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Apis mellifera

European honey bee at Hughes, ACT

Apis mellifera at Hughes, ACT - 16 Oct 2019
Apis mellifera at Hughes, ACT - 16 Oct 2019
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Identification history

Apis mellifera 19 Oct 2019 michaelb
Apis mellifera 18 Oct 2019 JackyF

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Beehive in street tree under old metal hollow covering presumably meant to encourage hollow-nesting birds

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Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Hughes, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by JackyF Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by JackyF Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf curling spider) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by JackyF Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by JackyF Trigonidium sp. (genus) (A Sword-tail Cricket) at Hughes, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by JackyF Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by JackyF Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Feb 2021 by JackyF Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by JackyF Conoderus sp. (genus) (Click beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by JackyF Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by JackyF Graphium eurypylus (Pale triangle) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by JackyF Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by JackyF Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by JackyF Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by JackyF Belenois java (Caper White) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by JackyF Appias paulina (Yellow albatross) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by JackyF Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by JackyF Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by JackyF Danaus plexippus (Monarch/Wanderer) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Jan 2021 by JackyF Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Jan 2021 by JackyF Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Jan 2021 by JackyF Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by JackyF Poecilometis sp. (genus) (A Poecilometis shield bug) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin bug) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by JackyF Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by JackyF Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by JackyF Lamprima aurata (Golden stag beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by JackyF Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by JackyF Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Hughes, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by JackyF Mycena 'clarkeana group' at Hughes, ACT - 23 Jun 2020 by JackyF Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Jun 2020 by JackyF Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Hughes, ACT - 27 May 2020 by JackyF Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Hughes, ACT - 18 May 2020 by JackyF Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Hughes, ACT - 14 May 2020 by JackyF Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Hughes, ACT - 3 May 2020 by JackyF Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Hughes, ACT - 2 May 2020 by JackyF Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Apr 2020 by JackyF Metura elongatus (Saunders' case moth) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by JackyF Belenois java (Caper White) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Hughes, ACT - 27 Mar 2020 by JackyF Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Mar 2020 by JackyF Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Mar 2020 by JackyF Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 27 Feb 2020 by JackyF Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Feb 2020 by JackyF Ninox boobook (Southern Boobook) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by JackyF Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Hughes, ACT - 2 Feb 2020 by JackyF Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Jan 2020 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Jan 2020 by JackyF Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Hughes, ACT - 27 Jan 2020 by JackyF Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Jan 2020 by JackyF Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Jan 2020 by JackyF Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by JackyF Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Oct 2019 by JackyF Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Hughes, ACT - 29 Aug 2019 by JackyF Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Aug 2019 by JackyF Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Jul 2019 by JackyF Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Hughes, ACT - 15 May 2019 by JackyF Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Hughes, ACT - 15 May 2019 by JackyF Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Hughes, ACT - 25 Apr 2019 by JackyF Metura elongatus (Saunders' case moth) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Apr 2019 by JackyF Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Apr 2019 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by JackyF Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Mar 2019 by JackyF Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Mar 2019 by JackyF Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Mar 2019 by JackyF Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Mar 2019 by JackyF Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Mar 2019 by JackyF Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Mar 2019 by JackyF Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Mar 2019 by JackyF Comocrus behri (Mistletoe day moth) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Mar 2019 by JackyF Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Mar 2019 by JackyF Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Mar 2019 by JackyF Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by JackyF Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Mar 2019 by JackyF Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by JackyF Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by JackyF Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by JackyF Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Mar 2019 by JackyF Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 by JackyF Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by JackyF Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Jan 2019 by JackyF Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by JackyF Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Jan 2019 by JackyF Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by JackyF Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Dec 2018 by JackyF Psaltoda moerens (Redeye Cicada) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by JackyF Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Apr 2018 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Feb 2018 by JackyF Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Hughes, ACT - 29 Jul 2016 by JackyF Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Jun 2014 by JackyF
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Hughes, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by JackyF
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by JackyF
Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf curling spider) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by JackyF
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by JackyF
Trigonidium sp. (genus) (A Sword-tail Cricket) at Hughes, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by JackyF
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Hughes, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Conoderus sp. (genus) (Click beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Graphium eurypylus (Pale triangle) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Belenois java (Caper White) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Appias paulina (Yellow albatross) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Ocybadistes walkeri (Greenish Grass-dart) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Danaus plexippus (Monarch/Wanderer) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Poecilometis sp. (genus) (A Poecilometis shield bug) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin bug) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by JackyF
Lamprima aurata (Golden stag beetle) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by JackyF
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Hughes, ACT - 2 Oct 2020 by JackyF
Mycena 'clarkeana group' at Hughes, ACT - 23 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Jun 2020 by JackyF
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Hughes, ACT - 27 May 2020 by JackyF
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Hughes, ACT - 18 May 2020 by JackyF
Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Hughes, ACT - 14 May 2020 by JackyF
Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Hughes, ACT - 3 May 2020 by JackyF
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Hughes, ACT - 2 May 2020 by JackyF
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Metura elongatus (Saunders' case moth) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Belenois java (Caper White) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Hughes, ACT - 27 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 27 Feb 2020 by JackyF
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Hughes, ACT - 17 Feb 2020 by JackyF
Ninox boobook (Southern Boobook) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Feb 2020 by JackyF
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Hughes, ACT - 2 Feb 2020 by JackyF
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Hughes, ACT - 27 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Hughes, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by JackyF
Ellipsidion australe (Austral Ellipsidion cockroach) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Oct 2019 by JackyF
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Hughes, ACT - 29 Aug 2019 by JackyF
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Hughes, ACT - 6 Aug 2019 by JackyF
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Jul 2019 by JackyF
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Hughes, ACT - 15 May 2019 by JackyF
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Hughes, ACT - 15 May 2019 by JackyF
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Hughes, ACT - 25 Apr 2019 by JackyF
Metura elongatus (Saunders' case moth) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Apr 2019 by JackyF
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Apr 2019 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by JackyF
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Hughes, ACT - 26 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Hughes, ACT - 22 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Sarcophagidae sp. (family) (Unidentified flesh fly) at Hughes, ACT - 20 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Rutilia sp. (genus) (A Rutilia bristle fly, subgenus unknown) at Hughes, ACT - 18 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Comocrus behri (Mistletoe day moth) at Hughes, ACT - 15 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Hughes, ACT - 5 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Hughes, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Mar 2019 by JackyF
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Hughes, ACT - 10 Feb 2019 by JackyF
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Hughes, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Hughes, ACT - 1 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by JackyF
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Dec 2018 by JackyF
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye Cicada) at Hughes, ACT - 11 Dec 2018 by JackyF
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Apr 2018 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Hughes, ACT - 24 Feb 2018 by JackyF
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Hughes, ACT - 29 Jul 2016 by JackyF
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Hughes, ACT - 21 Jun 2014 by JackyF

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Noxious or High Risk Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 16 Oct 2019 02:44 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by

Additional information

  • True Honey bee nest present
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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