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Blackish Meadow Katydid Conocephalus semivittatus

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dave_young

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March 30, 2021 05:42 PM +13

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pjd1

Date

March 27, 2016

Description

Parasitic on Amphipsalta zelandica - seven hosts noted dead on track side.

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Chocolate Tube Slimes Genus Stemonitis

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ottoh

Date

March 3, 2021 01:01 PM NZDT

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Northern Common Robber Fly Neoitamus melanopogon

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helenmacky

Date

February 14, 2021 04:26 PM NZDT

Description

A head-on view showing the big compound eyes.

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Campbell Island Carrot Anisotome latifolia

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n_armstrong

Date

December 2015

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Southern Reef Squid Sepioteuthis australis

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tiffanykosch

Date

February 1, 2021 08:47 PM NZDT

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Duvaucel's Gecko Hoplodactylus duvaucelii

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tiffanykosch

Date

February 2021

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Coprosma Genus Coprosma

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nikkow

Date

January 31, 2021 04:59 PM +13

Description

Verigated type leaf. Very pretty

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Two-spined Spider Poecilopachys australasia

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pjd1

Date

February 2, 2021 01:21 PM NZDT

Description

Noted on Japanese honeysuckle (Lonicera japonica).

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alpineflower

Date

January 14, 2021 01:00 PM +13

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Ragwort Jacobaea vulgaris

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john_barkla

Date

January 22, 2021 02:50 PM +13

Description

Common, in coastal grassland

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paxmonger

Date

January 1, 2021 04:43 PM +13

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New Zealand Vegetable Bug Glaucias amyoti

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jacqui-nz

Date

January 15, 2021 03:05 PM NZDT

Description

On Coprosma robusta.

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Australasian Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo ssp. novaehollandiae

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grahame

Date

January 18, 2021

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Monarch Danaus plexippus

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caitlinhazel

Date

January 18, 2021

Place

Foxton (Google, OSM)

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Prickly Stick Insect Acanthoxyla prasina

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craigwilson10

Date

January 7, 2021 11:20 AM NZDT

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Myrtle Rust Austropuccinia psidii

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pjd1

Date

January 25, 2021 10:26 AM NZDT

Description

Severe infestation - one of the worst I have ever seen on this host species. Two planted tree's growing on margin of spring; these 5-6 tall. All young growth and especially floral primordia and maturing inflorescences covered in urediniospores.

Bees (Apis mellifera) noted harvesting spores - see https://inaturalist.nz/observations/68580488.

These tree's I have been watching monthly since September 2017. I last checked them on 1 January 2021 (not Austropuccinia was evident then). This infestation was reported to me by Wendy John who noted it on 23 January 2021 - see https://inaturalist.nz/observations/68482642

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Mottled Brittle Star Ophionereis fasciata

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kelvinperrie

Date

January 10, 2021 11:10 AM NZDT

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Eucalyptus Variegated Beetle Paropsisterna cloelia

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cleland_wallace

Date

January 26, 2021 09:57 AM +13

Description

2 lots of larvae 2nd and 3rd instar

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Brown Centipede Lithobius forficatus

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paddy18

Date

January 26, 2021 04:55 PM NZDT

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Goblet Waxcap Hygrocybe cantharellus

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shirleykerr

Date

January 27, 2021 11:00 AM NZDT

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possumsend

Date

January 26, 2021 06:46 PM NZDT

Description

In the log pile.

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Kikihi Cicadas Genus Kikihia

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saltyskin

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January 26, 2021 04:19 PM +13

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Blue Damselfly Austrolestes colensonis

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pohanginapete

Date

January 26, 2021 01:45 PM NZDT

Description

Common along the upper, more open part of the track

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Smooth Stick Insect Clitarchus hookeri

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househopper_jr

Date

January 8, 2021 01:55 AM NZDT

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Striped Treasureflower Gazania linearis

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laranz

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January 19, 2021 01:08 PM +13

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Clapping Cicadas Genus Amphipsalta

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flossiepip

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January 24, 2021 08:04 AM NZDT

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flossiepip

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January 20, 2021 02:44 PM NZDT

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steve_kerr

Date

January 26, 2021 09:10 AM NZDT

Description

very large

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Leaf-veined Slugs Family Athoracophoridae

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sarah_richardson

Date

January 31, 2021 09:05 AM NZDT

Description

I've seen similar slugs in the forest, but never in the alpine at 1600m. A v cool critter!

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steve_kerr

Date

January 27, 2021

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Green and Golden Bell Frog Ranoidea aurea

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shaun-lee

Date

January 31, 2021 03:43 AM NZDT

Description

One of 25 seen around the lake. I have assumed they are all Green and golden bell frogs, but this one looks a bit more like a Southern bell frog?

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Margined Sea Lizard Glaucilla marginata

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glinks

Date

January 23, 2021 10:00 AM +13

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Anemone Stinkhorn Fungus Aseroe rubra

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pohanginapete

Date

January 10, 2021

Description

About 20 m down the track from a cluster of these observed in early December. This one was attracting numerous blowflies.

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Canterbury Tree Weta Hemideina femorata

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ssw-burlg

Date

February 1, 2021 05:55 PM +13

Description

Adult female.

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Blue Lily Agapanthus praecox

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zlbc

Date

January 24, 2014

Description

This display of Agapanthus was probably (though I don't know for sure) planted by the Westland District Council - unfortunately it is increasingly common as an escape in the wider environment.

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Green Cockscomb Sedum praealtum

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murray_dawson

Date

August 30, 2015 03:25 PM NZST

Description

Sedum praealtum (shrubby stonecrop). Harington Point / Ellison Road intersection, Otago Peninsula. © Murray Dawson

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New Zealand Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa

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trc

Date

February 21, 2013 03:11 PM NZDT