Stony Head, Tasmania 2021: Bush Blitz expedition report summarises the initial scientific findings of the Bush Blitz expedition that took place from 15 to 24 March 2021. At least 2,341 species were recorded during the expedition and 45 of those may be completely new to science (4 moths, 1 beetle, 9 true bugs, 2 planthoppers, 24 spiders, 1 mollusc and 4 lichens). Five threatened vertebrates, 13 threatened plants, 40 introduced/pest animal species and 68 weeds were also recorded.
Stony Head, Tasmania 2021: Bush Blitz expedition report [PDF – 2.7 MB]
The expedition report includes data from reports provided by the scientists who took part in the expedition. The full scientific reports are available here for those who require more detailed information:
Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera [PDF – 831 KB]
Gastropoda (terrestrial) [PDF – 255 KB]
Insects and spiders (QVMAG) [PDF – 1.32 MB]
Vascular plants, bryophytes and lichens [PDF – 537 KB]