Genus Balta

Balta sp #1.  Undescribed species.
Early March 2010
Hobart
Identification thanks to David Rentz
Photos KE

 

Pending ID – Balta

#1  Late July 2014
Ridgeway
Under a fallen log.
Photo KE

#2. Late May 2018
Hobart
Photos KE

   

#3. Mid April 2020
Hobart
Found between garden leaves.
Photos KE

The female was immobile during  the first day, but then very active the next day when the ootheca had dried the next morning.

About 18 hours later, just prior to release

   

#4. Balta sp.
Late December 2015
Sisters Beach
Attracted to light
Identification thanks to David Rentz via Bowerbird
Photos KE

#5. Balta sp.
Early January 2016
Sisters Beach
Killed by Myrmecia fulvipes ant
Photos KE

   
#6. Late October 2023
Kelcey Tier, Devonport
Photos KE

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