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Bee (Hymenoptera, Apiformes)Amegilla sp. (genus)

Blue Banded Bee at Mount Painter

Amegilla sp. (genus) at Mount Painter - 25 Feb 2017

Identification history

Bee (Hymenoptera, Apiformes) Amegilla sp. (genus) 8 Mar 2017 michaelb
Bee (Hymenoptera, Apiformes) Amegilla sp. (genus) 26 Feb 2017 michael.batley
Bee (Hymenoptera, Apiformes) Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta 26 Feb 2017 CathB

1 comment

   26 Feb 2017
There is a hint of blue colour on the legs. If this colour is real and not an artifact of the photo, then the species is Amegilla chlorocyanea. Because we can't see the end of the abdomen, we can't be sure which species we are looking at.

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Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at Mount Painter - 1 Dec 2019
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Grylloidea (superfamily) (Unidentified cricket) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019
Rutilia (Chrysorutilia) formosa (A Bristle fly) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2019
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Mount Painter - 25 Nov 2019
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 20 Nov 2019
Bromus diandrus (Great Brome) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2019
Onthophagus granulatus (Small brown dung beetle) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2019
Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2019
Runcinia acuminata (Pointy Crab Spider) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2019
Asilinae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified asiline Robberfly) at Mount Painter - 6 Nov 2019
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Painter - 6 Nov 2019
Phasia sp. (genus) (A bristle fly) at Mount Painter - 5 Nov 2019
Runcinia acuminata (Pointy Crab Spider) at Mount Painter - 5 Nov 2019
Lomandra filiformis subsp. coriacea (Wattle Matrush) at Mount Painter - 30 Oct 2019
Diomus notescens (Two-spotted ladybird) at Mount Painter - 24 Oct 2019
Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider, crab spider) at Mount Painter - 24 Oct 2019
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Painter - 7 Oct 2019
Melophorus perthensis (Field furnace ant) at Mount Painter - 4 Oct 2019
Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Mount Painter - 3 Oct 2019
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2019
Lophyrotoma analis (Sawfly, Ironbark Sawfly) at Mount Painter - 2 Oct 2019
Perunga ochracea (Perunga grasshopper, Cross-dressing Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 29 Sep 2019
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Mount Painter - 27 Sep 2019
Tetrigidae (family) (Groundhopper or Pygmy grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 20 Sep 2019
Muscidae sp. (family) (Unidentified muscid fly) at Mount Painter - 18 Sep 2019
Goniaea sp. (genus) (A gumleaf grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 14 Sep 2019
Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 14 Sep 2019
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Mount Painter - 9 Sep 2019
Epicoma melanosticta (Common Epicoma) at Mount Painter - 27 Aug 2019
Miturga sp. (genus) (Unidentified False wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 21 Aug 2019
Omoedus marginatus (Jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 18 Aug 2019
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 16 Aug 2019
Sciaridae sp. (family) (Black fungus gnat) at Mount Painter - 14 Jun 2019
Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019
Tapeigaster sp. (genus) (Heteromyzid fly) at Mount Painter - 7 Jun 2019
Celaenia excavata (Bird-dropping spider) at Mount Painter - 6 Jun 2019
Tinea sp. (genus) (A fungus moth) at Mount Painter - 16 May 2019
Tinea sp. (genus) (A fungus moth) at Mount Painter - 9 May 2019
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Mount Painter - 4 May 2019
Thelymitra pauciflora (Slender sun orchid) at Mount Painter - 6 Apr 2019
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 3 Apr 2019
Diuris chryseopsis (Golden moth) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Mount Painter - 2 Apr 2019
Termitoidae sp. (informal group) (Unidentified termite) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Mount Painter - 29 Mar 2019
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Mount Painter - 26 Mar 2019
Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Mount Painter - 25 Mar 2019
Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Mount Painter - 24 Mar 2019
Leptogaster sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Mount Painter - 23 Mar 2019
Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii (An exotic invasive panic grass) at Mount Painter - 10 Feb 2019
Juncus sp. (A rush) at Mount Painter - 8 Feb 2019
Geranium retrorsum (Grassland Cranesbill) at Mount Painter - 7 Feb 2019
Eragrostis brownii (Common Love Grass) at Mount Painter - 2 Feb 2019
Hypertrophidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Twig Moth) at Mount Painter - 2 Feb 2019
Hypertrophidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Twig Moth) at Mount Painter - 30 Jan 2019
Tettigoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Rhadinosomus lacordairei (Thin Strawberry Weevil) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Doratifera quadriguttata (Four-spotted Cup Moth) at Mount Painter - 29 Jan 2019
Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019
Amorbus sp. (genus) (Tip bug) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019
Eleusine tristachya (Goose Grass, Crab Grass) at Mount Painter - 20 Jan 2019
Euchiton sphaericus (Star Cudweed) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019
Petrorhagia nanteuilii (Proliferous Pink, Childling Pink) at Mount Painter - 18 Jan 2019
Austrostipa bigeniculata (Kneed Speargrass) at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019
Eragrostis cilianensis (Stinkgrass) at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019
Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019
Setaria sp. (Pigeon Grass) at Mount Painter - 17 Jan 2019
Persicaria prostrata (Creeping Knotweed) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019
Poa labillardierei (Common Tussock Grass, River Tussock Grass) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 16 Jan 2019
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Mount Painter - 15 Jan 2019
Diphucrania sp. (genus) (Jewel beetle) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Mount Painter - 11 Jan 2019
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Mount Painter - 8 Jan 2019
Platyzosteria melanaria (Common Eastern Litter Runner) at Mount Painter - 2 Jan 2019
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden weather grass) at Mount Painter - 24 Dec 2018
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Mount Painter - 22 Dec 2018
Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Mount Painter - 22 Dec 2018
Hispellinus multispinosus (Spiny leaf beetle) at Mount Painter - 19 Dec 2018
Adelium pustulosum (Darkling beetle) at Mount Painter - 19 Dec 2018
Carex inversa (Knob Sedge) at Mount Painter - 19 Dec 2018
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Mount Painter - 29 Nov 2018
Epilobium billardierianum subsp. cinereum (Hairy Willow Herb) at Mount Painter - 29 Nov 2018
Lomandra filiformis (Wattle Mat-rush) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2018
Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2018
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Mount Painter - 27 Nov 2018
Perunga ochracea (Perunga grasshopper, Cross-dressing Grasshopper) at Mount Painter - 18 Nov 2018
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Salticidae sp. 'Golden palps' (Unidentified jumping spider) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Homotrysis cisteloides (Darkling beetle) at Mount Painter - 11 Nov 2018
Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Mount Painter - 10 Nov 2018

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