Photos / Sounds

Observer

juliesimpsonz

Date

September 15, 2019 04:27 PM NZST

Description

Really small specimen in bush area under pohutukawa tree and ponga.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sad Ground Beetle Rhytisternus miser

Observer

zoology

Date

September 24, 2018 03:28 PM NZST

Description

Found under log.

Photos / Sounds

What

Tunnelweb Spiders Genus Porrhothele

Observer

epitree

Date

October 5, 2014

Description

25mm
In a silk tunnel inside rotten log.

Photos / Sounds

What

Jumping Spiders Family Salticidae

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

February 23, 2016 01:06 PM NZDT

Description

size approx 4.5 to 5 mm; under loose bark on Fucschia tree
This is the third observation of this species (that I know of). See:
Maurice (a.k.a. epitree)
http://naturewatch.org.nz/observations/2467816 and
https://www.flickr.com/photos/63394592@N08/sets/72157657252887593/page5
and Bryce McQuillan
http://www.brycephotography.co.nz/gallery/spiders/#Jumping Spiders
The distribution is widespread and the phenotype seems quite "stable".

Photos / Sounds

What

Blue-banded Bee Amegilla cingulata

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

December 6, 2018 08:40 AM NZDT