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What

Planthoppers (Infraorder Fulgoromorpha)

Observer

eyrezer

Date

December 19, 2020 12:06 PM +13

Tags

Planthoppers - Photo (c) Vijay Anand Ismavel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tom_saunders's ID: Planthoppers (Infraorder Fulgoromorpha)
Added on January 10, 2023
Leading
Added as part of a taxon split

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What

Planthoppers (Infraorder Fulgoromorpha)

Observer

robin_booth

Date

January 30, 2019 02:34 PM NZDT

Description

On fence post.

Planthoppers - Photo (c) Vijay Anand Ismavel, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tom_saunders's ID: Planthoppers (Infraorder Fulgoromorpha)
Added on January 10, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon split

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What

Knobbled Orbweaver (Socca pustulosa)

Observer

mike68lusk

Date

November 22, 2016 10:09 AM NZDT

Description

remarkable lichen camo

Knobbled Orbweaver - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Saryu Mae
tom_saunders's ID: Knobbled Orbweaver (Socca pustulosa)
Added on December 01, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Knobbled Orbweaver (Socca pustulosa)

Observer

belstudholme

Date

November 13, 2016 10:29 AM NZDT
Knobbled Orbweaver - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Saryu Mae
tom_saunders's ID: Knobbled Orbweaver (Socca pustulosa)
Added on December 01, 2022
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Knobbled Orbweaver (Socca pustulosa)

Observer

grahame

Date

June 22, 2016

Description

Eriophora pustulosa male.
Despite having sen 100's of this sp. this is only the 2nd male I've seen.
It was lurking around the edges of a large females web.

Knobbled Orbweaver - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Saryu Mae
tom_saunders's ID: Knobbled Orbweaver (Socca pustulosa)
Added on December 01, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Knobbled Orbweaver (Socca pustulosa)

Observer

emlostanley

Date

May 15, 2016
Knobbled Orbweaver - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Saryu Mae
tom_saunders's ID: Knobbled Orbweaver (Socca pustulosa)
Added on December 01, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Knobbled Orbweaver (Socca pustulosa)

Date

February 16, 2014

Description

Fascinating to watch this large orbweb spider catch a cicada in its web and then kil it!

Knobbled Orbweaver - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Saryu Mae
tom_saunders's ID: Knobbled Orbweaver (Socca pustulosa)
Added on December 01, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Butterflies and Moths (Order Lepidoptera)

Observer

jake_vesty

Date

November 2022

Description

found on envy apple leaf

Butterflies and Moths - Photo (c) Anita, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tom_saunders's ID: Butterflies and Moths (Order Lepidoptera)
Added on November 23, 2022
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Observer

akshay_mahajan

Date

November 21, 2022 03:22 PM NZDT
Priocnemis conformis - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
tom_saunders's ID: Priocnemis conformis, a member of Tarantula-hawk Wasps and Allies (Tribe Pepsini)
Added on November 23, 2022
Improving

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What

Monkey Apple (Syzygium smithii)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

September 15, 2022 12:54 PM NZST

Description

110 Gladstone Rd, Parnell, Auckland.

Lilly Pilly - Photo (c) phoca2004, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
tom_saunders's ID: Monkey Apple (Syzygium smithii)
Added on September 15, 2022
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Observer

black_robin

Date

August 29, 2022 02:28 PM NZST
Glabridorsum stokesii - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
tom_saunders's ID: Glabridorsum stokesii, a member of Ichneumonid Wasps (Family Ichneumonidae)
Added on August 29, 2022
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What

Barracouta (Thyrsites atun)

Observer

clinton

Date

March 31, 2009 03:05 PM NZDT
Snoek - Photo (c) dhaintz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by dhaintz
tom_saunders's ID: Barracouta (Thyrsites atun)
Added on July 22, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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Observer

jo490

Date

June 18, 2022 10:24 PM NZST

Description

Found inside house

Netelia ephippiata - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
tom_saunders's ID: Netelia ephippiata, a member of Ichneumonid Wasps (Family Ichneumonidae)
Added on June 20, 2022
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What

German Wasp (Vespula germanica)

Observer

agoranomos

Date

June 2022

Description

Large wasp - I think it was a queen.
Found crawling up an inside of a window, very dopey on a warm day.
Photos taken outside after extermination.

German Yellowjacket - Photo (c) Sid Mosdell, some rights reserved (CC BY)
tom_saunders's ID: German Wasp (Vespula germanica)
Added on June 09, 2022
Improving

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What

Square-ended Crab Spiders (Genus Sidymella)

Observer

emily_r

Date

May 16, 2022 02:12 PM NZST
Square-ended Crab Spiders - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
tom_saunders's ID: Square-ended Crab Spiders (Genus Sidymella)
Added on June 07, 2022
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Photos / Sounds

Observer

grey

Date

January 4, 2022 10:07 AM NZDT

Description

Found dead inside house.

Lissonota fulva - Photo (c) Tom Saunders, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Tom Saunders
tom_saunders's ID: Lissonota fulva, a member of Ichneumonid Wasps (Family Ichneumonidae)
Added on May 25, 2022
Improving

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Observer

black_robin

Date

May 2, 2022 03:23 PM NZST
Acantholybas brunneus - Photo (c) Tom, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Tom
tom_saunders's ID: Acantholybas brunneus, a member of Leaf-footed Bugs (Family Coreidae)
Added on May 23, 2022
Improving

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What

Common Hover Fly Parasitoid Wasp (Diplazon laetatorius)

Observer

black_robin

Date

May 2, 2022 03:00 PM NZST
Common Hover Fly Parasitoid Wasp - Photo (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY)
tom_saunders's ID: Common Hover Fly Parasitoid Wasp (Diplazon laetatorius)
Added on May 23, 2022
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What

Basket-cocoon Parasitoid (Meteorus pulchricornis)

Observer

black_robin

Date

May 2, 2022 04:08 PM NZST

Description

Collected. Hatched on the morning of 10/05/22.

Basket-cocoon Parasitoid - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
tom_saunders's ID: Basket-cocoon Parasitoid (Meteorus pulchricornis)
Added on May 23, 2022
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What

Basket-cocoon Parasitoid (Meteorus pulchricornis)

Observer

black_robin

Date

May 9, 2022 12:49 PM NZST
Basket-cocoon Parasitoid - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
tom_saunders's ID: Basket-cocoon Parasitoid (Meteorus pulchricornis)
Added on May 23, 2022
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What

Australasian Green Shield Bug (Glaucias amyoti)

Observer

black_robin

Date

May 9, 2022 01:15 PM NZST
New Zealand Vegetable Bug - Photo (c) Helen Macky, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Helen Macky
tom_saunders's ID: Australasian Green Shield Bug (Glaucias amyoti)
Added on May 23, 2022
Leading

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What

Common Hover Fly Parasitoid Wasp (Diplazon laetatorius)

Observer

black_robin

Date

May 9, 2022 01:30 PM NZST
Common Hover Fly Parasitoid Wasp - Photo (c) Judy Gallagher, some rights reserved (CC BY)
tom_saunders's ID: Common Hover Fly Parasitoid Wasp (Diplazon laetatorius)
Added on May 23, 2022
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What

Yellow-banded Leafroller Parasite (Xanthopimpla rhopaloceros)

Observer

black_robin

Date

May 21, 2022 02:30 PM NZST
Yellow-banded Leafroller Parasitoid Wasp - Photo (c) Danilo Hegg, all rights reserved, uploaded by Danilo Hegg
tom_saunders's ID: Yellow-banded Leafroller Parasite (Xanthopimpla rhopaloceros)
Added on May 23, 2022
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What

Ground Yellowjackets (Genus Vespula)

Observer

black_robin

Date

May 17, 2022 02:22 PM NZST
Ground Yellowjackets - Photo (c) tex-anne, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by tex-anne
tom_saunders's ID: Ground Yellowjackets (Genus Vespula)
Added on May 23, 2022
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Observer

paul_ward

Date

January 27, 2016 07:40 PM NZDT

Description

What is this insect? I'm pretty sure I've seen casts of it's shell about. The wings are quite silvery. Photographed inside a house at te horo beach 26 Jan

Netelia ephippiata - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
tom_saunders's ID: Netelia ephippiata, a member of Ichneumonid Wasps (Family Ichneumonidae)
Added on May 19, 2022
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Observer

greg_holwell

Date

March 22, 2022 09:39 PM NZDT
Megastylus - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
tom_saunders's ID: Genus Megastylus, a member of Ichneumonid Wasps (Family Ichneumonidae)
Added on April 05, 2022
Improving

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What

White-spotted Ichneumonid Wasp (Echthromorpha intricatoria)

Observer

maorinomad

Date

April 1, 2022 01:23 PM NZDT

Place

Ngahere (Google, OSM)
White-spotted Ichneumonid Wasp - Photo (c) Nuytsia@Tas, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tom_saunders's ID: White-spotted Ichneumonid Wasp (Echthromorpha intricatoria)
Added on April 01, 2022
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What

Ground Yellowjackets (Genus Vespula)

Observer

max761

Date

March 25, 2022 02:24 PM NZDT
Ground Yellowjackets - Photo (c) tex-anne, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by tex-anne
tom_saunders's ID: Ground Yellowjackets (Genus Vespula)
Added on March 26, 2022
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What

Lemon Tree Borer Parasitoid Wasp (Xanthocryptus novozealandicus)

Observer

maritha

Date

March 7, 2022 11:42 AM NZDT
Lemon Tree Borer Parasitoid Wasp - Photo (c) Maurice, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Maurice
tom_saunders's ID: Lemon Tree Borer Parasitoid Wasp (Xanthocryptus novozealandicus)
Added on March 26, 2022
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What

Common Wasp (Vespula vulgaris)

Observer

nic_charlton

Date

March 20, 2022 10:47 AM NZDT

Description

Vespula wasp eating it's way through a fly. Even while being photographed inside a plastic pottle.

Common European Yellowjacket - Photo (c) Jakob Fahr, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Jakob Fahr
tom_saunders's ID: Common Wasp (Vespula vulgaris)
Added on March 26, 2022
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