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Hover fly (Syrphidae)Ceriana (Sphiximorpha) breviscapa

2 Wasp-mimic hoverfly at ANBG

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Ceriana (Sphiximorpha) breviscapa at ANBG - 21 Oct 2018
Ceriana (Sphiximorpha) breviscapa at ANBG - 21 Oct 2018
Ceriana (Sphiximorpha) breviscapa at ANBG - 21 Oct 2018
Ceriana (Sphiximorpha) breviscapa at ANBG - 21 Oct 2018
Ceriana (Sphiximorpha) breviscapa at ANBG - 21 Oct 2018

Identification history

Hover fly (Syrphidae) Ceriana (Sphiximorpha) breviscapa 22 Oct 2018 KimPullen
Unidentified 22 Oct 2018 Tim L148

Author's notes

A wasp mimicking fly?

1 comment

KimPullen wrote:
   25 Oct 2018
Yes, I would say so. And a good one.

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Nearby Sightings

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Unidentified Insect (TBC) at ANBG - 10 Nov 2018 Unidentified Katydid (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae) (TBC) at ANBG - 10 Nov 2018 Pogona barbata at ANBG - 10 Nov 2018 Porrostoma rhipidium at ANBG - 6 Nov 2018 Coccinella transversalis at ANBG - 2 Nov 2018 Biprodulus bibax (TBC) at ANBG - 2 Nov 2018 Phaneropterinae sp. (subfamily) (TBC) at ANBG - 26 Oct 2018 Unidentified Insect (TBC) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2018 Unidentified Spider (Araneae) (TBC) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2018 Pogona barbata at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018 Lauxaniidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018 Eleale sp. (genus) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018 Unidentified Other bug (TBC) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018 Trichophthalma laetilinea at ANBG - 16 Oct 2018 Unidentified Beetle (Coleoptera) (TBC) at ANBG - 16 Oct 2018 Pollanisus viridipulverulentus at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018 Lauxaniidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018 Spilostethus pandurus (TBC) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018 Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum at ANBG - 13 Oct 2018 Trichophthalma laetilinea at ANBG - 13 Oct 2018 Psilota rubra at ANBG - 2 Oct 2018 Pogona barbata at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 Vanessa kershawi at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018 Vanessa kershawi at ANBG - 21 Sep 2018 Pachycephala pectoralis at ANBG - 10 Sep 2018 Aegotheles cristatus at ANBG - 29 Aug 2018 Aegotheles cristatus at ANBG - 29 Aug 2018 Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus at ANBG - 14 Aug 2018 Phylidonyris novaehollandiae at ANBG - 10 Aug 2018 Aegotheles cristatus at ANBG - 9 Jul 2018 Pachycephala pectoralis at ANBG - 9 Jul 2018 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018 Platycercus elegans at ANBG - 11 Jun 2018 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 15 May 2018 Eopsaltria australis at ANBG - 30 Apr 2018 Unidentified Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) (TBC) at ANBG - 17 Apr 2018 Xylocopa aeratus at ANBG - 22 Feb 2018 Thyreus caeruleopunctatus at ANBG - 12 Feb 2018 Jalmenus evagoras at ANBG - 29 Jan 2018 Dacelo novaeguineae at ANBG - 18 Dec 2017 Vulpes vulpes at ANBG - 2 Nov 2017 Pogona barbata at ANBG - 18 Oct 2017 Delias harpalyce at ANBG - 26 Sep 2017 Aegotheles cristatus at ANBG - 24 Sep 2017 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 16 Jun 2017 Eopsaltria australis at ANBG - 16 Jun 2017
Unidentified Insect (TBC) at ANBG - 10 Nov 2018
Unidentified Katydid (Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae) (TBC) at ANBG - 10 Nov 2018
Pogona barbata at ANBG - 10 Nov 2018
Porrostoma rhipidium at ANBG - 6 Nov 2018
Coccinella transversalis at ANBG - 2 Nov 2018
Biprodulus bibax (TBC) at ANBG - 2 Nov 2018
Phaneropterinae sp. (subfamily) (TBC) at ANBG - 26 Oct 2018
Unidentified Insect (TBC) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2018
Unidentified Spider (Araneae) (TBC) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2018
Pogona barbata at ANBG - 19 Oct 2018
Lauxaniidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018
Eleale sp. (genus) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018
Unidentified Other bug (TBC) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018
Trichophthalma laetilinea at ANBG - 16 Oct 2018
Unidentified Beetle (Coleoptera) (TBC) at ANBG - 16 Oct 2018
Pollanisus viridipulverulentus at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018
Lauxaniidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018
Spilostethus pandurus (TBC) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum at ANBG - 13 Oct 2018
Trichophthalma laetilinea at ANBG - 13 Oct 2018
Psilota rubra at ANBG - 2 Oct 2018
Pogona barbata at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018
Vanessa kershawi at ANBG - 27 Sep 2018
Vanessa kershawi at ANBG - 21 Sep 2018
Pachycephala pectoralis at ANBG - 10 Sep 2018
Aegotheles cristatus at ANBG - 29 Aug 2018
Aegotheles cristatus at ANBG - 29 Aug 2018
Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus at ANBG - 14 Aug 2018
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae at ANBG - 10 Aug 2018
Aegotheles cristatus at ANBG - 9 Jul 2018
Pachycephala pectoralis at ANBG - 9 Jul 2018
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 3 Jul 2018
Platycercus elegans at ANBG - 11 Jun 2018
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 15 May 2018
Eopsaltria australis at ANBG - 30 Apr 2018
Unidentified Ant (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) (TBC) at ANBG - 17 Apr 2018
Xylocopa aeratus at ANBG - 22 Feb 2018
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus at ANBG - 12 Feb 2018
Jalmenus evagoras at ANBG - 29 Jan 2018
Dacelo novaeguineae at ANBG - 18 Dec 2017
Vulpes vulpes at ANBG - 2 Nov 2017
Pogona barbata at ANBG - 18 Oct 2017
Delias harpalyce at ANBG - 26 Sep 2017
Aegotheles cristatus at ANBG - 24 Sep 2017
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris at ANBG - 16 Jun 2017
Eopsaltria australis at ANBG - 16 Jun 2017

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.106308-35.275215
  • Nature Parks ANBG
  • Places Acton, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 21 Oct 2018 1:50 PM Recorded on
  • Tim L Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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