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Observer

sarahr83

Date

November 25, 2021 07:51 PM +13
Megadromus - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Genus Megadromus, a member of Woodland Ground Beetles (Tribe Pterostichini)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Typical Cicadas (Family Cicadidae)

Observer

sarahr83

Date

November 25, 2021 04:28 PM +13
Typical Cicadas - Photo (c) john lenagan, all rights reserved
stephen_thorpe's ID: Typical Cicadas (Family Cicadidae)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Earthworms and Allies (Subclass Oligochaeta)

Observer

sarahr83

Date

November 24, 2021 10:57 AM +13
Earthworms and Allies - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
stephen_thorpe's ID: Earthworms and Allies (Subclass Oligochaeta)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Observer

john_barkla

Date

November 28, 2021 01:49 PM NZDT

Description

Locally common on clay bank in montane broadleaved forest

Philonotis tenuis - Photo (c) Melissa Hutchison, all rights reserved
stephen_thorpe's ID: Philonotis tenuis, a member of Mosses (Phylum Bryophyta)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Observer

onealex

Date

December 27, 2012 02:07 PM NZDT

Description

This shiny green Manuka Chafer beetle should be on a Manuka plant, but instead it preferred to explore a leaf of Cabbage tree.

Pyronota - Photo (c) Brenda  Anderson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Genus Pyronota, a member of Chafers (Subfamily Melolonthinae)
Added on November 28, 2021
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carabidave

Date

November 26, 2021 10:12 PM HST

Description

5-6 mm, YPT in semi rural garden

Anacis - Photo (c) Donald Hobern, some rights reserved (CC BY)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Genus Anacis, a member of Ichneumonid Wasps (Family Ichneumonidae)
Added on November 28, 2021
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carabidave

Date

November 26, 2021 10:19 PM HST

Description

1-1.5 mm, YPT semi rural garden

Eulophidae - Photo (c) portioid, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Family Eulophidae, a member of Chalcidoid Wasps (Superfamily Chalcidoidea)
Added on November 28, 2021
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carabidave

Date

November 26, 2021 10:16 PM HST

Description

2-3 mm, YPT in semi rural garden

Diapriidae - Photo (c) Christophe Quintin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Family Diapriidae, a member of Narrow-waisted Wasps, Ants, and Bees (Suborder Apocrita)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Observer

carabidave

Date

November 26, 2021 10:02 PM HST

Description

3-4 mm, YPT in semi rural garden

Diphoropria - Photo (c) Dave Seldon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Genus Diphoropria, a member of Narrow-waisted Wasps, Ants, and Bees (Suborder Apocrita)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Cabbage Tree Moth (Epiphryne verriculata)

Observer

fiestykakapo

Date

November 17, 2021 08:48 PM NZDT

Description

ON cabbage

Cabbage Tree Moth - Photo (c) James Bailey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Cabbage Tree Moth (Epiphryne verriculata)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

Date

November 27, 2021 06:50 PM NZDT

Description

Netted by day around rock tors and damp areas

Pyronota - Photo (c) Brenda  Anderson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Genus Pyronota, a member of Chafers (Subfamily Melolonthinae)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Observer

grey

Date

November 27, 2021 06:46 PM NZDT

Description

Small beetle found on a Mahoe leaf in native forest. Length 2.5-3.0 mm.

Nothotelus nigellus - Photo (c) Mark Anderson, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Nothotelus nigellus, a member of False Flower Beetles (Family Scraptiidae)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Observer

petaimmaca68

Date

November 28, 2021 04:26 PM NZDT

Description

Resting on Broom by swamp.

Leptocroca - Photo (c) James Bailey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Genus Leptocroca, a member of Concealer Moths (Family Oecophoridae)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Observer

helenmacky

Date

November 28, 2021 10:03 AM NZDT

Description

found on the underside of makomako leaves - Aristotelia serrata. they are 2-2.5mm long. the upper surface of the leaves were covered in tiny spots.

stephen_thorpe's ID: Peristoreus limbatus, a member of True Weevils (Family Curculionidae)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Observer

petaimmaca68

Date

November 28, 2021 05:11 PM NZDT

Description

3-4 mm long. On blackberry leaf.

Rhopalomerus tenuirostris - Photo (c) Patrich Cerpa, all rights reserved
stephen_thorpe's ID: Rhopalomerus tenuirostris, a member of True Weevils (Family Curculionidae)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Black-headed Jumping Spider (Trite planiceps)

Observer

lloyd_esler

Date

November 28, 2021 09:01 AM NZDT
Black-headed Jumping Spider - Photo (c) Gathadair, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Black-headed Jumping Spider (Trite planiceps)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Mexican Devil (Ageratina adenophora)

Observer

theovannoort

Date

November 27, 2021 05:15 PM NZDT
Sticky Snakeroot - Photo (c) Ingeborg van Leeuwen, all rights reserved, uploaded by wildchroma
stephen_thorpe's ID: Mexican Devil (Ageratina adenophora)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Land Planarians (Family Geoplanidae)

Observer

heidigray

Date

October 29, 2021 09:59 AM +13
Land Planarians - Photo (c) Pavel Kirillov, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Land Planarians (Family Geoplanidae)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Observer

fiestykakapo

Date

November 27, 2021 12:20 PM NZDT

Description

Im sorry I cant remember the name, but it's the one that rest on nikau.

Doxophyrtis hydrocosma - Photo (c) Danilo Hegg, all rights reserved
stephen_thorpe's ID: Doxophyrtis hydrocosma, a member of Ermine Moths and Allies (Superfamily Yponomeutoidea)
Added on November 28, 2021
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fiestykakapo

Date

November 19, 2021 03:31 PM NZDT
Nesomachilis - Photo (c) Thomas Walsh, all rights reserved
stephen_thorpe's ID: Genus Nesomachilis, a member of Rock Bristletails (Family Meinertellidae)
Added on November 28, 2021
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fiestykakapo

Date

November 19, 2021 03:32 PM NZDT
Mitophyllus parrianus - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Mitophyllus parrianus, a member of Stag Beetles (Family Lucanidae)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Titoki Moth (Vanicela disjunctella)

Observer

fiestykakapo

Date

November 21, 2021 10:01 AM NZDT
Titoki Moth - Photo (c) Christopher Stephens, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Titoki Moth (Vanicela disjunctella)
Added on November 28, 2021
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fiestykakapo

Date

November 27, 2021 11:58 AM NZDT

Description

On nikau, I saw heaps of cocoons and only 1 adult

Doxophyrtis hydrocosma - Photo (c) Danilo Hegg, all rights reserved
stephen_thorpe's ID: Doxophyrtis hydrocosma, a member of Ermine Moths and Allies (Superfamily Yponomeutoidea)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Observer

fiestykakapo

Date

November 27, 2021 12:02 PM NZDT

Description

On nikau

Eocenchrea maorica - Photo (c) dwilson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by David Wilson
stephen_thorpe's ID: Eocenchrea maorica, a member of Planthoppers (Superfamily Fulgoroidea)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Stag Beetles (Family Lucanidae)

Observer

fiestykakapo

Date

November 19, 2021 03:30 PM NZDT
Stag Beetles - Photo (c) Pavel Kirillov, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), uploaded by Pasha Kirillov
stephen_thorpe's ID: Stag Beetles (Family Lucanidae)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Spur Valerian (Centranthus ruber)

Observer

fiona1960

Date

November 28, 2021 01:23 PM +13
Red Valerian - Photo (c) Katie Claypoole, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Spur Valerian (Centranthus ruber)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Huhu (Prionoplus reticularis)

Observer

licagus

Date

November 28, 2021 06:19 PM +13

Description

It had a parasite coming off its anus!!!

Huhu - Photo (c) Dougal Townsend, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Huhu (Prionoplus reticularis)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Shore Bindweed (Calystegia soldanella)

Observer

sfwatts

Date

November 28, 2021 06:52 PM NZDT
Sea Bindweed - Photo (c) criptos, all rights reserved
stephen_thorpe's ID: Shore Bindweed (Calystegia soldanella)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Observer

mandyb22

Date

November 28, 2021 06:46 PM NZDT

Description

Insect found sitting on top of my laptop inside, having trouble identifying

Xylotoles - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Genus Xylotoles, a member of Flat-faced Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Lamiinae)
Added on November 28, 2021
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Beetles (Order Coleoptera)

Date

November 14, 2021 03:26 PM NZDT

Description

Found under bark of cultivated
jacaranda tree, sorry about photo quality.

Beetles - Photo (c) Scott Camazine, all rights reserved
stephen_thorpe's ID: Beetles (Order Coleoptera)
Added on November 28, 2021
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