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Kawakawa Moth Cleora scriptaria

Observer

grahame

Date

June 19, 2018

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Observer

grahame

Date

June 19, 2018

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Observer

grahame

Date

June 16, 2018

Description

Continuation of this observation
https://inaturalist.nz/observations/13216178

Under Totara, Pittosporum in leaf litter.
Faded quite a lot over the 8 days and had detached itself from the ground.
Looks good for Paurocotylis pila based on pics of sliced ones found on this site.

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What

Bird's Nest Fungi Family Nidulariaceae

Observer

grahame

Date

June 16, 2018

Description

Not 10mm high.
Growing on a random piece of wood beside the track.
Looks like an eraser on the end of a buried pencil.

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What

Earthworms Subclass Oligochaeta

Observer

grahame

Date

June 16, 2018

Description

Appx 20 mm long depending on how "stretched" it was.
A small pale tip at the leading end.
Used the tip as a periscope, sometimes lifting a third of the body of the ground, I guess somehow senseing it's environment.

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What

Brown Wolf Spider Allotrochosina schauinslandi

Observer

grahame

Date

June 8, 2018

Description

A mixed population of Brown Wolf Spiders and Linyphiidae ballooning from the rushes.
See observation
http://inaturalist.nz/observations/13275109

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What

Sheetweb and Dwarf Weavers Family Linyphiidae

Observer

grahame

Date

June 8, 2018

Description

This was the first "fine" day after a week of rain.
These little spiders had decided to make a break for it.
There were many thousands climbing the rushes figting over the highest point and balloning of on new adventures.
Everywhere you looked the rushes etc were covered in spider silk and spiderlings.
It's almost as if 2 species are involved, the dark ones as in the first image and the lighter brown ones.
The lighter ones look like Brown Wolf Spider, Allotrochosina schauinslandi to me.
One the east side of the Central Willows there was a higher percentage of dark ones, on the western side more light ones.

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Turkey-Tail Trametes versicolor

Observer

grahame

Date

the past

Description

On dead Willow

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Bonnets Genus Mycena

Observer

grahame

Date

June 8, 2018

Description

Growing on dead Willow

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Parachutes Genus Marasmiellus

Observer

grahame

Date

June 8, 2018

Description

Possibly 5 mm agross the cap.
Growing on dead Willow.

Fungi

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Fungi Including Lichens Kingdom Fungi

Observer

grahame

Date

June 7, 2018

Description

Under Totara, Pittosporum in leaf litter

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California Quail Callipepla californica

Observer

grahame

Date

June 1, 2018

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Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus

Observer

grahame

Date

June 1, 2018

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Vagrant Spiders Genus Uliodon

Observer

grahame

Date

May 28, 2018

Description

This is the biggest one I've seen so far.
It measured at least 30 mm body legnth.

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South Island Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa ssp. fuliginosa

Observer

grahame

Date

May 20, 2018

Description

Black phase Fantail.
Not a common bird at Travis

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Observer

grahame

Date

May 19, 2018

Description

Clavaria fragilis ?
Growing in a pot of Pittosporum tenuifolium

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Observer

grahame

Date

May 19, 2018
Fungi

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What

Fungi Including Lichens Kingdom Fungi

Observer

grahame

Date

May 7, 2018

Description

A heavy infestation on one plant of Malva sylvestris.
Very little to non on other plants in the same area.

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New Zealand Mantis Orthodera novaezealandiae

Observer

grahame

Date

May 7, 2018

Description

German wasp for morning tea

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Procumbent Pearlwort Sagina procumbens

Observer

grahame

Date

May 1, 2018

Description

Common in the seedling pots in the shade houses

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Observer

grahame

Date

April 24, 2018

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Cabbage Tree Moth Epiphryne verriculata

Observer

grahame

Date

April 24, 2018

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Common Hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus

Observer

grahame

Date

April 24, 2018

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Broadleaf Griselinia littoralis

Observer

meurkc

Date

April 21, 2018 11:44 AM NZST

Description

Southern podocarp woods; successful only on drained ridge

meurkc Project curator ID

Griselinia littoralis

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Observer

meurkc

Date

April 21, 2018 11:49 AM NZST

Description

turf on saturated track

meurkc Project curator ID

Crassula sinclairii

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Small-leaved Kowhai Sophora microphylla

Observer

meurkc

Date

April 21, 2018 11:41 AM NZST

Description

Southern podocarp woods

meurkc Project curator ID

Sophora microphylla

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Narrow-leaved Lacebark Hoheria angustifolia

Observer

meurkc

Date

April 21, 2018 11:43 AM NZST

Description

Southern podocarp woods

meurkc Project curator ID

Hoheria angustifolia

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Matai Prumnopitys taxifolia

Observer

meurkc

Date

April 21, 2018 11:42 AM NZST

Description

Southern podocarp woods

meurkc Project curator ID

Prumnopitys taxifolia

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Totara Podocarpus totara

Observer

meurkc

Date

April 21, 2018 11:38 AM NZST

Description

Southern Podocarp woods

meurkc Project curator ID

Podocarpus totara

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What

Totara Podocarpus totara

Observer

meurkc

Date

April 21, 2018 11:37 AM NZST

Description

measurements relate to 1st picture

meurkc Project curator ID

Podocarpus totara