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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) at Rob Roy Range - 28 Feb 2018 Eucalyptus rossii at Rob Roy Range - 28 Feb 2018 Gastrimargus musicus at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018 Campylopus clavatus at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017 Lomandra longifolia at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017 Pomax umbellata at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017 Asura lydia at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017 Perenniporia ochroleuca at Rob Roy Range - 26 Dec 2017 Stypandra glauca at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017 Pultenaea procumbens at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017 Eucalyptus rossii at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017 Brachyloma daphnoides at Rob Roy Range - 2 Oct 2014
Lepidoscia sp. (genus) at Rob Roy Range - 28 Feb 2018
Eucalyptus rossii at Rob Roy Range - 28 Feb 2018
Gastrimargus musicus at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Campylopus clavatus at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017
Lomandra longifolia at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017
Pomax umbellata at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017
Asura lydia at Rob Roy Range - 30 Dec 2017
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Rob Roy Range - 26 Dec 2017
Stypandra glauca at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Pultenaea procumbens at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Eucalyptus rossii at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017
Brachyloma daphnoides at Rob Roy Range - 2 Oct 2014

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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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