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Typical Crane Flies Superfamily Tipuloidea

Observer

mariavalkova

Date

September 24, 2020 07:18 PM NZST

Place

Browns Bay (Google, OSM)
Dicranomyia - Photo (c) rjadams55, all rights reserved, uploaded by R.J. Adams
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Dicranomyia, a member of Limoniid Crane Flies (Family Limoniidae)
Added on September 24, 2020.
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Limoniid Crane Flies Family Limoniidae

Observer

reegs

Date

September 24, 2020 04:39 PM NZST

Description

More interested in the insect on the flower at the front. Difficult to photograph. It’s a small (maybe 1cm) mosquito looking thing eating the nectar of the fuchsia by the looks of it.

Limoniid Crane Flies - Photo (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Limoniid Crane Flies (Family Limoniidae)
Added on September 24, 2020.
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ml254

Date

February 5, 2020 10:31 AM +13
Hinewaia embolica - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Hinewaia embolica, a member of Jumping Spiders (Family Salticidae)
Added on September 24, 2020.
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shaun_thompson

Date

September 24, 2020 06:10 PM NZST
Anomalomyia guttata - Photo (c) 116750425490381455469, all rights reserved, uploaded by Denise Ford
steve_kerr's ID: Anomalomyia guttata, a member of Fungus Gnats (Family Mycetophilidae)
Added on September 24, 2020.
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strewick

Date

September 21, 2020 11:29 PM NZST

Description

pair in copula

Zelandotipula - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Zelandotipula, a member of Large Crane Flies (Family Tipulidae)
Added on September 24, 2020.
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ryan_nz

Date

September 24, 2020 04:59 PM NZST

Description

Very fast!

Oxyopes gracilipes - Photo (c) Robert Whyte, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
steve_kerr's ID: Oxyopes gracilipes, a member of Lynx Spiders (Family Oxyopidae)
Added on September 24, 2020.
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loretta30

Date

September 24, 2020 07:08 PM NZST
Argoctenus - Photo (c) memopob, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Argoctenus, a member of Prowling Spiders (Family Miturgidae)
Added on September 24, 2020.
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adam143

Date

August 4, 2020 02:59 PM NZST
Austrolimnophila argus - Photo (c) Danilo Hegg, all rights reserved
steve_kerr's ID: Austrolimnophila argus, a member of Limoniid Crane Flies (Family Limoniidae)
Added on September 24, 2020.
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possumsend

Date

September 21, 2020 01:51 PM NZST

Description

Drawn to light.

Scoparia rotuella - Photo (c) Landcare Research New Zealand Ltd., some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Scoparia rotuella, a member of Moss-eating Crambid Snout Moths (Subfamily Scopariinae)
Added on September 24, 2020.
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robert_briggs

Date

September 24, 2020 03:15 PM NZST
Macrocera scoparia - Photo (c) Phil Bendle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_kerr's ID: Macrocera scoparia, a member of Predatory Fungus Gnats (Family Keroplatidae)
Added on September 24, 2020.
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Water Spider Dolomedes aquaticus

Observer

geoffhenderson

Date

September 23, 2020 11:06 AM NZST

Description

Near (5m) the shore by a glacial kettle hole lake, under a rock. Around 670m elevation

Water Spider - Photo (c) Mike Bowie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_kerr's ID: Water Spider (Dolomedes aquaticus)
Added on September 24, 2020.
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Hover Flies Family Syrphidae

Observer

mark2-nz

Date

September 23, 2020 09:44 PM NZST
Hover Flies - Photo (c) Tracey Fandre, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
steve_kerr's ID: Hover Flies (Family Syrphidae)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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ecoman

Date

September 19, 2020 11:11 AM NZST
Nanometa forsteri - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
steve_kerr's ID: Nanometa forsteri, a member of Long-jawed Orbweavers (Family Tetragnathidae)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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robert_briggs

Date

September 23, 2020 10:28 PM NZST

Description

~7mm. Found indoors

Argoctenus - Photo (c) memopob, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Argoctenus, a member of Prowling Spiders (Family Miturgidae)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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Vagrant Spiders Genus Uliodon

Observer

deddington

Date

September 15, 2020 12:08 PM NZST
Vagrant Spiders - Photo (c) Danielle, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
steve_kerr's ID: Vagrant Spiders (Genus Uliodon)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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False Widow Spiders Genus Steatoda

Observer

deddington

Date

September 15, 2020 11:57 AM NZST
False Widow Spiders - Photo (c) Murray Fisher, all rights reserved
steve_kerr's ID: False Widow Spiders (Genus Steatoda)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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Limoniid Crane Flies Family Limoniidae

Observer

ecoman

Date

September 19, 2020 11:17 AM NZST
Gynoplistia - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Gynoplistia, a member of Limoniid Crane Flies (Family Limoniidae)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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New Zealand Reticulated Stag Beetle Paralissotes reticulatus

Observer

davidkjpickett

Date

September 23, 2020 12:23 PM NZST
New Zealand Reticulated Stag Beetle - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: New Zealand Reticulated Stag Beetle (Paralissotes reticulatus)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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New Zealand Reticulated Stag Beetle Paralissotes reticulatus

Observer

davidkjpickett

Date

September 23, 2020 12:23 PM NZST
Paralissotes - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Paralissotes, a member of Stag Beetles (Family Lucanidae)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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Knobbled Orbweaver Eriophora pustulosa

Observer

paddy18

Date

September 21, 2020 09:53 PM NZST
Knobbled Orbweaver - Photo (c) jerry, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Jerry Cooper
steve_kerr's ID: Knobbled Orbweaver (Eriophora pustulosa)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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Flies Order Diptera

Observer

paddy18

Date

September 23, 2020 03:03 PM NZST
Small Grass Fly - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
steve_kerr's ID: Small Grass Fly (Lonchoptera bifurcata)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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Bronze Hopper Helpis minitabunda

Observer

melissa29

Date

September 23, 2020 01:45 PM NZST
Bronze Hopper - Photo (c) Robert Whyte, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
steve_kerr's ID: Bronze Hopper (Helpis minitabunda)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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Crane Flies Infraorder Tipulomorpha

Observer

melissa29

Date

September 23, 2020 01:43 PM NZST
Crane Flies - Photo (c) Valter Jacinto, all rights reserved
steve_kerr's ID: Crane Flies (Infraorder Tipulomorpha)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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Nurseryweb Spider Dolomedes minor

Observer

melissa29

Date

September 23, 2020 10:55 AM NZST
Nurseryweb Spider - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Nurseryweb Spider (Dolomedes minor)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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Bot Flies, Blow Flies, and Allies Superfamily Oestroidea

Observer

ryvesie

Date

September 23, 2020 11:31 AM NZST
Bot Flies, Blow Flies, and Allies - Photo (c) Gary McDonald, all rights reserved
steve_kerr's ID: Bot Flies, Blow Flies, and Allies (Superfamily Oestroidea)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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Spotted Ground Swift Spider Nyssus coloripes

Observer

amybalkin

Date

September 23, 2020 12:59 PM NZST
Spotted Ground Swift Spider - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Spotted Ground Swift Spider (Nyssus coloripes)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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Knobbled Orbweaver Eriophora pustulosa

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 22, 2020 09:04 AM NZST
Knobbled Orbweaver - Photo (c) jerry, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Jerry Cooper
steve_kerr's ID: Knobbled Orbweaver (Eriophora pustulosa)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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jacqui-nz

Date

September 22, 2020 09:06 AM NZST

Description

Small, about 1.5 - 2cm.

Anoteropsis - Photo (c) Steve Kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Genus Anoteropsis, a member of Wolf Spiders (Family Lycosidae)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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Sheetweb Spiders Genus Cambridgea

Observer

melissa29

Date

September 23, 2020 11:08 AM NZST
Sheetweb Spiders - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
steve_kerr's ID: Sheetweb Spiders (Genus Cambridgea)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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Garden Wolf Spider Anoteropsis hilaris

Observer

melissa29

Date

September 23, 2020 11:00 AM NZST
Garden Wolf Spider - Photo (c) steve_kerr, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Steve Kerr
steve_kerr's ID: Garden Wolf Spider (Anoteropsis hilaris)
Added on September 23, 2020.
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