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Observer

shoushou_1221

Date

March 17, 2024 07:38 AM NZDT

Description

A South Canterbury endemic Mecodema species.
Taught by @philip-howe.
Third time to see this carabid from Timaru district (two are from Claremont bush).

Mecodema brittoni - Photo (c) philip-howe, all rights reserved
philip-howe's ID: Mecodema brittoni, a member of Ground Beetles (Family Carabidae)
Added on April 14, 2024
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Squeaking Longhorn (Hexatricha pulverulenta)

Observer

magrat

Date

March 30, 2024 12:58 PM NZDT

Description

Found in epiphytes and/or leaflitter added to a kiwi nocturnal house and rescued to outdoors

Squeaking Longhorn - Photo (c) Dougal Townsend, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Dougal Townsend
philip-howe's ID: Squeaking Longhorn (Hexatricha pulverulenta)
Added on March 31, 2024
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Maui's Copper (Lycaena edna)

Observer

gracenz

Date

February 26, 2023 02:52 PM NZDT

Place

Ohakune (Google, OSM)
Maui's Copper - Photo (c) Pete McGregor, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Pete McGregor
philip-howe's ID: Maui's Copper (Lycaena edna)
Added on January 4, 2024
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North Island Coastal Copper (Lycaena salustius)

Observer

guybroome

Date

February 15, 2011 10:18 PM NZDT
North Island Coastal Copper - Photo (c) Simon Nicholas, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Simon Nicholas
philip-howe's ID: North Island Coastal Copper (Lycaena salustius)
Added on January 4, 2024
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Lycaena Butterflies (Genus Lycaena)

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

February 24, 2018 02:17 AM NZDT
North Island Glade Copper - Photo (c) Dianne Clarke, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Dianne Clarke
philip-howe's ID: North Island Glade Copper (Lycaena enysii)
Added on January 4, 2024
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What

Lycaena Butterflies (Genus Lycaena)

Observer

cheryldawson19

Date

January 23, 2020 10:51 AM +13
Maui's Copper - Photo (c) Pete McGregor, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Pete McGregor
philip-howe's ID: Maui's Copper (Lycaena edna)
Added on January 4, 2024
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

December 22, 2023 10:27 PM NZDT

Description

18A Revel Ave, Mount Roskill, Auckland. At light.

Votum mundum - Photo (c) Robert Briggs, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), uploaded by Robert Briggs
philip-howe's ID: Votum mundum, a member of Round-necked Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Added on December 22, 2023
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Harp Ground Beetles (Subfamily Harpalinae)

Observer

seamusmoran

Date

September 19, 2023 01:44 PM NZST
Haplanister crypticus - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
philip-howe's ID: Haplanister crypticus, a member of Harp Ground Beetles (Subfamily Harpalinae)
Added on December 21, 2023
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Harp Ground Beetles (Subfamily Harpalinae)

Observer

agoranomos

Description

Found on my driveway

Anisodactylus binotatus - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
philip-howe's ID: Anisodactylus binotatus, a member of Harp Ground Beetles (Subfamily Harpalinae)
Added on December 21, 2023
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What

Harp Ground Beetles (Subfamily Harpalinae)

Observer

agoranomos

Description

Found on my driveway

Ground Beetles - Photo (c) c_hutton, all rights reserved, uploaded by c_hutton
philip-howe's ID: Ground Beetles (Family Carabidae)
Added on December 21, 2023
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Observer

agoranomos

Date

December 19, 2023 04:03 PM NZDT

Description

In residential garden

Marsh Beetles - Photo (c) ylsu, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by ylsu
philip-howe's ID: Marsh Beetles (Family Scirtidae)
Added on December 20, 2023
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Observer

oscar_dove

Date

December 6, 2023 11:37 AM NZDT

Description

Abundant in flowering Arthropodium

Scolopterus - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
philip-howe's ID: Genus Scolopterus, a member of True Weevils (Family Curculionidae)
Added on December 12, 2023
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Wide-banded Tiger Beetle (Neocicindela latecincta)

Observer

shoushou_1221

Date

November 18, 2023 11:54 AM NZDT
Wide-banded Tiger Beetle - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
philip-howe's ID: Wide-banded Tiger Beetle (Neocicindela latecincta)
Added on November 20, 2023
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Observer

shoushou_1221

Date

November 16, 2023 10:51 PM NZDT
Lysiphragma howesii - Photo (c) Grahame, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Grahame
philip-howe's ID: Lysiphragma howesii, a member of Fungus Moths, Clothes Moths, & Allies (Family Tineidae)
Added on November 20, 2023
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Observer

shoushou_1221

Date

November 18, 2023 05:11 PM NZDT

Description

Got larva from driftwood on 9/5. Became to pupa on 10/7. Emergence on 11/9. 34 days of pupa?

Mitophyllus irroratus - Photo (c) philip-howe, all rights reserved
philip-howe's ID: Mitophyllus irroratus, a member of Stag Beetles (Family Lucanidae)
Added on November 20, 2023
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Observer

shoushou_1221

Date

November 18, 2023 11:44 AM NZDT
Lasioglossum - Photo (c) Stuart Tingley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stuart Tingley
philip-howe's ID: Genus Lasioglossum, a member of Sweat and Furrow Bees (Subfamily Halictinae)
Added on November 20, 2023
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Observer

shoushou_1221

Date

October 20, 2023 11:26 PM NZDT

Description

Two

Mecodema aberrans - Photo (c) philip-howe, all rights reserved
philip-howe's ID: Mecodema aberrans, a member of Ground Beetles (Family Carabidae)
Added on October 24, 2023
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Observer

shoushou_1221

Date

October 2023
Oarotrechus gracilentus - Photo (c) Shou Saito, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Shou Saito
philip-howe's ID: Oarotrechus gracilentus, a member of Ground Beetles (Family Carabidae)
Added on October 23, 2023
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Observer

seamusmoran

Date

October 6, 2023 10:40 PM NZDT
Zorion guttigerum - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
philip-howe's ID: Zorion guttigerum, a member of Round-necked Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Added on October 23, 2023
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Observer

sandalsnz

Date

September 18, 2022 11:25 AM NZST
philip-howe's ID: Megadromus lobipes, a member of Woodland Ground Beetles (Tribe Pterostichini)
Added on June 24, 2023
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possumsend

Date

May 5, 2022 01:12 PM NZST

Description

In a lizard ACO. Limestone outcrop. Gave off a terrible pong when being handled for photographs.

Megadromus virens - Photo (c) Possums' End, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Possums' End
philip-howe's ID: Megadromus virens, a member of Woodland Ground Beetles (Tribe Pterostichini)
Added on June 24, 2023
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Observer

john_barkla

Date

January 1, 2023 01:43 PM NZDT

Description

Dead, in low alpine grassland

Megadromus bullatus - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
philip-howe's ID: Megadromus bullatus, a member of Woodland Ground Beetles (Tribe Pterostichini)
Added on June 24, 2023
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kirstenbarkla

Date

April 17, 2022 12:08 PM NZST
Megadromus alternus - Photo no rights reserved, uploaded by Kirsten Barkla
philip-howe's ID: Megadromus alternus, a member of Woodland Ground Beetles (Tribe Pterostichini)
Added on June 24, 2023
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Date

December 28, 2022 10:19 PM NZDT
Megadromus - Photo (c) Samuel Purdie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Samuel Purdie
philip-howe's ID: Genus Megadromus, a member of Woodland Ground Beetles (Tribe Pterostichini)
Added on June 24, 2023
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What

South Island Lichen Moth (Ipana egregia)

Observer

possumsend

Date

February 21, 2021 09:32 AM NZDT

Description

Drawn to light.

South Island Lichen Moth - Photo (c) Nicola Baines, all rights reserved, uploaded by Nicola Baines
philip-howe's ID: South Island Lichen Moth (Ipana egregia)
Added on May 13, 2023
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Hissing Longhorn (Tetrorea cilipes)

Observer

tony_steer

Date

April 11, 2023

Tags

Hissing Longhorn - Photo (c) Danilo Hegg, all rights reserved, uploaded by Danilo Hegg
philip-howe's ID: Hissing Longhorn (Tetrorea cilipes)
Added on May 8, 2023
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Observer

agoranomos

Date

April 24, 2023 11:35 AM NZST

Description

Large rove beetle seen on footpath

Tasgius - Photo (c) Kurt Andreas, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
philip-howe's ID: Genus Tasgius, a member of Large Rove Beetles (Subfamily Staphylininae)
Added on May 8, 2023
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Topal's Beetle (Archeocrypticus topali)

Observer

agoranomos

Date

April 29, 2023 02:48 PM NZST

Description

Found in sand under seaweed (prior observation)

Topal's Beetle - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
philip-howe's ID: Topal's Beetle (Archeocrypticus topali)
Added on May 8, 2023
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oscar_dove

Date

March 4, 2023 03:51 PM NZDT
Mecodema costipenne - Photo (c) Samuel Purdie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Samuel Purdie
philip-howe's ID: Mecodema costipenne, a member of Ground Beetles (Family Carabidae)
Added on April 10, 2023
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Alexander Beetle (Megadromus antarcticus)

Observer

kieren

Date

April 15, 2017 03:53 PM NZST

Description

Under a drum outside the shearing shed.

Alexander Beetle - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
philip-howe's ID: Alexander Beetle (Megadromus antarcticus)
Added on March 2, 2023
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