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Pergagrapta polita

1 Sawfly at Latham, ACT

Pergagrapta polita at Latham, ACT - 10 Mar 2020
Pergagrapta polita at Latham, ACT - 10 Mar 2020
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Identification history

Pergagrapta polita 10 Mar 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Pergidae sp. (family) 10 Mar 2020 Bron
Unidentified 10 Mar 2020 trevorpreston

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User's notes

Im not sure what this insect is, but it buzzed at me distinctly when i got too close.

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Bron wrote:
   11 Mar 2020
Great find. I don't think they're harmful - I can usually get close and they're slow to move

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Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Latham, ACT - 25 Apr 2022 by Attatash1 Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Latham, ACT - 26 Aug 2021 by Roger Eumeninae (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Latham, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Roger Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Latham, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by Roger Aporocera (Aporocera) melanocephala (Leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by Roger Mogulones larvatus (Paterson's curse crown weevil) at Latham, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by Roger Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Latham, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by Roger Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Roger Leucochrysum albicans (Hoary Sunray) at Latham, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by Rebeccaryanactgov Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Latham, ACT - 12 Jul 2020 by Caric Cladonia sp. (Cup Lichen) at Latham, ACT - 12 Jul 2020 by Caric Phaeohelotium (Discinella terrestris aggregate) at Latham, ACT - 10 Jul 2020 by Caric Scleroderma sp. (Scleroderma) at Latham, ACT - 7 Jul 2020 by Caric Volvopluteus gloiocephalus (Big Sheath Mushroom) at Latham, ACT - 26 Jun 2020 by Caric Entoloma sp. (Entoloma) at Latham, ACT - 26 Jun 2020 by Caric Scleroderma sp. (Scleroderma) at Latham, ACT - 5 Jun 2020 by Caric Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Latham, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by MattM Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-Trefoil) at Latham, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by MattM Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Latham, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by MattM Leucocoprinus birnbaumii (Plantpot Dapperling) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2020 by Caric Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Latham, ACT - 17 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Latham, ACT - 17 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Latham, ACT - 17 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Isodontia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Grass-carrying wasp) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Latham, ACT - 29 Mar 2014 by Caric Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Latham, ACT - 9 Sep 2013 by Christine Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 9 May 2013 by Christine
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Latham, ACT - 25 Apr 2022 by Attatash1
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Latham, ACT - 26 Aug 2021 by Roger
Eumeninae (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Latham, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Roger
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Latham, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by Roger
Aporocera (Aporocera) melanocephala (Leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by Roger
Mogulones larvatus (Paterson's curse crown weevil) at Latham, ACT - 12 Mar 2021 by Roger
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Latham, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by Roger
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Roger
Leucochrysum albicans (Hoary Sunray) at Latham, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by Rebeccaryanactgov
Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Latham, ACT - 12 Jul 2020 by Caric
Cladonia sp. (Cup Lichen) at Latham, ACT - 12 Jul 2020 by Caric
Phaeohelotium (Discinella terrestris aggregate) at Latham, ACT - 10 Jul 2020 by Caric
Scleroderma sp. (Scleroderma) at Latham, ACT - 7 Jul 2020 by Caric
Volvopluteus gloiocephalus (Big Sheath Mushroom) at Latham, ACT - 26 Jun 2020 by Caric
Entoloma sp. (Entoloma) at Latham, ACT - 26 Jun 2020 by Caric
Scleroderma sp. (Scleroderma) at Latham, ACT - 5 Jun 2020 by Caric
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Latham, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by MattM
Desmodium varians (Slender Tick-Trefoil) at Latham, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by MattM
Themeda triandra (Kangaroo Grass) at Latham, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by MattM
Leucocoprinus birnbaumii (Plantpot Dapperling) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2020 by Caric
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Latham, ACT - 17 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Latham, ACT - 17 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Latham, ACT - 17 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Isodontia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Grass-carrying wasp) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at Latham, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Latham, ACT - 29 Mar 2014 by Caric
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-necked Turtle) at Latham, ACT - 9 Sep 2013 by Christine
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Latham, ACT - 9 May 2013 by Christine

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Mar 2020 04:32 PM Recorded on
  • trevorpreston Recorded by

Additional information

  • Casurina Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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