Phycosecis litoralis

Phycosecis litoralis
Individual 1
Early January 2011
Rocky Cape (pinmatik) National Park
Identification thanks  to Adam Slipinski
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Individual 2,
Mid January 2012
Rocky Cape (pinmatik) National Park
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Individual 3,
Mid January 2012
Rocky Cape (pinmatik) National Park
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Individual 4,
January 2012
Rocky Cape (pinmatik) National Park
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Individual 5,
Mid January 2012
Rocky Cape (pinmatik) National Park
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Individual 6,
Mid January 2012
Rocky Cape (pinmatik) National Park
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Individual 7,
Mid January 2012
Rocky Cape (pinmatik) National Park
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Individual 8,
Mid  January 2012
Rocky Cape (pinmatik) National Park
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Larva?
Mid January 2012
Rocky Cape (pinmatik) National Park
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Early January 2015
Rocky Cape (pinmatik) National Park, Sisters Beach
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real time movement on sand

Early January 2015
Rocky Cape (pinmatik) National Park, Sisters Beach
Two individuals were confined for 5 minutes while the camera was prepared. They raced around the sides of the container, making no attempt to climb them.  Each time they would “meet” the male would take the opportunity to mount the female.
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An example of the rough treatment.  Mating didn’t take much longer than the interaction below
Early October 2015
South Croppies, Waterhouse Reserve
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Early October 2015
Waterhouse Point, Waterhouse Reserve
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