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.

  • Braconid Wasp

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

  • Polka Dot Spider

    Green spotted spider on a tree trunk. Springbrook, Qld.

  • Old Lady Bee

    This old bee stopped for a short break on the sandy soil. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Homalictus Bee

    Tiny green metallic homalictus bee gathers pollen from a portulaca flower. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Nest In A Gall

    Monomorium sydneyense worker at the nest entrance in a gall on a gum tree. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Hopper Nymph, Adult and Exuvia

    Two life cycle stages of a flatid planthopper. An early instar on the left and the adult form on the right. The white exuvia near the adult is the mouted exoskeleton of the nymph form. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Diadoxus erythrurus

    Portrait of a jewel beetle, Diadoxus erythrurus. She appears to have fuzzy eyeballs! Woodgate, Qld.

  • Diadoxus erythrurus

    Portrait of a jewel beetle, Diadoxus erythrurus. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Bush Mantis

    Portrait of a small mantis. Anstead, Qld.

  • Coreid Bug Nymph

    A closeup portrait of a Ceoreid bug. It seems to have a waxy coating that's been rubbed off in places. Anstead, Qld.

  • Doli Ant on Bark

    A dolichoderus ant on the bark of a tree. Anstead, Qld.

  • Beetle Baby

    Little beetle larva clings to the tip of a leaf. It's possibly about to pupate. Anstead, Qld.

  • Beetle Baby

    Spotty and lumpy little grub clings to the tip of a leaf it's been feeding on. Anstead, Qld.

  • Cardiocondyla Foragers

    Cardiocondyla worker ants foraging on an extrafloral nectary on a leaf. Broadwater, Qld.

  • Cardiocondyla Foragers

    Cardiocondyla worker ants foraging on an extrafloral nectary on a leaf. Broadwater, Qld.

  • Cardiocondyla Foragers

    Cardiocondyla worker ants foraging on an extrafloral nectary on a leaf. Broadwater, Qld.

  • Polyrhachis Green Ant

    Portrait of a spiny green Polyrhachis ant on a branch. Broadwater, Qld.

  • Leaf Retreat

    This spider had a retreat on the tip of a leaf. It's woven it's web across the tip bringing it together in a funnel shape. Kyogle, NSW.

  • Poo Mimic Spider IV

    Profile shot of a bird poo spider and her web on a leaf. Toowong, Qld.

  • Micro Wasp

    Lady wasp lays eggs in a gall on the stem of a gum tree. She is adding to the multitude of scars on the surface of the gall. Her ovipositor is thinner than a human hair. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Flatid Planthopper

    Planthopper adult on the stem of a gum tree. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Micro Gall Wasp II

    Lady wasp looks for a spot to lay eggs in a gum tree gall. The job must be harder with part of her antenna missing. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Micro Gall Wasp

    Micro wasp cleans herself after laying eggs in a gall. She is resting on a stem which has been forced into a curl by the growth of the gall. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Beetle Grub

    A young leaf beetle on a gum tree. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Princess Ant

    A winged queen ant (Possibly Monomorium sp.) looks for a mate. Woodgate, Qld.

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