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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Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 8 Apr 2024 by waltraud
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 8 Apr 2024 by waltraud
Acacia baileyana (Cootamundra Wattle, Golden Mimosa) at Watson, ACT - 18 Mar 2024 by abread111
Eucalyptus dives (Broad-leaved Peppermint) at Mount Majura - 18 Mar 2024 by abread111
Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Watson, ACT - 18 Mar 2024 by abread111
Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Mount Majura - 13 Mar 2024 by waltraud
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 13 Mar 2024 by waltraud
Solanum nigrum (Black Nightshade) at Mount Majura - 13 Mar 2024 by waltraud
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 13 Mar 2024 by waltraud
Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Watson, ACT - 13 Mar 2024 by waltraud
Solanum nigrum (Black Nightshade) at Watson, ACT - 13 Mar 2024 by waltraud
Lactuca serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Mount Majura - 13 Mar 2024 by waltraud
Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Mount Majura - 26 Feb 2024 by waltraud
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Mount Majura - 26 Feb 2024 by waltraud
Poa sieberiana (Poa Tussock) at Mount Majura - 26 Feb 2024 by waltraud
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Watson, ACT - 26 Feb 2024 by waltraud
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Mount Majura - 26 Feb 2024 by waltraud
Dianella sp. aff. longifolia (Benambra) (Pale Flax Lily, Blue Flax Lily) at Mount Majura - 26 Feb 2024 by waltraud
Acacia baileyana x Acacia dealbata (Cootamundra Wattle x Silver Wattle (Hybrid)) at Mount Majura - 25 Feb 2024 by abread111
Miridae (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Mount Majura - 12 Feb 2024 by abread111
Chaetophyes compacta (Tube spittlebug) at Mount Majura - 12 Feb 2024 by abread111
Eragrostis brownii (Common Love Grass) at Mount Majura - 12 Feb 2024 by abread111
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Mount Majura - 12 Feb 2024 by abread111
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Mount Majura - 11 Feb 2024 by abread111
Haloragis heterophylla (Variable Raspwort) at Mount Majura - 11 Feb 2024 by abread111
Hydrocotyle laxiflora (Stinking Pennywort) at Mount Majura - 11 Feb 2024 by abread111
Viburnum tinus (Laurustinus) at Mount Majura - 11 Feb 2024 by abread111
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Mount Majura - 11 Feb 2024 by abread111
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Mount Majura - 11 Feb 2024 by abread111
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Watson, ACT - 11 Feb 2024 by abread111
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Mount Majura - 11 Jan 2024 by waltraud
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Watson, ACT - 18 Dec 2023 by abread111
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Mount Majura - 27 Nov 2023 by abread111
Lepidoptera unclassified IMMATURE moth at Mount Majura - 27 Nov 2023 by abread111
Prunus sp. (A Plum) at Mount Majura - 26 Nov 2023 by MAX
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Mount Majura - 26 Nov 2023 by abread111
Lavandula stoechas (Spanish Lavender or Topped Lavender) at Watson, ACT - 20 Nov 2023 by abread111
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 10 Oct 2023 by waltraud
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 10 Oct 2023 by waltraud
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 18 Sep 2023 by waltraud
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 18 Sep 2023 by waltraud
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 18 Sep 2023 by waltraud
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Watson, ACT - 18 Sep 2023 by abread111
Galium aparine (Goosegrass, Cleavers) at Watson, ACT - 18 Sep 2023 by abread111
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Watson, ACT - 11 Sep 2023 by RodDeb
Lycium ferocissimum (African Boxthorn) at Watson, ACT - 8 Sep 2023 by waltraud
Nassella trichotoma (Serrated Tussock) at Watson, ACT - 8 Sep 2023 by waltraud
Teloschistes sp. (genus) (A lichen) at Watson, ACT - 18 Jul 2023 by Evie
Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Watson, ACT - 3 Jul 2023 by waltraud
Urtica urens (Small Nettle) at Watson, ACT - 3 Jul 2023 by waltraud
Cirsium vulgare (Spear Thistle) at Watson, ACT - 3 Jul 2023 by waltraud
Acacia baileyana x Acacia dealbata (Cootamundra Wattle x Silver Wattle (Hybrid)) at Watson, ACT - 28 May 2023 by abread111
Symonicoccus australis (Grass Coccid) at Watson, ACT - 27 Mar 2023 by abread111
Cullen microcephalum (Dusky Scurf-pea) at Watson, ACT - 2 Jan 2023 by abread111
Leucochrysum albicans (Hoary Sunray) at Watson, ACT - 2 Jan 2023 by abread111
Leptorhynchos squamatus subsp. squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Watson, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by abread111
Grona varians (Slender Tick-Trefoil) at Watson, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by abread111
Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Watson, ACT - 13 Oct 2022 by JaneR
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Watson, ACT - 19 Sep 2022 by waltraud
Acacia ulicifolia (Prickly Moses) at Watson, ACT - 19 Sep 2022 by Steve_Bok
Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Watson, ACT - 7 Sep 2022 by waltraud
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Watson, ACT - 8 Aug 2022 by Steve_Bok
Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Watson, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by abread111
Cyperus eragrostis (Umbrella Sedge) at Watson, ACT - 30 May 2022 by abread111
Pteridium esculentum (Bracken) at Watson, ACT - 27 May 2022 by waltraud
Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Watson, ACT - 24 May 2022 by waltraud
Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Watson, ACT - 23 May 2022 by abread111
Pyracantha fortuneana (Firethorn) at Watson, ACT - 16 May 2022 by abread111
Pyracantha fortuneana (Firethorn) at Watson, ACT - 9 May 2022 by abread111
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Watson, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by abread111
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Watson, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by Kassandra21
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
Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Watson, ACT - 16 Aug 2019 by kdm
Daphoenositta chrysoptera (Varied Sittella) at Watson, ACT - 10 Jul 2019 by kdm
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Watson, ACT - 14 Jan 2016 by petersan
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky Everlasting) at Watson, ACT - 26 Nov 2015 by MAX
Styphelia triflora (Five-corners) at Watson, ACT - 4 Mar 2014 by AaronClausen

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 17 Aug 2019 12:00 AM Recorded on
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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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