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Robber fly (Asilidae)Neoscleropogon sp. (genus)

Robber fly at Bruce Ridge

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Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) at Bruce Ridge - 30 Dec 2016
Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) at Bruce Ridge - 30 Dec 2016
Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) at Bruce Ridge - 30 Dec 2016

Identification history

Robber fly (Asilidae) Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) 5 Mar 2017 GregD
Neoscleropogon sp. 5 Mar 2017 GregD
Robber fly (Asilidae) Asilidae sp. (family) 8 Jan 2017 ibaird

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Author's notes

Robber fly with yellow coloured 'beard' covering the rostrum, checkered abdomen and orange-coloured wings, reddish legs, apparently feeding on a captured native bee. Robber fly observed resting on a dead branch within a clump of Kunzea ericoides (1 ha. in area) on the lower slopes Rruce Ridge

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Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Mordella dumbrelli (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Suhpalacsa sp. (genus) (Owlfly) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Rhinotia suturalis (Belid weevil) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Rhagigaster ephippiger (Smooth flower wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Castiarina sexplagiata (Six-spotted Castiarina jewel beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Bruce Ridge - 31 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Megachile ferox (Resin bee) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Yoyetta celis (Silver Princess) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Scaptia patula (March fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Spilostethus pacificus (Milkweed bug) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Amata sp. (genus) (Tiger Moth) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Bruce Ridge - 29 Dec 2016 by ibaird
Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Heterodea sp. (A lichen) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 6 Jun 2016 by PeteWoodall
Rumex acetosella (Sorrel, Sheep Sorrel) at Bruce Ridge - 10 Oct 2015 by PeteWoodall
Acacia floribunda (White Sally Wattle, Gossamer Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Cheilanthes sieberi subsp. sieberi (Narrow Rock Fern) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird
Persoonia rigida (Hairy geebung) at Bruce Ridge - 28 Jun 2015 by ibaird

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender
  • 29 Dec 2016 Recorded on
  • ibaird Recorded by

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