Genus Balta

Balta sp1.  Undescribed species.
Early March 2010
Hobart
Identification thanks to David Rentz

 

Late July 2014
Ridgeway
Under a fallen log.

Late May 2018
Hobart

   

Mid April 2020
Hobart

Found between garden leaves.
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

   

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

Balta sp.
Early January 2016
Sisters Beach
Killed by Myrmecia fulvipes ant