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Stephanidae (family)

Stephanid wasp at Aranda, ACT

Stephanidae (family) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Dec 2018
Stephanidae (family) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Dec 2018
Stephanidae (family) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Dec 2018
Stephanidae (family) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Dec 2018
Stephanidae (family) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Dec 2018
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Identification history

Stephanidae (family) 27 Dec 2018 KimPullen
Unidentified 26 Dec 2018 CathB

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Podomyrma gratiosa (Muscleman tree ant) at Aranda, ACT - 16 May 2023 by CathB Cotoneaster glaucophyllus (Cotoneaster) at Aranda, ACT - 7 May 2023 by lbradley Cotoneaster glaucophyllus (Cotoneaster) at Aranda, ACT - 7 May 2023 by lbradley Hecatesia fenestrata (Common Whistling Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by CathB Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by CathB Habronestes bradleyi (Bradley's Ant-Eating Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by CathB Tyrtaeosus sp. (genus) (Weevil) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by CathB Acacia parramattensis (Wattle) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Jan 2023 by lbradley Vittadinia gracilis (New Holland Daisy) at Aranda, ACT - 17 Dec 2022 by lbradley Calotis lappulacea (Yellow Burr Daisy) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Dec 2022 by lbradley Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Oct 2022 by lbradley Omphacomeria acerba (Leafless Sour-bush) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Oct 2022 by lbradley Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Sep 2022 by lbradley Rumex acetosella (Sheep Sorrel) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Sep 2022 by lbradley Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Aranda, ACT - 31 Aug 2022 by lbradley Breutelia affinis (Moss) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Aug 2022 by CathB Tayloria octoblepharum (Moss) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Aug 2022 by CathB Nitidulidae sp. (family) (Sap beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Aug 2022 by CathB Tachyporinae (subfamily) (Crab-like Rove Beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Aug 2022 by CathB Clubionidae (family) (Sac Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Aug 2022 by CathB Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 8 May 2022 by CathB Nicodamus peregrinus (Common Red and black spider) at Aranda, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by CathB Myrmarachne luctuosa (Polyrachis Ant Mimic Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by CathB Opisthoncus sexmaculatus (Six-marked jumping spider) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by CathB Acari (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by CathB Neoaratus hercules (Herculean Robber Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by CathB Geoglossum (Earth tongue) at Aranda, ACT - 27 Aug 2021 by MattFox Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Aug 2021 by MattFox Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Apr 2021 by CathB Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Jan 2021 by CathB Acacia parramattensis (Wattle) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Jan 2021 by tpreston Rhyparida halticoides (Leaf beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by CathB Ptinus sp. (genus) (Ptinid beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by CathB Nuliodon fishburni (Fishburn's Prowling Coastal Hunter) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by CathB Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Aranda, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by KMcCue Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Aranda, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by CathB Echinopogon sp. (Hedgehog Grass) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by CathB Melyridae sp. (family) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by CathB Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by MattFox Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by CathB Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by CathB Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta (Tall Bluebell) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes Luzula sp. (Woodrush) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes Lomandra filiformis (Wattle Mat-rush) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes Acacia baileyana x Acacia dealbata (Cootamundra Wattle x Silver Wattle (Hybrid)) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Aug 2020 by dwise Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Apr 2020 by annamacdonald Clynotis severus (Stern Jumping Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 17 Jan 2020 by CathB Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Apr 2019 by CathB Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Apr 2019 by CathB Formicidae (family) (Unidentified ant) at Aranda, ACT - 26 Jan 2019 by CathB Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Aranda, ACT - 26 Dec 2018 by CathB Stephanidae (family) (Stephanid wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 26 Dec 2018 by CathB Monotoca scoparia (Broom Heath) at Aranda, ACT - 28 May 2018 by CathB Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Mar 2018 by CathB Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Nov 2017 by jaf Pyronema sp. (A fire fungus) at Aranda, ACT - 2 May 2017 by CathB Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Apr 2017 by CathB Grevillea sp. (Grevillea) at Aranda, ACT - 1 Sep 2016 by CathB Asterella drummondii (A thallose liverwort) at Aranda, ACT - 1 Sep 2016 by CathB Omphacomeria acerba (Leafless Sour-bush) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Aug 2016 by CathB Persoonia rigida (Hairy Geebung) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Aug 2016 by CathB Billardiera heterophylla (Western Australian Bluebell Creeper) at Aranda, ACT - 18 May 2016 by CathB Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Aranda, ACT - 3 May 2015 by CathB
Podomyrma gratiosa (Muscleman tree ant) at Aranda, ACT - 16 May 2023 by CathB
Cotoneaster glaucophyllus (Cotoneaster) at Aranda, ACT - 7 May 2023 by lbradley
Cotoneaster glaucophyllus (Cotoneaster) at Aranda, ACT - 7 May 2023 by lbradley
Hecatesia fenestrata (Common Whistling Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by CathB
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by CathB
Habronestes bradleyi (Bradley's Ant-Eating Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by CathB
Tyrtaeosus sp. (genus) (Weevil) at Aranda, ACT - 30 Mar 2023 by CathB
Acacia parramattensis (Wattle) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Jan 2023 by lbradley
Vittadinia gracilis (New Holland Daisy) at Aranda, ACT - 17 Dec 2022 by lbradley
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow Burr Daisy) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Dec 2022 by lbradley
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Oct 2022 by lbradley
Omphacomeria acerba (Leafless Sour-bush) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Oct 2022 by lbradley
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Sep 2022 by lbradley
Rumex acetosella (Sheep Sorrel) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Sep 2022 by lbradley
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Aranda, ACT - 31 Aug 2022 by lbradley
Breutelia affinis (Moss) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Aug 2022 by CathB
Tayloria octoblepharum (Moss) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Aug 2022 by CathB
Nitidulidae sp. (family) (Sap beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Aug 2022 by CathB
Tachyporinae (subfamily) (Crab-like Rove Beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Aug 2022 by CathB
Clubionidae (family) (Sac Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Aug 2022 by CathB
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 8 May 2022 by CathB
Nicodamus peregrinus (Common Red and black spider) at Aranda, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by CathB
Myrmarachne luctuosa (Polyrachis Ant Mimic Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by CathB
Opisthoncus sexmaculatus (Six-marked jumping spider) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by CathB
Acari (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by CathB
Neoaratus hercules (Herculean Robber Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by CathB
Geoglossum (Earth tongue) at Aranda, ACT - 27 Aug 2021 by MattFox
Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Aug 2021 by MattFox
Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Apr 2021 by CathB
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Jan 2021 by CathB
Acacia parramattensis (Wattle) at Aranda, ACT - 13 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Rhyparida halticoides (Leaf beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by CathB
Ptinus sp. (genus) (Ptinid beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by CathB
Nuliodon fishburni (Fishburn's Prowling Coastal Hunter) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by CathB
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Aranda, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by KMcCue
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Aranda, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by CathB
Echinopogon sp. (Hedgehog Grass) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by CathB
Melyridae sp. (family) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by CathB
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by CathB
Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by CathB
Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes
Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta (Tall Bluebell) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes
Luzula sp. (Woodrush) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes
Lomandra filiformis (Wattle Mat-rush) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes
Poranthera microphylla (Small Poranthera) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Aranda, ACT - 5 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes
Acacia baileyana x Acacia dealbata (Cootamundra Wattle x Silver Wattle (Hybrid)) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Aug 2020 by dwise
Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Apr 2020 by annamacdonald
Clynotis severus (Stern Jumping Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 17 Jan 2020 by CathB
Camponotus claripes (Pale-legged sugar ant) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Apr 2019 by CathB
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Apr 2019 by CathB
Formicidae (family) (Unidentified ant) at Aranda, ACT - 26 Jan 2019 by CathB
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Aranda, ACT - 26 Dec 2018 by CathB
Stephanidae (family) (Stephanid wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 26 Dec 2018 by CathB
Monotoca scoparia (Broom Heath) at Aranda, ACT - 28 May 2018 by CathB
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Aranda, ACT - 16 Mar 2018 by CathB
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Nov 2017 by jaf
Pyronema sp. (A fire fungus) at Aranda, ACT - 2 May 2017 by CathB
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Apr 2017 by CathB
Grevillea sp. (Grevillea) at Aranda, ACT - 1 Sep 2016 by CathB
Asterella drummondii (A thallose liverwort) at Aranda, ACT - 1 Sep 2016 by CathB
Omphacomeria acerba (Leafless Sour-bush) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Aug 2016 by CathB
Persoonia rigida (Hairy Geebung) at Aranda, ACT - 29 Aug 2016 by CathB
Billardiera heterophylla (Western Australian Bluebell Creeper) at Aranda, ACT - 18 May 2016 by CathB
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Aranda, ACT - 3 May 2015 by CathB

Location information

Species information

  • Stephanidae (family) Scientific name
  • Stephanid wasp Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 22 Dec 2018 11:39 AM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • Stringybark trunk Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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