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katelomansmith

Date

August 17, 2015 02:20 PM NZST

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What

Gum leaf skeletonizer Uraba lugens

Date

August 28, 2015 09:55 AM NZST

Description

On a silver dollar gum, hundreds of caterpillars on hundreds of leaves.

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Observer

junipernz

Date

August 26, 2015 04:47 PM NZST

Description

Growing under totara trees. What is it?

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What

Ornate Wobbegong Orectolobus ornatus

Observer

givernykate

Date

July 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Ornate Wobbegong at Kelly Tarltons

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What

Creeping Fuchsia Fuchsia procumbens

Observer

tsteer

Date

July 1, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Colonisers

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What

Nematodes Phylum Nematoda

Observer

anmar2015

Date

August 3, 2015

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What

Longsnout Seahorse Hippocampus reidi

Observer

givernykate

Date

July 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Longsnout Seahorse at Kelly Tarltons

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What

Pot-bellied Seahorse Hippocampus abdominalis

Observer

givernykate

Date

July 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Big Belly Seahorse at Kelly Tarltons

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What

Giant kokopu Galaxias argenteus

Observer

givernykate

Date

July 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Giant Kokopu at Kelly Tarlrtons

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What

South Island Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

givernykate

Date

July 17, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Pied Oystercatchers at St Heliers Beach

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Observer

anmar2015

Date

July 25, 2015

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What

Leech

Observer

katelomansmith

Date

July 15, 2015 11:04 AM NZST

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Observer

anmar2015

Date

July 10, 2015

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Observer

anmar2015

Date

July 7, 2015

Description

Ova carried by the crustacean

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Observer

anmar2015

Date

July 6, 2015

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Observer

pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Common in colonies of 3-8 in lawn. Thallus 40 mm tall, cap 20-28 mm diameter, conical, upper surface pinkish brown with darker brown centre and striations running from centre to cap apex; underside with whitish wavy gills; stalk gracile, pinkish brown, 3-5 mm diameter, tapering from base to apex. A species of Mycena or Entoloma?

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What

Totally tedius Tubaria Tubaria furfuracea

Observer

pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Saprophytic on freshly deposited bark mulch. Thallus orange, 10-20 mm tall, cap 15-20 mm diameter, weakly domed, above darker orange with pale orange striations radiating out from centre, margin of cap finely crenulate (almost appearing spinose), gills pale orange; stipe 2.5-3.2 mm diameter, delicate, crushing readily with no evident change in colour (beyond a slight darkening) on bruising

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Observer

anmar2015

Date

July 5, 2015

Description

Keratella falculata carrying an ovum
Video Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMM4SKbzfWs

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Observer

pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Self sown from past plantings and thriving. Growing amongst basalt rocks and scoriaceous gravels near pond. Plants just starting to flower. Apologies for poor quality images.

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Observer

pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Naturalising under totara (Podocarpus totara var. totara) trees from bird dispersed fruit deriving from nearby 'Gondwana Aboretum' where fruiting adult trees are present.

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What

Green mistletoe Ileostylus micranthus

Observer

pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Parasitic on Plagianthus divaricatus and Coprosma propinqua var. propinqua. Specimens arisen from seed planted onto hosts from Miranda where a small roadside population persists on Coprosma propinqua var. propinqua. Although an abundant mistletoe throughout large parts of New Zealand, Ileostylus is now scarce in the Auckland Region.

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What

Rimu Dacrydium cupressinum

Observer

pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Locally common tre in totara (Podocarpus totara var. totara) dominated forest remnant.

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Observer

pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Abundant tree of riparian forest remnant.

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What

Rawirinui Kunzea robusta

Observer

pjd1

Date

July 4, 2015

Description

Single mature tree growing with rimu (Dacrydium cupressinum), totara (Podocarpus totara var. totara), Kahikatea (Dacrycarpus dacrydioides) and taraire (Beilschmiedia tarairi) on margin of forest near stream. Estimated height 20 m, trunk c.0.8 m. d.b.h.; bark detaching in long tabular flakes, these more or less coriaceous, sporting sparse Dirinaria applantaa, Physcia caesia and Heterodermia speciosa. Fallen young branchlets densely (and visibly) invested in long, antrorse, silky hairs; leaves oblanceolate, margins with broken weft of hairs running up to but not meeting leaf apex.

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Observer

anmar2015

Date

July 4, 2015

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Observer

anmar2015

Date

July 4, 2015

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Observer

katelomansmith

Date

July 4, 2015 10:25 AM NZST

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What

Manakura Melicytus micranthus

Observer

katelomansmith

Date

July 4, 2015 10:17 AM NZST

Description

Both the tiny flowers and dark fruit visible in the photo

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Observer

anmar2015

Date

July 3, 2015

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Observer

anmar2015

Date

July 3, 2015