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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 L

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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Telephlebia brevicauda at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018 Amorbus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018 Dolophones sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018 Glycaspis sp. (genus) at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018 Gonipterus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018 Gonipterus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018 Arkys walckenaeri at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018 Arkys walckenaeri at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018 Commius elegans at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018 Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018 Anthrax sp. (genus) at ANBG - 17 Dec 2018 Unidentified Spider (Araneae) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Callibracon capitator at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Unidentified Insect (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Unidentified Weevil (Curculionoidea) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Poecilometis strigatus at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Poecilometis strigatus at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Harmonia conformis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018 Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (TBC) at ANBG - 7 Dec 2018 Paropsis atomaria at ANBG - 7 Dec 2018 Thynninae sp. (subfamily) at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018 Platybrachys decemmacula at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018 Tettigoniidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018 Cicadellidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018 Rhinotia suturalis at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018 Chaetophyes compacta at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018 Oncopeltus sordidus at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018 Aphididae sp. (family) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018 Pieris rapae at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018 Paropsis genus-group at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 Chaetophyes compacta at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 Unidentified Wasp (Hymenoptera, Apocrita) (TBC) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 Australiphthiria hilaris at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 Mutusca brevicornis at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 Mordella dumbrelli at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 Lygaeidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018 Perginae sp. (subfamily) at ANBG - 22 Nov 2018 Unidentified Beetle (Coleoptera) (TBC) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018 Lygaeidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018 Lygaeidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018 Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018 Rutilia sp. (genus) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018 Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) primulipictus at ANBG - 19 Nov 2018 Lygaeidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018 Miridae sp. (family) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018 Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018 Helopeltis sp. (genus) (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 Cuspicona sp. at ANBG - 2 Nov 2018 Phaneropterinae sp. (subfamily) (TBC) at ANBG - 26 Oct 2018 Unidentified Insect (TBC) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2018 Araneidae sp. (family) 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 Cuspicona sp. (genus) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018 Trichophthalma laetilinea at ANBG - 16 Oct 2018 Atoichus bicolor (TBC) at ANBG - 16 Oct 2018 Pollanisus viridipulverulentus at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018 Lauxaniidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018 Melanerythrus mactans 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
Telephlebia brevicauda at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018
Amorbus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018
Dolophones sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018
Glycaspis sp. (genus) at ANBG - 30 Dec 2018
Gonipterus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018
Gonipterus sp. (genus) at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018
Arkys walckenaeri at ANBG - 23 Dec 2018
Arkys walckenaeri at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018
Commius elegans at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 21 Dec 2018
Anthrax sp. (genus) at ANBG - 17 Dec 2018
Unidentified Spider (Araneae) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Callibracon capitator at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Unidentified Insect (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Unidentified Weevil (Curculionoidea) (TBC) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Poecilometis strigatus at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Poecilometis strigatus at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Harmonia conformis at ANBG - 11 Dec 2018
Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (TBC) at ANBG - 7 Dec 2018
Paropsis atomaria at ANBG - 7 Dec 2018
Thynninae sp. (subfamily) at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018
Platybrachys decemmacula at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018
Tettigoniidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018
Cicadellidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018
Rhinotia suturalis at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018
Chaetophyes compacta at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018
Oncopeltus sordidus at ANBG - 6 Dec 2018
Aphididae sp. (family) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2018
Pieris rapae at ANBG - 27 Nov 2018
Paropsis genus-group at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018
Chaetophyes compacta at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018
Unidentified Wasp (Hymenoptera, Apocrita) (TBC) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018
Australiphthiria hilaris at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018
Mutusca brevicornis at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018
Mordella dumbrelli at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018
Lygaeidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 25 Nov 2018
Perginae sp. (subfamily) at ANBG - 22 Nov 2018
Unidentified Beetle (Coleoptera) (TBC) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018
Lygaeidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018
Lygaeidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018
Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus) (TBC) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018
Rutilia sp. (genus) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2018
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) primulipictus at ANBG - 19 Nov 2018
Lygaeidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018
Miridae sp. (family) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) at ANBG - 12 Nov 2018
Helopeltis sp. (genus) (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
Cuspicona sp. at ANBG - 2 Nov 2018
Phaneropterinae sp. (subfamily) (TBC) at ANBG - 26 Oct 2018
Unidentified Insect (TBC) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2018
Araneidae sp. (family) 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
Cuspicona sp. (genus) at ANBG - 18 Oct 2018
Trichophthalma laetilinea at ANBG - 16 Oct 2018
Atoichus bicolor (TBC) at ANBG - 16 Oct 2018
Pollanisus viridipulverulentus at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018
Lauxaniidae sp. (family) at ANBG - 15 Oct 2018
Melanerythrus mactans 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
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