Orange and Black Beetle
LIttle beetle on a yellow flower. Girraween NP, Qld.
Botany Bay Diamond
Closeup portrait of the head of a Botany Bay Diamond Weevil. Girraween NP, Qld.
Chrysolopus spectabilis weevil. Girraween NP, Qld.
Yellow Shouldered Beetle
Tiny yellow and black beetle on a leaf. Girraween NP, Qld.
Portrait of Castiarina decemaculata on tea tree flowers. Girraween NP, Qld.
Lovely delicate fly sips on nectar in a tea tree flower. Girraweeen, Qld.
Dolly and the Lerps
Dolichoderus ant tends her little lerp factory on a gum leaf. There is a clutch of tiny orange eggs directly under the ant. Girraween NP, Qld.
Orange, black and white blattodean on a gum leaf. Kyogle, NSW.
A small brown lacewing with fuzzy wings. Kyogle, NSW.
Fly on Tea Tree
Little shiny blue fly feeds from a tea tree flower. Girraween NP, Qld.
Black Soldier Fly
Soldier fly with wild eyes rests in a curled lemon leaf. Kyogle, NSW.
Wasp Mimic Beetle
Hesthini wasp mimic beetle from above - you can see the shortened elytra which helps with mimicry. Girraween NP, Qld.
Longhorn beetle (Hesthsini sp.) is busy mimicking a wasp. Girraween NP, Qld.