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slsfish

Date

June 14, 2021 11:33 AM UTC

Description

Inside see through casing. Alive. Many of them scattered throughout beach. Some just had eggs inside them. Open from both ends.

Insects

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What

Insects Class Insecta

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grey

Date

June 10, 2021 03:10 PM NZST

Description

Dozens of these larvae(?) were found under a large plant pot sitting on a tree stump covered with what appeared to be a black mould-type fungus. Up to 5 mm in length.

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jeanro

Date

May 1, 2021 10:42 PM +11

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Square

What

Shield Bugs Family Acanthosomatidae

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jacobl

Date

January 19, 2021 01:06 PM NZDT

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What

Flax Ladybird Hoangus venustus

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scott_bartlam

Date

April 7, 2021 02:59 PM NZST

Description

In a carex geminata sedge land.

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tutukiwi

Date

March 10, 2021 03:42 PM NZDT

Description

Size of square image is 24 mm x 24 mm, i.e. 1:1.

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grey

Date

March 12, 2021 04:32 PM NZDT

Description

Found on an agapanthus plant.

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foodforestnz

Date

February 18, 2021 02:56 PM +13

Description

2 individuals one smaller than the other a few metres from previous sightings. Also have video and two higher resolution pics. Approx. 10mm long.

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What

Tortoise Scales Family Coccidae

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nzlichen

Date

February 18, 2021

Description

Scale insects on a fig tree (edible fig).

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mattt394

Date

January 23, 2021 10:18 PM NZDT

Description

Pale white moth, roughly the size of a plantain moth.

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nhudson

Date

December 12, 2020 11:25 AM NZDT

Description

Attracted to light, 40w Actinic (Heath Trap). 11-12 December 2020. First NZ specimen (male). Find registered with MPI and ID confirmed by DNA barcode.

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predomalpha

Date

January 31, 2021 04:35 PM NZDT

Description

Small, 4mm long. The limpet is a baby. Last photo is in situ.

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schneehagen

Date

January 13, 2021 10:17 PM NZDT

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What

Eastern Sycamore Lace Bug Corythucha ciliata

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juan_arteaga

Date

January 11, 2021 01:41 PM +13

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Observer

melissa_griffin

Date

January 10, 2021 03:50 PM +13

Place

St Arnaud (Google, OSM)

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fairyeagle

Date

January 6, 2021 09:59 AM +13

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antkusabs

Date

December 31, 2020 05:34 PM +13

Description

Vine with tendrils

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What

Skin Beetles Family Dermestidae

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mpnavest

Date

December 6, 2020 02:40 PM NZDT

Description

2.5mm from Parsley dropwort

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What

Chenopod Casebearer Coleophora versurella

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predomalpha

Date

December 2, 2020 10:31 PM NZDT

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What

Black Swallow-Wort Vincetoxicum nigrum

Observer

dave_holland

Date

November 26, 2020 01:53 PM NZDT

Description

lots of wild seedlings! there were two large adults in different places, one growing in amoungst another species of vine and appears to have possibly arrived with it by accident!? and the other a smaller adult about 20m away coming out from under an old estatablished chocolate vine on a fence, it definitely looks wild and probably is a progeny of the other adult. :o there are also about half a dozen smaller adults also flowering. the botanic gardens plant lady didn't know what it is and said they didn't plant it! adult pics attached.

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What

Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

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predomalpha

Date

November 14, 2020 04:24 PM NZDT

Description

@stephen_thorpe @clinton

Under rocks at low tide.

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Observer

bikingbirder

Date

December 24, 2012 12:00 PM NZDT

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What

Kamahi Bark Scribbler Xanadoses nielseni

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dr_robert

Date

November 20, 2020 07:55 AM NZDT

Description

Resting on Melicytus leaf at 7.55 am.

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dr_robert

Date

November 20, 2020 07:48 AM NZDT

Description

Resting on the underside of a Melicytus leaf in the early morning. Others observed the previous evening at 6.35 to 6.40 pm, flying.

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dr_robert

Date

November 19, 2020 03:53 PM NZDT

Description

This is an unnamed species of Amphixystis, easily distinguished from A. hapsimacha by its black coloration. This one disturbed from vicinity of nikau.

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predomalpha

Date

November 15, 2020 01:34 PM NZDT

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What

Northern Acrocirrus Acrocirrus st1

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fiestykakapo

Date

November 15, 2020 01:45 PM +13

Description

Started bleeding?

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fiestykakapo

Date

November 15, 2020 02:05 PM +13

Description

Under a rock in a intertidal pool.

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What

Rhabdocoel Flatworms Order Rhabdocoela

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vaughan_turner

Date

October 27, 2020 09:08 AM +13

Description

Found it on my finger after a stream crossing in Whirinaki FP.

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What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

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ian4

Date

November 12, 1997 01:29 PM NZDT

Description

large and noisy, shot from video footage hence the quality

Tags

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edinatw

Date

October 24, 2020 08:10 PM +13

Description

On pohutukawa trunk

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What

Tanaids Order Tanaidacea

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predomalpha

Date

October 18, 2020 12:28 PM NZDT

Description

Kelp holdfast.

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What

Cotton Leaf Roller Haritalodes derogata

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lilcashew

Date

October 16, 2020 02:51 PM +13

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virginiaen

Date

October 16, 2020 12:14 PM +13

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What

Rhabdocoel Flatworms Order Rhabdocoela

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farside

Date

October 15, 2020 08:50 PM NZDT

Description

A slender flatworm with a distinctive pattern

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dwilson

Date

August 16, 2015

Description

Orange ribbon worm under boulder, intertidal zone (parallel lines on bottom of container 3mm apart).

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What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

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tangatawhenua

Date

June 5, 2016

Description

Another type of flatworm lurking in the low intertidal zone under a rock.

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predomalpha

Date

June 16, 2019 04:52 AM NZST

Description

Found while sieving through mud at low tide under the Cornwallis Wharf

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What

Ribbon Worms Phylum Nemertea

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predomalpha

Date

July 31, 2020 02:51 AM NZST

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predomalpha

Date

August 23, 2020 08:28 PM NZST

Description

On low tidal sand/mud.

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predomalpha

Date

May 6, 2020 04:04 AM NZST

Description

Found alive in a dead scallop.

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What

Gall Wasps and Allies Superfamily Cynipoidea

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bythepark

Date

September 18, 2020 01:05 PM NZST

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What

Podocarps Genus Podocarpus

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bevan2

Date

September 4, 2020 12:21 PM NZST

Description

Possibly.

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hannahnoley

Date

February 24, 2020 03:00 PM +13

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What

Swift Feather-legged Fly Trichopoda pennipes

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jo_poulton

Date

January 24, 2020 03:50 PM NZDT

Description

Emerged from wild caught Nezara viridula

Plants

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What

Plants Kingdom Plantae

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foodforestnz

Date

February 13, 2020 10:47 AM +13

Description

Cultivated in Blenheim park.

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joycey07

Date

December 30, 2019 11:50 AM +13

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What

Lotuses Genus Nelumbo

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nick_goldwater

Date

December 27, 2019 01:43 PM +13

Description

Large leaves, at least 20 cm diameter. Growing locally with taro. Hydrocotyle or lotus?

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What

Cotton Leaf Roller Haritalodes derogata

Observer

pjd1

Date

December 25, 2019 11:15 AM NZDT

Description

Adult. Accidentally clobbered by son who found it crawling out of freshly harvested parsley (Petroselinum crispum) and assumed it was a pest.

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What

Cotton Leaf Roller Haritalodes derogata

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henriettaanne

Date

October 29, 2019 10:13 AM +13

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What

Ground Beetles Family Carabidae

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bythepark

Date

October 4, 2019 01:25 PM +13

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What

Sticky Wattle Acacia viscidula

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tom59

Date

September 27, 2019 10:37 AM NZST

Description

Floribunda?

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danilo_hegg

Date

December 8, 2018 10:39 AM NZDT

Description

A small stag beetle, at 1170m of elevation in alpine environment on Buckland Peaks.
I am not able to match it with any of the descriptions in Holloway (2007), Fauna of NZ 61

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What

Yellow Himalayan Raspberry Rubus ellipticus

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harshi

Date

August 7, 2018 01:50 PM NZST

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Date

March 7, 2019 02:30 PM +13

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Square

What

Rove Beetles Family Staphylinidae

Date

March 7, 2019 02:02 PM +13

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What

Overgrowing Tunicates Family Didemnidae

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beaumasters

Date

June 18, 2019 12:45 PM HST

Description

Here is an obs by @tangatawhenua of the same species
https://inaturalist.nz/observations/4452199
I have not seen/noticed these around Auckland before

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What

Spurred Helmet Orchid Corybas cheesemanii

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marleyii

Date

June 17, 2019 10:42 AM NZST

Description

One plants seen in Kanuka forest

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What

Hooded Rosette Lichen Physcia adscendens

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marleyii

Date

May 30, 2019 01:50 PM NZST

Description

Seen on tulip tree on urban street

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marleyii

Date

May 26, 2019 10:55 AM NZST

Description

Common on rocky cliffs

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What

Pagoda Fungus Podoserpula pusio

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bevan

Date

May 25, 2019 02:33 PM NZST

Description

Growing on soil in extremely rotten old wood

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What

Paspalum Ergot Claviceps paspali

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leptonia

Date

May 14, 2019

Description

The whitish-cream 'blobs' emerging from the florets on the stem at right. Parasitized by blackish brain blobs of Cerebella.

FUNNZ 1418

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jacqui-nz

Date

March 18, 2019 04:17 PM NZDT

Description

Several on a poroporo (Solanum) in a native bush reserve.

Poroporo obs:
https://inaturalist.nz/observations/21542310

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Date

February 11, 2019 11:40 PM +13

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john_early

Date

February 11, 2019

Description

In suburban garden. Specimen is in Auckland Museum collection AMNZ135272

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shaun_thompson

Date

February 23, 2019 12:25 PM NZDT
Insects

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What

Insects Class Insecta

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jefffryett

Date

February 10, 2019 04:37 PM NZDT

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What

Olive-green Coastal Katydid Austrosalomona falcata

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marshy

Date

January 29, 2019 06:33 AM NZDT

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tangatawhenua

Date

January 15, 2019 11:07 AM NZDT

Description

no clue what this is. Small insect.

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Tuberous Hawk's-Beard Aetheorhiza bulbosa

Date

September 10, 2018

Description

Growing in sand dune and also in sand further inland

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mathiasm

Date

January 10, 2019 09:19 PM NZDT

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aniste

Date

February 17, 2017 05:10 PM +13

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What

Horse and Deer Flies Family Tabanidae

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peter93

Date

January 8, 2019 05:57 PM +13

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mike68lusk

Date

December 23, 2018 12:40 PM NZDT

Description

common in wetland

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What

Bran Moth Lindera tessellatella

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robert_briggs

Date

December 19, 2018 09:21 PM NZDT

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What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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robert_briggs

Date

July 14, 2018 11:16 PM NZST

Description

Some quite cool moths around but they are so small you don't notice how smart they look up close!

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nhudson

Date

December 18, 2018 08:36 AM NZDT

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nhudson

Date

December 16, 2018 07:40 AM NZDT

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naturewatchwidow

Date

December 15, 2018 03:02 PM NZDT

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nhudson

Date

December 14, 2018 08:15 AM NZDT

Description

Distinctive. New adventive species, first recorded 12/2017. MPI were notified 1/2018

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lisa_bennett

Date

November 20, 2018 01:18 PM NZDT
Insects

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What

Insects Class Insecta

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lisa_bennett

Date

November 20, 2018 01:12 PM NZDT

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mark2-nz

Date

November 24, 2018 12:01 PM NZDT

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Square

Date

November 16, 2018 11:02 PM NZDT

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What

Large-eyed Box-Owlet Grammodes ocellata

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mattward

Date

November 5, 2018 09:15 PM NZDT

Description

Its on the wall inside our laundry at the moment. From what I can work out its from Australia. Any interest in this foreigner?

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shaun-lee

Date

October 28, 2018 11:54 PM NZDT

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What

Curved-horn Moths Superfamily Gelechioidea

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lisa_bennett

Date

October 29, 2018 01:30 PM NZDT

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jacqui-nz

Date

October 25, 2018 01:13 PM NZDT

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derekcraig

Date

October 25, 2018 10:20 AM +13

Description

On track

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jacobl

Date

October 9, 2018 03:21 AM NZDT

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jacobl

Date

October 7, 2018 12:22 AM NZDT

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dwilson

Date

September 16, 2018 01:05 PM NZST

Description

Resting on Astelia leaf in podocarp-broadleaved forest.

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What

Dance Flies Family Empididae

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shaun_thompson

Date

September 15, 2018 12:25 PM NZST

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What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

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dwilson

Date

August 7, 2014

Description

Small (c.5mm long) moth, on a liverwort-covered clay bank in forest, beside the Mahurangi River.

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What

Te Aroha Stag Beetle Geodorcus auriculatus

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elisabetho

Date

February 17, 2018 10:33 AM NZDT

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aniste

Date

February 17, 2017 05:10 PM +13

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shaun-lee

Date

December 23, 2017 11:30 PM NZDT

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What

Dejean's Scarab Dasygnathus dejeani

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aslund

Date

January 17, 2018

Description

A large black beetle about 2.5cm long. Found dead in the Northland region. Has a distinctive horn on the front of it's head with two smaller ones on it's Pronotum. It's wing cases are shiny and black with grooves.

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What

Wool Moth Monopis icterogastra

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claire_gummer

Date

November 21, 2017 09:31 AM NZDT

Description

From a 'windfall' bird's nest, collected either at Waterview or Auckland Domain. Second photo shows a live specimen, shortly afterwards released outside.