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Hongos Kingdom Fungi

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dianne49

Date

October 14, 2019 11:47 AM NZDT
Fungi Including Lichens - Photo (c) Harry Harms, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
steve_kerr's ID: Hongos (Kingdom Fungi)
Added on October 22, 2019.
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Hongos Kingdom Fungi

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dianne49

Date

October 14, 2019 11:46 AM NZDT
Fungi Including Lichens - Photo (c) Harry Harms, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
steve_kerr's ID: Hongos (Kingdom Fungi)
Added on October 22, 2019.
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Large Black Hunting Wasp Priocnemis monachus

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flossiepip

Date

October 17, 2019 11:52 AM NZDT
Large Black Hunting Wasp - Photo (c) pohanginapete, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Pete McGregor
steve_kerr's ID: Large Black Hunting Wasp (Priocnemis monachus)
Added on October 22, 2019.
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Brown House Spider Steatoda capensis

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pjd1

Date

October 20, 2019 11:11 AM NZDT

Description

Steatoda - of that I am happy - but not sure if this is S. capensis. I soon will know I guess.

Noted under planter pot overlying grass in urban garden.

Brown House Spider - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Brown House Spider (Steatoda capensis)
Added on October 22, 2019.
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Golden-brown Jumping Spider Trite auricoma

Observer

cappinkiwi

Date

October 19, 2019 05:57 PM NZDT

Description

5mm

Golden-brown Jumping Spider - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Golden-brown Jumping Spider (Trite auricoma)
Added on October 22, 2019.
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bruce8

Date

October 21, 2019 07:11 PM +13
Maorina - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Maorina, a member of Flutter-wing Flies (Family Pallopteridae)
Added on October 22, 2019.
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Limoniid Crane Flies Family Limoniidae

Observer

grey

Date

October 21, 2019 04:26 PM NZDT

Description

Small crane fly found resting on riverside vegetation.

Limoniid Crane Flies - Photo (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Limoniid Crane Flies (Family Limoniidae)
Added on October 22, 2019.
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Forest Shield Bug Oncacontias vittatus

Observer

grey

Date

October 21, 2019 03:53 PM NZDT

Description

Found in long grass near various trees.

Forest Shield Bug - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
steve_kerr's ID: Forest Shield Bug (Oncacontias vittatus)
Added on October 22, 2019.
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Senecio Gall Fly Sphenella fascigera

Observer

grey

Date

October 21, 2019 04:00 PM NZDT

Description

Found on a senecio plant.

Senecio Gall Fly - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Senecio Gall Fly (Sphenella fascigera)
Added on October 22, 2019.
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aalbertrebergen

Date

October 20, 2019 11:23 AM HST

Description

Found in the black uv light - likely to have been there for a while..

Xanthorhoe semifissata - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Xanthorhoe semifissata, a member of Carpet Moths (Subfamily Larentiinae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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Caddisflies Order Trichoptera

Observer

lovelylocks

Date

October 21, 2019 09:42 PM +13

Description

Amazingly long antenna

Long-horned Caddisflies - Photo (c) Phil Bendle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_kerr's ID: Long-horned Caddisflies (Family Leptoceridae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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Long-bodied Cellar Spider Pholcus phalangioides

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tripleaxle

Date

October 21, 2019 09:43 PM NZDT

Description

terrible picture sorry found it crawling up the side of a wardrobe.

Long-bodied Cellar Spider - Photo (c) Lara Gibson, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_kerr's ID: Long-bodied Cellar Spider (Pholcus phalangioides)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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bythepark

Date

October 22, 2019 09:39 AM +13

Description

Surrounded by aphids. Flower beetle?

Zorion - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Zorion, a member of Typical Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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Fishing Spiders Genus Dolomedes

Observer

juliesimpsonz

Date

October 22, 2019 07:23 AM NZDT

Description

Single specimen about 5mm long + legs in our house.

Fishing Spiders - Photo (c) dustaway, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_kerr's ID: Fishing Spiders (Genus Dolomedes)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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grey

Date

October 21, 2019 02:55 PM NZDT

Description

Small winged insect found on the underside of a tree leaf.

Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice - Photo (c) Michael H. King, all rights reserved, uploaded by mhking
steve_kerr's ID: Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice (Order Psocodea)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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Black Vine Weevil Otiorhynchus sulcatus

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aalbertrebergen

Date

October 18, 2019 01:02 PM HST

Description

Inside the house

Black Vine Weevil - Photo (c) Chris Wood, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
steve_kerr's ID: Black Vine Weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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sebastiandoak

Date

October 10, 2019 03:11 PM NZDT
Gynoplistia - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Gynoplistia, a member of Limoniid Crane Flies (Family Limoniidae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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grey

Date

October 21, 2019 02:30 PM NZDT

Description

Found resting on native trees.

Dusona - Photo (c) Owen Strickland, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Dusona, a member of Ichneumonid Wasps (Family Ichneumonidae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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Bot Flies, Blow Flies, and Allies Superfamily Oestroidea

Observer

grey

Date

October 21, 2019 02:40 PM NZDT

Description

Mating flies found on low vegetation.

Pales - Photo (c) Phil Bendle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Pales, a member of Tachinid Flies (Family Tachinidae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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flamingtofunz

Date

October 21, 2019 08:19 PM +13
Sylvicola - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Sylvicola, a member of Wood Gnats (Family Anisopodidae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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grey

Date

October 20, 2019 08:28 PM NZDT

Description

Attracted to porch light.

Scoparia minusculalis - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Scoparia minusculalis, a member of Moss-eating Crambid Snout Moths (Subfamily Scopariinae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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Cobweb Spiders Family Theridiidae

Observer

mpnavest

Date

October 21, 2019 12:11 PM NZDT

Description

from leaf litter

Cobweb Spiders - Photo (c) William, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Cobweb Spiders (Family Theridiidae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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House Flies and Allies Family Muscidae

Observer

grey

Date

October 20, 2019 12:23 PM NZDT

Description

Found on a flowering shrub.

House Flies and Allies - Photo (c) Marcello Consolo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
steve_kerr's ID: House Flies and Allies (Family Muscidae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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grey

Date

October 20, 2019 01:40 PM NZDT

Description

Small spider found on a shrub.

Diaea ambara - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
steve_kerr's ID: Diaea ambara, a member of Flower Spiders (Genus Diaea)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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Long-jawed Orbweavers Family Tetragnathidae

Observer

flossiepip

Date

October 17, 2019 08:29 PM NZDT

Description

Tiny 2mm, dark male spider.

Long-jawed Orbweavers - Photo (c) Ian Marsman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
steve_kerr's ID: Long-jawed Orbweavers (Family Tetragnathidae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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stephen_c

Date

October 21, 2019 03:39 PM NZDT
Oxyopes gracilipes - Photo (c) Robert Whyte, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
steve_kerr's ID: Oxyopes gracilipes, a member of Lynx Spiders (Family Oxyopidae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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danilo_hegg

Date

October 6, 2019 11:37 PM NZDT
Rhamphophila sinistra - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_kerr's ID: Rhamphophila sinistra, a member of Limoniid Crane Flies (Family Limoniidae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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Garden Soldier Fly Exaireta spinigera

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timvandervoet

Date

October 21, 2019 01:16 PM +13
Garden Soldier Fly - Photo (c) cabbagetree, all rights reserved
steve_kerr's ID: Garden Soldier Fly (Exaireta spinigera)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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tom_saunders

Date

October 21, 2019 02:12 PM NZDT
Helophilus cingulatus - Photo (c) grahame, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Grahame
steve_kerr's ID: Helophilus cingulatus, a member of Drone Flies (Subfamily Eristalinae)
Added on October 21, 2019.
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grey

Date

October 20, 2019 10:08 AM NZDT

Description

Found on vegetation.

Scaptomyza - Photo (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Scaptomyza, a member of Vinegar and Fruit Flies (Family Drosophilidae)
Added on October 20, 2019.
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