Ellura Sanctuary, Swan Reach, SA, 5354
                      
• 1,194 native species on Ellura • 1,720 species (inc introduced) on the web site • 9,351 example photo's with 2,029 enlarged • 
Latest Multimedia of Older Identifications   Latest Species Identifications
22-Nov-2021 • RA e m
Spotted Nightjar
 (Eurostopodus argus)
   Parent, profile
22-Nov-2021 • RA e m
Spotted Nightjar
 (Eurostopodus argus)
   Parent, Tail Feathers
22-Nov-2021 • RA e m
Spotted Nightjar
 (Eurostopodus argus)
   Parent, Close Up
15-Nov-2021 • Na f
Grassy Fringe-lily
 (Thysanotus tenellus)
   Flower
15-Nov-2021 • RA f a
Downy Mintbush
 (Prostanthera behriana)
   Flowers & Leaves
15-Nov-2021 • Na f
Sticky Cassinia
 (Cassinia cf uncata)
   Whole, in Bud
22-Nov-2021 • RA e m
Spotted Nightjar
 (Eurostopodus argus)
   Parent, Camouflage
22-Nov-2021 • RA e m
Spotted Nightjar
 (Eurostopodus argus)
   Day Old Chick, profile
22-Nov-2021 • RA e m
Spotted Nightjar
 (Eurostopodus argus)
   Day Old Chick, anterior
15-Nov-2021 • Na f
Maiden-hair Fern
 (Adiantum aethiopicum)
   Whole
15-Nov-2021 • LC f
Tah-vine
 (Boerhavia cf dominii)
   Flowers
15-Nov-2021 • NT f a
Sticky Hop-bush
 (Dodonaea viscosa ssp spatulata)
   In Fruit
17-Nov-2021 • Na e m a
Australian Plague Locust
 (Chortoicetes terminifera)
   Greenish Adult, profile
17-Nov-2021 • Na e m a
Australian Plague Locust
 (Chortoicetes terminifera)
   Hindwing
17-Nov-2021 • Na e m a
Australian Plague Locust
 (Chortoicetes terminifera)
   Forewing
15-Nov-2021 • Na f
Flowering Lignum
 (Eremophila polyclada)
   Flower
14-Nov-2021 • VU f a
Native Cherry
 (Exocarpos cupressiformis)
   Habit
14-Nov-2021 • VU f
Scented Groundsel
 (Senecio odoratus)
   Whole, in Flower
14-Nov-2021 • NT f a
Yam Daisy
 (Microseris lanceolata)
   Flower
14-Nov-2021 • LC e m f
Mallee Bush-pea
 (Eutaxia microphylla var microphylla)
   Expolsion of Flowers
14-Nov-2021 • LC e m f
Old Man's Beard
 (Clematis microphylla)
   Seeding
14-Nov-2021 • RA f
Shrubby Riceflower
 (Pimelea microcephala ssp microcephala)
   Flowers
14-Nov-2021 • RA m f
Australian Bugle
 (Ajuga australis)
   Patch
14-Nov-2021 • RA f
Austral Trefoil
 (Lotus australis)
   Flower
12-Nov-2021 • LC e m a f
Emu
 (Dromaius novaehollandiae)
   Adult, profile
12-Nov-2021 • LC m a f
Laughing Kookaburra
 (Dacelo novaeguineae)
   Profile
12-Nov-2021 • LC e m f
Yellow-throated Miner
 (Manorina flavigula)
   Profile
14-Nov-2021 • LC f a
Fringe-myrtle
 (Calytrix tetragona)
   Finished Flowering
14-Nov-2021 • Na f
Needle Bottlebrush
 (Callistemon teretifolius)
   Flower
14-Nov-2021 • RA f
Scarlet Bottlebrush
 (Callistemon rugulosus)
   Flower
12-Nov-2021 • RA e m f
Euro
 (Osphranter robustus ssp erubescens)
   Female, Face & Paws
12-Nov-2021 • Na e m f
Burrowing Bug
 (Adrisa sp)
   Adult, dorsal
12-Nov-2021 • RA r f
Tree Skink
 (Egernia striolata)
   Dorsal
13-Nov-2021 • LC f
Woolly Goodenia
 (Goodenia robusta)
   Whole
13-Nov-2021 • Na f
Clasping Goodenia
 (Goodenia amplexans)
   Whole
13-Nov-2021 • Na f
Stinking Pennywort
 (Hydrocotyle laxiflora)
   Male, Flowers
28-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Orchid-dupe Wasp
 (Lissopimpla excelsa)
   Female, profile
28-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Orchid-dupe Wasp
 (Lissopimpla excelsa)
   Female, Wing Venation
28-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Orchid-dupe Wasp
 (Lissopimpla excelsa)
   Female, Abdominal spots
13-Nov-2021 • Na f
Lilac Hibiscus
 (Alyogyne huegelii)
   Flower
13-Nov-2021 • RA m a f
Drooping Sheoak
 (Allocasuarina verticillata)
   Fruit & Leaf
12-Nov-2021 • Na f
Scarlet Percher
 (Diplacodes haematodes)
   Male, dorsal
28-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Faggot Case Moth
 (Clania ignobilis)
   Partially constructed case
23-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Black Soldier Fly
 (Odontomyia sp ES01)
   Mating Pair: Both with Black Backs
23-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Black Soldier Fly
 (Odontomyia sp ES01)
   Male: Black Back
12-Nov-2021 • Na f a
Long-palped Crane Fly
 (Leptotarsus humilis)
   Dorsal
12-Nov-2021 • RA f
Swift Rock Dragon
 (Ctenophorus modestus)
   Female?, profile
12-Nov-2021 • RA f
Lace Monitor
 (Varanus varius)
   Adult, rotated
09-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Yellow Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Radumeris tasmaniensis)
   S5, Male: dorsal
09-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Yellow Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Radumeris tasmaniensis)
   S5, Male: anterior
09-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Yellow Hairy Flower Wasp
 (Radumeris tasmaniensis)
   S5, Male: profile
12-Nov-2021 • Na f
Striped Longhorn Beetle
 (Syllitus cf microps)
   2 Females hiding
12-Nov-2021 • Na f
Grey
 (Hypobapta diffundens)
   Male, dorsal
12-Nov-2021 • Na f
Witchetty Grub
 (Endoxyla leucomochla)
   Female, profile
08-Oct-2021 • LC e m r
Rainbow Bee-eater
 (Merops ornatus)
   Male, Back
08-Oct-2021 • LC e m r
Rainbow Bee-eater
 (Merops ornatus)
   Male, Profile
08-Oct-2021 • VU e m
Gilbert's Whistler
 (Pachycephala inornata)
   Male, Profile
11-Nov-2021 • Na a
Long-jawed Spider
 (Tetragnatha sp)
   Male: dorsal
11-Nov-2021 • Na f
White-spotted Owl Moth
 (Donuca spectabilis)
   Female: dorsal
06-Nov-2021 • Ir a
*Climbing Guinea-flower
 (Hibbertia scandens)
   Flower
13-Sep-2021 • LC e m r
Spine Bush
 (Acacia nyssophylla)
   Phylloids, Peduncle, Flowers, Buds
13-Sep-2021 • LC e m r
Spine Bush
 (Acacia nyssophylla)
   Flowers & Phyllodes
13-Sep-2021 • LC e m r
Spine Bush
 (Acacia nyssophylla)
   Same Large Bush in Flower
28-Oct-2021 • Na a
Gold-striped Velvet Ant
 (Dasymutillini sp ES04)
   Female: dorsal
28-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
Black Velvet Ant
 (Dasymutillini sp ES03)
   Male: dorsal
25-Oct-2021 • NT e m
Silky Riceflower
 (Pimelea micrantha)
   Lush spring garb
01-Sep-2021 • LC e m r
Cottony Saltbush
 (Chenopodium curvispicatum)
   Yellow Fruit, Red Tepals
01-Sep-2021 • LC e m r
Cottony Saltbush
 (Chenopodium curvispicatum)
   Mature Bisexual Flower
01-Sep-2021 • LC e m r
Cottony Saltbush
 (Chenopodium curvispicatum)
   Big Bush Fruiting
23-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Ocelliless Thick-headed Fly
 (Physocephala australiana)
   Dorsal
19-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Copper-wire Longhorn Beetle
 (Prosoplus sp)
   Dorsal
12-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Black-trimmed Orange Velvet Ant
 (Dasymutillini sp ES02)
   Dorsal
29-Aug-2021 • LC m r
Bullock Bush
 (Alectryon oleifolius)
   Flowers Finished, Fruit Forming
29-Aug-2021 • LC m r
Bullock Bush
 (Alectryon oleifolius)
   Fruit
29-Aug-2021 • LC e m
Delicate Copper-wire Daisy
 (Podolepis tepperi)
   Hairy Plants
12-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Brown-winged Velvet Ant
 (Dasymutillini sp ES01)
   Male
12-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Orange Jumping Plant Louse
 (Psylloidea sp)
   Dorsal
12-Oct-2021 • Na e m a
White Clam Lerp
 (Cardiaspina sp)
   Lerps
24-Aug-2021 • LC m
Buckbush
 (Salsola australis)
   Red Flower
24-Aug-2021 • LC m
Buckbush
 (Salsola australis)
   Fruit Close Up
24-Aug-2021 • LC m
Buckbush
 (Salsola australis)
   Large Plant in Flower & Fruit
11-Oct-2021 • Na a
White-striped Stiletto Fly
 (Pipinnipons fascipennis)
   Dorsal, close up
10-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Green Soldier Fly
 (Odontomyia decipiens)
   S1, male: dorsal
08-Oct-2021 • If e m
*Black Rat
 (Rattus rattus)
   Profile
23-Aug-2021 • RA e m
Lobed Bluebush
 (Maireana lobiflora)
   Fruit, above
23-Aug-2021 • RA e m
Lobed Bluebush
 (Maireana lobiflora)
   Whole, heavily procumbent
23-Aug-2021 • RA e m
Lobed Bluebush
 (Maireana lobiflora)
   Whole, slightly procumbent
03-Oct-2021 • Na e m
Orange-spotted Taxeotis
 (Taxeotis xanthogramma)
   Dorsal
02-Oct-2021 • If m
*Galenia
 (Galenia secunda)
   Patch
02-Oct-2021 • If m
*Corn Gromwell
 (Buglossoides arvensis)
   Whole, in Flower
07-Jun-2021 • Na e m
Reddish Shield Bug
 (Poecilometis alienus)
   S3, Male: dorsal
07-Jun-2021 • Na e m
Reddish Shield Bug
 (Poecilometis alienus)
   S3, Male: profile
07-Jun-2021 • Na e m
Reddish Shield Bug
 (Poecilometis alienus)
   S3, Male: Body
02-Oct-2021 • If m
*Bridal Veil Broom
 (Retama monosperma)
   Flowers
28-Sep-2021 • If a
*Scarlet Pimpernel
 (Lysimachia arvensis var arvensis)
   Flower
28-Sep-2021 • If m
*Blue Scarlet Pimpernel
 (Lysimachia arvensis var caerulea)
   Flower
06-Jun-2021 • Na e m
Adelaide Unicorn Beetle
 (Novapus adelaidae)
   S2, Female: profile
06-Jun-2021 • Na e m
Adelaide Unicorn Beetle
 (Novapus adelaidae)
   S3, Male: profile
06-Jun-2021 • Na e m
Adelaide Unicorn Beetle
 (Novapus adelaidae)
   S3, Male: Pronotum
26-Sep-2021 • Na m
Ladder-marked Twirler Moth
 (Diapatela semophanes)
25-Sep-2021 • LC m a
Twiggy Guinea-flower
 (Hibbertia virgata)
   Petals & Sepals
20-Sep-2021 • Na e m
Long-antennae Hover Fly
 (Chalcosyrphus elongatus)
   Dorsal
29-May-2021 • Na e m
Short-palped Crane Fly
 (Symplecta pilipes)
   S6, Male: dorsal
29-May-2021 • Na e m
Short-palped Crane Fly
 (Symplecta pilipes)
   S6, Male: Wing Venation
29-May-2021 • Na e m
Short-palped Crane Fly
 (Symplecta pilipes)
   S6, Male: Head, profile
16-Sep-2021 • Na e m
Striped-wing Stiletto Fly
 (Ectinorhynchus sp)
   Dorsal
15-Sep-2021 • LC m
Earth Cress
 (Geococcus pusillus)
   Whole
13-Sep-2021 • Na e m
Undescribed Geometrid
 (Oenochrominae sp ES02)
28-May-2021 • Na e m
Clear Winged Snout Moth
 (Genduara subnotata)
   Eggs
28-May-2021 • Na e m
Clear Winged Snout Moth
 (Genduara subnotata)
   S8: Female, larva, dorsal
28-May-2021 • Na e m
Four-spot Cape-moth
 (Androchela milvaria)
   S1, Brown Female: Partial Hindwings
13-Sep-2021 • Na e m
Bronze Heath Moth
 (Oenochrominae sp ES01)
   S17: Male, Hindwings
06-Sep-2021 • Na e m a
Milky Flower Spider
 (Zygometis xanthogaster)
   S2: Yellow Dorsal
05-Sep-2021 • NT e m
Elachanth
 (Elachanthus pusillus)
   Whole
23-May-2021 • Na e m
Red-lined Geometer
 (Crypsiphona ocultaria)
   Male, ventral
23-May-2021 • Na e m
Red-lined Geometer
 (Crypsiphona ocultaria)
   Female, Black Face Strip
23-May-2021 • Na e m
Red-lined Geometer
 (Crypsiphona ocultaria)
   Male, dorsal & Antenna
02-Sep-2021 • LC r
Veined Wait-a-while
 (Acacia colletioides)
   Whole
28-Aug-2021 • LC m r
Intricate Saltbush
 (Rhagodia ulicina)
   Whole, in Flower
28-Aug-2021 • Na r
Go-striped Bee Fly
 (Comptosia cf vittata)
   S1: dorsal
23-May-2021 • Na e m
Marbled Swift Spider
 (Ticopa sp)
   S4, Female: dorsal
23-May-2021 • Na e m
Marbled Swift Spider
 (Ticopa sp)
   S4, Female: dorsal, close
23-May-2021 • Na e m
Marbled Swift Spider
 (Ticopa sp)
   S4, Female: profile
23-Aug-2021 • Na m
Yellow-cheeked Braconid Wasp
 (Callibracon sp ES03)
   Dorsal
02-Jul-2021 • Na e m
Undescribed Crab Spider
 (Sidymella sp ES01)
   Male: dorsal
02-Jul-2021 • Na e m
Undescribed Bark Crab Spider
 (Isala sp ES01)
   S1, male: dorsal
21-May-2021 • Na e m a
Bird-wing Moth
 (Uresiphita ornithopteralis)
   S3, Pale Form, dorsal
21-May-2021 • Na e m a
Bird-wing Moth
 (Uresiphita ornithopteralis)
   S7, Dark Form, Hindwings
21-May-2021 • Na e m a
Bird-wing Moth
 (Uresiphita ornithopteralis)
   S7, Dark Form, ventral
19-Jun-2021 • Na e m
Striped Bark Crab Spider
 (Isala cf longimana)
   S1, male: dorsal
13-Jun-2021 • Na a
Dainty Swallowtail
 (Papilio anactus)
   Dorsal
07-Jun-2021 • Na e m
High-browed Crab Spider
 (Stephanopis cf altifrons)
   Male: Body & Eyes
20-May-2021 • Na e m
Black Striked Snout Moth
 (Symphyta MoV2)
   S8: Male, dorsal
20-May-2021 • Na e m
Black Striked Snout Moth
 (Symphyta MoV2)
   S8: Male, profile
20-May-2021 • Na e m
Black Striked Snout Moth
 (Symphyta MoV2)
   S8: Male, Stance
07-Jun-2021 • Na e m
Cambridge's Crab Spider
 (Isala cf cambridgei)
   Male: dorsal
07-Jun-2021 • Na e m
Similar Bark Crab Spider
 (Isala cf similis)
   Female: dorsal
29-May-2021 • Na e m
Non-biting Green Midge
 (Tanytarsus sp)
   Female: Wing Venation
17-May-2021 • Na e m
Undescribed Carpet Moth
 (Chrysolarentia sp ES01)
   S3, Female, dorsal
17-May-2021 • Na e m
Undescribed Carpet Moth
 (Chrysolarentia sp ES01)
   S4, Male, Antenna
16-May-2021 • NT e m
Red-capped Robin
 (Petroica goodenovii)
   Male, profile
26-May-2021 • Na e m
False-tongue Moth
 (Mimaglossa habitalis)
   Dorsal
24-May-2021 • Na e m
Undescribed Grey
 (Hypobapta ANIC2)
   S3, Male, dorsal
18-May-2021 • Na e m
Orange-ribbed Cape-moth
 (Amelora ANIC17)
   S1, Female, dorsal
13-May-2021 • Na e m
Mottled-leg Prowling Spider
 (Odo cf sp ES01)
   S4, Male, dorsal, close
13-May-2021 • Na e m
Mottled-leg Prowling Spider
 (Odo cf sp ES01)
   S4, Male, profile
13-May-2021 • Na e m
Mottled-leg Prowling Spider
 (Odo cf sp ES01)
   S4, Male, profile, close
16-May-2021 • Na e m
Bat-eared Snub-moth
 (Discophlebia ANIC1)
   S2, dorsal
15-May-2021 • Na e m
Pale Crest-moth
 (Fisera phricotypa)
   Male, profile
13-May-2021 • Na e m
White-marked Webworm
 (Hednota crypsichroa)
   Dorsal
12-May-2021 • Na e m r
Red Eyes Bug
 (Leptocoris mitellatus)
   Adult, dorsal
12-May-2021 • Na e m r
Red Eyes Bug
 (Leptocoris mitellatus)
   Adult, profile
12-May-2021 • Na e m r
Red Eyes Bug
 (Leptocoris mitellatus)
   Plague of Adults
13-May-2021 • Na e m
Long-palped Webworm
 (Hednota longipalpella)
   Dorsal
12-May-2021 • Na e m
Serrated Antennae Webworm
 (Hednota impletellus)
   Profile
12-May-2021 • Na e m
Bubble-leg March Fly
 (Dilophus sp ES02)
   Male, dorsal
09-May-2021 • Na e m
Streaked Heath Moth
 (Aglossophanes pachygramma)
   Female, dorsal
09-May-2021 • Na e m
Streaked Heath Moth
 (Aglossophanes pachygramma)
   Female, antennae
09-May-2021 • Na e m
Streaked Heath Moth
 (Aglossophanes pachygramma)
   Male, antennae
11-May-2021 • Na e m
Burying Mantis
 (Sphodropoda tristis)
   Male, Standing
11-May-2021 • Na e m
Silver-back
 (Idiommata sp ES02)
   Male, dorsal
11-May-2021 • Na e m
Small Arid Honey-carrying Ant
 (Melophorus sp ES02)
   Queen, Dorsal & Petiole
08-May-2021 • Na e m
Broken-banded Cape-moth
 (Loweria platydesma)
   S18, Male, dorsal
08-May-2021 • Na e m
Broken-banded Cape-moth
 (Loweria platydesma)
   S18, Male, profile
08-May-2021 • Na e m
Broken-banded Cape-moth
 (Loweria platydesma)
   S18, Male, Horn, dorsal
09-May-2021 • Na e m
Reddish Tyrant Ant
 (Iridomyrmex rufoniger)
   Face & Petiole
09-May-2021 • Na e m
Pale-legged Gasteruptiid Wasp
 (Gasteruption sp ES07)
   Male, profile
05-May-2021 • Na e m
Variable Leaf Beetle
 (Paropsisterna variabilis)
   Dorsal
08-May-2021 • Na e m
Banded Cape-moth
 (Amelora cf ANIC6)
   S4, Female, dorsal
08-May-2021 • Na e m
Banded Cape-moth
 (Amelora cf ANIC6)
   S4, Female, anterior
08-May-2021 • Na e m
Banded Cape-moth
 (Amelora cf ANIC6)
   S4, Female, profile
05-May-2021 • Na e m
Spur-throated Locust
 (Austracris guttulosa)
   Female, profile
30-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Grass Webworm
 (Hednota enchias)
   Profile
24-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Orange-hooded Crest-moth
 (Fisera eribola)
   S3, Male, dorsal
08-May-2021 • Na e m
Black-edged Geometrid
 (Cycloprorodes melanoxysta)
   S3, Female, dorsal
08-May-2021 • Na e m
Black-edged Geometrid
 (Cycloprorodes melanoxysta)
   S5, Male, dorsal
08-May-2021 • Na e m
Black-edged Geometrid
 (Cycloprorodes melanoxysta)
   S6, Male, dorsal
24-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Tropical Longhorned Moth
 (Crocanthes glycina)
   Dorsal
22-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Small-footed Brown Lacewing
 (Carobius pedicellatus)
   Male, dorsal
22-Apr-2021 • Na e m a
Carrion Beetle
 (Ptomaphila lacrymosa)
   Dorsal
05-May-2021 • Na e m
Eastern Pale Rain Moth
 (Abantiades tembyi)
   Male: dorsal, wings open
05-May-2021 • Na e m
Eastern Pale Rain Moth
 (Abantiades tembyi)
   Male: profile
05-May-2021 • Na e m
Eastern Pale Rain Moth
 (Abantiades tembyi)
   Male: Hindwing
19-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Tiny Case Moth
 (Psychidae sp ES01)
   S3: Dorsal
19-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Grey-and-white Satin Moth
 (Thalaina kimba)
   Female, dorsal, wings closed
17-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Green Mallee Mantis
 (Trachymantis dentifrons)
   Female, profile
20-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Cryptic Bark Moth
 (Gastrinodes argoplaca)
   Male, dorsal
20-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Cryptic Bark Moth
 (Gastrinodes argoplaca)
   Male, dorsal, wings open
20-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Cryptic Bark Moth
 (Gastrinodes argoplaca)
   Male, ventral
14-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Tactile Tuft Moth
 (Aquita tactalis)
   Dorsal
12-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Arid Gum Moth
 (Mnesampela arida)
   S1 Female, dorsal
11-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Ragged-leaf Moth
 (Nycticleptes lechriodesma)
   Female, dorsal
14-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Split-eyed Owlfly
 (Megacmonotus magnus)
   Female, dorsal
14-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Split-eyed Owlfly
 (Megacmonotus magnus)
   Female, abdomen
14-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Split-eyed Owlfly
 (Megacmonotus magnus)
   Female, iso-view
11-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Double-striped Grass Moth
 (Hednota bivittella)
   Dorsal
11-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Blotched Noctuid
 (Proteuxoa passalota)
   Profile
10-Apr-2021 • Na e m
Blunt Noctuid Moth
 (Proteuxoa chrysospila)
   Dorsal, ~11mm
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