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Hover fly (Syrphidae)Melangyna viridiceps

Hover fly at Aranda, ACT

Melangyna viridiceps at Aranda, ACT - 8 Nov 2016

Identification history

Hover fly (Syrphidae) Melangyna viridiceps 26 Jun 2018 MichaelMulvaney
Hover fly (Syrphidae) Melangyna viridiceps 21 Jan 2018 KimPullen
Unidentified 16 Jan 2018 KMcCue

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(genus) (A sugar ant) at Aranda, ACT - 17 Jan 2020 by KMcCue Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Jan 2020 by KMcCue Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by KMcCue Thereutria amaraca (Spine-legged Robber Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by KMcCue Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Aranda, ACT - 31 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Exaireta spinigera (Garden Soldier Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Aranda, ACT - 9 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Aranda, ACT - 8 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Hypodoxa muscosaria (Textured Emerald) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Dec 2019 by KMcCue Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Nov 2019 by KMcCue Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Nov 2019 by KMcCue Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Nov 2019 by KMcCue Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Nov 2019 by KMcCue Blattodea sp. (order) (Unidentified cockroach) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Nov 2019 by KMcCue Idaea costaria (White-edged Wave) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Nov 2019 by KMcCue Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 20 Nov 2019 by KMcCue Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Aranda, ACT - 12 Nov 2019 by KMcCue Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Nov 2019 by KMcCue Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by KMcCue Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Nov 2019 by KMcCue Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider, crab spider) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by KMcCue Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by KMcCue Lalage tricolor (White-winged Triller) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Oct 2019 by KMcCue Philobota lysizona (A concealer moth) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Oct 2019 by KMcCue Coryphistes ruricola (Bark grasshopper) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Oct 2019 by KMcCue Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Oct 2019 by KMcCue Sophta concavata (Varied Hookwing) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Oct 2019 by KMcCue Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Aranda, ACT - 31 Aug 2019 by KMcCue Nola vernalis (Dagger Tuft-moth) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by KMcCue Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Mar 2019 by KMcCue Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Mar 2019 by KMcCue Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 28 Mar 2019 by KMcCue Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Aranda, ACT - 27 Mar 2019 by KMcCue Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Mar 2019 by KMcCue Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by KMcCue Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Jan 2019 by KMcCue Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Aranda, ACT - 27 Dec 2018 by KMcCue Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Aranda, ACT - 27 Dec 2018 by KMcCue Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Dec 2018 by KMcCue Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Dec 2018 by KMcCue Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Dec 2018 by KMcCue Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Aranda, ACT - 14 Dec 2018 by KMcCue Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Dec 2018 by KMcCue Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Dec 2018 by KMcCue Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Dec 2018 by KMcCue Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by KMcCue Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by KMcCue Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by KMcCue Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by KMcCue Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by KMcCue Catocheilus sp. (genus) (Smooth flower wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by KMcCue Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Sep 2018 by KMcCue Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Aranda, ACT - 26 Aug 2018 by KMcCue Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Aug 2018 by KMcCue Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Aug 2018 by KMcCue Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by KMcCue Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by KMcCue Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by KMcCue Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Aranda, ACT - 1 Aug 2018 by KMcCue Hemiergis decresiensis (Three-toed Skink) at Aranda, ACT - 26 Jul 2018 by KMcCue Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Aranda, ACT - 30 May 2018 by KMcCue Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2018 by KMcCue Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2018 by KMcCue Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Apr 2018 by KMcCue Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Apr 2018 by KMcCue Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Apr 2018 by KMcCue Lophopepla sp. (genus) (A concealer moth) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Apr 2018 by KMcCue Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Apr 2018 by KMcCue Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Mar 2018 by KMcCue Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Mar 2018 by KMcCue Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Mar 2018 by KMcCue Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Mar 2018 by KMcCue Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2018 by KMcCue Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Jan 2018 by KMcCue Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Oct 2017 by KMcCue Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Feb 2017 by KMcCue Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Feb 2017 by KMcCue
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Aranda, ACT - 27 May 2020 by KMcCue
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Aranda, ACT - 24 May 2020 by KMcCue
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Aranda, ACT - 22 May 2020 by KMcCue
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Aranda, ACT - 22 May 2020 by KMcCue
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Aranda, ACT - 20 May 2020 by KMcCue
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2020 by KMcCue
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Aranda, ACT - 4 May 2020 by KMcCue
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 3 May 2020 by KMcCue
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Aranda, ACT - 3 May 2020 by KMcCue
Gastrina cristaria (Wave-lined Geometrid) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Feb 2020 by KMcCue
Nasutitermes exitiosus (Snouted termite, Gluegun termite) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Feb 2020 by KMcCue
Leucocoprinus birnbaumii at Aranda, ACT - 15 Feb 2020 by KMcCue
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Jan 2020 by KMcCue
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Aranda, ACT - 28 Jan 2020 by KMcCue
Camponotus sp. (genus) (A sugar ant) at Aranda, ACT - 17 Jan 2020 by KMcCue
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Jan 2020 by KMcCue
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by KMcCue
Thereutria amaraca (Spine-legged Robber Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by KMcCue
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Aranda, ACT - 31 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Pyralis farinalis (Meal Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Exaireta spinigera (Garden Soldier Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Aranda, ACT - 9 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Aranda, ACT - 8 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Hypodoxa muscosaria (Textured Emerald) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Dec 2019 by KMcCue
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Blattodea sp. (order) (Unidentified cockroach) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Idaea costaria (White-edged Wave) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 20 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Aranda, ACT - 12 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider, crab spider) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Nov 2019 by KMcCue
Lalage tricolor (White-winged Triller) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Oct 2019 by KMcCue
Philobota lysizona (A concealer moth) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Oct 2019 by KMcCue
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark grasshopper) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Oct 2019 by KMcCue
Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Oct 2019 by KMcCue
Sophta concavata (Varied Hookwing) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Oct 2019 by KMcCue
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Aranda, ACT - 31 Aug 2019 by KMcCue
Nola vernalis (Dagger Tuft-moth) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Aug 2019 by KMcCue
Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Mar 2019 by KMcCue
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Mar 2019 by KMcCue
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 28 Mar 2019 by KMcCue
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Aranda, ACT - 27 Mar 2019 by KMcCue
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Mar 2019 by KMcCue
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by KMcCue
Trichosurus vulpecula (Common Brushtail Possum) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Jan 2019 by KMcCue
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Aranda, ACT - 27 Dec 2018 by KMcCue
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Aranda, ACT - 27 Dec 2018 by KMcCue
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Dec 2018 by KMcCue
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Dec 2018 by KMcCue
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Dec 2018 by KMcCue
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Aranda, ACT - 14 Dec 2018 by KMcCue
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Dec 2018 by KMcCue
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Dec 2018 by KMcCue
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Dec 2018 by KMcCue
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by KMcCue
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by KMcCue
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by KMcCue
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Nov 2018 by KMcCue
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by KMcCue
Catocheilus sp. (genus) (Smooth flower wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by KMcCue
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Sep 2018 by KMcCue
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Aranda, ACT - 26 Aug 2018 by KMcCue
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Aug 2018 by KMcCue
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Aug 2018 by KMcCue
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by KMcCue
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by KMcCue
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by KMcCue
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Aranda, ACT - 1 Aug 2018 by KMcCue
Hemiergis decresiensis (Three-toed Skink) at Aranda, ACT - 26 Jul 2018 by KMcCue
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Aranda, ACT - 30 May 2018 by KMcCue
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2018 by KMcCue
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2018 by KMcCue
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Apr 2018 by KMcCue
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Apr 2018 by KMcCue
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Apr 2018 by KMcCue
Lophopepla sp. (genus) (A concealer moth) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Apr 2018 by KMcCue
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Apr 2018 by KMcCue
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Mar 2018 by KMcCue
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Mar 2018 by KMcCue
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Mar 2018 by KMcCue
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Mar 2018 by KMcCue
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2018 by KMcCue
Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at Aranda, ACT - 21 Jan 2018 by KMcCue
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Oct 2017 by KMcCue
Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Feb 2017 by KMcCue
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Feb 2017 by KMcCue

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • Podolepis Associated plant
  • 8 Nov 2016 Recorded on
  • KMcCue Recorded by

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