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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.

  • Firefly

    Fireflies have big eyes, I guess they need to see other fireflies. Deepwater, Qld.

  • Tiny Queen

    Wingless queen wandering over grains of sand, foraging or looking for a new nest site. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Masked Green Bee

    Beautiful, tiny masked bee cleans up my messy drilling job on a bee hotel. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Blue-Green Masked Bee

    Beautiful, tiny masked bee cleans up my messy drilling job on a bee hotel. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Blue-Green Masked Bee

    Beautiful, tiny masked bee cleans up my messy drilling job on a bee hotel. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Mating Flower Wasps

    The rather undignified mating between two flower wasps. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Bee Bath

    Halictid bee cleans herself with a front leg while resting on tiny white flowers. Woodgate, Qld.

  • A Mess of Scale

    Black, fringed scale insects infest a leaf. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Black Sultana Animals

    Black scale wears a white fringed dress and parts of their former selves. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Weevil Damage

    A weevil pictured with some of the damage it has done to the new growth on a tree. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Hairy Longhorn

    Longicorn beetle with hairy antennae. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Moth Emerges

    A moth puffs out it's wings, having just emerged from pupating. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Pod-sucking Bug

    Adult male Riptortus serripes on seed pods. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Ant-mimic Bug

    A pod-sucking bug in the Alydidae family. This is a later instar on the seed pods they feed on. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Apiocera Fly

    An elongated abdomen sets these flies apart. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Ant-mimic Bug

    A pod-sucking bug in the Alydidae family. This is a later instar on the seed pods they feed on. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Baby Ant-mimic

    Recently hatched ant-mimic bug in the Alydidae family, most likely Riptortus serripes. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Blue Forester Moth

    Blue metallic moth rests on a gum leaf. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Ants on Wallum

    Tiny ants navigate tunnels and valleys they've made in Wallum (Banksia) tree bark. Coonarr, 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.

  • Shy Beetle

    Hairy rove-like beetle buried in fine sand. Woodgate, Qld.

  • Orange Hairy Beetle

    Half buried in fine sand, cute beetle. Woodgate, Qld.

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