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grahame

Date

August 14, 2018

Description

Ribbon like freshwater critter

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grahame

Date

August 12, 2018

Description

This has me stumpped at present.
Any thoughts ??
From water in a flooded area under heavy vegetation.
Images are of two individuals.

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grahame

Date

August 12, 2018

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grahame

Date

August 12, 2018

Description

Possibly Actinobolinidae ??
Anyone with an idea ??
From a flooded area under dense vegetation.

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grahame

Date

August 12, 2018

Description

Some form of cillate, I think ??

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grahame

Date

August 11, 2018

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grahame

Date

August 11, 2018

Description

I usually see these lurking under algae etc on the bottom of the slide.
First one I've seen in the open.
Very neat critter.

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What

Copepods Subclass Copepoda

Observer

grahame

Date

August 8, 2018

Description

Copepoda larvae

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Ostracods Class Ostracoda

Observer

grahame

Date

August 7, 2018

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What

Chytrids Phylum Chytridiomycota

Observer

grahame

Date

August 6, 2018

Description

Chytrid Sporangium ?
In a water trough

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Cabbage Tree Moth Epiphryne verriculata

Observer

grahame

Date

August 13, 2018

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What

Pukeko Porphyrio melanotus ssp. melanotus

Observer

grahame

Date

August 13, 2018

Tags

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Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata

Observer

grahame

Date

August 13, 2018

Description

Male

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grahame

Date

July 29, 2018

Description

From flowing fresh water.

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Diatoms Class Bacillariophyceae

Observer

grahame

Date

July 29, 2018

Description

From flowing fresh water.

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grahame

Date

July 29, 2018

Description

From flowing fresh water.

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Flatworms Phylum Platyhelminthes

Observer

grahame

Date

July 23, 2018

Description

By far the best image I have of one of the colony of flatworms living in the bottom of this fresh water trough.

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grahame

Date

July 23, 2018

Description

Currently I have no idea about this little critter.
Thoughts folks ?

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grahame

Date

July 23, 2018

Description

Another fresh water diatom.
Not sure what genus to put this under.
Thoughts folks ??

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grahame

Date

July 22, 2018

Description

A freshwater diatom

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Observer

grahame

Date

July 20, 2018

Description

I guess this is the right genus ??
It lives in sediment in a freshwater pond.

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grahame

Date

July 20, 2018

Description

Another fresh water inhabitant.
The long arms I guess are diagnostic ?

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grahame

Date

July 24, 2018

Description

Hi folks,
Hopefully I have it right this time :)

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What

Cellar Snail Oxychilus cellarius

Observer

katemccombs

Date

July 23, 2018 11:36 AM NZST

Description

In soil, under native canopy.

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katemccombs

Date

July 23, 2018 11:36 AM NZST

Description

Dead beetle, in stump, under native canopy.

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katemccombs

Date

July 23, 2018 11:35 AM NZST

Description

On stump, under native canopy.

There is possibly also a moss in the photo.

Insects

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What

Insects Class Insecta

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katemccombs

Date

July 23, 2018 11:33 AM NZST

Description

Larvae of something?

In soil, under a piece of wood.

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What

Pillbugs Family Armadillidiidae

Observer

katemccombs

Date

July 23, 2018 11:29 AM NZST

Description

Slater moulting? Under native canopy.

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Amphipods Order Amphipoda

Observer

katemccombs

Date

July 23, 2018 11:24 AM NZST

Description

Prolific, under a piece of wood.
Under native canopy.

Jumped about and then disappeared into the soil.

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What

Scarabs, Stag Beetles, and Allies Superfamily Scarabaeoidea

Observer

katemccombs

Date

July 23, 2018 11:15 AM NZST

Description

In soil, under a piece of wood.