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Illeis galbula

Fungus-eating Ladybird at Wallaga Lake, NSW

Illeis galbula at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 19 Dec 2019
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Identification history

Unidentified 19 Dec 2019 JoyGeorgeson

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Many small (about half a millimetre) yellow and black beetles on artichoke leaves.

2 comments

   20 Dec 2019
Hi volplana, Nice photo. I'm thinking you meant half a centimetre (5 millimetres). These ladybirds are fungus eaters, so should be an asset in your garden.
   22 Dec 2019
Thanks Max, that is interesting to know.

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Senecio madagascariensis (Fireweed) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 20 Sep 2020 by JoyGeorgeson
Phasmida sp. (order) (Unidentified stick insect) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 14 Aug 2020 by JoyGeorgeson
Accipiter novaehollandiae (Grey Goshawk) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 12 Aug 2020 by JoyGeorgeson
Platybrachys sp. (Short flat gumtree hopper) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 8 Jun 2020 by JoyGeorgeson
Armillaria sp. (A honey fungus) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 3 Jun 2020 by Volplana
Diachea leucopodia at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 18 Apr 2020 by Volplana
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 19 Dec 2019 by Volplana
Lycidae sp. (family) (Net-winged beetle) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 18 Dec 2019 by Volplana
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 18 Dec 2019 by JoyGeorgeson
Nyctophilus sp. (genus) (A long-eared bat) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 16 Dec 2019 by Volplana
Nezara viridula (Green vegetable bug) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 16 Dec 2019 by Volplana
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 5 Dec 2019 by Volplana
Morelia spilota spilota (Diamond Python) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 23 Nov 2019 by Volplana
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 5 Nov 2019 by Volplana
Chlorocoma dichloraria (Guenee's or Double-fringed Emerald) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 28 Oct 2019 by Volplana
Harmonia testudinaria (Tortoise-shelled ladybird) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 21 Oct 2019 by Volplana
Columba leucomela (White-headed Pigeon) at Wallaga Lake, NSW - 11 Oct 2018 by loumcc

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 19 Dec 2019 08:38 AM Recorded on
  • JoyGeorgeson Recorded by
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