Genus Balta

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


Late July 2014
Under a fallen log.

Late May 2018


Mid April 2020

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