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Water Strider at Brogo, NSW

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Tenagogerris euphrosyne at Brogo, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Tenagogerris euphrosyne at Brogo, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Tenagogerris euphrosyne at Brogo, NSW - 13 Dec 2017

Identification history

Other Bug Tenagogerris euphrosyne 24 Jan 2019 KerriLee
Other Bug Tenagogerris euphrosyne 17 Dec 2017 MaxCampbell

Author's notes

These look very like the Water Striders (Tenagogerris euphrosyne) from my previous Bemboka River sighting. Interestingly the female (image 1) is clasping and feeding on a damselfly. I notice (images 2&3) that the male, from image 1, is the only one in this group with wings.

1 comment

KerriLee wrote:
   24 Jan 2019
well spotted on the wings Max ... I've just been reading up a bit more on this species. Here's a link to what I've discovered:
https://southernforestlife.net/happenings/2019/1/20/water-striders

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Nearby Sightings

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Indigofera australis subsp. australis (Austral Indigo) at Brogo, NSW - 11 Sep 2019
Goodia lotifolia (Golden tip, Clover tree) at Brogo, NSW - 11 Sep 2019
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Brogo, NSW - 3 Aug 2019
Austroboletus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 25 Apr 2019
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Brogo, NSW - 2 Apr 2019
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Brogo, NSW - 28 Mar 2019
Cyathus stercoreus (Bird's nest fungus) at Brogo, NSW - 24 Mar 2019
Macrolepiota dolichaula (Macrolepiota dolichaula) at Brogo, NSW - 24 Mar 2019
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalypt Paropsine Beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Mar 2019
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Brogo, NSW - 29 Jan 2019
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Brogo, NSW - 7 Jan 2019
Blepharotes splendidissimus (Giant blue robber fly) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Dec 2018
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Dec 2018
Plectranthus parviflorus (Cockspur Flower) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Dec 2018
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Dec 2018
Hypericum gramineum (Small St John's Wort) at Brogo, NSW - 9 Dec 2018
Monarcha melanopsis (Black-faced Monarch) at Brogo, NSW - 1 Nov 2018
Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Brogo, NSW - 1 Nov 2018
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Mar 2018
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Feb 2018
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Brogo, NSW - 31 Jan 2018
Austrogomphus ochraceus (Jade Hunter) at Brogo, NSW - 31 Jan 2018
Fuligo septica (Dog vomit slime, Scrambled egg slime,) at Brogo, NSW - 31 Jan 2018
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Brogo, NSW - 31 Jan 2018
Amata nigriceps (Tiger moth) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Jan 2018
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Dec 2017
Megadolomedes australianus (Giant water spider) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Dec 2017
Lythrum hyssopifolia (Hyssop Loosestrife) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Dec 2017
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Brogo, NSW - 26 Dec 2017
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Brogo, NSW - 26 Dec 2017
Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Dec 2017
Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Blue Water-Speedwell) at Brogo, NSW - 14 Dec 2017
Austrogomphus guerini (Yellow-striped Hunter) at Brogo, NSW - 14 Dec 2017
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
ANISOPTERA (sub-order) (Unidentified dragonfly) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Dec 2017
Austroargiolestes icteromelas icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Brogo, NSW - 10 Dec 2017
Hemigomphus gouldii (Southern Vicetail) at Brogo, NSW - 10 Dec 2017
Intellagama lesueurii howitti (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Brogo, NSW - 10 Dec 2017
Austroargiolestes icteromelas icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Brogo, NSW - 22 Nov 2017
Lepispilus sp. (Yellow-spotted darkling beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017
Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Oct 2017
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Brogo, NSW - 18 May 2017
Stenoderus suturalis (Longhorn or longicorn beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 1 Jan 2017
Pseudolycus haemorrhoidalis (Lycid-mimic beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 1 Jan 2017
Stellaria flaccida (Forest Starwort) at Brogo, NSW - 23 Oct 2016
Acanthiza nana (Yellow Thornbill) at Brogo, NSW - 26 Mar 2016
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Brogo, NSW - 19 Oct 2014
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Nov 2013
Hypochaeris glabra (Smooth Catsear) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Nov 2012
Diphlebia lestoides (Whitewater Rockmaster) at Brogo, NSW - 23 Dec 2011
Singerocybe clitocyboides at Brogo, NSW - 28 Jun 2009
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Brogo, NSW - 19 Mar 2005

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.758362-36.578591
  • Places Brogo, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 13 Dec 2017 2:09 PM Recorded on
  • MaxCampbell Recorded by
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