Most Popular - Aussie Bugs

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  • Wasp

    Eulophidae sp. wasp on the flower of a cobbler's peg. Oxley Creek, QLD.

  • Pollen Beetle

    Pollen covered beetle sips dew drops from a rose petal. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Beetlemania

    Flower beetles feed on nectar in a gumnut flower. Mt Coot-tha,QLD.

  • Beetle Has a Crappy Day

    Red and black (not an assassin) bug nymph has a delightful beetle lunch on a spotted gum tree. Mt Coot-tha, QLD.

  • Doing Laps

    Beautiful metallic green Halictid bee does laps round and round the centre of this bramble rose, occaisionally rolling around like a cat in catnip. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Thrips on Daisy

    Thrips doing whatever thrips do in the heart of a white daisy. Gayndah, QLD.

  • Homalictus Bee In Thistle

    Tiny metallic bee collects pollen on a thistle flower. She is packing the pollen under her abdomen rather than on her legs.

  • Bird Poo Spider

    Bird poo spider (Celaenia excavata) portrait.

  • Bird Poo Spider

    Bird poo spider (Celaenia excavata) from side on.

  • Braconid Wasp

    Parasite wasp (Callibracon sp.) puts an egg in a gall. Oxley Creek, QLD.

  • Bee Nap

    This bee was not moving, I thought it was dead but then another bee came along and chased her away. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Lightbulb Grub

    Little fat beetle larvae on a gum leaf. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Grevillea Psyllid

    Jumping plant lice nymph 'extruding' some waxy poops on a grevillea seed pod. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Grevillea Feast

    Rattle ant (Polyrhachis sp.) forages inside a grevillea seed pod. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Green Goo

    Crematogaster ant pulls at some green goo which could be poop or the remains of a caterpillar or other insect. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Tunnel Repair

    Two termite workers inspect damage to their tunnel in rotting wood. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Termite Worker

    Termite worker amidst the detritus from a rotting log. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Velvet Ant Hiding

    Shy velvet ant (Mutillidae) hides under a leaf on the sand. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Tetramorium Worker II

    Tiny Tetramorium worker ant guards the brood after her nest is disturbed. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Tetramorium Worker

    Tiny Tetramorium worker ant guards the brood after her nest is disturbed. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Ginger Ant Brood

    Tiny Tetramorium worker ant moves a pupa after her nest is disturbed. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Golden Spur Polly Ant

    Very hirsute Polyrhachis ant has a stunning golden spur on her foreleg. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Gold or Silver?

    Spiny golden ant looks more like silver thann gold. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Black Mantis

    Praying mantis has some green and red underneath. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Bird Vomit

    Rainbow Bee-eater vomited up some insect remains. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Arnold Bugenzwegger

    Muscular bug on a yellow flower. Found at the beach, unable to fly, I carried her home and put her on a paper daisy. She had a good poke at me while we walked! Woodgate, Qld.

  • Major Colobopsis III

    Portrait of a major worker of Colobopsis sp. ants on a tree trunk. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Colobopsis Minor Worker

    Portrait of a Colobopsis minor worker on a tree trunk. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Dimorphism

    Major and minor workers of Colobopsis sp. ants. The majors have cute pug noses for plugging the nest entrance while the minor workers explore outside the nest. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Major Colobopsis

    Blunt-nosed colobopsis workers at their nest entrance. One may or may not have been damaged by the photographer and was not allowed back in the nest. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Broken Ant

    Colobopsis major still walking after an injury which removed the bulk of her gaster. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Iridomyrmex Workers

    Common small meat ants at their nest entrance. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Baby Psyllid

    Portrait of a psyllid nymph on my scaly finger skin. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Caterpillar House

    If you think you're good at building stuff, try using just your face bits and arse bits for tools. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Hey, Look at my Poop!

    Dolichoderus worker ant meets another on the way back to her nest. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Poop Carrier

    Dolichoderus worker ant carries a poop home. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Crematogaster Congregation

    I can't remember if these ants were at the nest entrance or if they were foraging. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Resin Collector II

    Stingless bee collects pollen from a strange flower thing on a branch. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Resin Collector

    Stingless bee collects pollen from a strange flower thing on a branch. Woodgate, Qld.

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