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Bee (Hymenoptera, Apiformes)Xylocopa aeratus    

Metallic Green Carpenter Bee at ANBG

Xylocopa aeratus at ANBG - 16 Apr 2017

Identification history

Bee (Hymenoptera, Apiformes) Xylocopa aeratus 2 May 2018 michael.batley
Bee (Hymenoptera, Apiformes) Xylocopa aeratus 2 May 2018 Tim L

Significant sighting

2 May 2018

New Botanic Gardens location for this locally rare bee

Author's notes

Xylocopa (Lestis) aerata. Sighted on 16 April 2017 at Australian National Botanic Gardens Section 87. It was a single female on a Crowea adjacent to a water tap. It flew off after less than 30 seconds and no further sightings have been made by me in this area to date.

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Nearby Sightings

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Musgraveia sulciventris at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018 Yoyetta sp. (genus) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018 Bembix sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018 Xylocopa aeratus at ANBG - 18 Dec 2018 Bembix sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 18 Dec 2018 Dicranolaius bellulus at ANBG - 17 Dec 2018 Calliphora sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Asilidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Poecilometis strigatus at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Harmonia conformis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Harmonia conformis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Harmonia conformis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Harmonia conformis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Coccinella transversalis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Aedes alboannulatus (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Nezara viridula (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Austrosciapus connexus (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Ecnolagria grandis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Iridomyrmex purpureus at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Cerdistus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Caedicia simplex at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Callibracon capitator (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Unidentified Parasitic wasp (numerous families) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Caedicia sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Thomisus spectabilis at ANBG - 8 Dec 2018 Unidentified Praying mantis (Mantodea) (TBC) at ANBG - 8 Dec 2018 Amphibolia (Amphibolia) sp. (genus & subgenus) at ANBG - 8 Dec 2018 Lamprima aurata at ANBG - 7 Dec 2018 Bembix sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 7 Dec 2018 Caedicia sp. (genus) at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018 Pollanisus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018 Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG - 3 Dec 2018 Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG - 2 Dec 2018 Jalmenus icilius at ANBG - 2 Dec 2018 Cryptobothrus chrysophorus at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018 Jalmenus icilius at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018 Pollanisus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018 Theclinesthes serpentata at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018 Pollanisus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018 Polistes humilis at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018 Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018 Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018 Pelecorhynchus fulvus at ANBG - 29 Nov 2018 Lampropholis delicata at ANBG - 29 Nov 2018 Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018 Pieris rapae at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018 Scutiphora pedicellata at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018 Amata sp. (genus) at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018 Acanthosomatidae (family) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 Tiphiidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 19 Nov 2018 Villa sp. (genus) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018 Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018 Corcorax melanorhamphos at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018 Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 11 Oct 2018 Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 6 Oct 2018 Pseudocheirus peregrinus at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018 Graphium macleayanum at ANBG - 24 Sep 2018 Wallabia bicolor at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018 Petroica rosea at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 7 Sep 2018 Pardalotus punctatus at ANBG - 3 Aug 2018 Zoothera lunulata at ANBG - 19 Jul 2018 Rhipidura fuliginosa at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 Acanthiza pusilla at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 Pachycephala pectoralis at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 Eopsaltria australis at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 Ptilotula penicillatus at ANBG - 13 Jun 2018 Lampides boeticus at ANBG - 24 May 2018 Colluricincla harmonica at ANBG - 22 May 2018 Apis mellifera at ANBG - 15 May 2018 Malurus cyaneus at ANBG - 15 May 2018 Xylocopa aeratus at ANBG - 7 May 2018 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 30 Apr 2018 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 27 Apr 2018 Unidentified Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) (TBC) at ANBG - 17 Apr 2018 Phonognatha graeffei at ANBG - 17 Apr 2018 Petroica rosea at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018 Cormobates leucophaea at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018 Pardalotus punctatus at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018 Amegilla sp. (genus) at ANBG - 29 Mar 2018 Theclinesthes serpentata at ANBG - 29 Mar 2018 Junonia villida at ANBG - 29 Mar 2018 Theclinesthes serpentata at ANBG - 29 Mar 2018 Lampides boeticus at ANBG - 29 Mar 2018 Theclinesthes serpentata at ANBG - 29 Mar 2018 Candalides hyacinthina at ANBG - 21 Feb 2018 Ocybadistes walkeri at ANBG - 21 Feb 2018 Jalmenus evagoras at ANBG - 29 Jan 2018 Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 8 Jan 2018 Hyalarcta huebneri at ANBG - 8 Jan 2018 Platycercus elegans at ANBG - 18 Dec 2017 Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2017 Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 1 Nov 2017 Cacomantis flabelliformis at ANBG - 2 Oct 2017 Sericornis frontalis at ANBG - 28 Aug 2017 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 16 Jun 2017 Acacia cultriformis at ANBG - 23 Sep 2007
Musgraveia sulciventris at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018
Yoyetta sp. (genus) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018
Bembix sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018
Xylocopa aeratus at ANBG - 18 Dec 2018
Bembix sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 18 Dec 2018
Dicranolaius bellulus at ANBG - 17 Dec 2018
Calliphora sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Asilidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Poecilometis strigatus at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Harmonia conformis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Harmonia conformis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Harmonia conformis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Harmonia conformis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Coccinella transversalis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Aedes alboannulatus (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Nezara viridula (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Austrosciapus connexus (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Ecnolagria grandis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Iridomyrmex purpureus at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Cerdistus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Caedicia simplex at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Callibracon capitator (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Unidentified Parasitic wasp (numerous families) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Caedicia sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Thomisus spectabilis at ANBG - 8 Dec 2018
Unidentified Praying mantis (Mantodea) (TBC) at ANBG - 8 Dec 2018
Amphibolia (Amphibolia) sp. (genus & subgenus) at ANBG - 8 Dec 2018
Lamprima aurata at ANBG - 7 Dec 2018
Bembix sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 7 Dec 2018
Caedicia sp. (genus) at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018
Pollanisus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018
Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG - 3 Dec 2018
Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG - 2 Dec 2018
Jalmenus icilius at ANBG - 2 Dec 2018
Cryptobothrus chrysophorus at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018
Jalmenus icilius at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018
Pollanisus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018
Theclinesthes serpentata at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018
Pollanisus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018
Polistes humilis at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018
Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018
Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018
Pelecorhynchus fulvus at ANBG - 29 Nov 2018
Lampropholis delicata at ANBG - 29 Nov 2018
Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018
Pieris rapae at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018
Scutiphora pedicellata at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018
Amata sp. (genus) at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018
Acanthosomatidae (family) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018
Tiphiidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 19 Nov 2018
Villa sp. (genus) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018
Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018
Corcorax melanorhamphos at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018
Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 11 Oct 2018
Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 6 Oct 2018
Pseudocheirus peregrinus at ANBG - 25 Sep 2018
Graphium macleayanum at ANBG - 24 Sep 2018
Wallabia bicolor at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018
Petroica rosea at ANBG - 17 Sep 2018
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 7 Sep 2018
Pardalotus punctatus at ANBG - 3 Aug 2018
Zoothera lunulata at ANBG - 19 Jul 2018
Rhipidura fuliginosa at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018
Acanthiza pusilla at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018
Pachycephala pectoralis at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018
Eopsaltria australis at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018
Ptilotula penicillatus at ANBG - 13 Jun 2018
Lampides boeticus at ANBG - 24 May 2018
Colluricincla harmonica at ANBG - 22 May 2018
Apis mellifera at ANBG - 15 May 2018
Malurus cyaneus at ANBG - 15 May 2018
Xylocopa aeratus at ANBG - 7 May 2018
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 30 Apr 2018
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 27 Apr 2018
Unidentified Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) (TBC) at ANBG - 17 Apr 2018
Phonognatha graeffei at ANBG - 17 Apr 2018
Petroica rosea at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018
Cormobates leucophaea at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018
Pardalotus punctatus at ANBG - 5 Apr 2018
Amegilla sp. (genus) at ANBG - 29 Mar 2018
Theclinesthes serpentata at ANBG - 29 Mar 2018
Junonia villida at ANBG - 29 Mar 2018
Theclinesthes serpentata at ANBG - 29 Mar 2018
Lampides boeticus at ANBG - 29 Mar 2018
Theclinesthes serpentata at ANBG - 29 Mar 2018
Candalides hyacinthina at ANBG - 21 Feb 2018
Ocybadistes walkeri at ANBG - 21 Feb 2018
Jalmenus evagoras at ANBG - 29 Jan 2018
Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 8 Jan 2018
Hyalarcta huebneri at ANBG - 8 Jan 2018
Platycercus elegans at ANBG - 18 Dec 2017
Bembix sp. (genus) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2017
Tachyglossus aculeatus at ANBG - 1 Nov 2017
Cacomantis flabelliformis at ANBG - 2 Oct 2017
Sericornis frontalis at ANBG - 28 Aug 2017
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 16 Jun 2017
Acacia cultriformis at ANBG - 23 Sep 2007

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 16 Apr 2017 1:36 PM Recorded on
  • Tim L Recorded by
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