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Flower wasp (Scoliidae & Tiphiidae)Austroscolia soror

Blue-winged flower wasp at Mount Taylor

Austroscolia soror at Mount Taylor - 27 Dec 2017

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Abdomen moves up and down whilst feeding and loud buzzing noise when flying.

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Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Mount Taylor - 8 Oct 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Mount Taylor - 4 Oct 2017 by RosemaryRoth
Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Mount Taylor - 4 Oct 2017 by RosemaryRoth
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Burchardia umbellata (Milk Maids) at Mount Taylor - 6 Nov 2016 by MatthewFrawley
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Utricularia dichotoma (Fairy Aprons, Purple Bladderwort) at Mount Taylor - 30 Dec 2010 by MatthewFrawley
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Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Mount Taylor - 19 Dec 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Mount Taylor - 24 Nov 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Hypoxis hygrometrica (Golden Weather-grass) at Mount Taylor - 4 Mar 2010 by MatthewFrawley
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Mount Taylor - 1 Nov 2009 by MatthewFrawley

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • Kunzea ericoides Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size (mm)
  • Unknown Gender
  • 26 Dec 2017 Recorded on
  • MatthewFrawley Recorded by

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