Sunday, 1 April 2018

Around the Lights

A fair number of interesting insects have been showing up at the light sheets recently. Here is a sample.
 a brentid weevil,
Callirhipis sp., Callirhipidae
Ellipsidon australe Saussure; Ectobiidae; Pseudophyllodomiinae
Nephila sp, one of the large orb weavers
Pseudotrigonidium (Tripsegonium) australis (Chopard); Phalangopsidae; Phaloriinae
Calofulcinia sp. , female; Iridopterygidae; Nanomantinae; Fulcinini
 Sphingidae; Daphnis protrudens
Platyja cyanopasta; Geometridae; 
 Phyllophorella queenslandica; Tettgioniidae; Phyllophorinae, male
Anthela sp.; Anthelidae
Platyja cyanopasta; Noctuidae; Catocalinae



Austrocarausius mercurius (Stal); Phasmatidae; Lonchodinae, male
 Balta quadricaudata; Ectobiidae; Pseudophylodromiinae, male
 Desmoptera truncata; Pyrgomorphidae; Pyrgomorphinae, female feeding at night
 Golden Robberfly; Asilidae
 Goodangarkia oedicephala; Tettigoniidae; Conocephalinae; Agraeciini, female abroad at night
 Gryllacrididae, undetermined genus. Female with fresh spermatophore attached.
 Methana convexa; Blattidae; Polyzosteriinae
 Mjobergella warra; Gryllidae; Landrevinae, adult male
 Phricta spinosa; Tettigoniidae; Pseudophyllinae, Adult female abroad at night.
Loxoblemmus pallens; Gryllidae; Gryllinae, adult male abroad at night on ground.
Hemiphonus (Mundeicus) sp; Gryllidae; Podoscirtinae feeding at night
 Ellipsidion humerale: Ectobiidae; Pseudophyllodromiinae, male inactive at night
 undetermined weevil
 Caedicia webberi; Tettigoniidae; Phaneropterinae
 Segestidea queenslandica; Tettigoniidae; Mecopodinae. Female abroad at night.
 Unka boreena; Gryllidae; Podoscirtinae
Bullant; Myrmecia sp. male on nuptial flight. Females can deliver a painful sting!
That's all folks! 
Paracaedicia serrata; Tettigoniidae; Phaneropterinae

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