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March or Horse fly (Tabanidae)Scaptia patula

March fly at Black Mountain

Scaptia patula at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2016

Identification history

March or Horse fly (Tabanidae) Scaptia patula 29 Dec 2016 MichaelMulvaney
March or Horse fly (Tabanidae) Scaptia patula 28 Dec 2016 KimPullen
Unidentified 11 Dec 2016 RWPurdie

3 comments

ibaird wrote:
   22 Dec 2016
Scaptia auriflua, see R Farrow's book, p. 215.
RogerF wrote:
   29 Dec 2016
I would like to know the difference between auriflua and patula. They look very similar and this specimen looks closer to auriflua.
KimPullen wrote:
   30 Dec 2016
I'm happy to be corrected, Roger. I don't know the difference myself! I based my identification this time on Dave Ferguson's two IDs in CNM.

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(family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019 Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Black Mountain - 19 Mar 2019 Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Black Mountain - 8 Dec 2018 Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Black Mountain - 6 Dec 2018 Leptospermum continentale (Prickly Teatree) at Black Mountain - 6 Dec 2018 Diphucrania duodecimmaculata (12-spot jewel beetle) at Black Mountain - 5 Dec 2018 Castiarina rufipennis (A Jewel Beetle) at Black Mountain - 2 Dec 2018 Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Black Mountain - 20 Oct 2018 Maratus vespertilio (Bat-like peacock spider) at Black Mountain - 12 Aug 2018 Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Black Mountain - 23 Mar 2018 Caladenia atrovespa (Green-comb Spider Orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2017 Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017 Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017 Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-trefoil) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2016 Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2016 Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 2 Oct 2016 Diuris sp. 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Chalcopteroides sp. (genus) (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Elaphodes sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Ichneumonidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Black Mountain - 8 Apr 2019
Corunastylis clivicola (Rufous midge orchid) at Black Mountain - 19 Mar 2019
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Black Mountain - 8 Dec 2018
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Black Mountain - 6 Dec 2018
Leptospermum continentale (Prickly Teatree) at Black Mountain - 6 Dec 2018
Diphucrania duodecimmaculata (12-spot jewel beetle) at Black Mountain - 5 Dec 2018
Castiarina rufipennis (A Jewel Beetle) at Black Mountain - 2 Dec 2018
Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Black Mountain - 20 Oct 2018
Maratus vespertilio (Bat-like peacock spider) at Black Mountain - 12 Aug 2018
Speculantha rubescens (Blushing tiny greenhood) at Black Mountain - 23 Mar 2018
Caladenia atrovespa (Green-comb Spider Orchid) at Black Mountain - 8 Oct 2017
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 9 Sep 2017
Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-trefoil) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2016
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Black Mountain - 11 Dec 2016
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 2 Oct 2016
Diuris sp. (A donkey orchid) at Black Mountain - 17 Sep 2016
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 16 Sep 2016
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 10 Sep 2016
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 4 Sep 2016
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 4 Sep 2016
Pimelea linifolia subsp. linifolia (Queen of the Bush, Slender Rice-flower) at Black Mountain - 24 Aug 2016
Diuris sulphurea (Tiger orchid) at Black Mountain - 28 Oct 2015
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Black Mountain - 28 Oct 2015
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Black Mountain - 25 Oct 2015
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Black Mountain - 25 Oct 2015
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 4 Oct 2015
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 4 Oct 2015
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 4 Oct 2015
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Black Mountain - 4 Oct 2015
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 4 Oct 2015
Caladenia atrovespa (Green-comb Spider Orchid) at Black Mountain - 4 Oct 2015
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 4 Oct 2015
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Black Mountain - 26 Sep 2015
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 26 Sep 2015
Lichenomphalia chromacea (Yellow navel) at Black Mountain - 26 Sep 2015
Microseris walteri (Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Black Mountain - 26 Sep 2015
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 26 Sep 2015
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 26 Sep 2015
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Black Mountain - 26 Sep 2015
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 26 Sep 2015
Diuris sp. (A donkey orchid) at Black Mountain - 26 Sep 2015
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 20 Sep 2015
Caladenia fuscata (Dusky fingers) at Black Mountain - 12 Sep 2015
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 30 Aug 2015
Cyanicula caerulea (Blue fingers) at Black Mountain - 30 Aug 2015
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Black Mountain - 19 Nov 2014
Leptospermum continentale (Prickly Teatree) at Black Mountain - 19 Nov 2014
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Black Mountain - 19 Nov 2014
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Black Mountain - 6 Nov 2014
Lomandra filiformis subsp. coriacea (Wattle Matrush) at Black Mountain - 6 Nov 2014
Hydrocotyle laxiflora (Stinking Pennywort) at Black Mountain - 6 Nov 2014
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Nov 2014
Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Black Mountain - 6 Nov 2014
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 22 Oct 2014
Leptospermum multicaule (Teatree) at Black Mountain - 18 Oct 2014
Triptilodiscus pygmaeus (Annual Daisy) at Black Mountain - 16 Oct 2014
Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Black Mountain - 16 Oct 2014
Briza maxima (Quaking Grass, Blowfly Grass) at Black Mountain - 16 Oct 2014
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Black Mountain - 12 Oct 2014
Caladenia moschata (Musky caps) at Black Mountain - 12 Oct 2014
Caladenia ustulata (Brown caps) at Black Mountain - 12 Oct 2014
Caladenia cucullata (Lemon caps) at Black Mountain - 12 Oct 2014
Hymenochilus bicolor (Black-tip greenhood) at Black Mountain - 12 Oct 2014
Thelymitra juncifolia (Large-spotted sun orchid) at Black Mountain - 12 Oct 2014
Calochilus platychilus (Purple beard orchid) at Black Mountain - 12 Oct 2014
Thelymitra carnea (Tiny sun orchid) at Black Mountain - 12 Oct 2014
Caladenia atrovespa (Green-comb Spider Orchid) at Black Mountain - 12 Oct 2014
Hymenochilus bicolor (Black-tip greenhood) at Black Mountain - 12 Oct 2014
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Black Mountain - 12 Oct 2014
Hymenochilus bicolor (Black-tip greenhood) at Black Mountain - 12 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Thysanotus patersonii (Twining fringe lily) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Diuris nigromontana (Black mountain leopard orchid) at Black Mountain - 6 Oct 2014
Caladenia atrovespa (Green-comb Spider Orchid) at Black Mountain - 27 Sep 2014
Glossodia major (Wax lip orchid) at Black Mountain - 27 Sep 2014

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