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What

Short-finned Eel Anguilla australis

Observer

rebbecca1

Date

May 11, 2019 12:07 PM NZST

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What

Grass Grub Costelytra zealandica

Observer

denise-nz

Date

May 18, 2019 10:22 AM NZST

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What

Cartilage Lichen Ramalina celastri

Observer

grahame

Date

May 17, 2019

Description

The larger thalli in the 1st and 3rd images are around 2mm in the 2nd 1mm.

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What

Plant Bugs Family Miridae

Observer

grahame

Date

May 15, 2019

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Observer

grahame

Date

May 15, 2019

Description

I'm guessing this is one of the normal grey Holoplatys commonly seen but with a case of alopecia ?

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What

Soft Scales Family Coccidae

Observer

grahame

Date

May 15, 2019

Description

I'm guessing this is the remnants of some sort of scale insect ??
It's on Shepherds purse.
I had a look at other Shepherds purse in the area, this was the only affected plant.

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What

Common Chickweed Stellaria media

Observer

grahame

Date

May 15, 2019

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What

Bristly Oxtongue Helminthotheca echioides

Observer

grahame

Date

May 15, 2019

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What

New Zealand Scaup Aythya novaeseelandiae

Observer

grahame

Date

May 14, 2019

Description

This old girl has been coming back to Travis every winter for many years.
She vanishes during breeding season.

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What

Little Shag Microcarbo melanoleucos ssp. brevirostris

Observer

grahame

Date

May 14, 2019

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What

New Zealand Mantis Orthodera novaezealandiae

Observer

davejevans

Date

April 27, 2019 11:24 AM NZST

Description

On Totara beside path

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What

Common Feather-Moss Eurhynchium praelongum

Observer

shona_t

Date

April 26, 2019 08:34 AM NZST

Description

Plot 13
Racopilum convolutaceum

Scale in photo - smallest division 0.5mm

Photo 1 by EB.

http://www.nzplants.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/mosses/native-species/racopilaceae/racopilum-cuspidigerum-var-convolutaceum.html

meurkc Project curator ID

Eurhynchium praelongum

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What

Common Feather-Moss Eurhynchium praelongum

Observer

shona_t

Date

April 26, 2019 08:34 AM NZST

Description

Beside plot 8.
Photo 2 clump including dirt is 45mm tall.

Common Feather-Moss (Eurhynchium praelongum) = Kindbergia praelonga

[Apr 2019: also plot 5?
Feb 2018: https://inaturalist.nz/observations/9865375]

Scale in photo - smallest division 0.5mm

Photo 1 by EB.

Native Invasion - Among The Mosses of Christchurch Bryony MacMillan
Kindbergia praelonga considered to be naturalised in NZ
http://bts.nzpcn.org.nz/bts_pdf/Cant_2004_38__25-32.pdf

jon_sullivan Project curator ID

Phylum Bryophyta

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What

Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata

Observer

denise-nz

Date

April 26, 2019 12:08 PM NZST

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What

Pukeko Porphyrio melanotus ssp. melanotus

Observer

denise-nz

Date

April 26, 2019 12:08 PM NZST

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What

Grasses, Sedges, and Allies Order Poales

Observer

denise-nz

Date

April 26, 2019 12:01 PM NZST

Description

Small grass 30 cm high

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What

Bellbird Anthornis melanura

Observer

denise-nz

Date

April 26, 2019 11:59 AM NZST

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What

Nightshades Genus Solanum

Observer

denise-nz

Date

April 26, 2019 11:57 AM NZST

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Observer

denise-nz

Date

April 26, 2019 11:54 AM NZST

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What

Leptinella Leptinella squalida

Observer

denise-nz

Date

April 26, 2019 11:51 AM NZST

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What

Button Fern Pellaea rotundifolia

Observer

grahame

Date

April 24, 2019

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What

Huruhuruwhenua Asplenium oblongifolium

Observer

grahame

Date

April 24, 2019

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Cock's-Foot Dactylis glomerata

Observer

grahame

Date

April 24, 2019

Description

This sp. of grass thinks we put shade houses around the plants just for its benefit

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What

Annual Meadow-Grass Poa annua

Observer

grahame

Date

April 24, 2019

Description

A common lawn grass

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What

Sexy Pavement Lichen Xanthoparmelia scabrosa

Observer

grahame

Date

April 24, 2019

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Observer

grahame

Date

April 24, 2019

Description

First one Ive seen with both sets of wings spread

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What

Buck's Horn Plantain Plantago coronopus

Observer

grahame

Date

April 23, 2019

Description

Seed heads like plantain but I can't find one with leaves like this.

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What

False Hen and Chickens Fern Asplenium ×lucrosum

Observer

grahame

Date

April 23, 2019

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What

Sac Fungi Phylum Ascomycota

Observer

grahame

Date

April 23, 2019

Description

This group of Californian thistles were under a Cabbage tree.
It was only the thistles that had the sac fungi.
There seemed to be a lot of old aphid exoskelletons left on the plants.
Also a few aphids.

Fungi

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What

Fungi Including Lichens Kingdom Fungi

Observer

grahame

Date

April 22, 2019

Description

Growing on wooded fence rail.