Category Archives: Insects

Ask Roz Blue Mountains range of eMags

By | September 12, 2022

Ask Roz Blue Mountains produces a wide range of environmentally friendly and sustainable visitor information eMags. Our eMags are viewed by more people than any other visitor information service in the greater Blue Mountains. 


What You Should Know About The Orb Weaver Spider

By | January 18, 2022

BUSH AWARENESS The common Garden Orb Weaver Spider (Eriophora transmarina) is among the first spiders most children learn to recognize, due to its large size and readily recognizable shape and colouration patterns. They are common throughout the Blue Mountains. They are usually quite large, with females being about 14–15 mm long and males about 10–11… Read More »


The devious cold-blooded killers all around us

By | February 1, 2023

The Blue Mountains is the home to some fascinating animals and plants, including the impressive Antlion. The Antlion is the larval form of an insect known as the Myrmeleontidae. This family of insects consists of around 2,000 species worldwide, with many of them found in the Blue Mountains region. The larvae are often called doodlebugs… Read More »