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Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta

Blue Banded Bee at Waramanga, ACT

Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta at Waramanga, ACT - 6 Jan 2020
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta at Waramanga, ACT - 6 Jan 2020
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta at Waramanga, ACT - 6 Jan 2020
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Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta 7 Jan 2020 michael.batley
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta 7 Jan 2020 AndrewZelnik

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Location approximate - wasn't GPSed. Observed in back garden on a cool overcast bushfire smoke free morning after a run of intensely hot (35degC +) and smoky days.

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Lissopimpla excelsa (Orchid dupe wasp) at Waramanga, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by AndrewZelnik
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Waramanga, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by AndrewZelnik
Tamopsis fickerti (Two-tailed spider) at Waramanga, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by AndrewZelnik
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Waramanga, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by AndrewZelnik
Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Waramanga, ACT - 19 Oct 2020 by AndrewZelnik
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Waramanga, ACT - 15 Oct 2020 by AndrewZelnik
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Waramanga, ACT - 15 Oct 2020 by AndrewZelnik
Belenois java (Caper White) at Waramanga, ACT - 15 Oct 2020 by AndrewZelnik
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Waramanga, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by AndrewZelnik
Mus musculus (House Mouse) at Waramanga, ACT - 12 Jan 2020 by AndrewZelnik
Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Waramanga, ACT - 6 Jan 2020 by AndrewZelnik
Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Waramanga, ACT - 13 Jan 2019 by AndrewZelnik
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Waramanga, ACT - 11 Mar 2018 by AndrewZelnik

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 6 Jan 2020 11:37 AM Recorded on
  • AndrewZelnik Recorded by

Additional information

  • One perched on lavender stem (side pics) and the other (top/back pic) under the flower head of a curry plant Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender

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  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
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