Fighting Not Kissing
Little meat ants gather for a brawl. Kyogle, NSW.
Green Head and Tiny Ant
Green head worker ant (Rhytidoponera sp.) carries a much smaller ant. Boondooma, Qld.
Green head worker (Rhytidoponera sp.) carrying her fellow worker ant. Boondooma Dam, Qld.
Queensland Fruit Fly
Adult Queensland Fruit Fly (Bactrocera tryoni) feeding on an overripe mulberry. Kyogle, NSW.
Fruit Fly Maggot
Larval stage of Bactrocera tryoni - Queensland Fruit Fly, inside a ripe Mulberry. Kyogle, NSW.
Tiny spider shares a leaf with a ladybird. Kyogle, NSW.
Tiny spider on a leaf infested by psyllids. Kyogle, NSW.
Crazy Camo Looper II
Crazy little camo looper has been munching on this plant. Kyogle, NSW.
Crazy Camo Looper
Tiny looper caterpillar uses some crazy debris for camo. Kyogle, NSW.
Fruit Fly On Mulberry IV
Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni) sits on an unripe mulberry. Kyogle, NSW.
Fruit Fly On Mulberry II
Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni) forages on the photographer's finger. Kyogle, NSW.
Fruit Fly On Mulberry III
Fruit Fly on Mulberry
Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni) lays her eggs in an unripe mulberry. Kyogle, NSW.
Psyllid adult, centre, surrounded by nymphs and an attendant Iridomyrmex ant. Bottom left are psyllid eggs. Laidley, Qld.
Fancy some fungus? Laidley, Qld.
Is really hairy. Rocklea, Qld.
Looks so rainbow! Rocklea, Qld.
Grub in a Gall
It must be galling to be a grub in a gall. Rocklea, Qld.
A Mess of Mealybugs
And a few baby psyllids as well. Rocklea, Qld.
A pair of technomyrmex ants look into a hole in a leaf. Rocklea, Qld.
Young Saitis II
Baby jumping spider on a wall of lichen. Toowong, Qld.
Young Saitis I
Baby jumping spider faces a wall of lichen. Toowong, Qld.
The midden heap of a nearby Pheidole ant nest. Toowong, Qld.
Nest Tidy III
Shield ants rearrange the crap at their nest entrance after it's disturbed by the photographer. Toowong, Qld.
Nest Tidy II
Pit of Death II
The trap springs shut. Lacewing larva (AKA Ant Lion) catches a pheidole worker ant in it's spring loaded jaws. Toowong, Qld.
Pit of Death I
The trap is set. Pheidole worker ant struggles to escape the clutches of a hungry ant lion. Toowong, Qld.
Busy Bodies III
Pheidole workers return to the nest with stuff. Toowong, Qld.
Busy Bodies II
Busy Bodies I
Foraging for Seeds
Pheidole worker ants return to the nest with seeds. Toowong, Qld.