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Stratiomyoidea Soldier Flies of SW Australia

Some species found in the area that are not available in iNaturalist include: Antissa sp, Odontomyia amyris, Odontomyia regisgeorgii, and Odontomyia subdentata

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Crane Flies of SW Australia Tipulidae and Limoniidae

Some species in the area that are not available in iNaturalist include: Acracantha inornata, Leptotarsus (Macromastix) mathewsi, Molophilus (Molophilus) flavoannulatus, Molophilus (Molophilus) indivisus occidentalis, and Tasiocera occidentalis

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Lygaeidae bugs of SW Australia

Some species found in the area but not available in iNaturalist include: Austronysius sericus, Crompus opacus.

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Ichneumonidae wasps of SW Australia

Some of the species in the SW of Australia that are not available in iNaturalist include: Campoletis chlorideae, Campoletis tasmaniensis, Diadegma fenestralis, Diadegma rapi, Eucaphila sp, and Temelucha cycnea.

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Erebidae Moths of SW Australia

Some of the species found in SW Ausralia but not available in iNaturalist include: Aloa gangara, Arrhythmica semifusca, Brachycyttara crypsipyrrha, Cheliosea sp., Hypena simplex, Ionthas thirkelli, Scoliacma xuthopis, ophta sp., Stenarcha stenopa, Tigrioides nitens,

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Noctuidae moths of Southwest Australia

Some of the species in southwest Australian that are not available in iNaturalist include: Agrotis cygnea, Agrotis emboloma, Agrotis poliophaea, Caradrina callinera, Caradrina confinis, Catoblemma dubia, Corrha pandesma, Ectopatria clavigera, Ectopatria deloptis, Ectopatria mundoides, Eremochroa ...

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Tineidae moths of SW Australia

Some species that are in SW Australia but are not available in iNaturalist include: Acridotarsa deloneura, Moerarchis dictyotis, Monopis nivibractella, Setomorpha calcularis

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Pyralidae moths of SW Australia

Some species which are known to occur in the area but are not in iNaturalist include: Ephestia hemifaphes, Nephopterix melanostyla, Ocrasa species, Phlyctaenia dicoates, Stericta hicanodes,

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Bell Moths Tortricidae of SW Australia

Some species not available in iNaturalist that are in the area include: Ancylis acromochla, A. colonota, A. erthrosema, Archiphlebia endophage, Arotrophora diadela, Arotrophora anemarcha, Capua belophora, Capua dura, Clarana arrosta, Cochylis tasmaniana, Cosmoplaca cosmoplaca, Cryptophlebia aclyt...

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Pompilidae Wasps of SW Australia

In the area but not in iNaturalist: Agenioideus nigricornis, Anoplilus sp., Apoclavelia aganippeae, Aporideus pompilus, Cryptocheilus darwinii, Cryptocheilus distinctus, Cryptocheilus fabricolor, Cteniziphontes ornatus, Ct. protervus, Ctenostegus amata, at least another 19 Ctenostegus species, ...

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Hover Flies of Southwest Australia

No insect guide is ever complete! Some taxa not included in this guide but do occur in southwest Western Australia include: Archimicrodon fergusoni, Austalis smaragdi, Ceriana apicalis, Ceriana euphara, Eumerus macquarti, Hemilampra sp., Melangyna ambustus, Melangyna (Austrosyrphus) sellenyi , ...

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Praying Mantis of sw Australia

Praying Mantis species of the greater southwest including Perth.

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Leaf Beetles of southwest Australia

Many species and genus not available in iNaturalist yet. This is for the greater southwest including Perth.

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Crickets and Katydid of southwest Australia

Also found in the area but not available in iNaturalist: Caedicia longipennoides, Dexerra angularis, Dexerra robusta, Dexerra serrata, Dexerra turpis, Dexerra vigescens, Glenbalodectes norrisi, many Hemisaga species, Ixalodectes megacercus, Ixalodectes nigrifrons, Ixalodectes uptoni, many Kawanap...

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Scarab Beetles of southwest Australia

Scarabaeidae of the greater southwest Australia, including Perth. Not a complete list as not all Genus or Species are in INaturalist and not all have been described yet!

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Mammals of Tamborine Mountain, QLD

An incomplete list of mammals observed on Tamborine Mountain in the Gold Coast Hinterland of South East Queensland, Australia. List based on a query of the Queensland Government's WildNet database.

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Fishes of Tamborine Mountain, QLD

An incomplete list of fishes observed on Tamborine Mountain in the Gold Coast Hinterland of South East Queensland, Australia. List based on a query of the Queensland Government's WildNet database.

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Reptiles of Tamborine Mountain, QLD

An incomplete list of reptiles observed on Tamborine Mountain in the Gold Coast Hinterland of South East Queensland, Australia. List based on a query of the Queensland Government's WildNet database.

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Birds of Tamborine Mountain, QLD

An incomplete list of birds observed on Tamborine Mountain in the Gold Coast Hinterland of South East Queensland, Australia. List based on a query of the Queensland Government's WildNet database.

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Amphibians of Tamborine Mountain, QLD

An incomplete list of amphibians (frogs and toad) observed on Tamborine Mountain in the Gold Coast Hinterland of South East Queensland, Australia. List based on a query of the Queensland Government's WildNet database.

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Carnivorous plants of Tasmania

A guide with all the carnivorous plant taxa of Tasmania.

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Mammals of South Australia

This is a complete list of the mammals found in South Australia. It includes terrestrial, marine and islander species as well as those reintroduced to feral-free reserves.

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Wildlife of Port Augusta

Frogs, reptiles, birds and mammals found in the vicinity of the town of Port Augusta, South Australia. This list was compiled by a combination of personal experience, lists by the AALBG (see below) and iNat observations. Currently in the process of adding custom descriptions. Species lists by ...

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Mammals of Greater Adelaide

This guide lists every extant mammal found in the Adelaide region (both terrestrial and marine), also known as Greater Adelaide. As well as resident species, vagrant or potentially locally extinct taxa are also included. Clicking the species icon on Grid mode or switching to Card mode will bri...

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The Giant Forests of Tasmania - plants & fungi

Wet sclerophyll, rainforest, "mixed": Eucalyptus and other fire-dependent vegetation growing over fire-sensitive Southern Hemisphere rainforest plants. A field guide for our Expeditions and for any adventures you may have in the wet Tasmania forests. It's a work in progress - please feel free to...

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Common Sydney Invertebrates

A short list of some of the more common invertebrates that might be found in the Sydney area.

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Peter Murrell Reserve, Blackmans Bay, Tasmania, AU

A guide to the flora and fauna of the Peter Murrell Reserve, Blackmans Bay, Tasmania, AU

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BIRDS OF THE CLARENCE VALLEY: GRAFTON URBAN

Added by Dr Victoria Paine, Oct. 2017. Please report any errors to clarencevalleybirds@hotmail.com COMMON NAME BIRDLIST: BIRDLIST DERIVED FROM BIRDLIFE AUSTRALIA. Grafton (urban), NSW, Australia, October 2017. Ordered by taxonomy. This checklist is generated with data from Birdata at Birdl...

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BIRDS OF THE CLARENCE VALLEY: ASHBY, NSW, AUSTRALIA.

Added by Dr Victoria Paine, Oct. 2017. Please report any errors to clarencevalleybirds@hotmail.com COMMON NAME BIRDLIST: BIRDLIST DERIVED FROM BIRDLIFE AUSTRALIA. Ashby, NSW, Australia, October 2017. Ordered by taxonomy. This checklist is generated with data from BIRDATA at Birdlife Austra...

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