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Blepharotes splendidissimus

Giant Blue Robber Fly at Wombeyan Caves, NSW

Blepharotes splendidissimus at Wombeyan Caves, NSW - 31 Dec 2018
Blepharotes splendidissimus at Wombeyan Caves, NSW - 31 Dec 2018
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Identification history

Blepharotes splendidissimus 2 Jan 2019 RogerF
Blepharotes splendidissimus 2 Jan 2019 Laserchemisty

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User's notes

Not sure of the ID. I thought it was a cicada when I approached it, that was a surprise.

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Talaurinus kirbii (Ground weevil) at Wombeyan Caves, NSW - 1 Jan 2019 by JudithRoach Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at Wombeyan Caves, NSW - 31 Dec 2018 by Laserchemisty Jotus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Jotus Jumping Spider) at Wombeyan Caves, NSW - 31 Dec 2018 by Laserchemisty
Talaurinus kirbii (Ground weevil) at Wombeyan Caves, NSW - 1 Jan 2019 by JudithRoach
Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at Wombeyan Caves, NSW - 31 Dec 2018 by Laserchemisty
Jotus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Jotus Jumping Spider) at Wombeyan Caves, NSW - 31 Dec 2018 by Laserchemisty

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 31 Dec 2018 01:14 PM Recorded on
  • Laserchemisty Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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