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Harpobittacus australis

Hangingfly at Cotter River, ACT

Harpobittacus australis at Cotter River, ACT - 13 Mar 2020
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Identification history

Harpobittacus australis 16 Mar 2020 michaelb
Harpobittacus australis 15 Mar 2020 JohnBundock

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Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Cotter River, ACT - 15 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Cotter River, ACT - 15 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock Anthela acuta (Common Anthelid) at Cotter River, ACT - 15 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock Leucochrysum alpinum (Alpine Sunray) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by ChrisM Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Xerochrysum subundulatum (Alpine everlasting) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Chrysolarentia chrysocyma (Small Radiating Carpet) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by JohnBundock Heteronympha solandri (Solander's Brown) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by JohnBundock Epilobium sp. (A Willow Herb) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by RAllen Anachloris subochraria (Golden Grass Carpet) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by JohnBundock Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 13 Mar 2020 by JohnBundock Kosciuscola cognatus (A grasshopper) at Cotter River, ACT - 13 Mar 2020 by JohnBundock Chrysolarentia vicissata (Vicissata Carpet) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by ibaird Chrysolarentia severata (Finely-lined Carpet) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by ibaird Conosara castanea (Forest Geometrid) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by JohnBundock Paralaea chionopasta (Montane Crest-moth) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by JohnBundock Monistria concinna (Southern Pyrgomorph) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by JohnBundock Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by JohnBundock Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 17 Mar 2018 by HarveyPerkins Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley Rhodanthe anthemoides (Chamomile Sunray) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley Austroaeschna atrata (Mountain Darner) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins Chrysolarentia heliacaria (Heliacaria Carpet) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley Australomisidia rosea (Rosy Flower Spider) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins Pseudoperga lewisii (A Sawfly) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Musca vetustissima (Bush Fly) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Heteronympha solandri (Solander's Brown) at Cotter River, ACT - 17 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Cotter River, ACT - 17 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Cotter River, ACT - 15 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock
Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Cotter River, ACT - 15 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock
Anthela acuta (Common Anthelid) at Cotter River, ACT - 15 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock
Leucochrysum alpinum (Alpine Sunray) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by ChrisM
Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Xerochrysum subundulatum (Alpine everlasting) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Neolucia hobartensis (Montane Heath-blue) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Chrysolarentia chrysocyma (Small Radiating Carpet) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Eusynthemis guttata (Southern Tigertail) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by JohnBundock
Heteronympha solandri (Solander's Brown) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by JohnBundock
Epilobium sp. (A Willow Herb) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by RAllen
Anachloris subochraria (Golden Grass Carpet) at Cotter River, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by JohnBundock
Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 13 Mar 2020 by JohnBundock
Kosciuscola cognatus (A grasshopper) at Cotter River, ACT - 13 Mar 2020 by JohnBundock
Chrysolarentia vicissata (Vicissata Carpet) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by ibaird
Chrysolarentia severata (Finely-lined Carpet) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by ibaird
Conosara castanea (Forest Geometrid) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by JohnBundock
Paralaea chionopasta (Montane Crest-moth) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by JohnBundock
Monistria concinna (Southern Pyrgomorph) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by JohnBundock
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Cotter River, ACT - 1 Apr 2019 by JohnBundock
Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 17 Mar 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Rhodanthe anthemoides (Chamomile Sunray) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Austroaeschna atrata (Mountain Darner) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Chrysolarentia heliacaria (Heliacaria Carpet) at Cotter River, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Oreixenica orichora (Spotted Alpine Xenica) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by MatthewFrawley
Australomisidia rosea (Rosy Flower Spider) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Pseudoperga lewisii (A Sawfly) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Feb 2018 by HarveyPerkins
Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Musca vetustissima (Bush Fly) at Cotter River, ACT - 11 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Heteronympha solandri (Solander's Brown) at Cotter River, ACT - 17 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins
Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Cotter River, ACT - 17 Jan 2016 by HarveyPerkins

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 13 Mar 2020 12:03 PM Recorded on
  • JohnBundock Recorded by

Additional information

  • Spotted Alpine xenica. Associated Insect
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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