Pillbug, Roly Poly, whatever! They're cool. Kyogle, NSW.
A pink millipede found inside a rotting log. Kyogle, NSW.
A woodlouse. Kyogle, NSW.
Scutigeromorph centipede tries to hide in a crack. Kyogle, NSW.
Portrait of a mayfly with a missing leg. Dundas, Qld.
Adult thrips on a ficus leaf surrounded by empty eggs and the damage dealt to the leaf. Toowong, Qld.
A beautiful little native gecko hides under a leaf. Fitzroy Island, Qld.
Salt water snail clings to a wet rock. Fitzroy Island, Qld.
A prawn-like amphipod trying to bury itself in sand. Cow Bay, Qld.
A pair of orange collembola on a rotting log at the beach. Cow Bay, Qld.
A pair of orange collembola surrounded by sand on a rotting log. Cow Bay, Qld.
Spider and Springtail
A tiny spider and even smaller springtail (Just below the spider) share an old cocoon. Kyogle, NSW.
Snail in a Half Shell
A snail, or a half snail, or a slug-snail. Victoria Point, Qld.
A family of thrips living inside a curled dead gum leaf. Belbowrie, Qld.
A pair of thrips establish a new brood on a dead gum leaf. Belbowrie, Qld.
Sea snails remind me of weird little elephants. This one explores a mangrove leaf. Rules Beach, QLD.
Cranopygia sp. earwig found under bark. Mitchell, Qld.
Lazy Winter Days
Cane toads snuggle in the warmth of a woodchip pile. Kyogle, NSW.
Roly poly unrolling from a rolled up position. Kyogle, NSW.
Millipede grazes on mossy bark at the base of a tree trunk. Kyogle, NSW.
Millipede and its tiny Mite friend graze on moss at the bas of a tree trunk. Kyogle, NSW.
The sex bits of a millipede take the place of a missing pair of legs. Kyogle, NSW.
White flat-backed millipede (Diplopoda) tries to find shelter after it's log nest was disturbed. Bunya Mountains, Qld.
Earwig nymphs search for a safe place to hide after the nest was disturbed by yours truly. These were still with their parent inside a rotting log. Bunya Mountains, QLD.
Large earwig partially hidden in her nest. Bunya Mountains, Qld.
Tiny pill bug explores a rain soaked piece of rotting timber. Kyogle, NSW.
Millipedes don't have 1000 legs. Kyogle, NSW.
Peron's Tree Frog
Peron's tree frog (Litoria peronii). Mt Coot-tha, QLD.
A view of a gall side-on to the leaf. Like the mullet of galls, business up the front, party out the back. Woodgate Beach, Qld.
Crab and Sand Ball
One of those little balls of sand you see on the beach provides some protection for a baby crab. Woodgate Beach, Qld.
Tiny sand crab (4mm wide) hides among sand balls made by much larger crabs on the beach. Woodgate, QLD.