Brown and white jumping spider on bark. Kenmore, Qld.
Black chalcid wasp looks for something on the bark of a tree. Kenmore, Qld.
Technomyrmex ant carries a large load of timber. Oxley Creek, Qld.
Tiny Bark Spiders
Tiny white spotted spiders live under bark amidst the poo of other animals. Oxley Creek, Qld.
White-footed ants (Technomyrmex sp.) gather excretions from mealybugs. It looks like they've sealed the bugs into a cavity in the bark to make them easier to protect. Oxley Creek, Qld.
Golden Spiny Ant farms a group of mealybugs. The ants have probably moved the bugs into this bark crevasse to keep them easily accessible and safe. Oxley Creek, Qld.
This little planthopper (Cotylana sp.) looked like a mouldy dead leaf to the naked eye. Up close it's more beautiful than I could imagine.
Bark Shield Bug
Camo bug likes to hide under bark. Pink is not really a tree colour in this case. Rocklea, Qld.
Beautiful orange and black crematogaster ants on a rotting log at the beach. Fitzroy Island, Qld.
Planthopper nymph on bark. Cania Gorge, Qld.
Green leafhopper nymph on a fence post. Oxley Creek, Qld.
Fuzzy Tortoise Beetle
Unknown beetle. Murarrie, Qld.
Velvet Ant Sleeps
How do you close your eyes when you don't have eyelids? You hide like this under a piece of bark. Cambroon, Qld.
Black and white moth has an odd orange spot. Oxley Creek, Qld.