Observations in the Phylum: Arthropoda

Common Name: Arthropods

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Moth

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: East London
Observed: 27th August 2016
Added: 27th August 2016
Identifications:1
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Small beetle

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By: The Bate's
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Location: The Ranch
Observed: 27th August 2016
Added: 27th August 2016
Likely ID: Tenebrionidae
Identifications:1
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Description:

Length 8 mm
Emerged from collected candle thorn pods

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Bruchinae 3

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By: The Bate's
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Location: Schoemanskloof
Observed: 27th June 2016
Added: 27th August 2016
Likely ID: Bruchinae
Identifications:1
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Bruchinae 2

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Location: Schoemanskloof
Observed: 27th June 2016
Added: 27th August 2016
Likely ID: Bruchinae
Identifications:1
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Description:

emerged from seed pod on 27 Aug 2016

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Bruchinae

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By: The Bate's
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Location: Schoemanskloof
Observed: 27th June 2016
Added: 27th August 2016
Likely ID: Bruchinae
Identifications:1
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Description:

Emerged from collected seed pods on 27 Aug. 2016

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Butterfly

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By: Karooboy
Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 26th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Butterfly

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By: Karooboy
Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 26th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Camo insect feasting

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By: Karooboy
Location: Aberdeen District
Observed: 26th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Beetle candy

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Vanrhynsdorp, N7 adjacent Gifberg
Observed: 18th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Likely ID: Trichocneorane
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
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Emerald beetle

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Vanrhynsdorp, N7 adjacent Gifberg
Observed: 18th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Likely ID: Coleoptera
Identifications:1
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Chomp chomp

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By: Richard Adcock
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: Vanrhynsdorp, N7 adjacent Gifberg
Observed: 18th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Likely ID: Diaphone eumela
Identifications:2
Agreements:6
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Monkey Beetle

Serruria krausii Jonkershoek Aug 16 (9)
By: Andrewm
Friends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Jonkershoek NR
Observed: 20th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Foxy Emperor

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Primary School Anton Van Wouw, Brooklyn, Pretoria
Observed: 26th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Bathroom bizarro 1

lacewing
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Garden
Observed: 23rd August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

On cupboard door.

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Green Tiger

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Garden
Observed: 26th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:4
Description:

I was unloading shopping when I spotted this little guy on the driveway.

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Punk rock beetle...nice hairdo!

Beetle
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Glacial formations near Nieuwoudtville
Observed: 20th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:6
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Rooiberg rock jumper

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By: magrietb
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Location: Rooiberg at De Hoop campsite, Richtersveld NP
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Richtersveld room with a view

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By: magrietb
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Location: Rooiberg at De Hoop campsite, Richtersveld NP
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Quite large. Maybe the size of the big marble, is it called a goonie or something?

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Moth

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: East London
Observed: 26th August 2016
Added: 26th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:5
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Polybaphes balteata

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Location: N White River, Mpumalanga
Observed: 4th February 2016
Added: 25th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:3
Description:

Black/yellow, 11mm
In dead wood of Quercus suber in old garden.

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Small grey flower beetle

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Location: Namaqua National Park
Observed: 20th August 2016
Added: 25th August 2016
Likely ID: Dasytinae
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Approx 4 mm

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Toktokkie

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Location: Namaqua National Park
Observed: 20th August 2016
Added: 25th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Richtersveld leaf eater

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By: magrietb
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Location: Parking spot near "Venstervalle", Richtersveld NP
Observed: 7th August 2016
Added: 25th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Two dot

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Location: Koingnaas
Observed: 21st August 2016
Added: 24th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Bee Fly

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Location: Port Nolloth
Observed: 21st August 2016
Added: 24th August 2016
Likely ID: Bombyliidae
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Scelophysa

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Location: Port Nolloth
Observed: 21st August 2016
Added: 24th August 2016
Likely ID: Scelophysa
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Beach Crab

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Location: Gala-Gala beach
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 24th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Hymenoptera

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Location: Milnerton racecourse
Observed: 23rd August 2016
Added: 23rd August 2016
Likely ID: Scathophagidae
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Worm

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By: Deidre Koopman
Location: Hantam NBG, near office
Observed: 22nd August 2016
Added: 23rd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Spider

Spider
By: Deidre Koopman
Location: Hantam NBG, porcupine trail
Observed: 23rd August 2016
Added: 23rd August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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