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Tachinidae sp. (Family)

Unidentified Bristle fly at Theodore, ACT

Tachinidae sp. (Family) at Theodore, ACT - 19 Oct 2017
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Identification history

Tachinidae sp. (Family) 20 Nov 2017 KimPullen
Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) 19 Nov 2017 JanetRussell

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3 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   21 Nov 2017
Janet - family (Tachinidae) is, I think, correct, but not a Rutilia, which are much broader in the abdomen.
   21 Nov 2017
Yes, I did wonder whether the wings were making the body look thinner - also the 'tail'. Can we only go to Tachinidae?
KimPullen wrote:
   21 Nov 2017
Yes I think so - at least until an expert has a look at it.

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Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Theodore, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by michaelb
Grevillea rosmarinifolia subsp. rosmarinifolia (Rosemary Grevillea) at Theodore, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by michaelb
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Theodore, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by michaelb
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn Heath) at Theodore, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by michaelb
Grevillea rosmarinifolia subsp. rosmarinifolia (Rosemary Grevillea) at Theodore, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by AnneG1
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Pompilidae (family) (Unidentified Spider wasp) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Dichocrocis clytusalis (Kurrajong Leaf-tier) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Microdontinae (subfamily) (Hover fly) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Mythimna convecta (Common Armyworm) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Scopula optivata (Varied Wave) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Cermatulus nasalis (Predatory shield bug, Glossy shield bug) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Apiomorpha sp. (genus) (A gall forming scale) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by Rosie
Tasmanicosa godeffroyi (Garden Wolf Spider) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Dichocrocis clytusalis (Kurrajong Leaf-tier) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by Rosie
Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Apiomorpha sp. (genus) (A gall forming scale) at Theodore, ACT - 28 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Theodore, ACT - 11 Jul 2020 by KMcCue
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Theodore, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by JohnBundock
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Theodore, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by JohnBundock
Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-Trefoil) at Theodore, ACT - 18 Mar 2020 by Owen
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Theodore, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by Owen
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Theodore, ACT - 17 Mar 2020 by Owen
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Chocolate Lily) at Theodore, ACT - 16 Mar 2020 by Owen
Zornia dyctiocarpa var. dyctiocarpa (Zornia) at Theodore, ACT - 15 Mar 2020 by Owen
Zornia dyctiocarpa var. dyctiocarpa (Zornia) at Theodore, ACT - 15 Mar 2020 by Owen
Chrysonoma fascialis (A concealer moth) at Theodore, ACT - 15 Mar 2020 by Owen
Digitaria brownii (Cotton Panic Grass) at Theodore, ACT - 27 Feb 2019 by michaelb
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Theodore, ACT - 10 Sep 2018 by Owen
Grevillea sp. (Grevillea) at Theodore, ACT - 30 May 2018 by VeraKurz
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Theodore, ACT - 19 Oct 2017 by michaelb
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Theodore, ACT - 19 Oct 2017 by michaelb
Rytidosperma carphoides (Short Wallaby Grass) at Theodore, ACT - 19 Oct 2017 by michaelb
Perunga ochracea (Perunga grasshopper, Cross-dressing Grasshopper) at Theodore, ACT - 19 Oct 2017 by michaelb
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Theodore, ACT - 19 Oct 2017 by JanetRussell
Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Theodore, ACT - 19 Oct 2017 by michaelb
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Theodore, ACT - 19 Oct 2017 by michaelb
Centaurium sp. (Centaury) at Theodore, ACT - 19 Oct 2017 by JanetRussell
Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at Theodore, ACT - 22 Apr 2017 by AndyRussell
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Theodore, ACT - 22 Apr 2017 by JanetRussell
Fimbristylis dichotoma (A Sedge) at Theodore, ACT - 22 Apr 2017 by JanetRussell
Apina callisto (Pasture Day Moth) at Theodore, ACT - 22 Apr 2017 by JanetRussell
Rytidosperma pallidum (Red-anther Wallaby Grass) at Theodore, ACT - 2 Apr 2016 by michaelb
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Theodore, ACT - 2 Apr 2016 by michaelb
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Theodore, ACT - 2 Apr 2016 by michaelb
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Theodore, ACT - 2 Apr 2016 by michaelb
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Theodore, ACT - 2 Apr 2016 by michaelb
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Theodore, ACT - 1 Apr 2016 by michaelb
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Theodore, ACT - 17 Feb 2007 by michaelb
Rytidosperma carphoides (Short Wallaby Grass) at Theodore, ACT - 1 Dec 2000 by michaelb
Monotoca scoparia (Broom Heath) at Theodore, ACT - 1 Dec 2000 by michaelb
Rytidosperma caespitosum (Ringed Wallaby Grass) at Theodore, ACT - 2 Nov 2000 by michaelb

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 19 Oct 2017 03:00 PM Recorded on
  • JanetRussell Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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