Top 30 insects around the home


Common House Fly, Musca domestica 

Aphids, Macrosiphum sp. 

Blowfly, Calliphora vicina

Planthopper, Siphanta sp.

Blowfly, Calliphora stygia

Passionvine Hopper, Scolypopa australis adult</


Passionvine Hopper, Scolypopa australis. nymphs

Soldier Fly,  Exaireta spinigera

Harlequin Bugs, Dindymus versicolor

Hover Fly, Melangyna sp.

Jewel bugs, Choerocoris paganus

Two Striped Lauxanid Fly,  Poecilohetaerus schineri

Metallic Shield Bug, Scutiphora pedicellata
Butterflies and Moths

Common Brown Butterfly, Heteronympha merope
Crickets and Grasshoppers

Black Field Cricket, Teleogryllus sp.

Cabbage White Butterfly, Pieris rapae

Garden Katydid, Caedicia sp.

Gum-leaf Skeletonisers, Uraba lugens

Wingless Grasshopper, Phaulacridium vittatum

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Ladybird, Cleobora mellyi

Brown Lacewing

Nectar Scarab, Phyllotocus rufipennis

Green Lacewing

Soldier Beetle, Chauliognathus tricolor

Pear and Cherry “Slug” (Sawfly larva), Caliroa sp.
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Honey-brown Beetle,  Ecnolagria rufescens

European Honeybee, Apis mellifera

Bluebottle “Ant”, Diamma bicolor (actually a flower wasp)

European Bumblebee, Bombus terrestris

Jack Jumper, Myrmecia pilosula

European wasp Vespula

Nocturnal Sugar Ant, Camponotus consobrinus