January 13, 2018

Witchetty Grub

Scientific Name: Endoxyla leucomochla Other Common Names: Witjuti, Witchedy, Wichetty, Witchety, Witchjetti, Witchetty Grub, Bardy Grub, Bardi Grub Species documented in 1915 by Turner. Description The Witchetty Grub ...
December 26, 2017

Huntsman spider

Scientific Name: Holconia immanis Other Common Names: Sydney huntsman spider, Giant huntsman spider, Large huntsman spider, Grey huntsman spider Species documented in 1867 by L. Koch. Description This ...
December 24, 2017

Black House Spider

Scientific Name: Badumna insignis Other Common Names: Window Spider, Sheet-web Building Spider, Species documented in 1872 by L. Koch. Description Primarily black in colour, with lighter markings on ...
December 19, 2017

Chlorinda Hairstreak

These Caterpillars are dark brown, with red, black and pale yellow markings, and a black head. They are always found in association with the ...
December 13, 2017

Assassin Bug

Scientific Name: Pristhesancus plagipennis Other Common Names: Bee Killer, Common Assassin Bug Species documented in 1873 by Walker, F.. Description Adult insects are brown, growing up to 30mm ...
December 1, 2017

Tiger Crane Fly

Scientific Name: Nephrotoma australasiae Other Common Names: Mosquito Hawk, Gallinippers, Jimmy Spinners Species documented in 1890 by Skuse. Description Flies from the Tipulidae family are often said to ...