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Coccinellidae sp. (family)

Unidentified lady beetle at Tathra, NSW

Coccinellidae sp. (family) at Tathra, NSW - 29 Nov 2016
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Identification history

Unidentified 18 Nov 2018 SteveMills

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5 comments

KerriLee wrote:
   19 Nov 2018
the black spines on a yellow body suggest Epilachna sp., a 'leaf-eating ladybird', but I can't be sure. Here's a couple of images from elsewhere, just for your interest:
https://canberra.naturemapr.org/Community/Sightings/Details/3344910
http://www.bowerbird.org.au/observations/13964
SteveMills wrote:
   19 Nov 2018
Great info... thanks
libbyh wrote:
   19 Nov 2018
That's an amazing beetle - I've never seen one like this. Well done Steve.
KerriLee wrote:
   19 Nov 2018
It's a pupa ... it will look very different when it emerges as an adult!
libbyh wrote:
   19 Nov 2018
we will have to investigate this more....

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Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Tathra, NSW - 25 Oct 2020 by Steve Mills
Falco longipennis (Australian Hobby) at Tathra, NSW - 10 Oct 2020 by Steve Mills
Comocrus behri (Mistletoe Day Moth) at Tathra, NSW - 10 Oct 2020 by Steve Mills
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Tathra, NSW - 10 Oct 2020 by Steve Mills
Hypobapta diffundens (Diffundens Grey) at Tathra, NSW - 8 Oct 2020 by Steve Mills
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Tathra, NSW - 8 Oct 2020 by Steve Mills
Hypodoxa muscosaria (Textured Emerald) at Tathra, NSW - 3 Oct 2020 by Steve Mills
Rainbowia sp. (genus) (A mite) at Tathra, NSW - 27 Sep 2020 by SteveMills
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Tathra, NSW - 23 May 2020 by Steve Mills
Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Tathra, NSW - 18 Apr 2020 by Suzhop
Amphirhoe sp. (Amphirhoe longhorn beetle) at Tathra, NSW - 29 Mar 2020 by Steve Mills
Leptotarsus sp. (A Crane Fly) at Tathra, NSW - 8 Nov 2019 by Steve Mills
Aseroe rubra (Anemone Stinkhorn) at Tathra, NSW - 26 May 2019 by Suzhop
Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Tathra, NSW - 20 Mar 2019 by Suzhop
Austrosalomona falcata (Katydid) at Tathra, NSW - 20 Mar 2019 by Suzhop
Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at Tathra, NSW - 19 Mar 2019 by Suzhop
Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at Tathra, NSW - 19 Mar 2019 by Suzhop
Spodoptera litura (Cluster Caterpillar, Tobacco Cutworm) at Tathra, NSW - 10 Mar 2019 by Steve Mills
Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Tathra, NSW - 9 Feb 2019 by Suzhop
Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Tathra, NSW - 3 Feb 2019 by Steve Mills
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Tathra, NSW - 3 Feb 2019 by Steve Mills
Geometridae (family) (Unidentified geometer or looper moths) at Tathra, NSW - 3 Feb 2019 by Steve Mills
Psilogramma casuarinae (Privet Hawk Moth) at Tathra, NSW - 2 Feb 2019 by Suzhop
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Tathra, NSW - 16 Jan 2019 by Suzhop
Lamprolina sp. (Pittosporum leaf beetle) at Tathra, NSW - 5 Jan 2019 by Steve Mills
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog) at Tathra, NSW - 1 Jan 2019 by Steve Mills
Oenochroma vinaria (Pink-bellied Moth) at Tathra, NSW - 27 Dec 2018 by Suzhop
Amata nigriceps (Tiger moth) at Tathra, NSW - 12 Nov 2018 by Steve Mills
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Tathra, NSW - 30 Dec 2017 by Steve Mills
Anthochaera chrysoptera (Little Wattlebird) at Tathra, NSW - 5 Mar 2015 by Steve Mills
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Tathra, NSW - 4 Feb 2015 by Steve Mills

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 29 Nov 2016 03:15 PM Recorded on
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