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What

Cedars Genus Cedrus

Observer

bunnies_hop

Date

April 26, 2019 02:09 PM NZST
Cedars - Photo (c) elias ziade, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jon_sullivan's ID: Cedars (Genus Cedrus)
Added on July 30, 2020.
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What

Arrayan Luma apiculata

Observer

dave_holland

Date

July 3, 2020 02:12 PM NZST

Description

hundreds of wild seedlings of all different sizes from tiny to over knee high. within 50m of huge mature planted adult. (adult pic at end of series to show sp. )

Arrayan - Photo (c) felipelabra22, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jon_sullivan's ID: Arrayan (Luma apiculata)
Added on July 24, 2020.
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Observer

ginakahikatea

Date

June 24, 2020 05:11 PM NZST
Lasioglossum - Photo (c) Valter Jacinto, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jon_sullivan's ID: Genus Lasioglossum, a member of Sweat Bees (Family Halictidae)
Added on July 20, 2020.
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Aphids Family Aphididae

Observer

ginakahikatea

Date

June 24, 2020 05:18 PM NZST
Aphids - Photo (c) S. Rae, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jon_sullivan's ID: Aphids (Family Aphididae)
Added on July 20, 2020.
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Observer

ginakahikatea

Date

June 24, 2020 05:22 PM NZST
Ichneutica plena - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
jon_sullivan's ID: Ichneutica plena, a member of Cutworms and Dart Moths (Subfamily Noctuinae)
Added on July 20, 2020.
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Yellow Admiral Vanessa itea

Observer

ginakahikatea

Date

June 24, 2020 05:27 PM NZST
Yellow Admiral - Photo (c) Dean Morley, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
jon_sullivan's ID: Yellow Admiral (Vanessa itea)
Added on July 20, 2020.
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Observer

ginakahikatea

Date

February 29, 2020

Description

-Antennae apically clubbed; forewing lacking a jugum or retinaculum; diurnal, broad- winged brightly patterened Lepidoptera

-Eyes notched or emarginate at base of antenae; foreleg reduced in the male but still functional.

Canterbury Alpine Boulder Copper - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jon_sullivan's ID: Canterbury Alpine Boulder Copper (Lycaena tama)
Added on July 20, 2020.
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What

German Wasp Vespula germanica

Observer

ginakahikatea

Date

March 11, 2020

Description

-Base of abdomen constricted, the abdomen more or less petiolate

-First abdominal segment with out hump or node; Antennae variable; wings fully developed

-Pronotum reaching back to tegula

-Venation complete or nearly so, forewings with 6 or more closed cells

-Antennae usually 12 segmented in female and 13 in male; ovipositor short, issuing from apex of abdomen and usually withdrawn into abdomen when not in use
-Forewings naturally folded longitudinally at rest; lateral pronotum and mesopleuron meeting without overlapping, with very little free movement between them; legs not exceptionally long

German Yellowjacket - Photo (c) anonymous, some rights reserved (GFDL)
jon_sullivan's ID: German Wasp (Vespula germanica)
Added on July 20, 2020.
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Magpie Moth Nyctemera annulata

Observer

ginakahikatea

Date

June 23, 2020 10:26 AM NZST

Description

-Antenna apically tapered; flagellar segments long-setose

-Forewing and hindwing with dissimilar venation

-Tympanal organs present, externally visible in the region of thoraco-abdominal junction

-Chaetosemata absent; forewings often more retangular; usually compact stout moths with stout bodies

New Zealand Magpie Moth - Photo (c) grahame, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Grahame
jon_sullivan's ID: Magpie Moth (Nyctemera annulata)
Added on July 20, 2020.
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What

Migratory Locust Locusta migratoria

Observer

ginakahikatea

Date

June 22, 2020 07:26 PM NZST

Description

-Antennae short and comparatively thick, of fewer than 30 segments
-Adult with well developed tegimina extending beyond the caudal end of abdomen, body length including tegima 40-70mm

Migratory Locust - Photo (c) Ettore Balocchi, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jon_sullivan's ID: Migratory Locust (Locusta migratoria)
Added on July 20, 2020.
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New Zealand Mantis Orthodera novaezealandiae

Observer

ginakahikatea

Date

April 12, 2020

Description

-Pronotum broad, as wide a shead, sides reasonably straight, forelegs with inner surface of cokae yellow, femur with vivid blue patch on the inner surface

New Zealand Mantis - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jon_sullivan's ID: New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)
Added on July 20, 2020.
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Short-horned Grasshoppers Family Acrididae

Observer

ginakahikatea

Date

February 29, 2020

Description

-Antennae short, thick, less than 30 segments
-Adults brachypterous
-Prosterior margin of pronotum usually strongly sinuate with distinct median notch. Montane species

Short-horned Grasshoppers - Photo (c) toucan22, all rights reserved, uploaded by Peter Shearer
jon_sullivan's ID: Short-horned Grasshoppers (Family Acrididae)
Added on July 20, 2020.
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Bees Epifamily Anthophila

Observer

ginakahikatea

Date

June 22, 2020 01:13 PM NZST

Description

-Base of abdomen constricted
-First abdomnal segment without hump or node; wings fully developed
-Pronotum not reaching back to tegula
-Body hairs, mostly on thorax
-Forewing with 3 submariginal cells
-Basal vein of forewing strongly arched

Leioproctus - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
jon_sullivan's ID: Genus Leioproctus, a member of Plasterer Bees (Family Colletidae)
Added on July 20, 2020.
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Observer

saras

Date

September 17, 2019 01:12 PM NZST
Weinmannia sylvicola - Photo (c) Sophie Kynman-Cole, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jon_sullivan's ID: Weinmannia sylvicola, a member of Butterspoon Family (Family Cunoniaceae)
Added on July 18, 2020.
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Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

amyn96

Date

March 20, 2018 01:26 PM NZDT
Weinmannia sylvicola - Photo (c) Sophie Kynman-Cole, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jon_sullivan's ID: Weinmannia sylvicola, a member of Butterspoon Family (Family Cunoniaceae)
Added on July 18, 2020.
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Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

July 6, 2016 02:36 PM NZST

Place

Private

Description

Growing by the track

Tags

MP
Weinmannia sylvicola - Photo (c) Sophie Kynman-Cole, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jon_sullivan's ID: Weinmannia sylvicola, a member of Butterspoon Family (Family Cunoniaceae)
Added on July 18, 2020.
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Mexican Burrowing Toad Rhinophrynus dorsalis

Observer

jmoya

Date

May 19, 2020 10:34 PM CDT
Mexican Burrowing Toad - Photo (c) Alejandro Calzada, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jon_sullivan's ID: Mexican Burrowing Toad (Rhinophrynus dorsalis)
Added on July 16, 2020.
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Pride of Madeira Echium candicans

Observer

seire409

Date

May 16, 2020 11:10 AM NZST
Pride of Madeira - Photo (c) James Gaither, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
jon_sullivan's ID: Pride of Madeira (Echium candicans)
Added on July 16, 2020.
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What

Pahokoraka Senecio quadridentatus

Observer

wendyk5

Date

June 3, 2020 02:47 PM NZST

Description

Footpath

Cotton Burnweed - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jon_sullivan's ID: Pahokoraka (Senecio quadridentatus)
Added on July 16, 2020.
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What

Bellbird Anthornis melanura

Observer

timcurran

Date

July 3, 2020 10:57 AM NZST

Description

Bellbird heard from office window 5th floor of Burns Building, Lincoln University

New Zealand Bellbird - Photo (c) Sid Mosdell, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jon_sullivan's ID: Bellbird (Anthornis melanura)
Added on July 06, 2020.
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What

Northern Wattle Moth Dasypodia cymatodes

Observer

molly-w

Date

May 9, 2020 10:40 AM NZST

Place

Missing Location
Northern Wattle Moth - Photo (c) Neil Fitzgerald, all rights reserved
jon_sullivan's ID: Northern Wattle Moth (Dasypodia cymatodes)
Added on July 01, 2020.
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What

Cabbage Butterfly Pieris rapae

Observer

molly-w

Date

June 15, 2020 08:54 AM NZST

Description

Apically Clubbed antennae, bifed tarsal claws.

Cabbage White - Photo (c) WK Cheng, all rights reserved
jon_sullivan's ID: Cabbage Butterfly (Pieris rapae)
Added on July 01, 2020.
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What

Steelblue Ladybird Halmus chalybeus

Observer

molly-w

Date

April 5, 2020 01:16 PM NZST

Description

Metallic blue hard "shell" forewings, 3-3-3 tarsal segmentation

Steelblue Lady Beetle - Photo (c) James Niland, some rights reserved (CC BY)
jon_sullivan's ID: Steelblue Ladybird (Halmus chalybeus)
Added on July 01, 2020.
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What

Blue Damselfly Austrolestes colensonis

Observer

molly-w

Date

February 29, 2020 09:33 AM +13

Description

Widely separated eyes, fore and hind wings petiolate. Pterostigma much longer than deep, blue markings, body in excess of 45mm

Blue Damselfly - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
jon_sullivan's ID: Blue Damselfly (Austrolestes colensonis)
Added on July 01, 2020.
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Red Damselfly Xanthocnemis zealandica

Observer

molly-w

Date

February 29, 2020 10:37 AM +13

Description

Eyes widely separated, petiolate wings. Diamond shaped pterostigma, broad yellow line on mesepisternum, longer red body 28mm-41mm

Red Damselfly - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
jon_sullivan's ID: Red Damselfly (Xanthocnemis zealandica)
Added on July 01, 2020.
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Black Field Cricket Teleogryllus commodus

Observer

molly-w

Date

April 16, 2020 09:45 AM NZST

Description

Long antennae, enlarged hind legs, wings fully present, 4 yarsi segmentation, large species greater than 25mm

Australian Black Field Cricket - Photo (c) Reiner Richter, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
jon_sullivan's ID: Black Field Cricket (Teleogryllus commodus)
Added on July 01, 2020.
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Flat Bugs Family Aradidae

Observer

molly-w

Date

February 29, 2020 10:09 AM +13

Description

Flat basal thickened corium and apical membrane over body. Exposed antennae, very dorsoventrally flattened body.

Flat Bugs - Photo (c) gernotkunz, all rights reserved
jon_sullivan's ID: Flat Bugs (Family Aradidae)
Added on July 01, 2020.
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Green Vegetable Bug Nezara viridula

Observer

molly-w

Date

April 16, 2020 10:11 AM NZST

Description

Shield shaped, exposed antennae, tarsi 3 segmented, small black pit at each basal angle, length between 12.5-17mm, green

Southern Green Stink Bug - Photo (c) Juan Emilio, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
jon_sullivan's ID: Green Vegetable Bug (Nezara viridula)
Added on July 01, 2020.
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Passionvine Hopper Scolypopa australis

Observer

molly-w

Date

April 21, 2020 10:15 AM NZST

Description

Tarsi 3 segmented, tent like wings, mid coxae elongated

Passionvine Hopper - Photo (c) heni, all rights reserved, uploaded by Jane Percival
jon_sullivan's ID: Passionvine Hopper (Scolypopa australis)
Added on July 01, 2020.
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Asian Paper Wasp Polistes chinensis

Observer

molly-w

Date

April 16, 2020 10:30 AM NZST

Description

Base of abdomen constricted, wings fully developed, pronotum reaching tegula, venation complete, antennae 12/13 segmented, forewings naturally folded longitudinally, mesopleuron lacking transverse suture.

Asian Paper Wasp - Photo (c) Phil Bendle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
jon_sullivan's ID: Asian Paper Wasp (Polistes chinensis)
Added on July 01, 2020.
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