Monday, March 6, 2017

Moths seen on a property near Cooby Dam, Toowoomba

The photos have been taken by Glenda Walter and identification by Don Gardner and Glenda Walter, both members of the Toowoomba Field Naturalists Club.


Agalopus centiginosa Thyrididae

Cernia amyclaria Geometridae

Coesyra cyclotoma Oecophoridae

Comana collaris Limacodidae

Cossidae family

Emperor Gum Opodiphthera eucalypti Saturniidae

Emperor Gum Opodiphthera eucalypti Saturniidae

Grammodes ocellata Noctuidae

Mataeomera ligata Noctuidae

Melanodes anthracitaria Geometridae

Oenochrominae subfamily Noctuidae

Ozarba punctigera Noctuidae

Parepisparis excusata Geometridae




Bugs, Grasshoppers and other invertebrates seen on a property near Cooby Dam, Toowoomba

Photos and identification by Glenda Walter, a member of the Toowoomba Field Naturalists Club


 Ground Assassin Ectomocoris patricius Reduviidae

 Cicada Bark squeaker Pauropsalta corticinus (now Altrapsalta) Cicadidae

Gum tree shield Poecilometis patruelis Pentatomidae

Leaf hopper Cicadellidae nymph

Leaf hopper Eurymeloides bicincta Cicadellidae (Nymph)

Leaf hopper Eurymeloides punctata Cicadellidae

Pentatomidae

Beefly Bombyliidae

 White-tipped beefly Comptosia apicalis


Grasshopper Goniaea sp

Grasshopper Greyacris profundesculcata (nymph)

Antlion Bandidus brevisculus

Giant green slantface grasshopper Acrida conica



Green Lacewing Mallada signatus

Katydid Conocephalus sp

Katydid Ducetia sp

Katydid Meadow Conocephalus semivittatus

Katydid Spotted Ephippitytha trigintiduoguttata

Katydid Torbia viridissima

Mantid Lacewing Mantispidae


Bee

Cockroach Barred Nymph Cosmozosteria subzonata Blattidae

Cricket Teleogryllus sp Gryllidae

Earwig Nesogaster sp Spongiphoridae

Phasmid Phasmatodea

Wasp Ichneumon Leptophion sp

Wasp Ichneumonidae

Heurodes turritus





Frogs seen on a property near Cooby Dam

Photos and identification by Glenda Walter, a member of the Toowoomba Field Naturalists


Bleating tree frog Litoria dentata

Broad palmed rocket frog Litoria latopalmata

Emerald spotted tree frog Litoria peronii

Green tree frog Litoria caerulea

Ornate burrowing frog Limnodynastes ornata

Striped marsh frog Limnodynastes peronii


Saturday, March 4, 2017

Beetles at a property near Cooby Dam Toowoomba

Photographs and identification by Glenda Walters - member of Toowoomba Field Naturalists Club


Auger Bostrichopsis jesuita Bostrichiidae fam

Bolboceratidae fam deceased 

 Christmas beetle Anaplognathus sp 

Christmas beetle Anaplognathus sp 

 Dung beetle Onitis sp 

Dung beetle Onthophagus gazella 

 Elateridae fam small

 Leaf beetle Paropsis charybdis

 Leaf beetle Paropsis lutea

 Leaf beetle Paropsisterna anomala

 Leaf beetle Paropsisterna anomala

Leaf beetle Paropsisterna aesa complex

Leaf beetle  Paropsisterna sexpustulata

 Piedish Tenebrionidae Pterohelaeus sp

 Piedish Tenebrionidae Pterohelaeus sp

 Pseudotetralobus australasiae large

 Rhinoceros beetle Xylotrupes ulysses australicus

Scarabaeidae fam

Scarabaeidae Melolonthinae Maechidius sp

Tenebrionidae fam Alleculinae subfam Combclawed

Tiger beetle Carabidae


Water beetle

Weevil beetle Gonipterus sp

Weevil beetle Gonipterus sp larva