Photos / Sounds

Observer

andrewdeacon

Date

January 22, 2017

Description

Darkling beetle


Machla - Photo (c) Marie Delport, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Marie Delport
riana60's ID: Genus Machla, a member of Darkling Beetles (Family Tenebrionidae)
Added on August 28, 2022
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

bushboy

Date

January 16, 2017

Description

Rained-out beetle


Still very much alive, but pretty torpid after overnight rain. Approx 10mm body-length.
Machla - Photo (c) Marie Delport, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Marie Delport
riana60's ID: Genus Machla, a member of Darkling Beetles (Family Tenebrionidae)
Added on August 28, 2022
Leading
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

shauns

Date

March 7, 2016

Description

What the?


Machla - Photo (c) Marie Delport, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Marie Delport
riana60's ID: Genus Machla, a member of Darkling Beetles (Family Tenebrionidae)
Added on August 28, 2022
Leading
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ryanvanhuyssteen

Date

January 11, 2014

Description

Darkling


Machla - Photo (c) Marie Delport, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Marie Delport
riana60's ID: Genus Machla, a member of Darkling Beetles (Family Tenebrionidae)
Added on August 28, 2022
Maverick
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

chris_wahlberg

Date

October 30, 2013

Place

Glenburn (Google, OSM)

Description

Insect


Tags

Machla - Photo (c) Marie Delport, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Marie Delport
riana60's ID: Genus Machla, a member of Darkling Beetles (Family Tenebrionidae)
Added on August 28, 2022
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Pearl-spotted Owlet (Glaucidium perlatum)

Observer

jaheymans

Date

April 3, 2016

Description

Witkoluil


Pearl-spotted Owlet - Photo (c) Arno Meintjes, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
riana60's ID: Pearl-spotted Owlet (Glaucidium perlatum)
Added on August 25, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon split

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Observer

chris_whitehouse

Date

June 20, 2015

Description

Ground Beetle


riana60's ID: Mariazofia gibba, a member of Toktok Beetles (Genus Mariazofia)
Added on August 14, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Large Armoured Darkling Beetles (Genus Anomalipus)

Observer

wolfachim

Date

February 3, 2015

Description

Tenebrionid


aprr. 25 mm (but I am not sure any more)
riana60's ID: Anomalipus granocostatus ssp. granocostatus, a member of Large Armoured Darkling Beetles (Genus Anomalipus)
Added on February 22, 2022
Leading
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Phantom Flutterer (Rhyothemis semihyalina)

Observer

robert_taylor

Date

March 7, 2016

Description

Flutterer


Phantom Flutterer - Photo (c) Jukka Jantunen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Jukka Jantunen
riana60's ID: Phantom Flutterer (Rhyothemis semihyalina)
Added on January 21, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Yellow-veined Widow (Palpopleura jucunda)

Observer

robert_taylor

Date

January 30, 2016

Place

Pomeroy (Google, OSM)

Description

Yellow veined


blue male and yellow female. in moist grassland and seep alongside small stream.
Yellow-veined Widow - Photo (c) JP Labuschagne, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
riana60's ID: Yellow-veined Widow (Palpopleura jucunda)
Added on January 21, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Two-striped Skimmer (Orthetrum caffrum)

Observer

nicky

Date

February 21, 2016

Description

Orthetrum caffrum subsp. caffrum


Two-striped Skimmer - Photo (c) markus lilje, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by markus lilje
riana60's ID: Two-striped Skimmer (Orthetrum caffrum)
Added on January 21, 2022
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Marbled Fruit Chafer (Porphyronota hebraea ssp. hebraea)

Observer

fayneconnelly

Date

February 26, 2017

Description

Tortoiseshell Marbled Fruit Chafer


Medium sized beetle, patterned, marbled colouration of yellow, brown, and ochre tones. Head buried in ruptured bark of Searsia pyroides.
Common Marbled Fruit Chafer - Photo (c) riana60, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by riana60
riana60's ID: Common Marbled Fruit Chafer (Porphyronota hebraea ssp. hebraea)
Added on November 14, 2021
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

karoopixie

Date

October 2014

Description

Velvant - Montagu WCape


Mutilla scabrofoveolata - Photo (c) Marion Maclean, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Marion Maclean
riana60's ID: Mutilla scabrofoveolata, a member of Velvet Ants (Family Mutillidae)
Added on October 20, 2021
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Magpie Shrike (Lanius melanoleucus ssp. melanoleucus)

Observer

shauns

Date

July 20, 2016

Place

Thabazimbi (Google, OSM)

Description

Magpie Shrike (Tbzim)


Southern Magpie Shrike - Photo (c) jcorrie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
riana60's ID: Southern Magpie Shrike (Lanius melanoleucus ssp. melanoleucus)
Added on October 08, 2021
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo ssp. mungo)

Observer

colin25

Date

May 14, 2015

Description

Bands family


Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer
Southern Banded Mongoose - Photo (c) Don-Jean Léandri-Breton, all rights reserved, uploaded by Don-Jean Léandri-Breton
riana60's ID: Southern Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo ssp. mungo)
Added on August 17, 2021
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon merge

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo ssp. mungo)

Observer

colin25

Date

July 30, 2015

Description

Two imps


Photo credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer
Southern Banded Mongoose - Photo (c) Don-Jean Léandri-Breton, all rights reserved, uploaded by Don-Jean Léandri-Breton
riana60's ID: Southern Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo ssp. mungo)
Added on August 17, 2021
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon merge

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo ssp. mungo)

Observer

bushboy

Date

June 4, 2014

Description

go away! we^re not coming out til you do


Engaging band of about 20 individuals leaving the forest to catch the last rays of the sun

Tags

Southern Banded Mongoose - Photo (c) Don-Jean Léandri-Breton, all rights reserved, uploaded by Don-Jean Léandri-Breton
riana60's ID: Southern Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo ssp. mungo)
Added on August 17, 2021
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon merge

Photos / Sounds

What

Southern Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo ssp. mungo)

Observer

bushboy

Date

May 28, 2014

Description

brave sentinel


Making sure my intentions towards the rest of his band (blurry blobs in the darkening forest behind him)are honourable

Tags

Southern Banded Mongoose - Photo (c) Don-Jean Léandri-Breton, all rights reserved, uploaded by Don-Jean Léandri-Breton
riana60's ID: Southern Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo ssp. mungo)
Added on August 17, 2021
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon merge

Photos / Sounds

What

Grass Jewel (Freyeria trochylus)

Observer

ricky_taylor

Date

March 24, 2014

Description

Grass Jewel Blue


Grass Jewel - Photo (c) Martin Grimm, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
riana60's ID: Grass Jewel (Freyeria trochylus)
Added on July 20, 2021
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Grass Jewel (Freyeria trochylus)

Observer

timvn

Date

May 11, 2014

Description

Small brown butterfly


hitching a ride on the butterfly net

Tags

Grass Jewel - Photo (c) Martin Grimm, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
riana60's ID: Grass Jewel (Freyeria trochylus)
Added on July 20, 2021
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Slender Mongoose (Herpestes sanguineus)

Observer

charlstrydom

Date

June 2016

Description

Slender mongoose


Common Slender Mongoose - Photo (c) copper, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by copper
riana60's ID: Common Slender Mongoose (Herpestes sanguineus)
Added on July 19, 2021
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

nicky

Date

February 3, 2015

Description

Callichromatini sp. on Nidorella hottentoica


Hypocrites scabriusculus - Photo (c) Graham McCleland, all rights reserved, uploaded by Graham McCleland
riana60's ID: Hypocrites scabriusculus, a member of Typical Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Added on July 03, 2021
Maverick
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

nicky

Date

October 4, 2013

Description

Closteromerus scabriusculus


Tags

Hypocrites scabriusculus - Photo (c) Graham McCleland, all rights reserved, uploaded by Graham McCleland
riana60's ID: Hypocrites scabriusculus, a member of Typical Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Added on July 03, 2021
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

afrikaansesnip

Date

January 17, 2013

Description

Beetle


Tags

Hypocrites claviger claviger - Photo (c) magdastlucia, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by magdastlucia
riana60's ID: Hypocrites claviger ssp. claviger, a member of Typical Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Added on July 03, 2021
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

cheekychew

Date

January 1, 2017

Description

Longhorns, mating pair


The longhorns are still spending their days on the Shasta Daisy, staying on the same flower.
Hypocrites claviger claviger - Photo (c) magdastlucia, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by magdastlucia
riana60's ID: Hypocrites claviger ssp. claviger, a member of Typical Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Added on July 03, 2021
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

fayneconnelly

Date

December 5, 2016

Description

Metallic green beetle


A narrow metallic blue-green Longhorn type beetle with long dark antennae visiting an Aster harveyanus flower head in grassveld.
Hypocrites claviger claviger - Photo (c) magdastlucia, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by magdastlucia
riana60's ID: Hypocrites claviger ssp. claviger, a member of Typical Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Added on July 03, 2021
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

fayneconnelly

Date

December 28, 2015

Description

Metallic green beetle with long antennae


Metallic green-blue Longhorn type beetle with a narrow body and dark legs and very long antennae visiting a Nidorella hottentotica flower head in the grassveld. Sriking colouration.
Hypocrites claviger claviger - Photo (c) magdastlucia, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by magdastlucia
riana60's ID: Hypocrites claviger ssp. claviger, a member of Typical Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Added on July 03, 2021
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

cheekychew

Date

November 16, 2016

Description

Bright green beetles


Bright green beetles spending their days on Shasta Daisies
Hypocrites claviger claviger - Photo (c) magdastlucia, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by magdastlucia
riana60's ID: Hypocrites claviger ssp. claviger, a member of Typical Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Added on July 03, 2021
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

tonyrebelo

Date

November 27, 2016

Description

Little Green Longhorn


Hypocrites claviger claviger - Photo (c) magdastlucia, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by magdastlucia
riana60's ID: Hypocrites claviger ssp. claviger, a member of Typical Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Added on July 03, 2021
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

wolfachim

Date

January 17, 2015

Description

Metallic couple


Hypocrites claviger claviger - Photo (c) magdastlucia, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by magdastlucia
riana60's ID: Hypocrites claviger ssp. claviger, a member of Typical Longhorn Beetles (Subfamily Cerambycinae)
Added on July 03, 2021
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

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