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What

Gall and Forest Midges Family Cecidomyiidae

Observer

dougalt

Date

April 8, 2019 05:11 PM NZST

Description

About 4 mm long.

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Square

Observer

dougalt

Date

April 8, 2019 05:06 PM NZST

Description

Host is manuka or kanuka.

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Observer

dougalt

Date

April 8, 2019 04:51 PM NZST

Description

About 12 mm long. On a manuka/kanuka tree. Presumably has just hatched out of the hole? It was too far up the tree to get a good headshot.

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Observer

dougalt

Date

April 8, 2019 04:37 PM NZST

Description

Growing on old log. Fingers are around 15 mm long.

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Observer

dougalt

Date

April 8, 2019 04:30 PM NZST

Description

Growing on dead twig of lacebark tree. Largest is about 15 mm across.

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Observer

dougalt

Date

April 8, 2019 04:29 PM NZST

Description

Larger one is 50 mm. Growing on standing dead wood.

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Observer

dougalt

Date

April 8, 2019 04:23 PM NZST

Description

Growing on standing dead wood. About 10 mm across.

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Observer

dougalt

Date

April 8, 2019 04:17 PM NZST

Description

Body is about 15 mm long. Actively scraping something off the bark of a small Pittosporum tenuifolium tree.

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What

North Island Lacebark Hoheria populnea

Observer

liam31

Date

February 14, 2019 07:51 PM NZDT

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What

Curved-horn Moths Superfamily Gelechioidea

Observer

dougalt

Date

February 12, 2019 06:06 PM NZDT

Description

About 10 long. P. apocrypta?

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What

Fungus Gnats Family Mycetophilidae

Observer

dougalt

Date

February 12, 2019 06:03 PM NZDT

Description

About 6 mm long.

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What

Smooth Stick Insect Clitarchus hookeri

Observer

dougalt

Date

February 12, 2019 05:48 PM NZDT

Description

About 100 mm long; on a kanuka tree.

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What

Ichneumonid Wasps Family Ichneumonidae

Observer

dougalt

Date

February 12, 2019 05:31 PM NZDT

Description

About 10 mm long. Happily roving around on rangiora leaves.

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What

Chorus Cicada Amphipsalta zelandica

Observer

dougalt

Date

February 12, 2019 05:14 PM NZDT

Description

45 mm long. One of several hundred!

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Observer

dougalt

Date

February 12, 2019 05:02 PM NZDT

Description

About 35 mm across wings.

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Observer

dougalt

Date

February 12, 2019 05:21 PM NZDT

Description

About 20 mm long. Sitting some way up a beech tree, so hard to get good photos.

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Observer

schneehagen

Date

February 3, 2019 09:20 AM NZDT

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Observer

schneehagen

Date

February 3, 2019 08:31 AM NZDT

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What

Passionvine Hopper Scolypopa australis

Observer

schneehagen

Date

February 3, 2019 08:05 AM NZDT

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What

Green Planthopper Siphanta acuta

Observer

schneehagen

Date

February 3, 2019 07:53 AM NZDT

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Observer

dougalt

Date

January 24, 2019 04:38 PM NZDT

Description

About 6-7 mm long. Note two individuals are shown - the one in the first photo is slightly larger. Possibly male and female?

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What

Passionvine Hopper Scolypopa australis

Observer

dougalt

Date

January 24, 2019 05:10 PM NZDT

Description

On a young kohekohe seedling.

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Observer

dougalt

Date

January 24, 2019 05:04 PM NZDT

Description

About 90 mm long.

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What

Common Bag Moth Liothula omnivora

Observer

dougalt

Date

January 24, 2019 04:55 PM NZDT

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Observer

dougalt

Date

January 24, 2019 04:51 PM NZDT

Description

About 12 mm long.

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What

Steelblue Ladybird Halmus chalybeus

Observer

dougalt

Date

January 24, 2019 04:47 PM NZDT

Description

6 mm long. On the underside of a kohekohe leaf.

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What

Tank Lily Astelia hastata

Observer

dougalt

Date

January 24, 2019 04:37 PM NZDT

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What

House Flies and Allies Family Muscidae

Observer

dougalt

Date

January 24, 2019 04:30 PM NZDT

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What

Prickly Stick Insect Acanthoxyla prasina

Observer

dougalt

Date

January 24, 2019 04:28 PM NZDT

Description

About 80 mm long.

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What

Curved-horn Moths Superfamily Gelechioidea

Observer

dougalt

Date

January 24, 2019 04:19 PM NZDT

Description

About 12 mm long. P apocrypta?