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What

Bronze Hopper (Helpis minitabunda)

Observer

eva_manu

Date

November 21, 2021 02:29 PM NZDT
Bronze Hopper - Photo (c) Robert Whyte, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
tom_saunders's ID: Bronze Hopper (Helpis minitabunda)
Added on November 23, 2021
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Puriri Moth (Aenetus virescens)

Observer

adam143

Date

November 23, 2021 01:23 PM +13

Place

Karori (Google, OSM)
Puriri Moth - Photo (c) Grant Crawford, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tom_saunders's ID: Puriri Moth (Aenetus virescens)
Added on November 23, 2021
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Observer

greg_holwell

Date

November 17, 2021 02:39 PM NZDT
Sphictostethus calvus - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY)
tom_saunders's ID: Sphictostethus calvus, a member of Tarantula-hawk Wasps and Allies (Tribe Pepsini)
Added on November 17, 2021
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Indian-Meal Moth (Plodia interpunctella)

Observer

damnpollen

Date

November 17, 2021 06:26 PM +13
Indian-Meal Moth - Photo (c) skitterbug, some rights reserved (CC BY)
tom_saunders's ID: Indian-Meal Moth (Plodia interpunctella)
Added on November 17, 2021
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Sandflies (Genus Austrosimulium)

Observer

tgeerin

Date

November 17, 2021 07:41 PM +13
Sandflies - Photo (c) steveattwood, all rights reserved, uploaded by Steve Attwood
tom_saunders's ID: Sandflies (Genus Austrosimulium)
Added on November 17, 2021
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What

Aphid Mummy Wasps (Subfamily Aphidiinae)

Observer

grahame

Date

November 17, 2021 04:00 PM NZDT

Description

I suspect this little wasp is what caused these aphid mummys.
https://inaturalist.nz/observations/101310883

Tags

Braconid Wasps - Photo (c) Carolyn Gritzmaker, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tom_saunders's ID: Braconid Wasps (Family Braconidae)
Added on November 17, 2021
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Observer

malvika_bana

Date

November 17, 2021 02:45 PM NZDT
Bees and Apoid Wasps - Photo (c) Heather Holm, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tom_saunders's ID: Bees and Apoid Wasps (Superfamily Apoidea)
Added on November 17, 2021
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Blow Flies (Family Calliphoridae)

Observer

malvika_bana

Date

November 17, 2021 02:44 PM NZDT
Brachyceran Flies - Photo (c) Sam Fraser-Smith, some rights reserved (CC BY)
tom_saunders's ID: Brachyceran Flies (Suborder Brachycera)
Added on November 17, 2021
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What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

paigemc

Date

Missing Date

Place

Alexandra (Google, OSM)

Description

Small Mantis in Fruit Orchard

Mantises - Photo (c) Mark Gurney, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tom_saunders's ID: Mantises (Order Mantodea)
Added on November 17, 2021
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Observer

erinaceus

Date

November 15, 2021 10:01 AM NZDT
Leptotarsus - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY)
tom_saunders's ID: Genus Leptotarsus, a member of Large Crane Flies (Family Tipulidae)
Added on November 17, 2021
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Observer

erinaceus

Date

November 15, 2021 10:56 AM NZDT
Athoracophorus - Photo (c) Timothy Harker, all rights reserved
tom_saunders's ID: Genus Athoracophorus, a member of Leaf-veined Slugs (Family Athoracophoridae)
Added on November 17, 2021
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What

Kererū (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae)

Observer

kererucount

Date

September 23, 2021 12:30 PM NZST
New Zealand Pigeon - Photo (c) Brodie Foster, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tom_saunders's ID: Kererū (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae)
Added on September 23, 2021
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What

Common Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus)

Observer

laura-nz

Date

September 23, 2021 08:19 PM NZST

Description

It’s a hedgehog.

Common Hedgehog - Photo (c) Michael Gäbler, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
tom_saunders's ID: Common Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus)
Added on September 23, 2021
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Lemon Tree Borer (Oemona hirta)

Observer

pskirk

Date

September 5, 2021 05:52 PM NZST
Lemon Tree Borer - Photo (c) Phil Bendle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tom_saunders's ID: Lemon Tree Borer (Oemona hirta)
Added on September 08, 2021
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Garden Soldier Fly (Exaireta spinigera)

Observer

anistasya

Date

September 8, 2021 08:58 PM NZST
Garden Soldier Fly - Photo (c) tjeales, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
tom_saunders's ID: Garden Soldier Fly (Exaireta spinigera)
Added on September 08, 2021
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Date

August 25, 2021 12:39 AM NZST
Netelia - Photo (c) Victor W Fazio III, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tom_saunders's ID: Genus Netelia, a member of Ichneumonid Wasps (Family Ichneumonidae)
Added on August 25, 2021
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Observer

shaun_thompson

Date

July 24, 2021 03:13 PM NZST
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 July 26, 2021
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What

Large Sand Scarab (Pericoptus truncatus)

Observer

arnim

Date

July 24, 2021 07:53 AM NZST
Large Sand Scarab - Photo (c) Shaun Lee, some rights reserved (CC BY)
tom_saunders's ID: Large Sand Scarab (Pericoptus truncatus)
Added on July 26, 2021
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Pseudaneitea papillata - Photo (c) Tony Wills, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
tom_saunders's ID: Pseudaneitea papillata, a member of Leaf-veined Slugs (Family Athoracophoridae)
Added on July 26, 2021
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New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

July 22, 2021 09:40 PM NZST
New Zealand Mantis - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
tom_saunders's ID: New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)
Added on July 24, 2021
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Meal Moth (Pyralis farinalis)

Observer

annettebolton

Date

July 5, 2021 08:58 PM NZST
Meal Moth - Photo (c) Victor W Fazio III, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tom_saunders's ID: Meal Moth (Pyralis farinalis)
Added on July 05, 2021
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Shore Skink (Oligosoma smithi)

Observer

boerema

Date

June 2021
Skinks - Photo (c) oldman19510, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tom_saunders's ID: Skinks (Family Scincidae)
Added on June 25, 2021
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Common Wasp (Vespula vulgaris)

Observer

nhudson

Date

April 15, 2021 08:17 AM NZST

Description

Attracted to light, 40w Actinic (Heath Trap). 14-15 April 2021.

Ground Yellowjackets - Photo (c) tex-anne, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tom_saunders's ID: Ground Yellowjackets (Genus Vespula)
Added on June 20, 2021
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Observer

nhudson

Date

April 15, 2021 08:17 AM NZST

Description

Attracted to light, 40w Actinic (Heath Trap). 14-15 April 2021.

Mallada basalis - Photo (c) Dayne Laird, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tom_saunders's ID: Mallada basalis, a member of Typical Green Lacewings (Subfamily Chrysopinae)
Added on June 20, 2021
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Common Bird-dropping Spider (Celaenia excavata)

Date

May 14, 2021 03:59 PM NZST

Description

Found hanging in koromiko Hebe. Very light paper thin hollow with small holes where insect may have hatched out?

Bird-dropping Spiders - Photo (c) williamdomenge9, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tom_saunders's ID: Bird-dropping Spiders (Genus Celaenia)
Added on May 14, 2021
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New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

gobeirne

Date

May 2021
New Zealand Mantis - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
tom_saunders's ID: New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)
Added on May 14, 2021
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Common Bird-dropping Spider (Celaenia excavata)

Date

May 14, 2021 03:59 PM NZST

Description

Found hanging in koromiko Hebe. Very light paper thin hollow with small holes where insect may have hatched out?

Common Bird-dropping Spider - Photo (c) lync, all rights reserved
tom_saunders's ID: Common Bird-dropping Spider (Celaenia excavata)
Added on May 14, 2021
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Common Wasp (Vespula vulgaris)

Observer

rempson

Date

May 1, 2021 02:07 PM NZST
Ground Yellowjackets - Photo (c) tex-anne, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
tom_saunders's ID: Ground Yellowjackets (Genus Vespula)
Added on May 01, 2021
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Observer

naturewatchwidow

Date

April 30, 2021 03:20 PM NZST
Eutanyacra licitatoria - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
tom_saunders's ID: Eutanyacra licitatoria, a member of Ichneumonid Wasps (Family Ichneumonidae)
Added on May 01, 2021
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What

Cockroaches and Termites (Order Blattodea)

Observer

karlincubus

Date

April 25, 2021 01:57 PM NZST

Description

It is the moult of an insect.

Cockroaches and Termites - Photo (c) Bill & Mark Bell, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
tom_saunders's ID: Cockroaches and Termites (Order Blattodea)
Added on April 26, 2021
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