Australian iconic species

Below is a listing of some of Australia's most recognisable species. As well as the listing below you can search over 100,000 species within the ALA.

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Xylocopa (Koptortosoma) aruana
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Humped Golden Orb-Weaving Spider - Nephila plumipes
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Fiddler Beetle - Eupoecila australasiae
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Coccinella transversalis
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Masked Devil - Cyclochila australasiae
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Green Tree Ant - Oecophylla smaragdina
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Giant Burrowing Cockroach - Macropanesthia rhinoceros
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Polistes (Polistella) humilis
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Common Brown - Heteronympha merope
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Sydney Funnel-Web Spider - Atrax robustus
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Southern Blue-Ringed Octopus - Hapalochlaena maculosa
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Eurycnema goliath
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Redback Spider - Latrodectus hasseltii
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Priam's Birdwing - Ornithoptera priamus
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Diamond Weevil - Chrysolopus spectabilis
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Lampona cylindrata
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Lord Howe Island Stick-Insect - Dryococelus australis
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Redeye - Psaltoda moerens