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Butterflies

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Moths

Damselflies

Damselflies

Dragonflies

Dragonflies


Flies

Flies

Crickets & Grasshoppers

Crickets & Grasshoppers

Phasmids

Phasmids

Spiders

Spiders

Cicadas

Cicadas

Wasps

Wasps


Bees

Apidae

Family Genus Common Names Latin Name Image
Apidae Apis European Honey Bee Apis mellifera European Honey Bee, Apis sp
Apidae Amegilla Blue-Banded Bee Amegilla pulchra Blue-banded Bee, Amegilla pulchra
Apidae Amegilla Teddy-bear Bee Amegilla asaropoda Teddy-bear Bee, Amegilla sp
Apidae Thyreus Cuckoo Bee Thyreus nitidulus Cuckoo Bee, Thyreus nitidulus
Apidae Xylocopa Great Carpenter Bee Xylocopa aruana Great Carpenter Bee, Xylocopa sp
- - Native Stingless Bee Trigona carbonaria Native Stingless Bee, Trigona carbonaria

Beetles

Beetles

Family Genus Common Names Latin Name Image
- - Cowboy Beetle Diaphonia dorsalis Cowboy Beetle, Diaphonia dorsalis
- - Fiddler Beetle Eupoecila australasiae Fiddler Beetle, Eupoecila australasiae
- - Punctate Flower Chafer Polystigma punctatum Punctate Flower Chafer, Polystigma punctatum
- - Australian Bombardier Beetle Pheropsophus verticalis Australian Bombardier Beetle, Pheropsophus verticalis

Butterflies

Lepidoptera

Family Genus Common Names Latin Name Image
Hesperiidae (Subfamily Trapezitinae) Trapezites Splendid Ochre Trapezites symmomus Splendid Ochre, Trapezites symmomus
Lycaenidae (Subfamily Polyommatinae) Leptotes Plumbago Blue, Zebra Blue Leptotes plinius Plumbago Blue, Leptotes plinius Plumbago Blue, Leptotes plinius
Lycaenidae (Subfamily Polyommatinae) Psychonotis Small Green-banded Blue Psychonotis caelius Small Green-banded Blue, Psychonotis caelius
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Danainae) Danaus Lesser Wanderer Butterfly Danaus chrysippus Lesser Wanderer Butterfly, Danaus chrysippus (Female)
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Danainae) Danaus Common Wanderer, Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus Common Wanderer, Monarch Butterfly, Danaus plexippus
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Danainae) Euploea Common Crow or Oleander Butterfly Euploea core Common Crow or Oleander Butterfly, Euploea core
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Danainae) Tirumala Blue Tiger Tirumala hamata Blue Tiger, Tirumala hamata
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Nymphalinae) Hypolimnas Varied Eggfly Hypolimnas bolina Varied Eggfly, Hypolimnas bolina Varied Eggfly, Hypolimnas bolina Varied Eggfly, Hypolimnas bolina
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Nymphalinae) Junonia Blue Argus Junonia orithya Blue Argus, Junonia orithya
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Nymphalinae) Junonia Meadow Argus Junonia villida Meadow Argus, Junonia villida Meadow Argus, Junonia villida Meadow Argus, Junonia villida Meadow Argus, Junonia villida Meadow Argus, Junonia villida (Female)
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Nymphalinae) Vanessa Yellow Admiral Butterfly Vanessa itea Yellow Admiral Butterfly, Vanessa itea
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Nymphalinae) Vanessa Australian Painted Lady Vanessa kershawi Australian Painted Lady, Vanessa kershawi Australian Painted Lady, Vanessa kershawi Australian Painted Lady, Vanessa kershawi
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Satyrinae) Heteronympha Common Brown Heteronympha merope Common Brown, Heteronympha merope(male) Common Brown, Heteronympha merope(male) Common Brown, Heteronympha merope(female) Common Brown, Heteronympha merope(female) Common Brown, Heteronympha merope(female) Common Brown, Heteronympha merope(female)
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Satyrinae) Hypolimnas Brown Ringlet Hypocysta metirius Brown Ringlet, Hypocysta metirius Brown Ringlet, Hypocysta metirius
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Satyrinae) Tisiphone Varied Sword-grass Brown Tisiphone abeona Varied Sword-grass Brown (male), Tisiphone abeona Varied Sword-grass Brown (male), Tisiphone abeona
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Heliconiinae) Vindula Cruiser Vindula arsinoe Cruiser, Vindula arsinoe Cruiser, Vindula arsinoe
Nymphalidae (Subfamily Heliconiinae) Acraea Glasswing Acraea andromacha Glasswing, Acraea andromacha Glasswing, Acraea andromacha
Papilionidae (Subfamily Papilioninae) Cressida Clearwing Swallowtail Cressida cressida Clearwing Swallowtail, Cressida cressida Clearwing Swallowtail, Cressida cressida
Papilionidae (Subfamily Papilioninae) Graphium Macleay's Swallowtail Graphium macleayanus Macleay's Swallowtail, Graphium macleayanus Macleay's Swallowtail, Graphium macleayanus Macleay's Swallowtail, Graphium macleayanus
Papilionidae (Subfamily Papilioninae) Graphium Blue Triangle Graphium sarpedon Blue Triangle, Graphium sarpedon
Papilionidae (Subfamily Papilioninae) Ornithoptera Cairns Birdwing Ornithoptera euphorion Cairns Birdwing, Ornithoptera euphorion
Papilionidae (Subfamily Papilioninae) Papilio Lime Swallowtail, Chequered Swallowtail Papilo demoleus Chequered Swallowtail, Papilo demoleus
Papilionidae (Subfamily Papilioninae) Papilo Orchard Swallowtail Papilio aegeus Orchard Swallowtail Caterpillar (Young), Papilio aegeus Orchard Swallowtail Caterpillar (Older), Papilio aegeus Orchard Swallowtail Pupa, Papilio aegeus Orchard Swallowtail Butterfly, Papilio aegeus
Pieridae (Subfamily Pierinae) Belenois Caper White Belenois java Caper White, Belenois java -Male Caper White, Belenois java -Male
Pieridae (Subfamily Pierinae) Delias Spotted Jezebel Delias aganippe Spotted Jezebel, Delias aganippe
Pieridae (Subfamily Pierinae) Delias Scarlet Jezebel Delias argenthona Scarlet Jezebel, Delias argenthona
Pieridae (Subfamily Pierinae) Delias Black Jezebel Delias nigrina Black Jezebel, Delias nigrina
Pieridae, (Subfamily Coeliadinae) Catopsilia Lemon Migrant Catopsilia pomona Lemon Migrant, Catopsilia pomona
Pieridae, (Subfamily Coliadinae) Eurema Large Grass-yellow Eurema hecabe Large Grass-yellow, Eurema hecabe
Pieridae, (Subfamily Coliadinae) Pieris Cabbage White Pieris rapae Cabbage White, Pieris rapae

Moths

Lepidoptera

Family Genus Common Names Latin Name Image
Sphingidae Cephonodes Clear-winged Hawk moth Cephonodes kingii Clear-winged Hawk moth, Cephonodes kingii
- - Twitchy-tailed Caterpillar Theretra oldenlandiae

Damselflies

Odonta

Family Genus Common Names Latin Name Image
Odonta Austroargiolestes Sydney Flatwing Austroargiolestes isabellae Sydney Flatwing, Austroargiolestes isabellae Sydney Flatwing, Austroargiolestes isabellae Sydney Flatwing, Austroargiolestes isabellae
Odonta Ceriagrion Redtail Ceriagrion aeruginosum Redtail, Ceriagrion aeruginosum Redtail, Ceriagrion aeruginosum
Odonta Ischnura Aurora Bluetail Ischnura aurora Aurora Bluetail, Ischnura aurora Aurora Bluetail, Ischnura aurora
Odonta Ischnura - Ischnura heterosticta -, Ischnura heterosticta -, Ischnura heterosticta -, Ischnura heterosticta

Dragonflies

Odonta

Family Genus Common Names Latin Name Image
Aeshnidae Anax Lesser Green Emperor Anax Guttatus Lesser Green Emperor, Anax Guttatus
Libellulidae Rhyothemis Graphic Flutterer Rhyothemis graphiptera Graphic Flutterer, Rhyothemis graphiptera
Libellulidae Crocothemis Black-Headed Skimmer Crocothemis nigrifrons Black-Headed Skimmer, Crocothemis nigrifrons
Libellulidae Brachydiplax Palemouth Brachydiplax denticauda Palemouth, Brachydiplax denticauda
Libellulidae Diplacodes Scarlet Percher Diplacodes haematodes Scarlet Percher, Diplacodes haematodes
Libellulidae Diplacodes Chalky Percher Diplacodes trivialis Chalky Percher, Diplacodes trivialis
Libellulidae Tramea Common Glider Tramea loewii Common Glider, Tramea loewii
Libellulidae Neurothemis Painted Grasshawk Neurothemis stigmatizans Painted Grasshawk, Neurothemis stigmatizans from Kakadu NP

Flies

Flies

Family Genus Common Names Latin Name Image
Bombyliinae Meomyia Bee Fly Meomyia sp Bee Fly, Meomyia sp
- - Hover Fly Toxomerus sp Hover Fly, Toxomerus sp Hover Fly, Toxomerus sp

Crickets & Grasshoppers

Orthoptera

Family Genus Common Names Latin Name Image
Tettigoniidae Anthophiloptera Balsam Beast Anthophiloptera dryas Balsam Beast (Adult male),Anthophiloptera dryas Balsam Beast (Adult female),Anthophiloptera dryas
- Caedicia Common Garden Katydid Caedicia simplex Common Garden Katydid, Caedicia simplex Common Garden Katydid, Caedicia simplex Common Garden Katydid, Caedicia simplex Common Garden Katydid (Adult male), Caedicia simplex Common Garden Katydid (Adult female), Caedicia simplex
- Coryphistes Bark-mimicking Grasshopper Coryphistes ruricola Bark-mimicking Grasshopper, Coryphistes ruricola (sub adult) Bark-mimicking Grasshopper, Coryphistes ruricola (winged adult) Bark-mimicking Grasshopper, Coryphistes ruricola (winged adult)
- Gastrimargus Yellow-winged Locust Gastrimargus musicus Yellow-winged Locust, Gastrimargus musicus
- Goniaea - Goniaea australasiae Goniaea australasiae Goniaea australasiae
- - - Gryllacridid sp Gryllacridid sp Gryllacridid sp
- Gryllotalpa Mole Cricket Gryllotalpa sp Mole Cricket (Adult female), Gryllotalpa sp Mole Cricket (Adult female), Gryllotalpa sp
- Anostostoma Southern King Cricket Anostostoma sp Southern King Cricket, Penalva sp
Tridactylidae - Pygmy Mole Cricket - Pygmy Mole Cricketss Pygmy Mole Cricketss
- Zaprochilus Bent-twig Katydid Zaprochilus australis Bent-twig Katydid, Zaprochilus australis

Phasmids

Phasmatodea

Family Genus Common Names Latin Name Image
- Acrophylla Titan Stick-insect Acrophylla titan Titan Stick-insect (Adult female), Acrophylla titan
Phasmatidae Arphax Crafty Arphax Stick-insect Arphax dolomedes Crafty Arphax Stick-insect, Arphax dolomedes
- Candovia Muddy Stick-insect Candovia coenosa Muddy Stick-insect (Mating pair), Candovia coenosa
- Didymuria Violet-winged Stick Didymuria violescens Violet Winged Stick Insect (Adult male), Didymuria violescens
- - Goliath Stick Insect Eurycnema goliath Goliath Stick Insect, Eurycnema goliath Goliath Stick Insect, Eurycnema goliath
- - Spiny Leaf Insect Extatosoma tiaratum Spiny Leaf Insect, Extatosoma tiaratum, Juvenile Spiny Leaf Insect, Extatosoma tiaratum Spiny Leaf Insect, Extatosoma tiaratum
- - Childrens Stick Insect Tropidoderus childrenii Childrens Stick Insect, Tropidoderus childrenii Childrens Stick Insect, Tropidoderus childrenii Childrens Stick Insect, Tropidoderus childrenii
- - Peppermint Stick Insect Megacrania batesi Peppermint Stick Insect, Megacrania batesi
- - - To be identified From NT, still need to identify which species it is
- - - To be identified From NT, still need to identify which species it is

Spiders

Arachnids

Family Genus Common Names Latin Name Image
- Megadolomedes Fishing Spider Megadolomedes australianus Fishing Spider, Megadolomedes australianus

Cicadas

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Family Genus Common Names Latin Name Image Audio
- Cystosoma Bladder Cicada Cystosoma saundersii Bladder Cicada, Cystosoma saundersii (Male)
- Pauropsalta - Pauropsalta mneme Cicada, Pauropsalta mneme

Wasps

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Family Genus Common Names Latin Name Image
- Diamma Blue Ant Diamma bicolor Blue Ant, Diamma bicolor
Mutillidae - Velvet Ant - Velvet, Mutillidae sp

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