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Alcaeus varicornis

1 Acacia shield bug at Brogo, NSW

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Alcaeus varicornis at Brogo, NSW - 2 Feb 2018
Alcaeus varicornis at Brogo, NSW - 2 Feb 2018
Alcaeus varicornis at Brogo, NSW - 2 Feb 2018

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1 comment

KerriLee wrote:
   11 Feb 2018
This bug certainly looks a lot like other Poecilometis, although the reticulated-spotty pattern is a bit unusual. Let's see what Kim thinks.

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(Slender bee fly) at Brogo, NSW - 26 Dec 2019 by JackieMiles Adoxia sp. (Leaf beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 26 Dec 2019 by JackieMiles Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-parrot) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell Diplacodes melanopsis (Black-faced Percher) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell Utricularia gibba (Bladderwort) at Brogo, NSW - 23 Nov 2019 by MaxCampbell Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Brogo, NSW - 2 Nov 2019 by JackieMiles Diplacodes melanopsis (Black-faced Percher) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell Eleocharis sphacelata (Tall Spike-rush) at Brogo, NSW - 29 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell Perga affinis (Large Green Sawfly) at Brogo, NSW - 29 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell Pempsamacra tillides (Longhorn or longicorn beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 29 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Brogo, NSW - 29 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell Eucalyptus baueriana (Blue Box) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Oct 2019 by JackieMiles Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Brogo, NSW - 4 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Brogo, NSW - 4 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell Anguilla australis (Southern Shortfin Eel) at Brogo, NSW - 29 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell LYCOSIDAE (Wolf spider) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Brogo, NSW - 11 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell Melicytus dentatus (Tree Violet) at Brogo, NSW - 18 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Brogo, NSW - 18 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell Bermius brachycerus (Garden Bermius) at Brogo, NSW - 25 May 2019 by MaxCampbell Austrolestes psyche (Cup Ringtail) at Brogo, NSW - 28 Apr 2019 by MaxCampbell Clavulina vinaceocervina (Dark-tipped Coral) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles Gymnopilus sp. (Gymnopilus) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles Lycoperdon perlatum (Gem Studded Puffball) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles Mycena cystidiosa (Mycena cystidiosa) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles Adiantum hispidulum (Rough Maidenhair) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles Mycena clarkeana (Mycena clarkeana) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles Hygrocybe cantharellus at Brogo, NSW - 18 Apr 2019 by MaxCampbell Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Brogo, NSW - 2 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles Austroagrion watsoni (Eastern Billabongfly) at Brogo, NSW - 31 Mar 2019 by MaxCampbell Cyathus stercoreus (Bird's nest fungus) at Brogo, NSW - 24 Mar 2019 by MaxCampbell Paropsis atomaria (Eucalypt Paropsine Beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Mar 2019 by JackieMiles Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Brogo, NSW - 4 Mar 2019 by MaxCampbell Typha orientalis (Broad-leaved Cumbungi) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Feb 2019 by JackieMiles Utricularia gibba (Bladderwort) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell Cryptocheilus sp. (Spider wasp) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Jan 2019 by MaxCampbell Diplacodes melanopsis (Black-faced Percher) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Jan 2019 by MaxCampbell Laxmannia gracilis (Wire-lily) at Brogo, NSW - 19 Jan 2019 by JackieMiles Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Brogo, NSW - 17 Jan 2019 by MaxCampbell Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Brogo, NSW - 17 Jan 2019 by MaxCampbell Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush-lily) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Dec 2018 by MaxCampbell Hemigomphus gouldii (Southern Vicetail) at Brogo, NSW - 5 Dec 2018 by MaxCampbell Lentinus arcularius (Fringed Polypore) at Brogo, NSW - 18 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell Microeca fascinans (Jacky Winter) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell Eucalyptus baueriana (Blue Box) at Brogo, NSW - 22 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Brogo, NSW - 15 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell Aulacocyclus sp. (Passalid beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Jul 2018 by JackieMiles Leucopogon juniperinus (Long Flower Beard-Heath) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell DIPLOPODA (Millipede) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell Porcellio scaber (Slater or Woodlouse) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell SCARABAEIDAE (Unidentified scarab beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell Didymogaster sylvaticus (Squirter earthworm) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell Cormocephalus (genus) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Brogo, NSW - 10 Jun 2018 by MaxCampbell Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Brogo, NSW - 10 Jun 2018 by MaxCampbell Leucopogon juniperinus (Long Flower Beard-Heath) at Brogo, NSW - 10 Jun 2018 by MaxCampbell Eucalyptus tereticornis (Forest Red Gum) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2018 by MaxCampbell Cordulephya pygmaea (Common Shutwing) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Mar 2018 by MaxCampbell LYCIDAE (family) (Net-winged Beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 2 Mar 2018 by MaxCampbell Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Feb 2018 by MaxCampbell Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Brogo, NSW - 15 Feb 2018 by MaxCampbell Utricularia gibba (Bladderwort) at Brogo, NSW - 31 Jan 2018 by MaxCampbell Viola banksii (Native Violet) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Jan 2018 by MaxCampbell Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Jan 2018 by MaxCampbell Ludwigia peploides subsp. montevidensis (Water Primrose) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Jan 2018 by MaxCampbell Laxmannia gracilis (Wire-lily) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Dec 2017 by MaxCampbell Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Dec 2017 by MaxCampbell Glycine clandestina (Twining Glycine) at Brogo, NSW - 14 Dec 2017 by MaxCampbell Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Brogo, NSW - 14 Dec 2017 by MaxCampbell Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by JackieMiles Omyta centrolineata (Centreline shield bug) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by JackieMiles Exoneura sp. (Reed Bees) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell TIPHIIDAE sp. (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by JackieMiles Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Lady Beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by JackieMiles Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell Diphucephala sp. (Diphucephala scarab beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell Viola banksii (Native Violet) at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Brogo, NSW - 18 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Brogo, NSW - 9 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Brogo, NSW - 9 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Cracticus tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Brogo, NSW - 1 Aug 2020 by MaxCampbell
Cracticus tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Brogo, NSW - 26 May 2020 by MaxCampbell
APHIDIDAE (Unidentified aphid) at Brogo, NSW - 13 May 2020 by MaxCampbell
Rhytidoponera metallica (Green-head ant) at Brogo, NSW - 13 May 2020 by MaxCampbell
Utricularia gibba (Bladderwort) at Brogo, NSW - 13 May 2020 by MaxCampbell
Falcunculus frontatus (Crested Shriketit) at Brogo, NSW - 10 Apr 2020 by MaxCampbell
Diplacodes melanopsis (Black-faced Percher) at Brogo, NSW - 28 Mar 2020 by MaxCampbell
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Brogo, NSW - 28 Mar 2020 by MaxCampbell
Diplacodes melanopsis (Black-faced Percher) at Brogo, NSW - 20 Mar 2020 by MaxCampbell
Geron sp. (Slender bee fly) at Brogo, NSW - 26 Dec 2019 by JackieMiles
Adoxia sp. (Leaf beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 26 Dec 2019 by JackieMiles
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-parrot) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell
Diplacodes melanopsis (Black-faced Percher) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Dec 2019 by MaxCampbell
Utricularia gibba (Bladderwort) at Brogo, NSW - 23 Nov 2019 by MaxCampbell
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Brogo, NSW - 2 Nov 2019 by JackieMiles
Diplacodes melanopsis (Black-faced Percher) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell
Eleocharis sphacelata (Tall Spike-rush) at Brogo, NSW - 29 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell
Perga affinis (Large Green Sawfly) at Brogo, NSW - 29 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell
Pempsamacra tillides (Longhorn or longicorn beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 29 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Brogo, NSW - 29 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell
Eucalyptus baueriana (Blue Box) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Oct 2019 by JackieMiles
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Brogo, NSW - 4 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Brogo, NSW - 4 Oct 2019 by MaxCampbell
Anguilla australis (Southern Shortfin Eel) at Brogo, NSW - 29 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
LYCOSIDAE (Wolf spider) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Brogo, NSW - 11 Sep 2019 by MaxCampbell
Melicytus dentatus (Tree Violet) at Brogo, NSW - 18 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Brogo, NSW - 18 Aug 2019 by MaxCampbell
Bermius brachycerus (Garden Bermius) at Brogo, NSW - 25 May 2019 by MaxCampbell
Austrolestes psyche (Cup Ringtail) at Brogo, NSW - 28 Apr 2019 by MaxCampbell
Clavulina vinaceocervina (Dark-tipped Coral) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles
Gymnopilus sp. (Gymnopilus) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles
Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles
Lycoperdon perlatum (Gem Studded Puffball) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles
Mycena cystidiosa (Mycena cystidiosa) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles
Adiantum hispidulum (Rough Maidenhair) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles
Mycena clarkeana (Mycena clarkeana) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles
Hygrocybe cantharellus at Brogo, NSW - 18 Apr 2019 by MaxCampbell
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Brogo, NSW - 2 Apr 2019 by JackieMiles
Austroagrion watsoni (Eastern Billabongfly) at Brogo, NSW - 31 Mar 2019 by MaxCampbell
Cyathus stercoreus (Bird's nest fungus) at Brogo, NSW - 24 Mar 2019 by MaxCampbell
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalypt Paropsine Beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Mar 2019 by JackieMiles
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Brogo, NSW - 4 Mar 2019 by MaxCampbell
Typha orientalis (Broad-leaved Cumbungi) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Feb 2019 by JackieMiles
Utricularia gibba (Bladderwort) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Feb 2019 by MaxCampbell
Cryptocheilus sp. (Spider wasp) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Jan 2019 by MaxCampbell
Diplacodes melanopsis (Black-faced Percher) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Jan 2019 by MaxCampbell
Laxmannia gracilis (Wire-lily) at Brogo, NSW - 19 Jan 2019 by JackieMiles
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Brogo, NSW - 17 Jan 2019 by MaxCampbell
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Brogo, NSW - 17 Jan 2019 by MaxCampbell
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush-lily) at Brogo, NSW - 16 Dec 2018 by MaxCampbell
Hemigomphus gouldii (Southern Vicetail) at Brogo, NSW - 5 Dec 2018 by MaxCampbell
Lentinus arcularius (Fringed Polypore) at Brogo, NSW - 18 Oct 2018 by MaxCampbell
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Microeca fascinans (Jacky Winter) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Eucalyptus baueriana (Blue Box) at Brogo, NSW - 22 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Brogo, NSW - 15 Aug 2018 by MaxCampbell
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Aulacocyclus sp. (Passalid beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 13 Jul 2018 by JackieMiles
Leucopogon juniperinus (Long Flower Beard-Heath) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
DIPLOPODA (Millipede) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Porcellio scaber (Slater or Woodlouse) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
SCARABAEIDAE (Unidentified scarab beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Didymogaster sylvaticus (Squirter earthworm) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Cormocephalus (genus) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Jul 2018 by MaxCampbell
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Brogo, NSW - 10 Jun 2018 by MaxCampbell
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Brogo, NSW - 10 Jun 2018 by MaxCampbell
Leucopogon juniperinus (Long Flower Beard-Heath) at Brogo, NSW - 10 Jun 2018 by MaxCampbell
Eucalyptus tereticornis (Forest Red Gum) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Apr 2018 by MaxCampbell
Cordulephya pygmaea (Common Shutwing) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Mar 2018 by MaxCampbell
LYCIDAE (family) (Net-winged Beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 2 Mar 2018 by MaxCampbell
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Feb 2018 by MaxCampbell
Varanus varius (Lace Monitor) at Brogo, NSW - 15 Feb 2018 by MaxCampbell
Utricularia gibba (Bladderwort) at Brogo, NSW - 31 Jan 2018 by MaxCampbell
Viola banksii (Native Violet) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Jan 2018 by MaxCampbell
Litoria peronii (Peron's Tree Frog) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Jan 2018 by MaxCampbell
Ludwigia peploides subsp. montevidensis (Water Primrose) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Jan 2018 by MaxCampbell
Laxmannia gracilis (Wire-lily) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Dec 2017 by MaxCampbell
Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 21 Dec 2017 by MaxCampbell
Glycine clandestina (Twining Glycine) at Brogo, NSW - 14 Dec 2017 by MaxCampbell
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Brogo, NSW - 14 Dec 2017 by MaxCampbell
Hippodamia variegata (Spotted Amber Ladybird) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by JackieMiles
Omyta centrolineata (Centreline shield bug) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by JackieMiles
Exoneura sp. (Reed Bees) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell
TIPHIIDAE sp. (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by JackieMiles
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Lady Beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by JackieMiles
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell
Diphucephala sp. (Diphucephala scarab beetle) at Brogo, NSW - 30 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell
Viola banksii (Native Violet) at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Brogo, NSW - 28 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell
Chenonetta jubata (Wood Duck) at Brogo, NSW - 25 Oct 2017 by MaxCampbell

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.759497-36.577786
  • Places Brogo, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Feb 2018 Recorded on
  • MaxCampbell Recorded by
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