This cluster of communal foliage spider nests can be seen in a Jointed Cherry (Exocarpus aphyllus) located at the car park at Aroona Dam in the Northern Flinders Ranges.Continue reading “Communal Spider Nests in Jointed Cherry”
This bug event is a bit of a mystery but the red ones do appear to be nymphs.
Flies such as these settle on the surface of natural springs in the Flinders Ranges. The secret of their buoyancy is revealed in the shadow.
Female raspy cricket with ovipositor projecting from abdomen.
Scolopendra mortisans, 110mm.
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Likely to be Trictina atripalpis moth, also known as the Rain Moth. 100mm.