A bull ant (slightly over 2cm in length) paying a visit to a Common Bird Orchid (Chiloglottis valida). Bird orchids are known to produce a chemical which sexually attracts male thynnid wasps to pollinate them. So, what is this ant doing here?
An unknown beetle visits a Tiger Orchid (Diuris sulphurea). Orchids of this genus are usually thought to be pollinated by native bees. But then food is food…
Two moths mating on a flower of Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort). It must be Spring.
A Lycid Beetle going to feed on the nectar-producing flowers of Kunzea leptospermoides (Yarra Burgan).
A spider on top of a flower spike of the Tall Sun-orchid (Thelymitra media).