2022 • LC e m r
Spotted Slider
 (Lerista punctatovittata)
   S3: dorsal
18-Jan-2022 • LC e m r
Spotted Slider
 (Lerista punctatovittata)
   S3: Head, dorsal
18-Jan-2022 • LC e m r
Spotted Slider
 (Lerista punctatovittata)
   S3: Head, profile
17-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Black-faced Mud-collar Wasp
 (Ischnocoelia sp ES01)
   Dorsal
15-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Yellow-faced Mud-collar Wasp
 (Ischnocoelia sp ES02)
   Dorsal
15-Jan-2022 • Na e m
White-legged Mud-collar Wasp
 (Ischnocoelia sp ES03)
   Dorsal
18-Jan-2022 • L e m r
Australian Wanderer
 (Danaus petilia)
   Female, Underwing, Forewings Extended
18-Jan-2022 • L e m r
Australian Wanderer
 (Danaus petilia)
   Female, White Mark, Hindwing Costa
18-Jan-2022 • L e m r
Australian Wanderer
 (Danaus petilia)
   Male, "Sex Mark"
14-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Green-eyed Orange Tachysphex Wasp
 (Tachysphex sp ES03)
   Dorsal & Wing Venation
13-Jan-2022 • Na e m a
Punctuated Green Nose Fly
 (Stomorhina subapicalis)
   Female, profile
08-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Teddy Bear Bee
 (Amegilla (Asaropoda) flava)
   Male, profile
14-Jan-2022 • Na e m a f
Grey Flesh Fly
 (Sarcophaga aurifrons)
   Female, dorsal
14-Jan-2022 • Na e m a f
Grey Flesh Fly
 (Sarcophaga aurifrons)
   Female, profile
14-Jan-2022 • Na e m a f
Grey Flesh Fly
 (Sarcophaga aurifrons)
   Female, Face
07-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Dry-country Line-moth
 (Dysbatus singularis)
   Female, dorsal
07-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Dryland Mantis
 (Coenomantis kraussiana)
   S1, Male: profile
07-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Australian Aiolopus Grasshopper
 (Aiolopus thalassinus ssp dubius)
   Male, profile
14-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Ant-nest Beetle
 (Arthropterus sp)
   Dorsal
14-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Black-waisted Longhorn Beetle
 (Uracanthus griseus)
   Dorsal, Red Colours
13-Jan-2022 • Na e m a
False Fruit Fly
 (Acanthonevroides basalis)
   Male
07-Jan-2022 • Na m
Yellow-cheeked Ichneumon Wasp
 (Ichneumonidae sp ES05)
   Male, dorsal
04-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Colourful Seed Bug
 (Rayieria sp)
   Dorsal
04-Jan-2022 • Na e m a
Bush Katydid
 (Caedicia simplex)
   S1 Male, profile
08-Jan-2022 • Na e m a r
Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper
 (Goniaea opomaloides)
   4th Instar, dorsal
08-Jan-2022 • Na e m a r
Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper
 (Goniaea opomaloides)
   5th Instar, dorsal
08-Jan-2022 • Na e m a r
Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper
 (Goniaea opomaloides)
   5th Instar, profile with leg
04-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Azolla Caseworm
 (Elophila responsalis)
   Dorsal, showing Hindwing
03-Jan-2022 • Na e m
White-marked Hairy Longhorn Beetle
 (Rhytiphora posthumeralis)
   Dorsal
03-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Cone-palp Swift Spider
 (Leichhardteus conopalpis)
   Male
06-Jan-2022 • LC e m a r
Short-beaked Echidna
 (Tachyglossus aculeatus)
   Face & Snout
06-Jan-2022 • LC e m r
Rough-nosed Blind Snake
 (Anilios bituberculatus)
   Whole Small One
06-Jan-2022 • LC e m r
Rough-nosed Blind Snake
 (Anilios bituberculatus)
   The 2 Tuberculs on the side of it's face
01-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Rubytail Cuckoo Wasp
 (Chrysis lincea)
   Female, dorsal
01-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Red-bodied Hatchet Wasp
 (Szepligetiella sp ES04)
   Profile
01-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Orange-headed Red Braconid Wasp
 (Braconidae sp ES10)
   Female, profile
06-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Armyworm
 (Mythimna convecta)
   S2, dorsal
06-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Armyworm
 (Mythimna convecta)
   S2, profile
06-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Armyworm
 (Mythimna convecta)
   S2, Hindwing
01-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Black Sand-loving Wasp
 (Tachytes sp)
   Dorsal
01-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Large Black Sand Wasp
 (Bembix sp ES06)
   Female, dorsal, wings open
01-Jan-2022 • Na e m
Colourful Timber Moth
 (Brachybelistis pentachroa)
   Dorsal
04-Jan-2022 • Na e m a
Gumleaf Katydid
 (Torbia viridissima)
   Adult Male, dorsal
04-Jan-2022 • Na e m a
Gumleaf Katydid
 (Torbia viridissima)
   Adult Male, profile
04-Jan-2022 • Na e m a
Gumleaf Katydid
 (Torbia viridissima)
   Adult Male, Long Rear Thigh
01-Jan-2022 • Na e m
The Confusing Mole Cricket
 (Gryllotalpa coarctata)
   Male, dorsal
29-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Orange-faced Flower Wasp
 (Belothynnus cf impetuosus)
   Male, profile
29-Dec-2021 • Na e m
White-spotted Flower Wasp
 (Agriomyia cf albomaculata)
   Male, dorsal, wings open, abdomen
19-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Southern Bush Katydid
 (Tinzeda sororoides)
   Female, dorsal
19-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Southern Bush Katydid
 (Tinzeda sororoides)
   Female, profile
19-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Southern Bush Katydid
 (Tinzeda sororoides)
   Female, Fastigium, profile
29-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Bare-headed Stiletto Fly
 (Parapsilocephala sp)
   Female, dorsal
29-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Metz's Stiletto Fly
 (Laxotela metzi)
   Female, dorsal, wings closed
29-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Snowy Stiletto Fly
 (Anabarhynchus niveus)
   Female, profile
12-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Smokey-feather Digger Wasp
 (Sphex fumipennis)
   Dorsal, Wings Open
12-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Smokey-feather Digger Wasp
 (Sphex fumipennis)
   Throax & Hairy Rear Legs
12-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Smokey-feather Digger Wasp
 (Sphex fumipennis)
   Wing Venation
28-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Small Black Bee Fly
 (Lomatiinae sp ES02)
   Dorsal
28-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Undescribed Bark Moth
 (Gastrinodes MoV1)
   Male, dorsal
28-Dec-2021 • Na m
Pale Wingia Moth
 (Euchaetis sp)
   Dorsal
09-Dec-2021 • LC e m
Wirewort
 (Asteridea athrixioides)
   Blooming, profile
09-Dec-2021 • LC e m
Wirewort
 (Asteridea athrixioides)
   Mature Plant, profile
09-Dec-2021 • Na f a
Southern Paper Wasp
 (Polistes humilis ssp humilis)
   Collecting Water to make Paper
28-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Orange-headed Green Rutilia Fly
 (Rutilia sp ES05)
   Female, dorsal
26-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Darwin's Leaf-cutter Bee
 (Megachile darwiniana)
   Female, profile
24-Dec-2021 • Na e m
White-banded Stiletto Fly
 (Acraspisa sp)
   Female, profile
05-Dec-2021 • LC e m
Stiff Western Rosemary
 (Westringia rigida)
   Flowers
05-Dec-2021 • Na a
Wet-area Grasshopper
 (Praxibulus sp)
   Brown Adult, Pronotum
05-Dec-2021 • Na a
Wet-area Grasshopper
 (Praxibulus sp)
   Brown Adult, Abdomen
24-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Yellow Sand Fly
 (Leskiini sp)
   Male, Body & Wing Venation
24-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Thread-waisted Crabronid Wasp
 (Podagritus sp)
   Dorsal & Wing Venation
24-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Square-ended Cobweb Spider
 (Episinus sp)
   Female, dorsal
22-Nov-2021 • RA e m
Spotted Nightjar
 (Eurostopodus argus)
   Parent, profile
22-Nov-2021 • RA e m
Spotted Nightjar
 (Eurostopodus argus)
   Parent, Tail Feathers
22-Nov-2021 • RA e m
Spotted Nightjar
 (Eurostopodus argus)
   Parent, Close Up
23-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Twig Spider
 (Acroaspis olorina)
   Profile, walking
22-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Funeral Moth
 (Horisme mortuata)
   Dorsal, as found on the wall (darker)
22-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Chequered Ant Spider
 (Australutica sp)
   Male, Body
22-Nov-2021 • RA e m
Spotted Nightjar
 (Eurostopodus argus)
   Parent, Camouflage
22-Nov-2021 • RA e m
Spotted Nightjar
 (Eurostopodus argus)
   Day Old Chick, profile
22-Nov-2021 • RA e m
Spotted Nightjar
 (Eurostopodus argus)
   Day Old Chick, anterior
18-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Wattle Cup Moth
 (Calcarifera ordinata)
   Profile
18-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Red-blotched Pyralid
 (Morosaphycita oculiferella)
   S1, profile
18-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Eucalyptus Leafroller Moth
 (Strepsicrates macropetana)
   S2: Female, profile
17-Nov-2021 • Na e m a
Australian Plague Locust
 (Chortoicetes terminifera)
   Greenish Adult, profile
17-Nov-2021 • Na e m a
Australian Plague Locust
 (Chortoicetes terminifera)
   Hindwing
17-Nov-2021 • Na e m a
Australian Plague Locust
 (Chortoicetes terminifera)
   Forewing
14-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Metallic-blue Chalcid Wasp
 (Leucospis sp)
   Profile
12-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Baby Bull Ant
 (Myrmecia urens)
   Dorsal
11-Dec-2021 • RA m a
Sheep's Burr
 (Acaena echinata)
   Flowers
14-Nov-2021 • NT m a f
Yam Daisy
 (Microseris lanceolata)
   Flower
14-Nov-2021 • LC e m f
Mallee Bush-pea
 (Eutaxia microphylla var microphylla)
   Expolsion of Flowers
14-Nov-2021 • LC e m f
Old Man's Beard
 (Clematis microphylla)
   Seeding
11-Dec-2021 • RA m a
Hill Raspwort
 (Gonocarpus elatus)
   Patch
10-Dec-2021 • RA m
Rough Raspwort
 (Haloragis aspera)
   Plant
10-Dec-2021 • RA m a
Small-leaf Raspwort
 (Gonocarpus tetragynus)
   Flowers
12-Nov-2021 • LC e m a f
Emu
 (Dromaius novaehollandiae)
   Adult, profile
12-Nov-2021 • LC m a f
Laughing Kookaburra
 (Dacelo novaeguineae)
   Profile
12-Nov-2021 • LC e m f
Yellow-throated Miner
 (Manorina flavigula)
   Profile
09-Dec-2021 • V f
Rare White-spot Rush-skipper
 (Trapezites luteus ssp luteus)
   Dorsal
05-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Mallee Woodland Cockroach
 (Platyzosteria sp ES02)
   Male, dorsal
05-Dec-2021 • Na e m
Black-spotted Cape-moth
 (Loweria haplochroa)
   Male: dorsal
12-Nov-2021 • RA e m f
Euro
 (Osphranter robustus ssp erubescens)
   Female, Face & Paws
12-Nov-2021 • Na e m f
Burrowing Bug
 (Adrisa sp)
   Adult, dorsal
12-Nov-2021 • RA m f r
Tree Skink
 (Egernia striolata)
   Dorsal
05-Dec-2021 • Na f
Green Spittlebug
 (Chaetophyes sp)
   Profile
26-Nov-2021 • Na e m
Dryland Bark Moth
 (Scioglyptis sp)
   Male: dorsal
26-Nov-2021 • Na e m a
Blue Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Austroscolia soror)
   Female: Wing Venation
28-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Orchid-dupe Wasp
 (Lissopimpla excelsa)
   Female, profile
28-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Orchid-dupe Wasp
 (Lissopimpla excelsa)
   Female, Wing Venation
28-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Orchid-dupe Wasp
 (Lissopimpla excelsa)
   Female, Abdominal spots
15-Nov-2021 • Na f
Grassy Fringe-lily
 (Thysanotus tenellus)
   Flower
15-Nov-2021 • RA m a f
Downy Mintbush
 (Prostanthera behriana)
   Flowers & Leaves
15-Nov-2021 • Na f
Sticky Cassinia
 (Cassinia cf uncata)
   Whole, in Bud
28-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Faggot Case Moth
 (Clania ignobilis)
   Partially constructed case
23-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Black Soldier Fly
 (Odontomyia sp ES01)
   Mating Pair: Both with Black Backs
23-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Black Soldier Fly
 (Odontomyia sp ES01)
   Male: Black Back
15-Nov-2021 • Na f
Maiden-hair Fern
 (Adiantum aethiopicum)
   Whole
15-Nov-2021 • LC m f
Tah-vine
 (Boerhavia cf dominii)
   Flowers
15-Nov-2021 • NT m a f
Sticky Hop-bush
 (Dodonaea viscosa ssp spatulata)
   In Fruit
09-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Yellow Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Radumeris tasmaniensis)
   S5, Male: dorsal
09-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Yellow Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Radumeris tasmaniensis)
   S5, Male: anterior
09-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Yellow Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Radumeris tasmaniensis)
   S5, Male: profile
15-Nov-2021 • Na f
Flowering Lignum
 (Eremophila polyclada)
   Flower
14-Nov-2021 • VU m a f
Native Cherry
 (Exocarpos cupressiformis)
   Habit
14-Nov-2021 • VU m f
Scented Groundsel
 (Senecio odoratus)
   Whole, in Flower
08-Oct-2021 • LC e m r
Rainbow Bee-eater
 (Merops ornatus)
   Male, Back
08-Oct-2021 • LC e m r
Rainbow Bee-eater
 (Merops ornatus)
   Male, Profile
08-Oct-2021 • VU e m
Gilbert's Whistler
 (Pachycephala inornata)
   Male, Profile
14-Nov-2021 • RA m f
Shrubby Riceflower
 (Pimelea microcephala ssp microcephala)
   Flowers
14-Nov-2021 • RA m f
Australian Bugle
 (Ajuga australis)
   Patch
14-Nov-2021 • RA m f
Austral Trefoil
 (Lotus australis)
   Flower
02-Oct-2021 • If m
*Bridal Veil Broom
 (Retama monosperma)
   Flowers
02-Oct-2021 • If m
*Bridal Veil Broom
 (Retama monosperma)
   Whole
02-Oct-2021 • If m
*Bridal Veil Broom
 (Retama monosperma)
   Structure
14-Nov-2021 • LC m a f
Fringe-myrtle
 (Calytrix tetragona)
   Finished Flowering
14-Nov-2021 • Na f
Needle Bottlebrush
 (Callistemon teretifolius)
   Flower
14-Nov-2021 • RA m f
Scarlet Bottlebrush
 (Callistemon rugulosus)
   Flower
28-Sep-2021 • If m
*Blue Scarlet Pimpernel
 (Lysimachia arvensis var caerulea)
   Flower
28-Sep-2021 • If a
*Scarlet Pimpernel
 (Lysimachia arvensis var arvensis)
   Flower
26-Sep-2021 • Na m
Ladder-marked Twirler Moth
 (Diapatela semophanes)
13-Nov-2021 • LC m f
Woolly Goodenia
 (Goodenia robusta)
   Whole
13-Nov-2021 • Na f
Clasping Goodenia
 (Goodenia amplexans)
   Whole
13-Nov-2021 • Na f
Stinking Pennywort
 (Hydrocotyle laxiflora)
   Male, Flowers
25-Sep-2021 • LC m a
Twiggy Guinea-flower
 (Hibbertia virgata)
   Whole
25-Sep-2021 • LC m a
Twiggy Guinea-flower
 (Hibbertia virgata)
   Buds & Flowers
25-Sep-2021 • LC m a
Twiggy Guinea-flower
 (Hibbertia virgata)
   Petals & Sepals
13-Nov-2021 • Na f
Lilac Hibiscus
 (Alyogyne huegelii)
   Flower
13-Nov-2021 • RA m a f
Drooping Sheoak
 (Allocasuarina verticillata)
   Fruit & Leaf
12-Nov-2021 • Na f
Scarlet Percher
 (Diplacodes haematodes)
   Male, dorsal
20-Sep-2021 • Na e m
Long-antennae Hover Fly
 (Chalcosyrphus elongatus)
   Dorsal
20-Sep-2021 • Na e m
Long-antennae Hover Fly
 (Chalcosyrphus elongatus)
   Wing Venation
20-Sep-2021 • Na e m
Long-antennae Hover Fly
 (Chalcosyrphus elongatus)
   Face
12-Nov-2021 • Na f a
Long-palped Crane Fly
 (Leptotarsus humilis)
   Dorsal
12-Nov-2021 • RA m f
Swift Rock Dragon
 (Ctenophorus modestus)
   Female?, profile
12-Nov-2021 • RA m f
Lace Monitor
 (Varanus varius)
   Adult, rotated
16-Sep-2021 • Na e m
Striped-wing Stiletto Fly
 (Ectinorhynchus sp)
   Dorsal
16-Sep-2021 • Na e m
Striped-wing Stiletto Fly
 (Ectinorhynchus sp)
   Wing Venation
16-Sep-2021 • Na e m
Striped-wing Stiletto Fly
 (Ectinorhynchus sp)
   Profile & Back Hair
12-Nov-2021 • Na f
Striped Longhorn Beetle
 (Syllitus cf microps)
   2 Females hiding
12-Nov-2021 • Na f
Grey
 (Hypobapta diffundens)
   Male, dorsal
12-Nov-2021 • Na f
Witchetty Grub
 (Endoxyla leucomochla)
   Female, profile
15-Sep-2021 • LC m
Earth Cress
 (Geococcus pusillus)
   Whole
13-Sep-2021 • LC e m r
Spine Bush
 (Acacia nyssophylla)
   Phylloids, Peduncle, Flowers, Buds
13-Sep-2021 • LC e m r
Spine Bush
 (Acacia nyssophylla)
   Same Large Bush in Flower
11-Nov-2021 • Na a
Long-jawed Spider
 (Tetragnatha sp)
   Male: dorsal
11-Nov-2021 • Na f
White-spotted Owl Moth
 (Donuca spectabilis)
   Female: dorsal
06-Nov-2021 • Ir a
*Climbing Guinea-flower
 (Hibbertia scandens)
   Flower
06-Sep-2021 • Na e m a
Milky Flower Spider
 (Zygometis xanthogaster)
   S2: Yellow Dorsal
06-Sep-2021 • Na e m a
Milky Flower Spider
 (Zygometis xanthogaster)
   S1: White Dorsal
06-Sep-2021 • Na e m a
Milky Flower Spider
 (Zygometis xanthogaster)
   S1: Profile
28-Oct-2021 • Na a
Gold-striped Velvet Ant
 (Dasymutillini sp ES04)
   Female: dorsal
28-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Black Velvet Ant
 (Dasymutillini sp ES03)
   Male: dorsal
25-Oct-2021 • NT e m
Silky Riceflower
 (Pimelea micrantha)
   Lush spring garb
05-Sep-2021 • NT e m
Elachanth
 (Elachanthus pusillus)
   Flowering
05-Sep-2021 • NT e m
Elachanth
 (Elachanthus pusillus)
   Going to Seed
05-Sep-2021 • NT e m
Elachanth
 (Elachanthus pusillus)
   Whole
23-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Ocelliless Thick-headed Fly
 (Physocephala australiana)
   Dorsal
19-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Copper-wire Longhorn Beetle
 (Prosoplus sp)
   Dorsal
12-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Black-trimmed Orange Velvet Ant
 (Dasymutillini sp ES02)
   Dorsal
01-Sep-2021 • LC e m r
Cottony Saltbush
 (Chenopodium curvispicatum)
   Yellow Fruit, Red Tepals
01-Sep-2021 • LC e m r
Cottony Saltbush
 (Chenopodium curvispicatum)
   Mature Bisexual Flower
01-Sep-2021 • LC e m r
Cottony Saltbush
 (Chenopodium curvispicatum)
   Big Bush Fruiting
12-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Brown-winged Velvet Ant
 (Dasymutillini sp ES01)
   Male
12-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Orange Jumping Plant Louse
 (Psylloidea sp)
   Dorsal
12-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
White Clam Lerp
 (Cardiaspina sp)
   Lerps
31-Aug-2021 • LC m r
Veined Wait-a-while
 (Acacia colletioides)
   Whole
31-Aug-2021 • LC m r
Veined Wait-a-while
 (Acacia colletioides)
   Structure
31-Aug-2021 • LC m r
Veined Wait-a-while
 (Acacia colletioides)
   Leaf
11-Oct-2021 • Na a
White-striped Stiletto Fly
 (Pipinnipons fascipennis)
   Dorsal, close up
10-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Green Soldier Fly
 (Odontomyia decipiens)
   S1, male: dorsal
08-Oct-2021 • If e m
*Black Rat
 (Rattus rattus)
   Profile
29-Aug-2021 • LC m r
Bullock Bush
 (Alectryon oleifolius)
   Flowers Finished, Fruit Forming
29-Aug-2021 • LC m r
Bullock Bush
 (Alectryon oleifolius)
   Fruit
29-Aug-2021 • LC e m
Delicate Copper-wire Daisy
 (Podolepis tepperi)
   Hairy Plants
03-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Orange-spotted Taxeotis
 (Taxeotis xanthogramma)
   Dorsal
02-Oct-2021 • If m
*Galenia
 (Galenia secunda)
   Patch
02-Oct-2021 • If m
*Corn Gromwell
 (Buglossoides arvensis)
   Whole, in Flower
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