Macro Meander.

The sun was out after days of drizzle, and quite a number of small creatures were out enjoying the warmth. Half an hour with the macro gear snapped this collection.

Assassin bug, Subfamily Harpactorinae

A tiny orb weaver with lunch.

A tiny beetle.

Maratus scutulatus.

Jotus frosti.

Four very small jumpers, Genus Holoplatys were found on  cracked pine posts.

Late Winter.

With temperatures starting to head north things are beginning to move, self sown paper daisies are flowering, and the Tree Violet, now known as Melicytus dentatus,  is filling the air with sweet perfume from its tiny flowers.

Philothecas are in full bloom too, the Heyfield double P. verrucosa,

And P. myoporoides.

Several garden Wattles are brightening the scene and supplying pollen to native bees.

Lasioglossum subgenus Homalictus.

When the sun shines jumping spiders are leaving their retreats and enjoying the warmth.

Opisthoncus necator, female.

Maratus scutulatus, immature.

Several tiny orb weavers are busy in the Grevillea wilsonii.

Larger ant species are leaving their underground homes to forage in the trees.

Myrmecia urens, the Baby Bull Ant.