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Home Insects Bees (Hymenoptera, Apiformes)

Xylocopa aeratus

Metallic Green Carpenter Bee at Acton, ACT

Xylocopa aeratus at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2018
Xylocopa aeratus at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2018
Xylocopa aeratus at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2018
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Identification history

Xylocopa aeratus 2 May 2018 michael.batley
Xylocopa aeratus 2 May 2018 TimL

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Sighted at the Australian National Botanic Gardens Section 104 on an Acronychia imperforata

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mycenoid at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2021 by TimL Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL Hypholoma sp. at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2021 by TimL Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by TimL Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by Roger Curculionidae (family) (Unidentified weevil) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by TimL Ceroplastes rubens (Pink Wax Scale or Red Wax Scale) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL Ceroplastes rubens (Pink Wax Scale or Red Wax Scale) at Acton, ACT - 21 May 2021 by TimL Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston Hygrocybe sp. ‘red’ (A Waxcap) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by TimL Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2021 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2021 by AlisonMilton Kuranda notata (Derbid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by TimL Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by Roger Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by Roger Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by TimL Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL Lycoperdon perlatum at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by AndyRussell Lycoperdon perlatum at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by Roger Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL Deliochus sp. (genus) (A leaf curling spider) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL Diplopoda sp. (class) (Unidentified millipede) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Roger Lycoperdon perlatum at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Heino1 Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Roger Paronellidae sp. (family) (Paronellid springtail) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by Roger Nerthra sp. (genus) (Toad Bug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by Roger Arion intermedius (Hedgehog Slug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 22 Mar 2021 by TimL Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Austrorhytida capillacea (Common Southern Carnivorous Snail) at Acton, ACT - 17 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Lepidoptera sp. unclassified ADULT moth (Lepidoptera sp. unclassified ADULT moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Ethmia clytodoxa (An Ethmiid moth family: (Ethmiidae)) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by Roger Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Arion intermedius (Hedgehog Slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA Stenolysmus extraneus (Lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by WHall Dispar compacta (Barred skipper) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock Camponotus sp. (genus) (A sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by MReevesii00milktea Zaclava sp. (genus) (Zaclava bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by Roger Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by Roger Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by Roger Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum (Australictus) peraustrale (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by PeterA Lasioglossum (Australictus) tertium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by PeterA Oligochaeta sp. (class) (Unidentified earthworm) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Ned_Johnston Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by Roger Stomorhina discolor (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Roger Syagrius intrudens (Fern weevil) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Roger Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by Roger Rhagigaster ephippiger (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger Scoliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Hairy Flower Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger Homalictus sp. (genus) (Native bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger Trichophthalma sp. (genus) (Tangle-vein fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger Chetogaster violacea/viridis (complex) (Bristle Fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger Sericophorus sp. (genus) (Sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by TimL Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by PeterA Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by TimL Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by TimL Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Appias paulina (Yellow albatross) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
mycenoid at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2021 by TimL
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL
Hypholoma sp. at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2021 by TimL
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by TimL
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by Roger
Curculionidae (family) (Unidentified weevil) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by TimL
Ceroplastes rubens (Pink Wax Scale or Red Wax Scale) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL
Ceroplastes rubens (Pink Wax Scale or Red Wax Scale) at Acton, ACT - 21 May 2021 by TimL
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Hygrocybe sp. ‘red’ (A Waxcap) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by TimL
Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2021 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2021 by AlisonMilton
Kuranda notata (Derbid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by TimL
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by Roger
Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by Roger
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by TimL
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL
Lycoperdon perlatum at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by AndyRussell
Lycoperdon perlatum at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by Roger
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL
Deliochus sp. (genus) (A leaf curling spider) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Diplopoda sp. (class) (Unidentified millipede) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Roger
Lycoperdon perlatum at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Heino1
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Roger
Paronellidae sp. (family) (Paronellid springtail) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by Roger
Nerthra sp. (genus) (Toad Bug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by Roger
Arion intermedius (Hedgehog Slug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL
Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 22 Mar 2021 by TimL
Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Austrorhytida capillacea (Common Southern Carnivorous Snail) at Acton, ACT - 17 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Lepidoptera sp. unclassified ADULT moth (Lepidoptera sp. unclassified ADULT moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ethmia clytodoxa (An Ethmiid moth family: (Ethmiidae)) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by Roger
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Arion intermedius (Hedgehog Slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA
Stenolysmus extraneus (Lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL
Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by WHall
Dispar compacta (Barred skipper) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Camponotus sp. (genus) (A sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by MReevesii00milktea
Zaclava sp. (genus) (Zaclava bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by Roger
Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by Roger
Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by Roger
Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL
Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Australictus) peraustrale (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Australictus) tertium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by PeterA
Oligochaeta sp. (class) (Unidentified earthworm) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL
Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by Roger
Stomorhina discolor (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Roger
Syagrius intrudens (Fern weevil) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Roger
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by Roger
Rhagigaster ephippiger (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Scoliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Hairy Flower Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Homalictus sp. (genus) (Native bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Trichophthalma sp. (genus) (Tangle-vein fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Chetogaster violacea/viridis (complex) (Bristle Fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Sericophorus sp. (genus) (Sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by TimL
Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by PeterA
Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by TimL
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by TimL
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Appias paulina (Yellow albatross) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 28 Apr 2018 01:16 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by
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