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Dragonfly (Anisoptera)Orthetrum caledonicum

Blue Skimmer at Point Hut to Tharwa

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Orthetrum caledonicum at Point Hut to Tharwa - 13 Feb 2014
Orthetrum caledonicum at Point Hut to Tharwa - 13 Feb 2014

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On the western side of the Murrumbidgee River, north of Tharwa. ID confirmed by Graeme Cocks at BowerBird.

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Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb Laxta granicollis (Common trilobite cockroach, bark cockroach) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Nov 2019 by michaelb Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) (Unidentified sand wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) (Unidentified sand wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb Mordellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb Mordellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb Ferreola handschini (Orange-collared Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb Pompilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Jan 2019 by michaelb Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Jan 2019 by michaelb Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Sep 2018 by michaelb Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Sep 2018 by michaelb Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Sep 2018 by michaelb Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 10 May 2018 by michaelb Sus scrofa (Feral Pig) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Jun 2017 by michaelb Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 May 2017 by michaelb Oenothera indecora subsp. bonariensis (Small-flower evening-primrose) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 12 Apr 2017 by michaelb Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 11 Mar 2017 by michaelb Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 26 Feb 2017 by michaelb Mictis profana (Crusader bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 25 Feb 2017 by michaelb Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Feb 2017 by michaelb Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Feb 2017 by michaelb Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Feb 2017 by michaelb Phacelococcus bursaria (Blackthorn felted scale) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Feb 2017 by michaelb Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2017 by michaelb Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb Neorrhina punctata (Spotted Flower Chafer) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb Delta bicinctus (Potter wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb Xanthium spinosum (Bathurst Burr) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Mar 2016 by michaelb Polygonum aviculare (Wireweed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Feb 2016 by michaelb Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 13 Feb 2016 by michaelb Pterygophorus cinctus (Ringed sawfly or Bottlebrush sawfly) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 23 Jan 2016 by michaelb Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) (Unidentified sand wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 31 Dec 2015 by michaelb Taeniopygia bichenovii (Double-barred Finch) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Dec 2015 by michaelb Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Dec 2015 by michaelb Bolboschoenus medianus (A Sedge) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Dec 2015 by michaelb Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Dec 2015 by michaelb Saponaria officinalis (Soapwort) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2015 by michaelb Rumex conglomeratus (Clustered Dock) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Dec 2015 by michaelb Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Nov 2015 by michaelb Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Nov 2015 by michaelb Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Nov 2015 by michaelb Wheeleria spilodactylus (Horehound plume moth) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Oct 2015 by michaelb Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Sep 2015 by michaelb Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Aug 2015 by michaelb Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Jun 2015 by michaelb Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 May 2015 by michaelb Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 26 Feb 2015 by michaelb Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Feb 2015 by michaelb Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Feb 2015 by michaelb Paropsisterna sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Feb 2015 by michaelb Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Jan 2015 by michaelb Asparagus officinalis (Asparagus) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Jan 2015 by michaelb Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Jan 2015 by michaelb Megachile lucidiventris (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Jan 2015 by michaelb Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Dec 2014 by michaelb Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Dec 2014 by michaelb Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Dec 2014 by michaelb Archimantis sp. (genus) (Large Brown Mantis) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb Verbena incompta (Purpletop) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb Rubus anglocandicans (Blackberry) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Nov 2014 by michaelb Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Mar 2014 by michaelb Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 11 Mar 2014 by michaelb Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 5 Mar 2014 by michaelb Cyprinus carpio (Common Carp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 Feb 2014 by michaelb Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2014 by michaelb Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 25 Mar 2013 by michaelb Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 13 Feb 2013 by michaelb Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Mar 2007 by michaelb
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Laxta granicollis (Common trilobite cockroach, bark cockroach) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Nov 2019 by michaelb
Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) (Unidentified sand wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) (Unidentified sand wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Mordellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Mordellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Ferreola handschini (Orange-collared Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 19 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Pompilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Pelecanus conspicillatus (Australian Pelican) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Jan 2019 by michaelb
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Sep 2018 by michaelb
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Sep 2018 by michaelb
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Sep 2018 by michaelb
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 10 May 2018 by michaelb
Sus scrofa (Feral Pig) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Jun 2017 by michaelb
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 May 2017 by michaelb
Oenothera indecora subsp. bonariensis (Small-flower evening-primrose) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 12 Apr 2017 by michaelb
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 11 Mar 2017 by michaelb
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 26 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Mictis profana (Crusader bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 25 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Phacelococcus bursaria (Blackthorn felted scale) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Feb 2017 by michaelb
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted Flower Chafer) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Delta bicinctus (Potter wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Xanthium spinosum (Bathurst Burr) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Cryptocheilus bicolor (Orange Spider Wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Jan 2017 by michaelb
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 30 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Polygonum aviculare (Wireweed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 13 Feb 2016 by michaelb
Pterygophorus cinctus (Ringed sawfly or Bottlebrush sawfly) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 23 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Sphecidae or Crabronidae (families) (Unidentified sand wasp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 31 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Taeniopygia bichenovii (Double-barred Finch) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Bolboschoenus medianus (A Sedge) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Eulamprus heatwolei (Yellow-bellied Water-skink) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Saponaria officinalis (Soapwort) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Rumex conglomeratus (Clustered Dock) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Rubus parvifolius (Native Raspberry) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Nov 2015 by michaelb
Wheeleria spilodactylus (Horehound plume moth) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 17 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Plantago lanceolata (Ribwort Plantain) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Aug 2015 by michaelb
Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 6 Jun 2015 by michaelb
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 May 2015 by michaelb
Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 26 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 16 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Paropsisterna sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 15 Feb 2015 by michaelb
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Asparagus officinalis (Asparagus) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 21 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 3 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Megachile lucidiventris (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 1 Jan 2015 by michaelb
Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 28 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 27 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Archimantis sp. (genus) (Large Brown Mantis) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Verbena incompta (Purpletop) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Paropsis atomaria (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 9 Dec 2014 by michaelb
Rubus anglocandicans (Blackberry) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 22 Nov 2014 by michaelb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Mar 2014 by michaelb
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 11 Mar 2014 by michaelb
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 5 Mar 2014 by michaelb
Cyprinus carpio (Common Carp) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 18 Feb 2014 by michaelb
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 29 Jan 2014 by michaelb
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 25 Mar 2013 by michaelb
Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 13 Feb 2013 by michaelb
Phragmites australis (Common reed) at Point Hut to Tharwa - 2 Mar 2007 by michaelb

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 12 Feb 2014 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by

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