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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

September 9, 2023 12:02 PM NZST

Description

Auckland CBD.

Dark aphids on Senecio skirrhodon, by the Aotea Centre.

Tags

Aphis lugentis - Photo (c) Facundo Chieffo, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Facundo Chieffo
c_j_w's ID: Aphis lugentis, a member of Aphids (Family Aphididae)
Added on September 9, 2023
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What

Tradescantia Yellow Leaf Spot (Kordyana brasiliensis)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

August 22, 2023 12:20 PM NZST

Description

Auckland Domain.

Rust on trad.

Tradescantia Yellow Leaf Spot - Photo (c) polyscias099, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
c_j_w's ID: Tradescantia Yellow Leaf Spot (Kordyana brasiliensis)
Added on August 22, 2023
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

August 22, 2023 12:45 PM NZST

Description

Auckland Domain.

On a nikau palm, in mixed native/exotic bush.

Hapalips prolixus - Photo (c) Saryu Mae, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Saryu Mae
c_j_w's ID: Hapalips prolixus, a member of Pleasing Fungus Beetles (Family Erotylidae)
Added on August 22, 2023
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

August 17, 2023 12:07 PM NZST

Description

Selwyn Domain, Mission Bay, Auckland 1071.

Beaten from Araucaria heterophylla.

Diomus - Photo (c) David Akers, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by David Akers
c_j_w's ID: Genus Diomus, a member of Lady Beetles (Family Coccinellidae)
Added on August 17, 2023
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

August 7, 2023 11:50 AM NZST

Description

Auckland Domain.

Beaten from Araucaria heterophylla.

Diomus - Photo (c) David Akers, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by David Akers
c_j_w's ID: Genus Diomus, a member of Lady Beetles (Family Coccinellidae)
Added on August 17, 2023
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

July 25, 2023 12:36 PM NZST

Description

St Johns, Auckland 1072.

Beaten from Araucaria heterophylla, at the Morrin Rd entrance to Morrin Reserve.

Diomus - Photo (c) David Akers, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by David Akers
c_j_w's ID: Genus Diomus, a member of Lady Beetles (Family Coccinellidae)
Added on August 17, 2023
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

July 23, 2023 11:40 AM NZST

Description

St Marys Bay/Westhaven, Auckland.

On Araucaria heterophylla.

Diomus - Photo (c) David Akers, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), uploaded by David Akers
c_j_w's ID: Genus Diomus, a member of Lady Beetles (Family Coccinellidae)
Added on August 17, 2023
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What

Jointed Rush Hopper (Paracephaleus hudsoni)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

July 4, 2023 11:28 AM NZST

Description

Auckland CBD.

Nymphs common on oioi, in a weedy gravel area.

Jointed Rush Hopper - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, all rights reserved, uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Jointed Rush Hopper (Paracephaleus hudsoni)
Added on August 11, 2023
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What

Jointed Rush Hopper (Paracephaleus hudsoni)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

May 23, 2023 11:22 AM NZST

Description

Waitemata Harbour seashore at Eric Armishaw Park, Point Chevalier, Auckland. Beaten from Apodasmia similis.

Tags

Jointed Rush Hopper - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, all rights reserved, uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Jointed Rush Hopper (Paracephaleus hudsoni)
Added on August 11, 2023
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What

Jointed Rush Hopper (Paracephaleus hudsoni)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

April 7, 2023 11:49 AM NZST

Description

Auckland CBD. Weedy gravel area. On presumably cultivated oioi.

Tags

Jointed Rush Hopper - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, all rights reserved, uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Jointed Rush Hopper (Paracephaleus hudsoni)
Added on August 11, 2023
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What

Jointed Rush Hopper (Paracephaleus hudsoni)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

April 13, 2021 12:29 PM NZST

Description

Coastal cliffs above Green Bay Beach, in the vicinity of the "waterfall", Green Bay, Auckland 0604. On Apodasmia similis.

Jointed Rush Hopper - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, all rights reserved, uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Jointed Rush Hopper (Paracephaleus hudsoni)
Added on August 11, 2023
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What

Jointed Rush Hopper (Paracephaleus hudsoni)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

November 13, 2018

Description

Lynfield Cove. Many adults and nymphs on Apodasmia similis.

Jointed Rush Hopper - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, all rights reserved, uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Jointed Rush Hopper (Paracephaleus hudsoni)
Added on August 11, 2023
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What

Broken-backed Bug (Taylorilygus apicalis)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

June 26, 2023 01:55 PM NZST

Description

261 Morrin Rd (Site of the old Tamaki campus of the University of Auckland), St Johns, Auckland.

On Senecio skirrhodon.

Broken-backed Bug - Photo (c) amarcianae, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by amarcianae
c_j_w's ID: Broken-backed Bug (Taylorilygus apicalis)
Added on June 29, 2023
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What

Chinese Privet Lace Bug (Leptoypha hospita)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

June 26, 2023 01:02 PM NZST

Description

12-14 Howard Hunter Ave, St Johns, Auckland.

Feeding damage only observed on Chinese privet.

Tags

Chinese Privet Lace Bug - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Chinese Privet Lace Bug (Leptoypha hospita)
Added on June 26, 2023
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What

Chinese Privet Lace Bug (Leptoypha hospita)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

June 26, 2023 12:57 PM NZST

Description

64 Felton Mathew Ave, St Johns, Auckland.

Feeding damage only observed on a Chinese privet hedge.

Tags

Chinese Privet Lace Bug - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Chinese Privet Lace Bug (Leptoypha hospita)
Added on June 26, 2023
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What

Chinese Privet Lace Bug (Leptoypha hospita)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

June 26, 2023 12:51 PM NZST

Description

Berm out front of 44 Felton Mathew Ave, St Johns, Auckland.

Feeding damage only observed on Chinese privet.

Tags

Chinese Privet Lace Bug - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Chinese Privet Lace Bug (Leptoypha hospita)
Added on June 26, 2023
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

April 2, 2023 11:24 AM NZST

Description

Oakley Creek Esplanade Reserve, Auckland. On Muehlenbeckia complexa, by the cycleway bridge ove the creek.

Nephus binaevatus - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Nephus binaevatus, a member of Dusky Lady Beetles (Tribe Scymnini)
Added on June 25, 2023
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

April 8, 2023 10:43 AM NZST

Description

Valonia Reserve, New Windsor, Auckland 0600. Beaten from Muehlenbeckia complexa at margin of carpark on Valonia St.

Nephus binaevatus - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Nephus binaevatus, a member of Dusky Lady Beetles (Tribe Scymnini)
Added on June 25, 2023
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

March 1, 2023 11:43 AM NZDT

Description

Coyle Park, Point Chevalier, Auckland. Found on my person while walking in the park.

Nephus binaevatus - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Nephus binaevatus, a member of Dusky Lady Beetles (Tribe Scymnini)
Added on June 25, 2023
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

February 14, 2022

Description

Blockhouse Bay Recreational Reserve, Blockhouse Bay, Auckland.

Nephus binaevatus - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Nephus binaevatus, a member of Dusky Lady Beetles (Tribe Scymnini)
Added on June 25, 2023
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

July 2, 2020

Description

Blockhouse Bay Recreational Reserve, Blockhouse Bay, Auckland 0600. Indoors. Possibly carried in with plant material from Rosebank Peninsula, Avondale.

Nephus binaevatus - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Nephus binaevatus, a member of Dusky Lady Beetles (Tribe Scymnini)
Added on June 25, 2023
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

June 1, 2017

Description

Wingate St, Avondale, Auckland 0600. In a weedy wasteland area bordering Avondale Racecourse. This is the first time that I have encountered this species (anywhere).

Nephus binaevatus - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Nephus binaevatus, a member of Dusky Lady Beetles (Tribe Scymnini)
Added on June 25, 2023
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What

Tradescantia Yellow Leaf Spot (Kordyana brasiliensis)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

June 24, 2023 02:55 PM NZST

Description

Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland.

Rust on tradescantia.

I may have previously overlooked this species at this location.

Tradescantia Yellow Leaf Spot - Photo (c) polyscias099, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
c_j_w's ID: Tradescantia Yellow Leaf Spot (Kordyana brasiliensis)
Added on June 24, 2023
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What

Tradescantia Leaf Beetle (Neolema ogloblini)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

June 24, 2023 02:51 PM NZST

Description

Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland.

On tradescantia.

Tradescantia Leaf Beetle - Photo (c) Andrew Townsend, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Andrew Townsend
c_j_w's ID: Tradescantia Leaf Beetle (Neolema ogloblini)
Added on June 24, 2023
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

May 24, 2023 11:42 AM NZST

Description

Auckland CBD.

On Senecio skirrhodon, growing in a weedy gravel area.

Although this is my first observation for this species, I may have ignored/overlooked it until now.

Tags

Aphis lugentis - Photo (c) Facundo Chieffo, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Facundo Chieffo
c_j_w's ID: Aphis lugentis, a member of Aphids (Family Aphididae)
Added on May 24, 2023
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Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

April 30, 2023 02:32 PM NZST

Description

black aphids feeding on Senecio vulgaris

Aphis lugentis - Photo (c) Facundo Chieffo, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Facundo Chieffo
c_j_w's ID: Aphis lugentis, a member of Aphids (Family Aphididae)
Added on May 8, 2023
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What

Chinese Privet Lace Bug (Leptoypha hospita)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

April 17, 2023 12:45 PM NZST

Description

212 Kepa Rd, Mission Bay, Auckland 1071. On a Chinese privet hedge.

Chinese Privet Lace Bug - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Chinese Privet Lace Bug (Leptoypha hospita)
Added on April 18, 2023
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Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

December 19, 2022 11:17 AM NZDT

Description

131 Portage Rd, Otahuhu, Auckland 1062. Litter under Eucalyptus.

Strumigenys perplexa - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Strumigenys perplexa, a member of Mustache and Pygmy Snapping Ants (Genus Strumigenys)
Added on February 24, 2023
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What

Bottlebrush Thrips (Teuchothrips disjunctus)

Observer

dave_holland

Date

August 24, 2021 12:30 PM NZST

Description

on a bottlebrush tree in the bot gardens, i thought it might be rust at first but it turns out to be a load of tiny tiny orange maggots! some sort of saw fly?

Bottlebrush Thrips - Photo (c) Stephen Thorpe, all rights reserved, uploaded by Stephen Thorpe
c_j_w's ID: Bottlebrush Thrips (Teuchothrips disjunctus)
Added on February 7, 2023
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What

Alligatorweed Stemborer Moth (Macrorrhinia endonephele)

Observer

stephen_thorpe

Date

February 5, 2023 12:30 PM NZDT

Description

Margaret Griffen Park, Mount Roskill, Auckland. Inside a hollow stem of Alternanthera philoxeroides.

Alligatorweed Stemborer Moth - Photo (c) Chuck Sexton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Chuck Sexton
c_j_w's ID: Alligatorweed Stemborer Moth (Macrorrhinia endonephele)
Added on February 6, 2023
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