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Chironomidae (family)

Non-biting Midge at Wodonga, VIC

Chironomidae (family) at Wodonga, VIC - 5 Nov 2022
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Identification history

Chironomidae (family) 7 Nov 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 6 Nov 2022 KylieWaldon

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I think these orangish insects were mosquitos? Not as bad at this site as the water has barely receeded. At a different site yesterday I was eaten to pieces where mud and debris was left behind.

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Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Wodonga, VIC - 4 Nov 2022 by KylieWaldon
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Wodonga, VIC - 4 Nov 2022 by KylieWaldon
Lauxaniidae (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at Wodonga, VIC - 4 Nov 2022 by KylieWaldon
Bibio sp. (genus) (A garden maggot) at Wodonga, VIC - 4 Nov 2022 by KylieWaldon
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Wodonga, VIC - 4 Nov 2022 by KylieWaldon
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Wodonga, VIC - 4 Nov 2022 by KylieWaldon
Crinia signifera (Common Eastern Froglet) at Wodonga, VIC - 17 Sep 2022 by ChrisAllen
Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at Wodonga, VIC - 25 Jul 2021 by Kyliegw
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Wodonga, VIC - 3 Jul 2021 by Kyliegw
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Wodonga, VIC - 19 Mar 2021 by Kyliegw
Columba livia (Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon)) at Wodonga, VIC - 19 Mar 2021 by Kyliegw

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 5 Abundance
  • 5 Nov 2022 08:49 AM Recorded on
  • KylieWaldon Recorded by

Additional information

  • eucalyptus Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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