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michaelb

Hi. I'm Michael Bedingfield. I've been exploring the natural areas around southern Tuggeranong since I moved here in 1992 and became interested in the local native plants. Since then I've drawn many of them, joining Friends of Grasslands to share this interest. Later I began to document and photograph these plants, starting with Tuggeranong Hill Nature Reserve, then the lower slopes of Mount Rob Roy Range, and the Murrumbidgee River Corridor nearby. Tuggeranong Hill and Rob Roy are very rich in native floral diversity. After a while I started photographing and drawing the local animals as well, large and small. When Michael Mulvaney and Aaron Clausen saw my enthusiasm for the local flora and fauna, they asked me to help them in developing and administering the Canberra Nature Map website. It has been a very rewarding experience.

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9 Lacewing (Neuroptera) sightings with images

Myrmeleontidae sp. (family) at Conder, ACT - 16 Nov 2017
Glenoleon falsus at Tennent, ACT - 4 Jan 2017
Myrmeleontidae sp. (family) at Conder, ACT - 25 Dec 2016
Myrmeleontidae sp. (family) at Conder, ACT - 30 Nov 2016
Myrmeleontidae sp. (family) at Conder, ACT - 29 Nov 2016
Mallada sp. (genus) at Conder, ACT - 30 Oct 2016
Myrmeleontidae sp. (family) at Conder, ACT - 11 Dec 2015
Mallada traviatus at Conder, ACT - 30 Mar 2015
Porismus  strigatus at Bonython, ACT - 25 Mar 2015
Myrmeleontidae sp. (family) at Conder, ACT - 16 Nov 2017
Glenoleon falsus at Tennent, ACT - 4 Jan 2017
Myrmeleontidae sp. (family) at Conder, ACT - 25 Dec 2016
Myrmeleontidae sp. (family) at Conder, ACT - 30 Nov 2016
Myrmeleontidae sp. (family) at Conder, ACT - 29 Nov 2016
Mallada sp. (genus) at Conder, ACT - 30 Oct 2016
Myrmeleontidae sp. (family) at Conder, ACT - 11 Dec 2015
Mallada traviatus at Conder, ACT - 30 Mar 2015
Porismus  strigatus at Bonython, ACT - 25 Mar 2015

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