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Heteropelma scaposum

Two-toned caterpillar parasite wasp at Namadgi National Park

Heteropelma scaposum at Namadgi National Park - 8 Dec 2018
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Identification history

Heteropelma scaposum 24 Aug 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 8 Dec 2018 JudithRoach

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Few buzzing around with their legs dangling down.

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(genus) (A grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2019 by JudithRoach Goniaea carinata (Black kneed gumleaf grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2019 by JudithRoach Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2019 by JudithRoach Calopompilus sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2019 by JudithRoach Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2019 by JudithRoach Austroaeschna pulchra (Forest Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by JohnBundock Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank Austroaeschna multipunctata (Multi-spotted Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Austroaeschna atrata (Mountain Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank Acripeza reticulata (Mountain Katydid) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Eurhynchus scabrior (A eurhynchine weevil) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Austroaeschna atrata (Mountain Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock Persoonia subvelutina at Namadgi National Park - 18 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock Daptolestes limbipennis (A wasp-mimicking robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2018 by JudithRoach Mordella sp. (genus) (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2018 by JudithRoach Daptolestes limbipennis (A wasp-mimicking robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2018 by JudithRoach Taxeotis stereospila (Oval-spot Taxeotis) at Namadgi National Park - 5 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock Tanaostigmodes sp. (genus) (Undescribed) (Bossiaea gall wasp) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine Percassa rugifrons (Mountain Grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine Melitulias graphicata (Mask Carpet) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine Diphucephala sp. (genus) (Green Scarab Beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine Philobota sp. (genus) (Unidentified Philobota genus moths) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Nov 2018 by Christine Dichromodes confluaria (Ceremonial Heath Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Nov 2018 by Christine Antasia flavicapitata (Yellow-headed Heath Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Nov 2018 by JohnBundock Glaucocharis dilatella (A Crambid moth) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Nov 2018 by Christine Chrysolarentia polyxantha (Yellow Carpet Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins Austroaeschna inermis (Whitewater Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins Austroaeschna pulchra (Forest Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins Oreixenica lathoniella (Silver Xenica) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley Cadmus (Cadmus) litigiosus (Leaf beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Feb 2018 by SWishart Cylindromyia sp. (genus) (Bristle fly) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Feb 2018 by SWishart Taxeotis stereospila (Oval-spot Taxeotis) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Feb 2018 by SWishart Acripeza reticulata (Mountain Katydid) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Feb 2018 by SWishart Scopula (genus) (A wave moth) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Feb 2018 by JohnBundock Austroaeschna pulchra (Forest Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Feb 2018 by JohnBundock Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock Ogcodes basalis (A hunch-back fly) at Namadgi National Park - 14 Dec 2017 by JudithRoach Epidesmia hypenaria (Long-nosed Epidesmia) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Chrysolarentia correlata (Yellow Carpet) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Chrysolarentia severata (Finely-lined Carpet) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Notoaeschna sagittata (Southern Riffle Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2017 by JudithRoach Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2017 by JudithRoach Dictyotus caenosus (Brown Shield Bug) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2017 by JudithRoach Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp) at Namadgi National Park - 15 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Austroaeschna atrata (Mountain Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 14 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Cabasa pulchella (Robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 14 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Zosteria sp. (genus) (Common brown robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 14 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Xyloperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Telephlebia brevicauda (Southern Evening Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Namadgi National Park - 9 Dec 2016 by JohnBundock Austrelaps ramsayi (Highlands Copperhead) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins Persoonia subvelutina at Namadgi National Park - 17 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins Austroaeschna inermis (Whitewater Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 16 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins Elateridae sp. (family) (Unidentified click beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 16 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins Anthela nicothoe (Urticating Anthelid moth) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Mar 2015 by JohnBundock
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2021 by Christine
Oreixenica lathoniella (Silver Xenica) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2021 by Christine
Fraus fusca at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2021 by Christine
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Feb 2021 by Christine
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Jan 2021 by HarveyPerkins
Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Namadgi National Park - 26 Dec 2019 by JohnBundock
Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Namadgi National Park - 26 Dec 2019 by JohnBundock
Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Namadgi National Park - 26 Dec 2019 by JohnBundock
Oreixenica lathoniella (Silver Xenica) at Namadgi National Park - 9 Mar 2019 by SWishart
Jotus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Jotus Jumping Spider) at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2019 by JudithRoach
Praxibulus sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2019 by JudithRoach
Goniaea carinata (Black kneed gumleaf grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2019 by JudithRoach
Mutillidae sp. (family) (Unidentified 'velvet ant') at Namadgi National Park - 21 Feb 2019 by JudithRoach
Calopompilus sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2019 by JudithRoach
Melobasis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melobasis jewel Beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 20 Feb 2019 by JudithRoach
Austroaeschna pulchra (Forest Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 24 Jan 2019 by JohnBundock
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Austroaeschna multipunctata (Multi-spotted Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Austroaeschna atrata (Mountain Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Acripeza reticulata (Mountain Katydid) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Eurhynchus scabrior (A eurhynchine weevil) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Austroaeschna atrata (Mountain Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Persoonia subvelutina at Namadgi National Park - 18 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Daptolestes limbipennis (A wasp-mimicking robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2018 by JudithRoach
Mordella sp. (genus) (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2018 by JudithRoach
Daptolestes limbipennis (A wasp-mimicking robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2018 by JudithRoach
Taxeotis stereospila (Oval-spot Taxeotis) at Namadgi National Park - 5 Dec 2018 by JohnBundock
Tanaostigmodes sp. (genus) (Undescribed) (Bossiaea gall wasp) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine
Percassa rugifrons (Mountain Grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine
Melitulias graphicata (Mask Carpet) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine
Diphucephala sp. (genus) (Green Scarab Beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine
Philobota sp. (genus) (Unidentified Philobota genus moths) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine
Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii (Woodland Tussock-skink) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Namadgi National Park - 19 Nov 2018 by Christine
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Nov 2018 by Christine
Dichromodes confluaria (Ceremonial Heath Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Nov 2018 by Christine
Antasia flavicapitata (Yellow-headed Heath Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Nov 2018 by JohnBundock
Glaucocharis dilatella (A Crambid moth) at Namadgi National Park - 18 Nov 2018 by Christine
Chrysolarentia polyxantha (Yellow Carpet Moth) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Austroaeschna inermis (Whitewater Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Austroaeschna pulchra (Forest Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Oreixenica lathoniella (Silver Xenica) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Geitoneura klugii (Marbled Xenica) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Cadmus (Cadmus) litigiosus (Leaf beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Feb 2018 by SWishart
Cylindromyia sp. (genus) (Bristle fly) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Feb 2018 by SWishart
Taxeotis stereospila (Oval-spot Taxeotis) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Feb 2018 by SWishart
Acripeza reticulata (Mountain Katydid) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Feb 2018 by SWishart
Scopula (genus) (A wave moth) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Feb 2018 by JohnBundock
Austroaeschna pulchra (Forest Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 4 Feb 2018 by JohnBundock
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Namadgi National Park - 10 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock
Ogcodes basalis (A hunch-back fly) at Namadgi National Park - 14 Dec 2017 by JudithRoach
Epidesmia hypenaria (Long-nosed Epidesmia) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Chrysolarentia correlata (Yellow Carpet) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Chrysolarentia severata (Finely-lined Carpet) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Notoaeschna sagittata (Southern Riffle Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2017 by JudithRoach
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2017 by JudithRoach
Dictyotus caenosus (Brown Shield Bug) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Dec 2017 by JudithRoach
Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp) at Namadgi National Park - 15 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Austroaeschna atrata (Mountain Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 14 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Cabasa pulchella (Robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 14 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Zosteria sp. (genus) (Common brown robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 14 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Xyloperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Psychidae sp. (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Telephlebia brevicauda (Southern Evening Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 7 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Dianella tasmanica (Tasman Flax Lily) at Namadgi National Park - 9 Dec 2016 by JohnBundock
Austrelaps ramsayi (Highlands Copperhead) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Gastrimargus musicus (Yellow-winged Locust or Grasshopper) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Namadgi National Park - 17 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Persoonia subvelutina at Namadgi National Park - 17 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Austroaeschna inermis (Whitewater Darner) at Namadgi National Park - 16 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Elateridae sp. (family) (Unidentified click beetle) at Namadgi National Park - 16 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Anthela nicothoe (Urticating Anthelid moth) at Namadgi National Park - 22 Mar 2015 by JohnBundock

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 8 Dec 2018 10:01 AM Recorded on
  • JudithRoach Recorded by
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