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Other true flyPterodontia mellii  

Hunchback Fly, Small Headed Fly at Rob Roy Range

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Pterodontia mellii at Rob Roy Range - 28 Feb 2018
Pterodontia mellii at Rob Roy Range - 28 Feb 2018
Pterodontia mellii at Rob Roy Range - 28 Feb 2018
Pterodontia mellii at Rob Roy Range - 28 Feb 2018

Identification history

Other true fly Pterodontia mellii 10 Mar 2018 KimPullen
Other true fly Pterodontia mellii 10 Mar 2018 DaveFerg
Other true fly Acroceridae sp. (family) 10 Mar 2018 RogerF
Unidentified 10 Mar 2018 michaelb

Significant sighting

michaelb noted:
  15 Mar 2018

This is a rare insect. There have been only 4 records of it on the Atlas of Living Australia, and none have been in the Canberra region.

Author's notes

In Rob Roy Reserve, in the hills to the east of Conder.

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Nearby Sightings

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Lepidoscia sp. (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Rob Roy Range - 28 Feb 2018 Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at Rob Roy Range - 28 Feb 2018 Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018 Campylopus clavatus (A moss) at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017 Lomandra longifolia (Spiny-headed Mat-rush / Honey Reed) at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017 Pomax umbellata (A Pomax) at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017 Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017 Perenniporia ochroleuca at Rob Roy Range - 26 Dec 2017 Stypandra glauca (Nodding Blue Lily) at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017 Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017 Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017 Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Rob Roy Range - 2 Oct 2014
Lepidoscia sp. (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Rob Roy Range - 28 Feb 2018
Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at Rob Roy Range - 28 Feb 2018
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Campylopus clavatus (A moss) at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017
Lomandra longifolia (Spiny-headed Mat-rush / Honey Reed) at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017
Pomax umbellata (A Pomax) at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Rob Roy Range - 26 Dec 2017
Stypandra glauca (Nodding Blue Lily) at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Pultenaea procumbens (Bush Pea) at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Rob Roy Range - 2 Oct 2014

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Location

Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 28 Feb 2018 6:44 PM Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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