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Crane fly, midge, mosquito & gnat (several families)Ptilogyna sp. (genus)

A crane fly at Mount Ainslie

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Ptilogyna sp. (genus) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Mar 2019
Ptilogyna sp. (genus) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Mar 2019
Ptilogyna sp. (genus) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Mar 2019
Ptilogyna sp. (genus) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Mar 2019
Ptilogyna sp. (genus) at Mount Ainslie - 26 Mar 2019

Identification history

Crane fly, midge, mosquito & gnat (several families) Ptilogyna sp. (genus) 2 Apr 2019 KimPullen
Unidentified 28 Mar 2019 jbromilow50

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KimPullen wrote:
   2 Apr 2019
Probably a member of the subgenus Plusiomyia; wing markings are similar to those of Ptilogyna (Plusiomyia) olliffi.

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Phelotis cognata (Long-fringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Mar 2019 by jbromilow50
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Chlenias sp. (genus) (A looper moth) at Mount Ainslie - 6 Mar 2019 by jbromilow50
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Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 5 Mar 2019 by jbromilow50
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Proteuxoa capularis (A Noctuid moth) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
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Ectropis fractaria (Ringed Bark Moth) at Mount Ainslie - 8 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Melanacanthus scutellaris (Small brown bean bug) at Mount Ainslie - 7 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Mount Ainslie - 7 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Mount Ainslie - 6 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Chlorocoma dichloraria (Doubled-fringed or Guenee's Emerald) at Mount Ainslie - 6 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Myrmeleontidae (family) (Unidentified Antlion Lacewing) at Mount Ainslie - 2 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Mount Ainslie - 2 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Rhinotia sparsa (A belid weevil) at Mount Ainslie - 1 Feb 2019 by jbromilow50
Geometridae sp. (family) (Unidentified Geometer moths) at Mount Ainslie - 25 Jan 2019 by jbromilow50
Philobota lysizona (A concealer moth) at Mount Ainslie - 12 Oct 2018 by simonstratford
Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Mount Ainslie - 24 Aug 2018 by jbromilow50
Adelium porcatum (Darkling Beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 22 Aug 2018 by jbromilow50
Promecoderus sp. (genus) (Predaceous ground beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 21 Aug 2018 by jbromilow50
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Mount Ainslie - 1 May 2018 by jbromilow50
Promecoderus sp. (genus) (Predaceous ground beetle) at Mount Ainslie - 13 Apr 2018 by jbromilow50
Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Mount Ainslie - 16 Aug 2017 by PCS - Biosecurity Officer (TO4 Invasive Plants)
Orobanche minor (Lesser Broomrape) at Mount Ainslie - 30 Oct 2016 by petersan
Tiliqua rugosa (Shingleback) at Mount Ainslie - 16 Oct 2016 by Fefifofum

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size (mm)
  • 25 Mar 2019 Recorded on
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