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anmar2015

Date

November 3, 2019 01:34 PM NZDT

Description

Imaged with a phase contrast microscope.
https://youtu.be/P0BWgIQnwZs

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What

Trumpet Animalcules Genus Stentor

Observer

anmar2015

Date

November 2, 2019 11:37 AM NZDT

Description

Imaged with phase contrast microscopy.
https://youtu.be/M1J0yCcRVuQ

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anmar2015

Date

October 27, 2019 05:52 PM NZDT

Description

Imaged with iPhone 6plus and labcam attachment, high magnification images are taken with Olympus CK-2 phase contrast microscope. Pilocarpine 1% added to water to slow down motion.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8gk8V8t2q4&feature=youtu.be

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23pN6wjW7nQ

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What

South African Mantis Miomantis caffra

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anmar2015

Date

September 18, 2019 07:32 PM NZST

Description

Praying Mantis emerging from the egg sac after 5 months of observation . Imaged with an iPhone 6s Plus and a macro lens. Video speed 2x. https://youtu.be/nISRg9OSUEo

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anmar2015

Date

September 6, 2019 06:06 PM NZST

Description

Imaged with a phase contrast microscope. It reproduces by asexual budding. Videos of a mature and immature annelid.

Mature annelid with a zooid attached to the end @0:23
https://youtu.be/yYUIgluNPLQ

Immature worm no zooid is seen:
https://youtu.be/kHee4J2hmF8

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What

Life

Observer

anmar2015

Date

September 5, 2019 10:57 AM NZST

Description

Imaged with a phase contrast microscope. Unknown cyst.
https://youtu.be/Cae-9qqZd4M

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What

Nematodes Phylum Nematoda

Observer

anmar2015

Date

September 1, 2019 08:12 PM NZST

Description

Imaged with phase contrast microscope.
https://youtu.be/T2IhJGcv6RA

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anmar2015

Date

September 1, 2019 07:54 PM NZST

Description

Imaged with phase contrast microscope shown is an organism and an excystation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ui0mbxWt0W8

contractile vacuole
https://youtu.be/VtwSOOwxyHU

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anmar2015

Date

August 24, 2019 11:43 AM NZST

Description

Imaged with a phase contrast microscope
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1U5oLHrTR0&feature=youtu.be

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anmar2015

Date

August 24, 2019 12:07 AM NZST

Description

Imaged with a phase contrast microscope
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpW17d0ctro

Ectoparasite of fish, hydra and other aquatic organisms

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What

Eastern White-tail Spider Lampona murina

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anmar2015

Date

March 17, 2018 09:36 PM NZDT

Description

Each square is 0.5cm.
Imaged with an iPod 5th gen

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anmar2015

Date

January 18, 2018 08:36 PM +13

Description

Ova collected from a feijoa tree. Parasitic wasps emerged after a week.

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anmar2015

Date

January 28, 2018 12:06 PM NZDT

Description

Imaged with an iPod 5th gen with a universal macro lens.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRIXzuEzRtk

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What

Passionvine Hopper Scolypopa australis

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anmar2015

Date

January 14, 2018 09:35 AM NZDT

Description

Imaged with an iPod 5th Gen and a universal macro lens.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W6ntV2KDb8&feature=youtu.be

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What

Smooth Stick Insect Clitarchus hookeri

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anmar2015

Date

January 14, 2018 10:11 AM NZDT

Description

Mating.

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What

Steelblue Lady Beetle Halmus chalybeus

Observer

anmar2015

Date

December 21, 2017 09:59 AM NZDT

Description

Nymph Stage.
Imaged with an iPod 5th gen with a universal macro lens.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yy7GK1ITP2o

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What

Cobweb Spiders Family Theridiidae

Observer

anmar2015

Date

December 10, 2017 04:45 PM NZDT

Description

Imaged with an iPod 5th gen with a universal macro lens

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What

Bronze Hopper Helpis minitabunda

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anmar2015

Date

December 2, 2017 08:46 PM NZDT

Description

Nest found in the door frame.
Imaged with an iPod touch 5th gen and a universal macro lens.

Video of the nest contents opened:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9drOXKMpDY&feature=youtu.be

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What

Two-spined Spider Poecilopachys australasia

Observer

anmar2015

Date

December 1, 2017 05:50 PM NZDT

Description

Imaged with an iPod touch 5th gen and a universal macro lens.

Brief video of the live specimen:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZ_INXYGfNQ&feature=youtu.be

Kept overnight in a container to elicit the characteristic cartwheel shaped web seen in image #6.

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anmar2015

Date

November 26, 2017 06:47 PM NZDT

Description

Found on a mandarin tree, eating another insect.
Imaged with iPod 5th gen with a universal macro lens.
In image 3 each square is 0.5 cm.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZ9NCfJri2Q

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What

Life

Observer

anmar2015

Date

November 25, 2017 10:58 AM NZDT

Description

Yellow spot found on leaf of Ligustrum rotendifolium

Photos / Sounds

What

Butterflies and Moths Order Lepidoptera

Observer

anmar2015

Date

November 13, 2017 05:12 PM NZDT

Description

Eggs found on the inside of a window

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What

Bronze Hopper Helpis minitabunda

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anmar2015

Date

November 11, 2017 05:06 PM NZDT

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What

Southern Green Stink Bug Nezara viridula

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anmar2015

Date

November 11, 2017 05:01 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Bagworm Moths Family Psychidae

Observer

anmar2015

Date

November 11, 2017 04:50 PM NZDT

Description

cocoon

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What

Bronze Hopper Helpis minitabunda

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anmar2015

Date

September 3, 2017 04:06 PM NZST

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What

Knobbled Orbweaver Eriophora pustulosa

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anmar2015

Date

October 8, 2017 03:02 PM NZDT

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What

South African Mantis Miomantis caffra

Observer

anmar2015

Date

June 30, 2017 09:25 AM NZST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A praying mantis laying eggs in a sliding door frame.
Image number 9 is a 1st instar.
Image number 8 is possibly a 2nd instar.
There were limbs at the bottom of the container as a result of cannabalism.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApYRGlkK1mI&feature=youtu.be

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What

Glossy Pillar Cochlicopa lubrica

Observer

anmar2015

Date

June 23, 2017 08:49 PM NZST

Description

Imaged with an iPod 5th gen and a digital microscope.
Second image has a scale in mm.

video link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZkNzcfkXt8&feature=youtu.be

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anmar2015

Date

June 17, 2017 09:45 PM NZST

Description

Beating heart of a snail infected with Genus Riccardoella mite. The mite is seen as a white spot on the upper left of the image on the margin of the opening of the shell.

Snail dimension 0.5cm
Imaged with an iPod 5th gen and a digital microscope.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh-INn5-ZB8

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