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Austromerope poultoni

The forcepfly Austromerope poultoni is one of only two representatives of the genus Austromerope, and the only member of the family Meropeidae in the Eastern Hemisphere. It is endemic to Western Australia, typically around 20mm long, with large f ...

                                               

Boreohesperus

Boreohesperus is a genus of paradoxosomatid millipedes containing six species native to Western Australia. The name refers to the northwestern distribution in Australia, deriving from Boreas, Greek god of the North, and hesperus, Latin for "west" ...

                                               

Castiarina allensundholmi

Castiarina allensundholmi is a species of beetle in the family Buprestidae, otherwise known as jewel beetles. The species was discovered in October 2003 and was described by Dr Shelley Barker, OAM, in 2005. The three specimens in the type series ...

                                               

Chaetolopha pseudooxyntis

Chaetolopha pseudooxyntis is a moth in the family Geometridae. It is found in Australia. The wingspan is about 10 mm 0.39 inch. Wings light brown with a large dark brown triangle painted in white on the front wings. The larvae probably feed on sp ...

                                               

Chauliognathus lugubris

The plague soldier beetle or green soldier beetle is a species of soldier beetle native to Australia. It has a flattened body to 15 millimetres long with a prominent yellow-orange stripe behind the black prothorax. The abdomen is yellow-orange bu ...

                                               

Chelepteryx chalepteryx

Chelepteryx chalepteryx, the white stemmed wattle moth or white-stemmed acacia moth, is a moth of the family Anthelidae. The species was first described by Rudolf Felder in 1874. It is found in Australia. The wingspan reaches up to 10 cm. Males h ...

                                               

Chloroclystis plinthochyta

Chloroclystis plinthochyta is a moth in the family Geometridae. It was described by Turner in 1931. It is endemic to Australia. Adults are greyish-brown patterned wings.

                                               

Common scaly-foot

Mostly active at dusk or dawn crepuscular, it can be nocturnal after high daytime temperatures. It lives in long grasses, heaths, and woodlands, and is most often seen on warm mornings, foraging for food. When threatened, the scaly-foot flashes i ...

                                               

Cophixalus petrophilus

Cophixalus petrophilus, the blotched boulder-frog, is a species of frogs from the Cape York Peninsula that was described in 2013. It is one of three newly described vertebrate species from Cape Melville, Australia, the other two being skink Sapro ...

                                               

Ctenomorphodes tessulatus

Ctenomorphodes tessulatus, the tessellated stick insect, tessellated phasmid or tessulata stick insect, is a medium-sized, stick insect found in the Brisbane area of Australia. Fully grown males in mating season exhibit frenetic behaviour. This s ...

                                               

Ctenotus strauchii

Ctenotus strauchii, also known commonly as the eastern barred wedgesnout ctenotus, a small lizard that is found throughout semi arid and arid regions in most of Australias mainland states except for Western Australia, although one record does occ ...

                                               

Culama alpina

Culama alpina is a moth in the family Cossidae. It was described by Kallies and D.J. Hilton in 2012. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. The habitat c ...

                                               

Culama anthracica

Culama anthracica is a moth in the family Cossidae. It was described by Kallies and D.J. Hilton in 2012. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded along the eastern coast and tablelands from Tasmania west and north to southern Victoria ...

                                               

Culama glauca

Culama glauca is a moth in the family Cossidae. It was described by Kallies and D.J. Hilton in 2012. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from Western Australia and New South Wales. The habitat consists of dry woodlands, mallee an ...

                                               

Culama suffusca

Culama suffusca is a moth in the family Cossidae. It was described by Kallies and D.J. Hilton in 2012. It is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from southern Victoria, northern New South Wales, Tasmania and the Australian Capital Terr ...

                                               

Dolichoderus inferus

Dolichoderus inferus is a species of ant in the genus Dolichoderus. Described by Shattuck and Marsden in 2013, the species is endemic to Australia, where it inhabits both wet and dry sclerophyll habitats and forages on low vegetation and trees.

                                               

Edgbastonia alanwillsi

Edgbastonia alanwillsi is a species of minute freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusc or micromollusc in the family Hydrobiidae. It is currently the sole species within the genus Edgbastonia. E. alanwillsi is endemic to W ...

                                               

Elachista catarata

Elachista catarata is a moth of the family Elachistidae that can be found in eastern New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and Tasmania. Wingspan-7.8–8.8 mm 0.31–0.35 in men and 7.8–9.5 mm 0.31–0.37 for women. Butterfly dark bluish-gr ...

                                               

Elachista festina

Elachista festina is a moth of the family Elachistidae that is endemic to Australia, where it has been recorded from southern Queensland to coastal New South Wales. The wingspan is 6.1–7.6 mm 0.24–0.30 V. the Ground color of forewings pale grey, ...

                                               

Elachista fucosa

Elachista fucosa is a moth of the family Elachistidae. It is found in the dry interior areas of Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia. The wingspan is 6.4–9 mm 0.25–0.35 V. the Butterfly is pale grey and the hind wing ...

                                               

Elachista gerasmia

Elachista gerasmia is a species of moth of the family Elachistidae that is found in south eastern Australia and New Zealand. The wingspan is 9 to 14 mm. In fore wings light gray or sometimes gray-whitish. There is a black dot on the crease in the ...

                                               

Elachista melanthes

Elachista melanthes is a moth of the family Elachistidae. It is found in the temperate areas of Australia, including south-Western Australia, South Australia, the Australian Capital Territory and New South Wales. The larvae feed on Lepidosperma s ...

                                               

Elachista velox

Elachista velox is a moth of the family Elachistidae that is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and Tasmania. The habitat ranges from mallee to rainforests. The larvae feed on spe ...

                                               

Elachista zophosema

Elachista zophosema is a moth of the family Elachistidae that is found in Australia, where it has been recorded from higher altitudes in Tasmania. Wingspan is 7.2–8 mm for males and about 6.8 mm for females. Ground color of forewings pale ochreou ...

                                               

Epicrocis metallopa

Epicrocis metallopa, formerly known as Cetermna metallopa, is a species of snout moth in the genus Epicrocis. It was described by Lower in 1898, and is known from Australia. A wingspan of about 20 mm. In fore wings orange, with black markings.

                                               

Eurycnema goliath

Eurycnema goliath, the goliath stick insect, is one of the largest stick insects in Australia. The first instar of a nymph is small, brown, and ant-like, without wings, however the adult insects are green and yellow, though colors can slightly va ...

                                               

Eurymela distincta

Eurymela distincta is a species of leafhopper native to the Australian continent. It has a wedge-shaped body that is 10–12 mm long or 12–14 mm long. The head is black with cream or white maxillary plates. The pronotum and scutellum are black. The ...

                                               

Fluvidona griffithsi

Fluvidona griffithsi is a species of minute freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusc or micromollusc in the family Hydrobiidae. This species is endemic to southern Queensland, Australia.

                                               

Fluvidona orphana

The specific epithet orphana is derived from the Greek word orphanos, meaning orphan, and refers to the probable extinction of any related species in the surrounding areas because of land clearing for urban development.

                                               

Geocrinia

Geocrinia is a genus of frogs in the family Myobatrachidae. These frogs are endemic to Australia. All species in this genus was at some point called Crinia. Further research has shown there are some significant differences between this group of f ...

                                               

Heteropoda cervina

Heteropoda cervina, commonly called the brown huntsman, is a large species of spider in the Sparassidae family often found in leaf litter in Central Queensland, Australia. The species was first described by Ludwig Carl Christian Koch in 1875 as S ...

                                               

Jardinella tullyensis

Jardinella tullyensis is a species of minute freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusc or micromollusc in the family Hydrobiidae. This species is endemic to Queensland, Australia, where it occurs in the Tully river system.

                                               

Jardinella tumorosa

Jardinella tumorosa is a species of minute freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusc or micromollusc in the family Hydrobiidae. This species is endemic to Queensland, Australia, where it occurs in the Mulgrave river system.

                                               

King George whiting

The King George whiting, also known as the spotted whiting or spotted sillago, is a coastal marine fish of the smelt-whitings family Sillaginidae. The King George whiting is endemic to Australia, inhabiting the south coast of the country from Jur ...

                                               

Leiopotherapon unicolor

This fish reaches a maximum length of 31 to 33 centimeters. Male and female look similar. The fish is blue to gray with a silvery shine, and has reddish spots all over, except on the belly. The juvenile has a dark bar on the lower part of the tail.

                                               

Leucoptera phaeopasta

Leucoptera phaeopasta is a moth in the Lyonetiidae family that is known from Australia and was described from Queensland. They probably mine the leaves of their host plant.

                                               

Lophocorona melanora

Lophocorona melanora is a moth of the family Lophocoronidae. It was described by Ian Francis Bell Common in 1973. It is only known from the Australian Alps in the Australian Capital Territory.

                                               

Lophocorona pediasia

Lophocorona pediasia is a moth of the family Lophocoronidae. It was described by Ian Francis Bell Common in 1973 and is endemic to the arid inland areas of the southern half of Australia. The wingspan is about 10 mm.

                                               

Lord Howe silvereye

The Lord Howe silvereye, also known as the Lord Howe white-eye, Lord Howe Island white-eye or, locally, as the "Little Grinnell", is a small bird in the white-eye family, Zosteropidae. It is a subspecies of the silvereye, though sometimes conside ...

                                               

Megacephala australis

Megacephala australis is a species of ground beetle in the subfamily of Carabinae that was described by Chaudoir in 1865, and is endemic to Australia.

                                               

Megacephala blackburni

Megacephala blackburni is a species of ground beetle in the subfamily of Carabinae that was described by Fleutiaux in 1895, and is endemic to Australia.

                                               

Megacephala bostockii

Megacephala bostockii is a species of ground beetle in the subfamily of Carabinae that was described by Castelnau in 1867, and is endemic to Australia.

                                               

Megacephala cuprascens

Megacephala cuprascens is a species of ground beetle in the subfamily of Carabinae that was described by Sumlin in 1997, and can be found in Australia.

                                               

Megacephala cylindrica

Megacephala cylindrica is a species of ground beetle in the subfamily of Carabinae that was described by Macleay in 1863, and is endemic to Australia.

                                               

Megacephala howittii

Megacephala howittii is a species of ground beetle in the subfamily of Carabinae that was described by Castelnau in 1867, and is endemic to Australia.

                                               

Megacephala marginicollis

Megacephala marginicollis is a species of ground beetle in the subfamily of Carabinae that was described by Sloane in 1906, and is endemic to Australia.

                                               

Megacephala murchisona

Megacephala murchisona is a species of ground beetle in the subfamily of Carabinae. that was described by Fleutiaux in 1896, and is endemic to Australia.

                                               

Microdrillia commentica

The height of the small shell attains 7 mm. Original description small, solid shell has a narrow fusiform. Its colour is a uniform cream. The shell contains nine whorls. The first three are small and smooth, next a dozen prominent curved radial r ...

                                               

Microdrillia fastosa

The height of the shell attains 5 mm, its width 1.9 mm. Original description shell small, thick, slender and has a fusiform shape. It contains 8½ whorls of which six form the protoconch. The color of the adult whorls straw yellow, protoconch cinn ...

                                               

Myrmecia maxima

Myrmecia maxima is an unidentifiable species of ant endemic to Australia. A member of the genus Myrmecia in the subfamily Myrmeciinae, M. maxima was first described by George Fletcher Moore in 1842. As no type specimen is available, M. maxima can ...

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