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Melangyna viridiceps

Hover fly at Watson, ACT

Melangyna viridiceps at Watson, ACT - 17 Aug 2019
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Identification history

Melangyna viridiceps 19 Aug 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Melangyna viridiceps 18 Aug 2019 michaelb
Unidentified 18 Aug 2019 kdm

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A robber fly of some sort I think?

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Pyracantha fortuneana (Firethorn) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by abread111 Pyracantha fortuneana (Firethorn) at Watson, ACT - 9 May 2022 by abread111 Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Watson, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by abread111 Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Watson, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by abread111 Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111 Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111 Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111 Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111 Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111 Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-Trefoil) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud Solenogyne dominii (Smooth Solenogyne) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud Zornia dyctiocarpa var. dyctiocarpa (Zornia) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Watson, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by WalterEgo Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Watson, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by waltraud Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by waltraud Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Watson, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by Kassandra21 Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Watson, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by MAX Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Watson, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by waltraud Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Watson, ACT - 16 Oct 2021 by MAX Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 7 Jun 2021 by WalterEgo Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 10 May 2021 by abread111 Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 18 Jun 2020 by JaneR zz bolete at Watson, ACT - 2 Apr 2020 by JaneR Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Watson, ACT - 16 Aug 2019 by kdm Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Watson, ACT - 10 Jul 2019 by kdm Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Watson, ACT - 10 Jul 2019 by kdm Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2016 by petersan Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 30 Nov 2015 by MAX Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 26 Nov 2015 by MAX Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 22 Nov 2015 by MAX Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Watson, ACT - 21 Nov 2015 by MAX Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 4 Mar 2014 by AaronClausen
Pyracantha fortuneana (Firethorn) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by abread111
Pyracantha fortuneana (Firethorn) at Watson, ACT - 9 May 2022 by abread111
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Watson, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by abread111
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Watson, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by abread111
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111
Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111
Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) at Watson, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by abread111
Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-Trefoil) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Solenogyne dominii (Smooth Solenogyne) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Zornia dyctiocarpa var. dyctiocarpa (Zornia) at Watson, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Watson, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by WalterEgo
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Watson, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Cullen tenax (Tough scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by waltraud
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Watson, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by Kassandra21
Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Watson, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by MAX
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Watson, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by waltraud
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Watson, ACT - 16 Oct 2021 by MAX
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 7 Jun 2021 by WalterEgo
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 10 May 2021 by abread111
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 18 Jun 2020 by JaneR
zz bolete at Watson, ACT - 2 Apr 2020 by JaneR
Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Watson, ACT - 16 Aug 2019 by kdm
Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Watson, ACT - 10 Jul 2019 by kdm
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Watson, ACT - 10 Jul 2019 by kdm
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2016 by petersan
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 30 Nov 2015 by MAX
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 26 Nov 2015 by MAX
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 22 Nov 2015 by MAX
Goodenia hederacea subsp. hederacea (Ivy Goodenia, Forest Goodenia) at Watson, ACT - 21 Nov 2015 by MAX
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 4 Mar 2014 by AaronClausen

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 17 Aug 2019 12:00 AM Recorded on
  • kdm Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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