A young leaf beetle on a gum tree. Woodgate, Qld.
If you think you're good at building stuff, try using just your face bits and arse bits for tools. Woodgate, Qld.
Common Crow Butterfly Baby
More like a teenager I think. A live focus stack of a Common Crow or Oleander Caterpillar (Euploea core). Woodgate, Qld.
Baby Black Soldier Fly
Straight out of the compost bin. Kyogle, NSW.
Baby Black Soldier Flies
Your compost is very healthy if larvae of soldier flies grows in it. Kyogle, NSW.
Brown caterpillar portrait. Girraween, Qld.
Lovely orange striped caterpillar common on beach vines. Woodgate, Qld.
Beetle baby tries to bury back into the dirt. Kyogle, NSW.
Baby moths emerge from their eggs. Kyogle, NSW.
Aphid Buffet II
Ladybird larvae at the aphid buffet. Near the grub on the right is a parasitised aphid, fat and round and dead. Kyogle, NSW.
Beetle Larva, Aphids and Ants
Beetle larva (Possible Ladybird) gets away with murder in an aphid colony. The ants ignore its presence completely. Kyogle, NSW.
A bottlebrush leaf reduced to a skeleton by very young sawfly larvae. Kyogle, NSW.
Sawfly larvae make short work of a Maleleuca leaf. Kyogle, NSW.
Sawfly larva near the chewed off end of a leaf. Kyogle, NSW.
Little beetle larva clings to the tip of a leaf. It's possibly about to pupate. Anstead, Qld.
Spotty and lumpy little grub clings to the tip of a leaf it's been feeding on. Anstead, Qld.