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Apis mellifera

European honey bee at Symonston, ACT

Apis mellifera at Symonston, ACT - 10 Nov 2019
Apis mellifera at Symonston, ACT - 10 Nov 2019
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Apis mellifera 2 Dec 2019 michaelb
Apis mellifera 2 Dec 2019 Marthijn

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Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by rawshorty Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by rawshorty Eucalyptus blakelyi (Blakely's Red Gum) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by MichaelMulvaney Amphibromus sp. (Swamp Wallaby Grass) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR Centrolepis strigosa (Hairy centrolepis) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR Drosera gunniana at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR Trifolium glomeratum (Clustered Clover) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR Ranunculus repens (Creeping Buttercup) at Symonston, ACT - 12 Oct 2021 by Mike Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 12 Oct 2021 by Mike Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by HelenJ Servaea incana (Hoary Servaea) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Symonston, ACT - 30 Jul 2021 by Chris Appleton Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Cermatulus nasalis (Predatory shield bug, Glossy shield bug) at Symonston, ACT - 23 May 2021 by rawshorty Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by MatthewFrawley Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by BIrdsinCanberra Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RobParnell Onopordum acanthium (Scotch Thistle) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Symonston, ACT - 19 Jul 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2019 by MichaelMulvaney Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2019 by Marthijn Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2018 by Mike Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Sep 2018 by SWishart Dynastinae (subfamily) (Unidentified rhinoceros or elephant beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Christine Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Christine Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Christine Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2016 by RangerElle Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Jun 2016 by Mike Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Tragopogon dubius (Goatsbeard) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Asperula gunnii (Mountain Woodruff) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Oct 2014 by Mike
Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by rawshorty
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by rawshorty
Eucalyptus blakelyi (Blakely's Red Gum) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by MichaelMulvaney
Amphibromus sp. (Swamp Wallaby Grass) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR
Centrolepis strigosa (Hairy centrolepis) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR
Drosera gunniana at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR
Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR
Trifolium glomeratum (Clustered Clover) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR
Ranunculus repens (Creeping Buttercup) at Symonston, ACT - 12 Oct 2021 by Mike
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 12 Oct 2021 by Mike
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by HelenJ
Servaea incana (Hoary Servaea) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty
Anax papuensis (Australian Emperor) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by rawshorty
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Symonston, ACT - 30 Jul 2021 by Chris Appleton
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Cermatulus nasalis (Predatory shield bug, Glossy shield bug) at Symonston, ACT - 23 May 2021 by rawshorty
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Apr 2021 by BIrdsinCanberra
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RobParnell
Onopordum acanthium (Scotch Thistle) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Symonston, ACT - 19 Jul 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra
Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2019 by MichaelMulvaney
Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2019 by Marthijn
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Sep 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2018 by Mike
Myrmecia nigriceps (Black-headed bull ant) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Sep 2018 by SWishart
Dynastinae (subfamily) (Unidentified rhinoceros or elephant beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Christine
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Christine
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Feb 2018 by Christine
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2016 by RangerElle
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Jun 2016 by Mike
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Tragopogon dubius (Goatsbeard) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Asperula gunnii (Mountain Woodruff) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike
Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Oct 2014 by Mike

Location information

Species information

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

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 10 Nov 2019 08:59 AM Recorded on
  • Marthijn Recorded by

Additional information

  • True Honey bee nest present
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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