Wedgetail Reserve, Parkerville

Survey results – Wedgetail Reserve Parkerville – Sunday 25th August 2019, 10am-12.15pm.

Darling Range Branch of the WA Naturalists’ Club. Compiled by Drew Wallace.

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What

Common name

Scientific name

Number

Where

What they were doing

 

Meat ants

  • Iridomyrmex purpureus
  • x 3 colonies
  • x 3 workers
  • Colonies- grassy patches/ gravel driveway
  • Workers- flowering wattle
  • Colonies- defending nest
  • Workers- feeding on nectar
 

Green headed ant

  • Rhytidoponera metallica
  • x 3 workers
  • ground
  • foraging
 

Big headed ant

  • Pheidole Sp.
  • x 1 colony (only majors seen)
  • Under rock
  • Defending nest
 
 
  • Unknown Sp.
  • x 3 colonies
  • xx2 drones
  • x 1 queen
  • under rock
  • defending nest
 

Black house ant

Iridomyrmex bicknelli

  • x 4 colonies
  • x 3 drones
  • under rock
  • under log
  • defending nest
 

Bull ants

  • Mymecia vindex
  • x 3 colonies
  • open areas
  • under boulder
  • defending nest
 

Sugar ants

  • Camponotus nigriceps
  • x 1 worker
  • open grass
  • foraging
 

Sugar ant

  • unknown Camponotus sp.
  • x 1 colony
  • under rock
  • defending nest
 

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ANTS

Click beetle

  • unknown sp.
  • x 2

Under rock

 

Assassin bug

  • unknown sp.
  • x 1

Under rock

 

Click beetle larvae

  • unknown sp.
  • x 3

Under rotting log

 

Katydid nymph 1

  • unknown sp.
  • x 1

Under rock

 

Katydid nymph 2

  • unknown sp.
  • x 2

On leaf litter

 

midges

 
  • x 20~

Flying

 

Termites

  • Nasutitermes
  • x 5 colonies

Under rotting logs and rocks

 

Robber fly.

  • unknown Sp
  • x 1

Resting on bushes

 

Small beetles

  • unknown sp.
  • x 10~

In Acacia denticulosa flowers

 

Scarab beetles

  • family Scarabaeidae
  • x 12

Under log

 

Carnivorous beetle

  • carabidae
  • x 9

Under rocks

 

Native millipede 1

  • unknown sp.
  • x 24

Under rocks/ logs

 

Yellow lady bird

  • Coccinellidae
  • x 1

flying

 

European honey bee

  • Apis mellifera
  • x unknown
  

Unknown caterpillar

  • unknown sp.
  • x 1

Under rock

 

Unknown spider

  • unknown sp.
  • x 1

On rock (in web)

 

Unknown Crab spider 1

  • unknown sp.
  • x 1

Mimicking flowers

 

Unknown crab spider 1

  • unknown sp.
  • x 1

On grass

 

Quacking frog/

  • Crinia georgiana
  • x 2

Water body

Vertebrate

Motorbike frog tadpoles

  • Litoria moorei
  • x 5

Water body

Vertebrate

Stripe tailed centipede

  • unknown sp.
  • x 4

Under rocks

 

Worker ants fighting termites

  • Iridomyrmex bicknelli fighting Nasutitermes
  • x 1 colony of ants
  • x 1 colony of termites

In rotting log

 

Unknown fly

  • unknown sp.
  • x 1

flying

 

Unknown case made of sticks and dead insect parts

  • unknown sp.
  • x 1

In Calothamnus bush

 

Ear wig male

  • unknown sp.
  • x 1

Under rock

 

Skink/

  • unknown sp.
  • x 4

Logs and rocks

Vertebrate

Survey results – Wedgetail Reserve Parkerville – Sunday 25th August 2019, 10am-12.15pm cont’d

Darling Range Branch of the WA Naturalists’ Club. Compiled by Drew Wallace.

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