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Papilio aegeus

Orchard Swallowtail at Acton, ACT

Papilio aegeus at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2019
Papilio aegeus at Acton, ACT - 12 Mar 2019
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Papilio aegeus 14 Mar 2019 SuziBond
Papilio aegeus 13 Mar 2019 RodDeb

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Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by TimL Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Acton, ACT - 24 May 2021 by KMcCue Hypopterygium sp. at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Mycena sp. at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2021 by regeraghty Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by dimageau Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by Tammy Kuranda notata (Derbid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by TimL Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by JanetRussell Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by dimageau Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by Roger Arbanitis sp. (genus) (A spiny trapdoor spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Roger Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Megachile (Rhodomegachile) deani at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Torymidae (family) (Torymid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Lipotriches flavoviridis species group at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by PeterA Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by TimL Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JanetRussell Amata (genus) (Handmaiden) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JanetRussell Arkys alticephalus (High-headed Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Roger Rhabdoblatta sp. (genus) (Giant Forest Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by MReevesii00milktea Hedera helix (Ivy) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50 Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Dispar compacta (Barred skipper) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Dispar compacta (Barred skipper) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by TimL Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by Jubeyjubes Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Hylaeus (Euprosopis) elegans (Harlequin Bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua (A flower-feeding march fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall Cystopelta Sp. (Genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2021 by Tim L Heteropelma scaposum (Two-toned caterpillar parasite wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffybum) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by Roger Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by Roger Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 15 Jan 2021 by tpreston Thomisus spectabilis (Spectacular Crab Spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by Roger Epidesmia chilonaria (Triangular Geometrid Moth) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by Ned_Johnston Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Acton, ACT - 13 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Argonemertes hillii (Hill's nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by WHall Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Long-legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by WHall Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by Tim L Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by Roger Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL Mordella dumbrelli (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by Alison Milton Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled Spider) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by TimL Thynninae sp. (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by Roger Argiope protensa (Long-tailed Argiope) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by Roger Sidymella sp. (genus) (A crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by Roger Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffybum) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by Roger Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2020 by rawshorty Opisthoncus sexmaculatus (Six-marked jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by Roger Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at Acton, ACT - 1 Dec 2020 by HelenCross Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by TimL
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Acton, ACT - 24 May 2021 by KMcCue
Hypopterygium sp. at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Mycena sp. at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2021 by regeraghty
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by dimageau
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by Tammy
Kuranda notata (Derbid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by TimL
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by JanetRussell
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by dimageau
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by Roger
Arbanitis sp. (genus) (A spiny trapdoor spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Roger
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Megachile (Rhodomegachile) deani at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Torymidae (family) (Torymid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Lipotriches flavoviridis species group at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by PeterA
Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by TimL
Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JanetRussell
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JanetRussell
Arkys alticephalus (High-headed Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Roger
Rhabdoblatta sp. (genus) (Giant Forest Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by MReevesii00milktea
Hedera helix (Ivy) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord
Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by jbromilow50
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Intellagama lesueurii (Eastern Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Dispar compacta (Barred skipper) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Dispar compacta (Barred skipper) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by TimL
Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by Jubeyjubes
Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Hylaeus (Euprosopis) elegans (Harlequin Bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua (A flower-feeding march fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall
Cystopelta Sp. (Genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2021 by Tim L
Heteropelma scaposum (Two-toned caterpillar parasite wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffybum) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by Roger
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by Roger
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 15 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Thomisus spectabilis (Spectacular Crab Spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by Roger
Epidesmia chilonaria (Triangular Geometrid Moth) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Acton, ACT - 13 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Argonemertes hillii (Hill's nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL
Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by WHall
Dolichopodidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Long-legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by WHall
Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2021 by Tim L
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by Roger
Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL
Mordella dumbrelli (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by Alison Milton
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled Spider) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by TimL
Thynninae sp. (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by Roger
Argiope protensa (Long-tailed Argiope) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by Roger
Sidymella sp. (genus) (A crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by Roger
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffybum) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by Roger
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2020 by rawshorty
Opisthoncus sexmaculatus (Six-marked jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by Roger
Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall
Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall
Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall
Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by WHall
Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at Acton, ACT - 1 Dec 2020 by HelenCross
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 8 Abundance
  • 12 Mar 2019 02:54 PM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

Additional information

  • Thistle flower Associated plant
  • Male Gender

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