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Biota of S. Frazier's Yard at Sentani, Papua, Indonesia

Biota of S. Frazier's Yard at Sentani, Papua, Indonesia

This mission is for my PRIVATE use only. (Feel free of course to view the incredible biodiversity observed on this little patch of mother earth over just 6.5 years). Only spottings from my yard, gardens, buildings, and periphery of the compound have been included. [The minimum 16 km radius exceeds the boundary of this mission and therefore does not apply]. Sign in to join mission

Biota of S. Frazier's Yard at Sentani, Papua, Indonesia
Created by

Scott Frazier

Website 2 participants 1,146 spottings

This is a personal (private) mission to catalog the extraordinary level of biodiversity found in my yard, where I've lived since 2008 (but where I've only recorded species regularly since 2010). It can be described as either semi-urban or semi-natural (in part). I am including planted crop and ornamental plants because they are an integral part of the tropical micro-ecosystem here and form the habitats of other wild organisms. This yard is adjacent to a disturbed patch of remnant lowland forest. This means only a few large trees remain and the land is mostly populated with planted species (e.g. Cocos nucifera and Areca catechu) and smaller perhaps "natural" species. Fruit bats routinely drop fruit seeds there and in my yard proper. Fairly often people, dogs and cats walk through this patch. The only spottings from this adjacent area that might be included in this dataset are those on the very near border. For all practical purposes the spottings are all mine. However in the unlikely event that someone else has made spottings at this location, I may accept them for inclusion. :-)

Biota of S. Frazier's Yard at Sentani, Papua, Indonesia

Lat: -2.56 Long: 140.50

Recent Spottings

banana stalk fly S Frazier 2 0 banana stalk fly
pygmy grasshopper S Frazier 4 2 pygmy grasshopper
flatworm Scott Frazier 3 1 flatworm
orange bush-brown butterfly Scott Frazier 9 4 orange bush-brown butterfly
shield bug nymph S Frazier 1 0 shield bug nymph
pineapple, nanas Scott Frazier 3 0 pineapple, nanas
Vanuatu fan palm Scott Frazier 3 2 Vanuatu fan palm
Ricaniid planthopper Scott Frazier 1 0 Ricaniid planthopper
banana stalk fly Scott Frazier 1 0 banana stalk fly
paired-legs orb web spider Scott Frazier 5 0 paired-legs orb web spider
tent web spider, dome web spider Scott Frazier 5 2 tent web spider, dome web spider
mushroom Scott Frazier 0 2 mushroom
soldier fly Scott Frazier 1 0 soldier fly
borer moth caterpillar Scott Frazier 1 1 borer moth caterpillar
cicada nymph exuvia Scott Frazier 1 0 cicada nymph exuvia
Flatid planthopper Scott Frazier 1 0 Flatid planthopper
Asota sp. moth caterpillars Scott Frazier 1 1 Asota sp. moth caterpillars
true bug Scott Frazier 3 0 true bug
Pyrginid skipper Scott Frazier 2 2 Pyrginid skipper
metalmark moth Scott Frazier 1 0 metalmark moth
rice swift, Formosan swift Scott Frazier 1 0 rice swift, Formosan swift
spittlebug Scott Frazier 2 3 spittlebug
jumping plant lice (Calophyllum Psyllid?) Scott Frazier 1 2 jumping plant lice (Calophyllum Psyllid?)
tent web spider, dome web spider Scott Frazier 1 0 tent web spider, dome web spider
tractor millipede Scott Frazier 1 0 tractor millipede
tent web spider Scott Frazier 2 2 tent web spider
robber fly Scott Frazier 0 1 robber fly
giant shield bug nymph Scott Frazier 2 0 giant shield bug nymph
bagworm, casemoth Scott Frazier 2 2 bagworm, casemoth
black soldier fly Scott Frazier 1 0 black soldier fly
purple shamrock Scott Frazier 1 0 purple shamrock
dragonfly Scott Frazier 11 7 dragonfly
lichen (huntsman) spider Scott Frazier 4 6 lichen (huntsman) spider
picture-winged flies Scott Frazier 1 0 picture-winged flies
micro moth Scott Frazier 2 0 micro moth
lily caterpillar Scott Frazier 1 0 lily caterpillar
metalmark moth Scott Frazier 11 2 metalmark moth
wasp-mimic fly Scott Frazier 0 2 wasp-mimic fly
stilt-legged fly Scott Frazier 1 0 stilt-legged fly
unknown fly Scott Frazier 2 2 unknown fly
golden silk orb-weaver Scott Frazier 1 0 golden silk orb-weaver
singing cicada Scott Frazier 3 2 singing cicada
mosquito Scott Frazier 1 3 mosquito
hawkmoth Scott Frazier 6 2 hawkmoth
jumping spider & weaver ant (alate queen) Scott Frazier 32 28 jumping spider & weaver ant (alate queen)
long-legged fly Scott Frazier 4 2 long-legged fly
orange bush-brown butterfly Scott Frazier 2 0 orange bush-brown butterfly
fly Scott Frazier 1 0 fly
fly Scott Frazier 5 2 fly
dragonfly Scott Frazier 1 0 dragonfly

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