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Love-in-a-Mist Nigella damascena

Observer

hamishduff

Date

October 17, 2020 02:59 PM +13
Love-in-a-Mist - Photo (c) Licínia, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Love-in-a-Mist (Nigella damascena)
Added on October 30, 2020.
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Soft Scales Family Coccidae

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hamishduff

Date

October 30, 2020 05:49 PM +13
Tortoise Scales - Photo (c) Benjamin J. Dion, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Soft Scales (Family Coccidae)
Added on October 30, 2020.
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Scarlet Kammetjie Freesia laxa

Observer

foodforestnz

Date

October 30, 2020 05:42 PM +13

Description

Uploaded some more detailed shots. The flower has distinctive two tone petals on one side of the six petal face. Dark pink and deep red.

Scarlet Kammetjie - Photo (c) Lucas Rubio, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Scarlet Kammetjie (Freesia laxa)
Added on October 30, 2020.
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African Black Beetle Heteronychus arator

Observer

simon_drury

Date

October 30, 2020 11:11 AM +13

Description

One of my students found this bug at school and was wondering what it was? Some sort of beetle?

African Black Beetle - Photo (c) nzwide, all rights reserved, uploaded by Phil Bendle
stephen_thorpe's ID: African Black Beetle (Heteronychus arator)
Added on October 30, 2020.
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Broom Seed Beetle Bruchidius villosus

Observer

dave_holland

Date

October 30, 2020 12:45 PM NZDT
Broom Seed Beetle - Photo (c) Mick Talbot, some rights reserved (CC BY)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Broom Seed Beetle (Bruchidius villosus)
Added on October 30, 2020.
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charbailie

Date

October 30, 2020 11:28 AM +13
Plume Albizia - Photo (c) jacqui-nz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Brush Wattle (Paraserianthes lophantha)
Added on October 30, 2020.
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Poor Knights Lily Xeronema callistemon

Observer

christophercaine

Date

October 17, 2020 01:54 PM NZDT
Poor Knights Lily - Photo (c) nzwide, all rights reserved, uploaded by Phil Bendle
stephen_thorpe's ID: Poor Knights Lily (Xeronema callistemon)
Added on October 30, 2020.
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Kotukutuku Fuchsia excorticata

Observer

cco

Date

October 23, 2020 08:23 AM NZDT

Description

Flowers and green fruit on same tree

Kotukutuku - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Kotukutuku (Fuchsia excorticata)
Added on October 30, 2020.
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wild_wind

Date

October 29, 2020
Eucolaspis - Photo (c) d_kluza, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Genus Eucolaspis, a member of Leaf Beetles (Family Chrysomelidae)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Australian Bag Moth Cebysa leucotelus

Observer

ruvaze

Date

October 26, 2020 06:17 PM +13
Australian Bag Moth - Photo (c) macro, all rights reserved, uploaded by Brian Peers
stephen_thorpe's ID: Australian Bag Moth (Cebysa leucotelus)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Cellar Clothes Moth Dryadaula pactolia

Observer

grey

Date

October 29, 2020 09:43 PM NZDT

Description

Small moth found inside house. Body length including wings 5 mm.

Cellar Clothes Moth - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Cellar Clothes Moth (Dryadaula pactolia)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Black Medick Medicago lupulina

Observer

derek_onley

Date

December 6, 2012 12:00 PM NZDT

Description

T. dubium?

Medics - Photo (c) Mick Talbot, some rights reserved (CC BY)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Medics (Genus Medicago)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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predomalpha

Date

July 26, 2020 04:30 AM NZST

Description

Living among seagrass.

Melanochlamys cylindrica - Photo (c) Andrew Spurgeon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Melanochlamys cylindrica, a member of Headshield Slugs (Order Cephalaspidea)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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sarahkeeley

Date

October 29, 2020 06:26 PM +13

Description

On our roses

Aethina concolor - Photo (c) epitree, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Aethina concolor, a member of Sap-feeding Beetles (Family Nitidulidae)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Genus Aka

Observer

ml254

Date

October 25, 2020 09:15 PM +13

Description

Couldn't get any good photos sorry was getting pulled along a nightwalk by non-biologists so didn't get much of a chance to gander...

stephen_thorpe's ID: Genus Aka, a member of Cixiid Planthoppers (Family Cixiidae)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Western Honey Bee Apis mellifera

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

October 24, 2020 05:29 PM NZDT

Description

On a citrus flower.

Western Honey Bee - Photo (c) Oregon Department of Agriculture, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Western Honey Bee (Apis mellifera)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Lizard Barklice Family Caeciliusidae

Observer

simonnicholas

Date

October 29, 2020 08:03 PM NZDT
Lizard Barklice - Photo (c) Gary McDonald, all rights reserved
stephen_thorpe's ID: Lizard Barklice (Family Caeciliusidae)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Moth Flies and Sand Flies Family Psychodidae

Observer

simonnicholas

Date

October 29, 2020 08:04 PM NZDT
Moth Flies and Sand Flies - Photo (c) gbohne, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Moth Flies and Sand Flies (Family Psychodidae)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Pinion-streaked Snout Schrankia costaestrigalis

Observer

simonnicholas

Date

October 29, 2020 08:11 PM NZDT
Pinion-streaked Snout - Photo (c) Roger Kendrick, all rights reserved
stephen_thorpe's ID: Pinion-streaked Snout (Schrankia costaestrigalis)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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ryan_nz

Date

October 29, 2020 03:34 PM +13
Floresianus sordidus - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Floresianus sordidus, a member of Broad-nosed Weevils (Subfamily Entiminae)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Tutukiwi Pterostylis banksii

Observer

marshy

Date

October 25, 2020 11:11 AM +13

Description

Large plants up to shin height with reddish stem.

Tutukiwi - Photo (c) mattward, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Tutukiwi (Pterostylis banksii)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Subterranean Clover Trifolium subterraneum

Observer

marshy

Date

October 29, 2020 06:57 AM +13

Description

Common on the berm in this location

Subterranean Clover - Photo (c) Alex Abair, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Subterranean Clover (Trifolium subterraneum)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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dougalm

Date

October 28, 2020 11:56 AM NZDT

Description

Beetle on an Aciphylla squarrosa.

Dasytinae - Photo (c) joaquinportela, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Subfamily Dasytinae, a member of Soft-winged Flower Beetles (Family Melyridae)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Spider-hunting Wasps Family Pompilidae

Observer

satoshi8

Date

January 15, 2016 01:49 PM JST
Spider Wasps - Photo (c) Kevin Walsh, some rights reserved (CC BY)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Spider-hunting Wasps (Family Pompilidae)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Predaceous Diving Beetles Family Dytiscidae

Observer

mstanford

Date

October 29, 2020 03:19 PM +13
Predaceous Diving Beetles - Photo (c) Udo Schmidt, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Predaceous Diving Beetles (Family Dytiscidae)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Insects Class Insecta

Observer

mstanford

Date

October 29, 2020 03:38 PM +13
Insects - Photo (c) José Manuel Carreón Silva, all rights reserved
stephen_thorpe's ID: Insects (Class Insecta)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Ground Beetles Family Carabidae

Observer

mstanford

Date

October 29, 2020 03:47 PM +13
Harpalini - Photo (c) Chris Moody, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Tribe Harpalini, a member of Ground Beetles (Family Carabidae)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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Bronze Hopper Helpis minitabunda

Observer

dylannnnnnn

Date

October 29, 2020 04:13 PM +13
Bronze Hopper - Photo (c) Robert Whyte, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
stephen_thorpe's ID: Bronze Hopper (Helpis minitabunda)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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epitree

Date

October 29, 2020 01:43 PM NZDT

Description

4 mm on Acacia sophorae

Neolaemosaccus narinus - Photo (c) stho002, all rights reserved, uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
stephen_thorpe's ID: Neolaemosaccus narinus, a member of True Weevils (Family Curculionidae)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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liamkokaua

Date

September 20, 2020 08:35 PM NZST
Pericoptus - Photo (c) grahame, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Grahame
stephen_thorpe's ID: Genus Pericoptus, a member of Rhinoceros Beetles (Subfamily Dynastinae)
Added on October 29, 2020.
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