Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Spiders and Scorpions

Phylum: Chelicerata

 

Class: Arachnida

Spiders

Order: Araneae

Orb-weaving Spiders

Family: Araneidae

Scorpion-tailed Spider

Arachnura higginsi

St Andrew's Cross Spider

Argiope keyserlingi

Spiny Spider

Austracantha minax

 

Eriophora sp.

   

 

Family: Corinnidae

Spotted Ground Swift Spider

Supunna picta

 

 

Wolf Spiders

Family: Lycosidae

 

Lycosa sp. 2

 

Lycosa sp. 1

 

 

  Family: Salticidae
Jumping Spider Sandalodes scopifer
   

 

Family: Sparssidae

Flat Huntsman Spider

Delena cancerides

 

 

Four-Jawed or Long-Jawed Spiders

Family: Tetragnathidae

 

Leucauge granulata

Golden Orb Weaver Nephila edulis

 

 

Cob-Web Spiders

Family: Theridiidae

Red-backed Spider

Latrodectus hasselti

 

 

  Family: Thomisidae
  Diaea evanida
   

Scorpions

Order: Scorpiones

 

Family: Buthidae

Little Marbled Scorpion

Lychas marmoreus

 

Eriophora sp

Nephila sp

 

Insects and Centipedes

Phylum: Mandibulata

Insects

Class: Insecta

Cockroaches

Order: Blattodea

Family: Blaberidae

Bark Cockroach

Calolampra sp

Laxta sp. 1

Laxta sp. 2
Family: Blattellidae
Bush Cockroach

Ellipsidion humerale

 

Cockroach

Beetles

Order: Coleoptera

   Family: Belidae
  Belus semipunctatus
   

Soldier Beetles

Family: Cantharidae

Plague Soldier Beetle

Chauliognathus lugubris

 

 

  Family: Cerambycidae
  Syllitus sp.
   

Leaf Beetles

Family: Chrysomelidae

 

Calomela pallida

 

Callidemum hypochalcum

 

Dicranosterna immaculata

Pittosporum Beetle

Lamprolina aeneipennis 

  Lema trilineata
Eucalyptus Tortoise Beetle Paropsis atomaria
Eucalypt Leaf Beetle Paropsis maculata
Eucalypt Leaf Beetle Paropsis variicollis
Eucalypt Leaf Beetle Paropsis variolosa
Eucalypt Leaf Beetle Paropsisterna beata
  Paropsisterna sexpustulata
  Paropsisterna sp. (larvae)
  Phyllocharis cyanicornis
   

Weevils

Family: Curculionidae

Diamond Beetle/ Botany Bay Weevil

Chrysolopus spectabilis

Eucalyptus Weevil Gonipterus scutellatus

 

Unnamed weevil

   
Click Beetles  Family: Elateridae
  Unnamed Click Beetle
   
   Family: Lycidae
  Metriorrhynchus sp.
  Porrostoma rhipidius
   
   

Scarab Beetles

Family: Scarabaeidae

  Anoplognathus porosus
Cowboy Beetle  Chondropyga dorsalis

Spotted Flower Chafer

Polystigma punctata

 

Unnamed beetle larva

   

Darkling Beetles

Family: Tenebrionidae

  Chalcopterus sp.

Dead Leaf Skeletonizer

Ecnolagria grandis

  Unnamed Darkling Beetle

 

 

Polystigma punctata

Ecnolagria sp

 

 

Order: Dermaptera

 

Family: Anisolabidinae

Giant Earwig

Titanolabis colossea

 

 

Flies

Order: Diptera

  Family: Apioceridae
  Apiocera sp.
   

Blow Flies

Family: Calliphoridae

 

Amenia imperialis

 

 

  Family: Syrphidae
  Melangyna sp.
   
  Family: Tabanidae
  Scaptia auriflua
   
   Family: Tachinidae
   Microtropeza sp.
   
   Family: Tephritidae
   Hendrella australis
   

Scaptia auriflua

Amenia imperalis

Order: Hemiptera

Aphids

Family: Aphididae

Oleander Aphid

*Aphis nerii

 

 

 Cicadas  Family: Cicadidae
Black Prince  Psaltoda plaga
   
   Family: Coccidae
Wax Scale  Ceroplastes destructor
   

 

Family: Coreidae

Crusader Bug

Mictis profana

 

 

  Family: Eriococcidae
 Eucalyptus Galls Apiomorpha sp. 1
  Apiomorpha sp. 2
   
   Family: Eurymelidae
  Eurymeloides pulchra
   

 

Family: Lygaeidae

Small Milkweed Bug

Lygaeus kalmii

 

 

   Family: Margarodidae
   Monophlebulus sp
   
   Family: Pentatomidae
   Monteithiella sp.
   Poecilometis sp.
   
   Family: Pyrrhocoridae
Pale Cotton Stainer  Dysdercus sidae
   
   Family: Reduviidae
   Unnamed Assassin Bug
   
   Family: Scutelleridae
   Choercoris paganus
   
   Family: Tingidae
Olive Lace Bug  Froggattia olivinia
   

Mictis profana

 

 

 

 

Termites

Order: Isoptera

 

 

 

 

Ants, Bees and Wasps

Order: Hymenoptera

Bees

Family: Apidae

Honey Bee

*Apis mellifera

 

 

  Family: Eumeninae
Mason Wasp Abispa splendida
   

Ants

Family: Formicidae

Golden Black Sugar Ant

Camponotus aeneopilosus

Banded Sugar Ant Camponotus consobrinus
Black Sugar Ant Camponotus cf. nigroaeneus
Inland Flumed Sugar Ant Camponotus piliventris
Valentine Ant Crematogaster sp.
False Pony Ant Heteroponera imbellis

Meat Ant

Iridomyrmex purpureus

Tufted Meat Ant

Iridomyrmex rufoniger

Tyrant Ant

Iridomyrmex sp

Argentine Ant

Linepithema humile

Furnace Ant

Melophorus sp.

Shield Ant

Meranoplus sp.

Bull Ant

Myrmecia analis

Bull Ant

Myrmecia tarsatus

Black House Ant

Ochetellus sp.

Big-headed Ant

Pheidole sp.

Green-headed Ant

Rhytidoponera metallica

 

 

Ichneumons

Family: Ichneumonidae

 

Unknown wasp 1

   
  Family: Scoliidae
 Black Flower Wasp Discolia soror

 

 

   Family: Typhildae
   Unnamed Flower Wasp
   

 

Camponotus consobrinus

Myrmecia analis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Butterflies and Moths

Order: Lepidoptera

 

Family: Arctiidae

  Aloa marginata
  Amata sp.
  Anestia sp.
  Asura lydia

Magpie Moth

Nyctemera amica

 

Scoliacma bicolora

  Urethesia pulchelloides
   
  Family: Cossidae
Giant Wood Moth Endoxyla sp.
   

Inchworms

Family: Geometridae

Brown Leaf Moth

Phallaria ophiusaria

 

Pholodes sinistriaria

   
  Family: Hepialidae
Swift Moth Abantiades labyrinthicus
   

Skippers

Family: Hesperiidae

Green Grass Dart

Ocybadistes walkeri sothis

 

 

   Family: Lasiocampidae
   Entometa fervens
   
   Family: Limacodidae
   Doratifera casta
Four Spotted Cup Moth  Doratifera quadriguttata
Mottled Cup Moth  Doratifera vulnerans
   

Blues

Family: Lycaenidae

Fiery Copper

Paralucia pyrodiscus

Common Imperial Blue

Jalmenus evagoras

Common Grass Blue Zizina labradus

Spotted Grass Blue

Zizeeria karsandra

Plumbago Blue

Leptotes plinius

Saltbush Blue

Theclinesthes serpentata

 

 

 

Family: Noctuidae

Painted Vine Moth

Agarista agricola

 

 

  Family: Notodontidae
Common Epicoma Moth Epicoma melanosticta
  Neola semiaurata
  Trichiocercus sparshalli
   

 

Family: Nymphalidae

Glasswing Butterfly Acraea andromacha

Meadow Argus

Junonia villida

Lesser Wanderer

Danaus chrysippus petilia

  Danaus plexippus

Common Brown

Heteronympha merope

 

 

Swallow-Tails

Family: Papilionidae

Orchard Swallowtail

Papilio aegeus

Small Citrus Butterfly

Papilio anactus

 

 

Whites

Family: Pieridae

Cabbage White

*Pieris rapae

 

 

Case Moths  Family: Psychidae
   Unnamed Case Moth 1
   Unnamed Case Moth 2
   Unnamed Case Moth 3
   

 

Family: Pyralidae

Prickly Pear Moth

*Cactoblastis cactorum

 

 

  Family: Sphingidae
Vine Hawk Moth Theretra oldenlandiae

Papilio aegeus

Asura lydia

Zizeeria karsandra

Ocybadistes walkeri

 

Order: Mantodea

Praying Mantids

Family: Mantidae

 

Orthodera ministralis

 

 

Lacewings

Order: Neuroptera

 

Family: Nymphidae 

  Nymphes myrmeleoides
   

Dragonflies and Damselflies

Order: Odonata

 

Family: Gomphidae

Yellow-striped Hunter

Austrogomphus guerini

 

 

 

Family: Hemicorduliidae

Australian Emerald Dragonfly

Hemicordulia australiae

 

 

  Family: Libellulidae
Wandering Percher Diplacodes bipunctata
Blue Skimmer Orthetrum caledonicum
Graphic Flutterer Rhyothemis graphiptera
   
Austrogomphus guerini

Grasshoppers, Locusts and Crickets

Order: Orthoptera

Grasshoppers and Locusts

Family: Acrididae

Gumleaf Grasshopper

Goniaea australasiae

 

Macrotona sp.

 

 

   Family: Gryllacrididae
   Unnamed Raspy Cricket
   

 

Family: Pyrgomorphidae

Common Pyrgomorph

Monistria discrepans

 

 

   Family: Tettigoniidae
   Torbia viridissima
   
Goniaea australasiae

Centipedes & Millipedes

Class: Myriapoda

Millipedes

Order: Diplopoda

 

Family: Julidae

Millipede

Ommatoiulus sp.

 

 

 

Order: Polydesmida

 

Family: Paradoxosomatidae

Millipede

*Unnamed  sp.

Crustaceans

Phylum: Crustacea

 

Class: Malacostrata

 

Order: Isopoda

Woodlice, Slaters

Family: Porcellionidae

Common Woodlouse

Porcellio scaber

Snails and Slugs 

Phylum: Mollusca

 

Class: Gastropoda

 

Order: Eupulmonata

 

Family: Camaenidae

Cumberland Plain Land Snail

Meridolum corneovirens

 

 

 

Family: Helicidae

Common Garden Snail

*Helix aspersa

 

 

  Family: Rhytididae
 Carnivorous Land Snail Austrorhytida capillacea
   

Slugs

Family: Limacidae

 

Unknown 1

Austrorhytida capillacea