ACT NSW ACT Government :: Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region :: Gearys Gap/Wamboin Landcare Group
Home Insects True flies (Diptera) Robber flies (Asilidae)

Dolopus rubrithorax

Large Brown Robber Fly at Majura, ACT

Dolopus rubrithorax at Majura, ACT - 21 Nov 2017
Request use of media

Identification history

Dolopus rubrithorax 22 Nov 2017 GregD
Asilinae sp. (subfamily) 21 Nov 2017 KimPullen
Unidentified 21 Nov 2017 AlisonMilton

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

User's notes

With prey.

1 comment

KimPullen wrote:
   23 Nov 2017
It's feeding on a scarab beetle of the genus Phyllotocus.

Please Login or Register to comment.

Nearby sightings

Page 1 of 1 - image sightings only 55 4 51

Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Majura, ACT - 28 Sep 2021 by jbromilow50 Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by jbromilow50 Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by jbromilow50 Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Majura, ACT - 14 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50 Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 13 May 2021 by jbromilow50 Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 13 May 2021 by jbromilow50 Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Majura, ACT - 13 May 2021 by jbromilow50 Elodina parthia (Striated Pearl-white) at Majura, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by DPRees125 Lalage tricolor (White-winged Triller) at Majura, ACT - 25 Jan 2021 by jbromilow50 Lalage tricolor (White-winged Triller) at Majura, ACT - 25 Jan 2021 by jbromilow50 Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Majura, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by patrickcox Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Majura, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by patrickcox Grantiella picta (Painted Honeyeater) at Majura, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by ConBoekel Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Majura, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by ConBoekel Grantiella picta (Painted Honeyeater) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by ConBoekel Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton Grantiella picta (Painted Honeyeater) at Majura, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by Liam.m Lepidoptera unclassified ADULT moth at Majura, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by RodDeb Lalage tricolor (White-winged Triller) at Majura, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by RodDeb Grantiella picta (Painted Honeyeater) at Majura, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by RodDeb Cincloramphus mathewsi (Rufous Songlark) at Majura, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by RodDeb Grantiella picta (Painted Honeyeater) at Majura, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by patrickcox Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Majura, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by rawshorty Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Majura, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by jbromilow50 Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Majura, ACT - 12 Sep 2020 by jbromilow50 Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Majura, ACT - 12 Sep 2020 by jbromilow50 Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Majura, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by RodDeb Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by RodDeb Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Majura, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by RodDeb Porismus strigatus (Pied Lacewing) at Majura, ACT - 25 Mar 2020 by jbromilow50 Porismus strigatus (Pied Lacewing) at Majura, ACT - 25 Mar 2020 by jbromilow50 Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 18 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Majura, ACT - 18 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Comocrus behri (Mistletoe Day Moth) at Majura, ACT - 18 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Comocrus behri (Mistletoe Day Moth) at Majura, ACT - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Majura, ACT - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Majura, ACT - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Majura, ACT - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50 Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Majura, ACT - 21 Nov 2017 by Alison Milton Epthianura tricolor (Crimson Chat) at Majura, ACT - 21 Nov 2017 by Alison Milton Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Majura, ACT - 20 Nov 2017 by Alison Milton Dolopus rubrithorax (Large Brown Robber Fly) at Majura, ACT - 20 Nov 2017 by AlisonMilton Epthianura tricolor (Crimson Chat) at Majura, ACT - 20 Nov 2017 by WarrenRowland
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Majura, ACT - 28 Sep 2021 by jbromilow50
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by jbromilow50
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by jbromilow50
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Majura, ACT - 14 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 13 May 2021 by jbromilow50
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 13 May 2021 by jbromilow50
Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Majura, ACT - 13 May 2021 by jbromilow50
Elodina parthia (Striated Pearl-white) at Majura, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by DPRees125
Lalage tricolor (White-winged Triller) at Majura, ACT - 25 Jan 2021 by jbromilow50
Lalage tricolor (White-winged Triller) at Majura, ACT - 25 Jan 2021 by jbromilow50
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Majura, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by patrickcox
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Majura, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by patrickcox
Grantiella picta (Painted Honeyeater) at Majura, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by ConBoekel
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Majura, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by ConBoekel
Grantiella picta (Painted Honeyeater) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by ConBoekel
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Majura, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by AlisonMilton
Grantiella picta (Painted Honeyeater) at Majura, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by Liam.m
Lepidoptera unclassified ADULT moth at Majura, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by RodDeb
Lalage tricolor (White-winged Triller) at Majura, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by RodDeb
Grantiella picta (Painted Honeyeater) at Majura, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by RodDeb
Cincloramphus mathewsi (Rufous Songlark) at Majura, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by RodDeb
Grantiella picta (Painted Honeyeater) at Majura, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by patrickcox
Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Majura, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by rawshorty
Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Majura, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by jbromilow50
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Majura, ACT - 12 Sep 2020 by jbromilow50
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Majura, ACT - 12 Sep 2020 by jbromilow50
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Majura, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Majura, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Porismus strigatus (Pied Lacewing) at Majura, ACT - 25 Mar 2020 by jbromilow50
Porismus strigatus (Pied Lacewing) at Majura, ACT - 25 Mar 2020 by jbromilow50
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 18 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Majura, ACT - 18 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Comocrus behri (Mistletoe Day Moth) at Majura, ACT - 18 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Comocrus behri (Mistletoe Day Moth) at Majura, ACT - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Majura, ACT - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Majura, ACT - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Majura, ACT - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Majura, ACT - 14 Feb 2020 by jbromilow50
Artamus cyanopterus (Dusky Woodswallow) at Majura, ACT - 21 Nov 2017 by Alison Milton
Epthianura tricolor (Crimson Chat) at Majura, ACT - 21 Nov 2017 by Alison Milton
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Majura, ACT - 20 Nov 2017 by Alison Milton
Dolopus rubrithorax (Large Brown Robber Fly) at Majura, ACT - 20 Nov 2017 by AlisonMilton
Epthianura tricolor (Crimson Chat) at Majura, ACT - 20 Nov 2017 by WarrenRowland

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 21 Nov 2017 10:07 AM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by
1,288,400 sightings of 8,043 species in 1,326 locations from 5,233 members
Proudly Australian made, owned and hosted CCA 3.0 | privacy