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Unidentified at suppressed - 16 Sep 2023
Unidentified at suppressed - 16 Sep 2023
Unidentified at suppressed - 16 Sep 2023
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Identification history

Perginae sp. (subfamily) 16 Sep 2023 CarbonAI
Perga sp. (genus) 16 Sep 2023 AlisonMilton
Unidentified 16 Sep 2023 KylieWaldon

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from the other side of the leaf it looked like legs on a spider, but instead found a little mound of these. Beetle?


   16 Sep 2023
@KylieWaldon Kylie, Not beetles. Sawfly larvae.
   16 Sep 2023
thanks Alison. Its been 12 months since I've seen any - clearly forgotten!
   17 Sep 2023
I know what you mean.

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Sighting information

  • 30 Abundance
  • 16 Sep 2023 10:13 AM Recorded on
  • KylieWaldon Recorded by

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  • gum tree Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health

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