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Flower wasp (Scoliidae & Tiphiidae)Austroscolia soror

Blue-winged flower wasp at Uriarra Recreation Reserve

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Austroscolia soror at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017
Austroscolia soror at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017

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Author's notes

Several of these large blue-winged wasps were feeding on Bursaria flowers covering their whole bodies in pollen.

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Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 17 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 17 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 17 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 17 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 7 Jan 2020 by Harrisi
Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 7 Jan 2020 by Harrisi
Epidesmia chilonaria (Triangular Geometrid Moth) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 27 Nov 2019 by SWishart
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 27 Nov 2019 by SWishart
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 5 Nov 2019 by Kurt
Ogyris amaryllis (Satin Azure) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 29 Oct 2019 by DPRees125
Eschscholzia californica (California Poppy) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 10 Oct 2019 by JaneR
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 3 Apr 2019 by Roger
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 28 Feb 2019 by KumikoCallaway
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 19 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Diphlebia nymphoides (Arrowhead Rockmaster) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 19 Nov 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Vombatus ursinus (Wombat) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 27 Jul 2018 by Christine
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Gminatus australis (Orange Assassin Bug) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted Flower Chafer) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Aridaeus thoracicus (Tiger Longicorn Beetle) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Mictis profana (Crusader bug) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 13 Jan 2017 by ibaird
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 5 Oct 2016 by JohnBundock
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 5 Mar 2016 by Christine
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 4 Jan 2014 by HarveyPerkins
Pompilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at Uriarra Recreation Reserve - 24 Dec 2013 by Christine

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • Bursaria spinosa (flowering) Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size (mm)
  • 13 Jan 2017 Recorded on
  • ibaird Recorded by

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