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Hover fly (Syrphidae)Melangyna sp. (genus)

Hover Fly at National Arboretum Forests

Melangyna sp. (genus) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018

Identification history

Hover fly (Syrphidae) Melangyna sp. (genus) 16 Nov 2018 KimPullen
Unidentified 14 Nov 2018 JanetRussell

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Pompilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at National Arboretum Forests - 10 Nov 2019 by JanetRussell
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at National Arboretum Forests - 10 Nov 2019 by JanetRussell
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at National Arboretum Forests - 10 Nov 2019 by JanetRussell
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at National Arboretum Forests - 14 Apr 2019 by JanetRussell
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at National Arboretum Forests - 14 Apr 2019 by JanetRussell
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at National Arboretum Forests - 14 Apr 2019 by JanetRussell
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at National Arboretum Forests - 14 Apr 2019 by JanetRussell
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at National Arboretum Forests - 14 Apr 2019 by JanetRussell
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Phyllotocus rufipennis (Nectar scarab) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Ectinorhynchus sp. (genus) (Stiletto fly) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Agonoscelis rutila (Horehound bug) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Phyllotocus rufipennis (Nectar scarab) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Mordellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Eristalinus punctulatus (Native Drone Fly) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at National Arboretum Forests - 11 Nov 2018 by JanetRussell
Austroscolia soror (Blue flower wasp, Black flower wasp) at National Arboretum Forests - 13 Apr 2018 by JanetRussell
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at National Arboretum Forests - 13 Apr 2018 by JanetRussell
Pompilidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at National Arboretum Forests - 13 Apr 2018 by JanetRussell
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at National Arboretum Forests - 25 Feb 2013 by KMcCue

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • Brachyscome sp. Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • 11 Nov 2018 Recorded on
  • JanetRussell Recorded by

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