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Spider Wasps Family Pompilidae

Observer

nefarilee

Date

February 16, 2019 03:41 PM AEDT

Description

Sighting and photos (c) nefarilee.
Field Notes - At a guess between 2 to 3cm long. Carrying something underneath it. Yellow antenna, black body.

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What

Mosquitofishes Genus Gambusia

Observer

nefarilee

Date

February 16, 2019 04:17 PM AEDT

Description

Sighting and photos (c) nefarilee.
Field Notes - Swarms of small fish (approx between 1 to 3cm maybe). So many of these were in the shallows at Werribee river by the dam.

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What

New Holland Honeyeater Phylidonyris novaehollandiae

Observer

nefarilee

Date

June 29, 2018 02:12 PM AEST

Description

Field Notes - I came home to find this charming fellow in my house. He had white rimmed black eyes, black and white feathers with a yellow patch. Super cute.

Fungi

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What

Fungi Including Lichens Kingdom Fungi

Observer

nefarilee

Date

June 27, 2018 04:29 PM AEST

Description

Field Notes - These little gems popped up underneath a tree in some heavy leaf litter.

Fungi

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What

Fungi Including Lichens Kingdom Fungi

Observer

nefarilee

Date

June 27, 2018 04:13 PM AEST

Description

Field Notes - Small patch of smooth, velvety, brown fungi growing on a dead tree stump.

Fungi

Photos / Sounds

What

Fungi Including Lichens Kingdom Fungi

Observer

nefarilee

Date

June 27, 2018 04:23 PM AEST

Description

Field Notes - Pretty little patch of fungi growing under some gumtrees.

Fungi

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Fungi Including Lichens Kingdom Fungi

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 1, 1970 10:00 AM AEST

Description

Field Notes - I had closer pictures but for some reason the date could not be extrapolated so would not upload.

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What

Boletes Family Boletaceae

Observer

nefarilee

Date

June 24, 2018 01:01 PM AEST

Description

Field Notes - There was a lot more orange and a lot less blue but my dog came to investigate what I was looking at and stood on it.

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What

Rhinoceros Beetles Subfamily Dynastinae

Observer

nefarilee

Date

February 24, 2018 09:14 AM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - I think this guy is a cockchafer but i am not sure of which type.
He was just wandering about my porch late afternoon when I came across him.

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What

Blue Flower Wasp Austroscolia soror

Observer

nefarilee

Date

February 22, 2018 03:42 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - This big beautiful guy was just hanging out in the school courtyard.

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What

Geometer Moths Family Geometridae

Observer

nefarilee

Date

February 11, 2018 01:54 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - Little cabbage moth caterpillar (I think) trying to escape my weeding.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

nefarilee

Date

February 9, 2018 03:42 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - This lacewing was resting on the door. It was quite sizable, slightly larger than my not so small fingers.

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What

Purple-winged Mantis Tenodera australasiae

Observer

nefarilee

Date

February 8, 2018 11:15 AM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - Climbing up my classroom wall. today I learned that the preying mantis has wings as this little guy spread his/hers when I went to move it from harms way.

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What

Antlions and Owlflies Family Myrmeleontidae

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 26, 2018 10:16 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - This little dragonfly was darting about late at night. Stopped here resting on an outdoor table.

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What

Seaberry Saltbush Rhagodia candolleana

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 24, 2018 03:10 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - Took these little berries off of my niece when she said they look tasty. The bushes were crowding the walking tracks.

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What

Ants Family Formicidae

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 22, 2018 06:46 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - Found this poor thing clinging to the edge of my pool, half submerged.

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What

Pacific Black Duck Anas superciliosa

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 21, 2018 08:25 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - Mumma and her babies just hanging about in the botanic gardens

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What

Blue Skimmer Orthetrum caledonicum

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 21, 2018 08:05 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - Beautiful blue dragonfly taking a moment to rest around one of the ponds in the garden

Photos / Sounds

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 19, 2018 08:56 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - lining the underbelly of the pier

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What

Blue Blubber Jelly Catostylus mosaicus

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 19, 2018 08:59 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - washed up on the busy Altona beach.

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What

Pygmy Seahare Aplysia parvula

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 14, 2018 03:12 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - Weird little slug or snail type creatures living in the tidal pools at Worm Bay. This was when the tide was out.

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What

Waratah Anemone Actinia tenebrosa

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 14, 2018 03:43 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - Hidden in one of the tidal pools when the tide was out. Brownish black with red protrusions.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 14, 2018 03:15 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - Beautiful sea snails in the tidal pools while the tide was low.

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What

Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 13, 2018 11:22 AM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - The markings on its back were a reddy brown colour and it was just sitting on a gum tree about a foot from the ground.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 10, 2018 02:15 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - Two similar spiders were busy spinning webs in my back yard last night. I'm not sure it shows in the image very well but aside from the red they were a soft yellowish to brown colour.

Arachnids

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What

Arachnids Class Arachnida

Observer

nefarilee

Date

January 1, 2018 03:56 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - Found in rock pools along the creek bed. The pools were teaming with little bugs like this and many other creepy crawlies. Unfortunately these were the clearest pictures I had of them.

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Square

What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

nefarilee

Date

October 29, 2017 06:31 PM AEDT

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What

Gilled Mushrooms Order Agaricales

Observer

nefarilee

Date

September 17, 2017 11:27 AM AEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Gilled Mushrooms Order Agaricales

Observer

nefarilee

Date

September 17, 2017 11:07 AM AEST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

nefarilee

Date

September 17, 2017 12:49 AM AEST

Description

Field Notes - On the side of a huge tree. At first glance I thought they were massive leeches.

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