MOST POPULAR PHOTOS

  • 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.

  • Fly Specks

    Tiny eggs on my fingertip. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Insect Eggs

    Smaller than a full stop, two insect eggs on the photographers finger tip. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Flower Wasps

    Mating flower wasps. It appears as though the male is excreting food for the female? Woodgate, Qld.

  • Cup Moth Caterpillar

    Fresh new moulted skin of the stinging slug caterpilar of Calcarifera ordinata. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Blue Tiger Butterfly III

    Extreme stacked macro images of the body and wings of the Blue Tiger Butterfly (Tirumala hamata), Woodgate, Qld.

  • Blue Tiger Butterfly II

    Extreme stacked macro images of the body and wings of the Blue Tiger Butterfly (Tirumala hamata), Woodgate, Qld.

  • Blue Tiger Butterfly I

    Extreme stacked macro images of the body and wings of the Blue Tiger Butterfly (Tirumala hamata), Woodgate, Qld.

  • Pretty Boys

    One male gall wasp sneaks up behind another while he waits for a female to emerge from the gall. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Male Gall Wasps II

    Two male gall wasps explore either side of a leaf gall. They are competing over emerging females and are careful to keep away from each other. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Male Gall Wasps

    Two male gall wasps explore either side of a leaf gall. They are competing over emerging females and are careful to keep away from each other. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Shy

    Big wingless wasp, aka Velvet Ant (Mutillidae) is very shy. She will stay like this until she thinks it's safe to proceed. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Black Anthrax Fly

    Black fly bee mimic is camoflaged on bitumen. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Nest Trash

    Tiny worker and sorts the trash from the sand around her nest. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Uphill

    Baby caterpillar navigates the vast hills and valleys of my hand. Woodgate, Qld.

  • String of Babies

    Tiny, newly hatched caterpillars gethered on silk, photographed on my hand. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Butterfly Baby VI

    The adult version of the butterfly babies! I think she has a hole in her wing. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Butterfly Baby II

    Technomyrmex ants tend another butterfly baby on the same tree. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Waxy Planthopper

    Portrait of a planthopper. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Dryinid Larva

    The larval stage of a parasitic wasp that preys on leafhoppers. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Butterfly Baby IV

    Giant butterfly baby tended by the same ants (Technomyrmex) while she devours a leaf. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Butterfly Baby I

    Ant (Technomyrmex) tends to her growing butterfly baby. Bonus points for spotting the photobomb. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Abandoned House

    A tiny hole in this house near the tip (right) indicates this moth may have become prey to a parasite. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Messy Remains

    A springtail (Collembola) on the messy remains of a leaf. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Shiny Green Bug

    Shiny green bug instar on a gum leaf. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Mozzie Feeding

    Auzzie mozzie does not care if her dinner plate is covered in sand and dirt! Woodgate, Qld.

  • Small Acacia Case Moth II

    The way these case moths costruct houses amazes me every time I see one. This one has been devouring gum leaves. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Small Acacia Case Moth I

    Apparently you can tell which species a case moth is by how they construct their homes. I don't have that knowledge but I love them just the same! Woodgate, Qld.

  • Polka Dot Spider

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

  • Old Man 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.

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