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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.

  • 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 Beetle

    Tiny flower beetle helps pollinate a wattle flower. 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.

  • 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.

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