Ellura Sanctuary, Swan Reach, SA, 5354
                      
1,325 native species from Ellura • 1,905 species (inc introduced) on the web site • 11,163 example photo's with 3,843 enlarged • 1,142 Research Grade Species • 
Latest Multimedia of Older Identifications   Latest Species Identifications
22-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Four-ribbed Lycid Beetle
 (Porrostoma sp)
   S1, Male, dorsal
22-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Four-ribbed Lycid Beetle
 (Porrostoma sp)
   S2, Larva, dorsal
22-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Four-ribbed Lycid Beetle
 (Porrostoma sp)
   S2, Larva, ventral
21-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Adelaide's Bee Fly
 (Kapu adelaidica)
   S1, dorsal
20-Jan-2023 • Na a
Three-ribbed Lycid Beetle
 (Trichalus semicostatus)
   S1, Female, dorsal
19-Jan-2023 • Na e m
False Fruit Fly
 (Paraspathulina eremostigma)
   S1, Female, dorsal
22-Jan-2023 • Na e m f r
Long-nosed Lycid Beetle
 (Porrostoma rhipidium)
   S2, Male, dorsal
22-Jan-2023 • Na e m f r
Long-nosed Lycid Beetle
 (Porrostoma rhipidium)
   S2, Male, closer
22-Jan-2023 • Na e m f r
Long-nosed Lycid Beetle
 (Porrostoma rhipidium)
   S2, Male, ventral
18-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Variable Fruit Fly
 (Acanthonevroides variegatus)
   S1, Male, dorsal
14-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Eastern Billabongfly
 (Austroagrion watsoni)
   S1, Female, Thoracic Mark
13-Jan-2023 • If r
*European Carp
 (Cyprinus carpio)
   Profile
20-Jan-2023 • Na e m a
False Fruit Fly
 (Austrotephritis poenia)
   S1, Male, dorsal
18-Jan-2023 • Na e m a
Two-coloured Orange Spider Wasp
 (Cryptocheilus bicolor)
   S3, Black Forehead Stripe
16-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Panda Sand Wasp
 (Bembix vespiformis)
   S2, Male, dorsal
13-Jan-2023 • If m
*Eastern Mosquitofish
 (Gambusia holbrooki)
   Profile, larger
12-Jan-2023 • EN m
Yellow-billed Spoonbill
 (Platalea flavipes)
   Anterior
12-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Two-toned Caterpillar Parasite Wasp
 (Heteropelma scaposum)
   Female, dorsal
16-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Panda Sand Wasp
 (Bembix vespiformis)
   S2, Male, Face
16-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Panda Sand Wasp
 (Bembix vespiformis)
   S2, Male, Wing Venation
14-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Trapezoid Crab Spider
 (Sidymella trapezia)
   S3, Female, dorsal
10-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Fat Digger Wasp
 (Sphex corporosus)
   Female, dorsal
09-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Yellow Long-legged Sac Spider
 (Cheiracanthium sp ES03)
   S1, Male, Large Fangs
07-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Black Raspy Cricket
 (Hadrogryllacris sp ES01)
   Profile
14-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Trapezoid Crab Spider
 (Sidymella trapezia)
   S3,Female, profile
14-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Trapezoid Crab Spider
 (Sidymella trapezia)
   S3,Female, Eye Arrangement
13-Jan-2023 • LC e m
Black Kite
 (Milvus migrans)
   Perched, profile
03-Jan-2023 • Na c
Cicada
 (Cicadidae sp)
   Dorsal
29-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Brown Mud-nesting Wasp
 (Paralastor sp ES03)
   Dorsal
29-Dec-2022 • LC e m a
Cud-daisy
 (Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum)
   S8, Whole, profile
12-Jan-2023 • RA e m
Fairy Martin
 (Petrochelidon ariel)
   Dorsal
12-Jan-2023 • LC m a r
Black Swan
 (Cygnus atratus)
   Posterior
11-Jan-2023 • Na e m a
Crusader Bug
 (Mictis profana)
   S5, 3rd Instar, dorsal
29-Dec-2022 • LC e m r
Australian Pelican
 (Pelecanus conspicillatus)
   Adult with Juvenile
24-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Grey Big-eyes Bug
 (Unicageocoris griseus)
   S4, dorsal, Red Marks
21-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Yellow-banded Leafroller Parasitoid Wasp
 (Xanthopimpla rhopaloceros)
   Female, dorsal, close
11-Jan-2023 • Na e m a
Crusader Bug
 (Mictis profana)
   S6, 4th Instar, dorsal
11-Jan-2023 • Na e m a
Crusader Bug
 (Mictis profana)
   S6, 4th Instar, Wing Buds
10-Jan-2023 • If e m a
*Small Cabbage White
 (Pieris rapae)
   Chrysalis, profile
21-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Small-headed Fly
 (Ogcodes sp)
   Male, Wing Venation
20-Dec-2022 • LC m
Brown Songlark
 (Cincloramphus (Cincloramphus) cruralis)
   Wings
19-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Two-lobed Sternum Digger Wasp
 (Sphex bilobatus)
   Male, profile
10-Jan-2023 • If e m a
*Small Cabbage White
 (Pieris rapae)
   Chrysalis, posterior
10-Jan-2023 • If e m a
*Small Cabbage White
 (Pieris rapae)
   Chrysalis, dorsal
07-Jan-2023 • Na e m r
Orange Spider Wasp
 (Cryptocheilus sp ES01)
   Profile
19-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Two-spotted Cylindrical Fly
 (Cylindromyia bimacula)
   Dorsal
18-Dec-2022 • NT m
Little Black Cormorant
 (Phalacrocorax (Phalacrocorax) sulcirostris)
   Flying
18-Dec-2022 • Na c
Black-faced Cormorant
 (Phalacrocorax (Anacarbo) fuscescens)
   Profile
07-Jan-2023 • Na e m a
Two-coloured Orange Spider Wasp
 (Cryptocheilus bicolor)
   S2, Ocelli & Antennae
07-Jan-2023 • Na e m a
Two-coloured Orange Spider Wasp
 (Cryptocheilus bicolor)
   S2, dorsal, About 2 Release
06-Jan-2023 • Na e m a
Senecio Moth
 (Nyctemera amicus)
   S20 & S21: Pair Copulating
17-Dec-2022 • Na e m
March Fly
 (Tabanidae sp ES01)
   Female, dorsal
17-Dec-2022 • Na e m
House March Fly
 (Cydistomorpha innotata)
   Female, dorsal
17-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Doubled March Fly
 (Dasybasis dixoni)
   Female, dorsal
06-Jan-2023 • Na e m a
Small Cuckoo Wasp
 (Primeuchroeus sp)
   S5, profile
06-Jan-2023 • Na e m a
Small Cuckoo Wasp
 (Primeuchroeus sp)
   S5, dorsal
06-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Smokey-winged Striped Bee Fly
 (Villini sp ES03)
   S5, Eye
17-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Round March Fly
 (Dasybasis circumdata)
   Male, dorsal
16-Dec-2022 • Na e m
White-spotted Spider Wasp
 (Batozonellus sp ES01)
   Male, dorsal, Wings Open
15-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Fly Death Fungi
 (Entomophthora muscae)
   Whole
06-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Smokey-winged Striped Bee Fly
 (Villini sp ES03)
   S5, profile
06-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Smokey-winged Striped Bee Fly
 (Villini sp ES03)
   S5, Woke up Before Release
04-Jan-2023 • Na e m a
Variable Shield Bug
 (Kapunda troughtoni)
   S6: Face
14-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Black & White Jumping Spider
 (Paraplatoides sp)
   S3, Male, dorsal
09-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Striped-antennae Antlion
 (Glenoleon osmyloides)
   Dorsal
07-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Elegant Weevil
 (Pelororhinus facetus)
   S1, profile
04-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Variable Shield Bug
 (Kapunda tepperi)
   S2, dorsal
04-Jan-2023 • Na e m
Variable Shield Bug
 (Kapunda tepperi)
   S2, Face
29-Dec-2022 • LC e m a
Spike Centaury
 (Schenkia australis)
   S11, Best Habit Shot
07-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Potter Wasp Mimic
 (Williamsita nr smithiensis)
   S2, Female, profile
04-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Small Thick-headed Fly
 (Myopa cf sp)
   Dorsal
04-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Orange-faced Thick-headed Fly
 (Microconops sp)
   Male, dorsal
29-Dec-2022 • LC e m a
Spike Centaury
 (Schenkia australis)
   S10, Habit, Close Up
29-Dec-2022 • LC e m a
Spike Centaury
 (Schenkia australis)
   S10, Flower, profile, Close Up
24-Dec-2022 • Na a
Christmas Beetle
 (Anoplognathus montanus)
   Male, Head
03-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Segmented-antennae Burrowing Bug
 (Geotomini sp)
   S4, dorsal
01-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Seven-toothed Cuckoo Wasp
 (Chrysis festina)
   Female, dorsal
01-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Peaceful Seed Bug
 (Spilostethus pacificus)
   Dorsal
24-Dec-2022 • Na a
Christmas Beetle
 (Anoplognathus montanus)
   Male, iso-view
24-Dec-2022 • Na a
Christmas Beetle
 (Anoplognathus montanus)
   Male, profile
23-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Speckled Orbweaver
 (Araneus circulissparsus)
   Dorsal
28-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Giant Inland Water Scavenger Beetle
 (Hydrophilus brevispina)
   Dorsal
28-Nov-2022 • Na a
Rotund Pie-dish Beetle
 (Saragus sp)
   Dorsal
27-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Ruby Bluebush
 (Maireana turbinata x Enchylaenae tomentosa)
   Young Fruit
23-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Speckled Orbweaver
 (Araneus circulissparsus)
   Posterior
23-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Speckled Orbweaver
 (Araneus circulissparsus)
   Spinnerets
21-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Armyworm Parasitic Wasp
 (Ichneumon promissorius)
   S3 Male: dorsal, closer
27-Nov-2022 • RA e m
Top-fruit Bluebush
 (Maireana turbinata)
   Fruit wing
27-Nov-2022 • If m
*Round Pricklyhead Poppy
 (Papaver hybridum)
   Flower, above
24-Nov-2022 • Na e m
White-banded Jumping Spider
 (Hypoblemum griseum)
   S2, Female, dorsal
21-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Armyworm Parasitic Wasp
 (Ichneumon promissorius)
   S3 Male: Abdomen
21-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Armyworm Parasitic Wasp
 (Ichneumon promissorius)
   S3 Male: Cleaning
17-Dec-2022 • Na e m a
March Fly
 (Dasybasis sp)
   S6, Female, profile
20-Nov-2022 • If c
*Hairypink
 (Petrorhagia dubia)
   Flower, profile
20-Nov-2022 • If c
*Hairy Plantain
 (Plantago bellardii)
   Flowers Finished
20-Nov-2022 • If c
*French Catchfly
 (Silene gallica var gallica)
   New Flower
17-Dec-2022 • Na e m a
March Fly
 (Dasybasis sp)
   S6, Female, dorsal
17-Dec-2022 • Na e m a
March Fly
 (Dasybasis sp)
   S6, Female, head
15-Dec-2022 • L e m a c
Australian Admiral
 (Vanessa itea)
   S13, Topside Wings
20-Nov-2022 • If c
*Hare's-tail Grass
 (Lagurus ovatus)
   Flower
20-Nov-2022 • If a
*Little Quaking Grass
 (Briza minor)
   Seed Heads Emerging
20-Nov-2022 • If a c
*Blowfly Grass
 (Briza maxima)
   Seed Head
15-Dec-2022 • L e m a c
Australian Admiral
 (Vanessa itea)
   S13, Antennae
15-Dec-2022 • L e m a c
Australian Admiral
 (Vanessa itea)
   S13, Underside Wings
15-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Long-tailed Orb-weaving Spider
 (Argiope protensa)
   S17 Female: dorsal, Silvery Hair
20-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Black Spotted Owlet Moth
 (Proteuxoa sp ES07)
   Dorsal
18-Nov-2022 • Na e m a
Elephant Weevil
 (Orthorhinus cylindrirostris)
   S2, Head, profile
17-Nov-2022 • LC m a c
Golden Wattle
 (Acacia pycnantha)
   Whole Adult in Flower
15-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Long-tailed Orb-weaving Spider
 (Argiope protensa)
   S17 Female: profile
15-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Long-tailed Orb-weaving Spider
 (Argiope protensa)
   S16 Male: dorsal, close up
14-Dec-2022 • If e m
*Horehound Plume Moth
 (Wheeleria spilodactylus)
   Adult, Wing
17-Nov-2022 • RA m a c
Kangaroo Thorn
 (Acacia paradoxa)
   Thorns & Leaves
17-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Hairy Stylewort
 (Levenhookia dubia)
   Whole
16-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Black Fire-orchid
 (Pyrorchis nigricans)
   Leaf
14-Dec-2022 • If e m
*Horehound Plume Moth
 (Wheeleria spilodactylus)
   Larva, Eyes
14-Dec-2022 • If e m
*Horehound Plume Moth
 (Wheeleria spilodactylus)
   Larva, Leaf Damage
14-Dec-2022 • If e m
*Horehound
 (Marrubium vulgare)
   Green Patch (with wild sage in seed)
16-Nov-2022 • RA m
River Red Gum
 (Eucalyptus camaldulensis)
   Trunk
14-Nov-2022 • Na a
Green Shield Bug
 (Rhynchocorini sp)
   Dorsal
12-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Woodland Onion-orchid
 (Microtis frutetorum)
   Whole
14-Dec-2022 • If e m
*Horehound
 (Marrubium vulgare)
   Under Leaf, Bud, Flower
14-Dec-2022 • If e m
*Horehound
 (Marrubium vulgare)
   Seed Pod Hooks
12-Dec-2022 • Na e m a
Orchid-dupe Wasp
 (Lissopimpla excelsa)
   Male, profile, close up
12-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Native Juniper
 (Myoporum insulare)
   Whole
10-Nov-2022 • Na a
Teatree Web Moth
 (Orthaga thyrisalis)
   Dorsal
10-Nov-2022 • Na a
Wattle Longhorn Beetle
 (Bethelium diversicorne)
   Dorsal
12-Dec-2022 • Na e m a
Orchid-dupe Wasp
 (Lissopimpla excelsa)
   Male, Wing Venation
12-Dec-2022 • Na e m a
Orchid-dupe Wasp
 (Lissopimpla excelsa)
   Male, Head & Thorax
11-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Orange-headed Red Braconid Wasp
 (Braconidae sp ES10)
   S4, Female, Wing Venation
10-Nov-2022 • LC m a c
Red Parrot-pea
 (Dillwynia hispida)
   Whole, Flowering
10-Nov-2022 • Na r
Hairy-faced Bee Fly
 (Choristus sp)
   Dorsal
10-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Scat-mimicking Leaf Beetle
 (Faex aemula)
   Profile
10-Dec-2022 • LC e m r
Cottony Saltbush
 (Chenopodium curvispicatum)
   Mixed Coloured Tepals on one plant
10-Dec-2022 • LC e m r
Cottony Saltbush
 (Chenopodium curvispicatum)
   Mixed Coloured Tepals on one plant
10-Dec-2022 • C e m a
Meadow Argus
 (Junonia villida)
   Underwings, Forewings Up
09-Nov-2022 • LC m c
Sweet Apple-berry
 (Billardiera cymosa ssp cymosa)
   Flower
07-Nov-2022 • LC m c
Twiggy Stinkweed
 (Opercularia turpis)
   Fruit
07-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Muntries
 (Kunzea pomifera)
   Flower, above
10-Dec-2022 • C e m a
Meadow Argus
 (Junonia villida)
   Adult, Blue Missing
10-Dec-2022 • C e m a
Meadow Argus
 (Junonia villida)
   Adult, Antenna above
10-Dec-2022 • If e m a
*Small Cabbage White
 (Pieris rapae)
   Larvae, profile, Legs
07-Nov-2022 • LC m c
Native Flax
 (Linum marginale)
   Flower
07-Nov-2022 • Na c
Coastal Beard-heath
 (Leucopogon parviflorus)
   Leaf, Bud, Flower & Fruit
07-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Coastal Climbing Lignum
 (Muehlenbeckia gunnii)
   Bud & Flower
10-Dec-2022 • If e m a
*Small Cabbage White
 (Pieris rapae)
   Larvae, dorsal
10-Dec-2022 • If e m a
*Small Cabbage White
 (Pieris rapae)
   Larvae, Eyes
04-Dec-2022 • Na e m f
Burrowing Bug
 (Adrisa sp)
   Adult, Face Sculpture & Hair
06-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Button Everlasting
 (Coronidium scorpioides)
   Flower, above
06-Nov-2022 • VU m c
Billy Button
 (Craspedia variabilis)
   Flower, profile
05-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Ground Dwelling Bug
 (Maevius sp)
   Female, dorsal
04-Dec-2022 • Na e m f
Burrowing Bug
 (Adrisa sp)
   Adult, Face Sculpture
04-Dec-2022 • Na e m f
Burrowing Bug
 (Adrisa sp)
   Adult, Wing Venation
02-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Devil's Coach-horse Beetle
 (Creophilus erythrocephalus)
   S3, Dorsal, black
03-Nov-2022 • RA m c
Little Wattlebird
 (Anthochaera (Anellobia) chrysoptera)
   Searching for Food
23-Oct-2022 • Na e m
Button Wirewort
 (Asteridea sp)
   S1 Whole
11-Oct-2022 • LC m r
Tangled Burr-daisy
 (Calotis erinacea)
   Fruiting
02-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Devil's Coach-horse Beetle
 (Creophilus erythrocephalus)
   S3, Profile
02-Dec-2022 • Na e m
Devil's Coach-horse Beetle
 (Creophilus erythrocephalus)
   S3, Face, Spot, Mandibles
01-Dec-2022 • Na e m a
Blue Skimmer
 (Orthetrum caledonicum)
   Female, profile
11-Oct-2022 • LC m r
Purple Trachymene
 (Trachymene cyanopetala)
   Fruit
11-Oct-2022 • LC m r
Annual Bluebell
 (Wahlenbergia gracilenta)
   Whole
11-Oct-2022 • Na r
Western False Apotropis
 (Novum48 sp 3)
   S1, dorsal
01-Dec-2022 • Na e m a
Blue Skimmer
 (Orthetrum caledonicum)
   Female, dorsal
01-Dec-2022 • Na e m a
Blue Skimmer
 (Orthetrum caledonicum)
   Female, Wings
27-Nov-2022 • If e m
*False Sowthistle
 (Reichardia tingitana)
   Bud
25-Sep-2022 • Na r
Dryland Sheoak Moth
 (Pernattia chlorophragma)
   Dog Collar
24-Sep-2022 • Na e m
Yellow Cobblestoned Leaf Roller
 (Dichelopa achranta)
   Dorsal
20-Sep-2022 • L e m c
Long-tailed Pea-blue
 (Lampides boeticus)
   Female: Profile, wings down
27-Nov-2022 • If e m
*False Sowthistle
 (Reichardia tingitana)
   Young Flower, above
27-Nov-2022 • If e m
*False Sowthistle
 (Reichardia tingitana)
   Healthy Mature Flower, above
26-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Metallic-blue Chalcid Wasp
 (Leucospis sp)
   Rear Leg Spines
09-Sep-2022 • Na e m
Black-twisted Grass-moth
 (Ciampa melanostrepta)
   Female, partial Hindwing
26-Aug-2022 • RA m
Spreading Cress
 (Phlegmatospermum eremaeum)
   Whole, Habit, Leaf, Bud, Flower & Fruit
12-Aug-2022 • Na f
Maroon-highlighted Jewel Beetle
 (Castiarina parallela)
   Dorsal
26-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Metallic-blue Chalcid Wasp
 (Leucospis sp)
   Face with Hairy Eyes
26-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Metallic-blue Chalcid Wasp
 (Leucospis sp)
   Posterior
25-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Crusty Grasshopper
 (Caperrala sp)
   S6, Female, Pronotum, dorsal
05-Aug-2022 • Na e m
Blunt March Fly
 (Dasybasis hebes)
   Male, dorsal
30-Jul-2022 • RA m r
Apostlebird
 (Struthidea cinerea)
   Profile
28-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Xmas-bauble Bee
 (Leioproctus sp ES02)
   Dorsal
25-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Crusty Grasshopper
 (Caperrala sp)
   S6, Female, Pronotum, profile
25-Nov-2022 • Na e m
Crusty Grasshopper
 (Caperrala sp)
   S6, Female, Rear Leg Colour
17-Nov-2022 • RA d a c
King Spider Orchid
 (Arachnorchis tentaculata)
   Profile, close
27-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Small Metallic Jewel Beetle
 (Chrysobothris sp)
   Dorsal
19-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Tiny Thread-legged Assassin Bug
 (Emesinae sp ES03)
   Dorsal
19-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Small Thread-legged Assassin Bug
 (Emesinae sp ES02)
   Profile
17-Nov-2022 • RA d a c
King Spider Orchid
 (Arachnorchis tentaculata)
   Above, close
16-Nov-2022 • LC m c
Dwarf Button-flower
 (Blennospora drummondii)
   Going to Seed
16-Nov-2022 • LC e m a r
Galah
 (Eolophus roseicapilla)
   Chick, profile
19-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Large Thread-legged Assassin Bug
 (Emesinae sp ES01)
   S1, profile
17-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Tube Spittlebug
 (Machaerotinae sp)
   Bent, Rough Tube
17-Jul-2022 • Na a
Toad Stink Bug
 (Platycoris rugosus)
   S4 & S5, Mating
16-Nov-2022 • LC e m a r
Galah
 (Eolophus roseicapilla)
   Chick, Face
16-Nov-2022 • LC e m f r c
Mallee Bush-pea
 (Eutaxia microphylla var microphylla)
   Calices & Flowers
10-Nov-2022 • RA m a c
Small Poranthera
 (Poranthera microphylla)
   Large example, profile
17-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Parasitic Blowfly
 (Amenia leonina)
   Maroon, S14 Male, profile
16-Jul-2022 • Na e m
Cuckoo Wasp
 (Chrysis sp ES01)
   Female, dorsal
15-Jul-2022 • Na a
Visible Net-veined Shield Bug
 (Dictyotus conspicuus)
   Dorsal
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