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Comptosia sp. (genus)

2 Unidentified Comptosia bee fly at Latham, ACT

Comptosia sp. (genus) at Latham, ACT - 31 Mar 2020
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Identification history

Comptosia sp. (genus) 11 Apr 2020 jgl
Comptosia sp. (genus) 11 Apr 2020 jgl
Comptosia stria 31 Mar 2020 Roger

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jgl wrote:
   11 Apr 2020
Appears to be interspecific mating - I'll show this to some experts for second opinion...

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Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Latham, ACT - 8 Feb 2022 by Roger Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Latham, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by Roger Olearia tenuifolia (Narrow-leaved Daisybush) at Latham, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by Tapirlord Sericopimpla sp. (genus) (Case Moth Larvae Parasite Wasp) at Latham, ACT - 20 Sep 2021 by Roger Cryptocephalinae sp. (sub-family) (A case-bearing leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 26 Aug 2021 by Roger Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Latham, ACT - 12 Aug 2021 by Roger Cryptachaea veruculata (Diamondback comb-footed spider) at Latham, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by Roger Eurypella tasmaniensis (Eurypella tasmaniensis) at Latham, ACT - 21 Jul 2021 by Roger Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Latham, ACT - 4 May 2021 by tpreston Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Latham, ACT - 4 May 2021 by tpreston Phellinus sp. (resupinate) at Latham, ACT - 4 May 2021 by tpreston Plesanemma fucata (Lemon Gum Moth) at Latham, ACT - 10 Apr 2021 by Caric Lemidia accincta (Clerid beetle) at Latham, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by Roger Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Latham, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by Roger Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Latham, ACT - 28 Jan 2021 by Roger Deliochus zelivira (Messy Leaf Curling Spider) at Latham, ACT - 28 Jan 2021 by Roger Stenarella victoriae (An ichneumon parasitic wasp) at Latham, ACT - 28 Jan 2021 by Roger Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Latham, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger Pardillana limbata (Common Pardillana) at Latham, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Latham, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger Aporocera (Aporocera) haematodes (A case bearing leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by tpreston Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Latham, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by tpreston Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Latham, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by tpreston Gamochaeta americana (Cudweed) at Latham, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by tpreston Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Latham, ACT - 5 Nov 2020 by Roger Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Latham, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by tpreston Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Latham, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by Roger Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Latham, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by Roger Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 31 Aug 2020 by Roger Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Latham, ACT - 28 Aug 2020 by Roger Adelium porcatum (Darkling Beetle) at Latham, ACT - 28 Aug 2020 by Roger Ectropis fractaria (Ringed Bark Moth) at Latham, ACT - 27 Aug 2020 by Roger Riccia subbifurca (Liverwort) at Latham, ACT - 12 Aug 2020 by tpreston Sisymbrium officinale (Common Hedge Mustard) at Latham, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by tpreston Spilonota-group (A Tortricid moth) at Latham, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by Roger zz Polypore (shelf/hoof-like) at Latham, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by Caric Euophryinae sp.(Undescribed) (subfamily) (A jumping spider) at Latham, ACT - 22 Jul 2020 by Roger zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Latham, ACT - 18 Jul 2020 by Caric zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Latham, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Caric zz Polypore (shelf/hoof-like) at Latham, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Caric zz flat polypore - white(ish) at Latham, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Caric zz jelly-like puzzles at Latham, ACT - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Latham, ACT - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric Araneus talipedatus (Slender green orb-weaver) at Latham, ACT - 22 Jun 2020 by Roger Parapalaeosepsis plebeia (Ant fly) at Latham, ACT - 18 Jun 2020 by Roger Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 6 Jun 2020 by Roger Pisolithus marmoratus (Horse Dung Fungus) at Latham, ACT - 5 Jun 2020 by Caric Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Latham, ACT - 5 Jun 2020 by Caric Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Latham, ACT - 4 May 2020 by Roger Katipo rubrivenosa (A leafhopper) at Latham, ACT - 17 Apr 2020 by Roger Rosopaella cuprea (A leafhopper) at Latham, ACT - 16 Apr 2020 by Roger Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Latham, ACT - 6 Apr 2020 by Roger Sciaridae sp. (family) (Black fungus gnat) at Latham, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by Roger Habronestes bradleyi (Bradley's Ant-Eating Spider) at Latham, ACT - 28 Mar 2020 by Roger Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Latham, ACT - 25 Mar 2020 by Roger Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Latham, ACT - 25 Mar 2020 by Roger Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Latham, ACT - 11 Mar 2020 by Roger Glenoleon meteoricus (Patch-wing Glenoleon) at Latham, ACT - 11 Mar 2020 by Roger Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Latham, ACT - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston Heteropternis obscurella (A grasshopper) at Latham, ACT - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Latham, ACT - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Latham, ACT - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston Olearia tenuifolia (Narrow-leaved Daisybush) at Latham, ACT - 8 Jan 2019 by RWPurdie Dichostereum rhodosporum at Latham, ACT - 1 Jul 2018 by Heino1 Phlebiopsis crassa (A corticioid or paint fungi) at Latham, ACT - 1 Jul 2018 by Heino1 Eichleriella sp. at Latham, ACT - 30 Jun 2018 by Heino1 Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Latham, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Latham, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Latham, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton Modiola caroliniana (Red-flowered Mallow) at Latham, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by Christine Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Latham, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by Christine Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2010 by Christine
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Latham, ACT - 8 Feb 2022 by Roger
Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Latham, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by Roger
Olearia tenuifolia (Narrow-leaved Daisybush) at Latham, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by Tapirlord
Sericopimpla sp. (genus) (Case Moth Larvae Parasite Wasp) at Latham, ACT - 20 Sep 2021 by Roger
Cryptocephalinae sp. (sub-family) (A case-bearing leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 26 Aug 2021 by Roger
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Latham, ACT - 12 Aug 2021 by Roger
Cryptachaea veruculata (Diamondback comb-footed spider) at Latham, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by Roger
Eurypella tasmaniensis (Eurypella tasmaniensis) at Latham, ACT - 21 Jul 2021 by Roger
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Latham, ACT - 4 May 2021 by tpreston
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Latham, ACT - 4 May 2021 by tpreston
Phellinus sp. (resupinate) at Latham, ACT - 4 May 2021 by tpreston
Plesanemma fucata (Lemon Gum Moth) at Latham, ACT - 10 Apr 2021 by Caric
Lemidia accincta (Clerid beetle) at Latham, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by Roger
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Latham, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by Roger
Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Latham, ACT - 28 Jan 2021 by Roger
Deliochus zelivira (Messy Leaf Curling Spider) at Latham, ACT - 28 Jan 2021 by Roger
Stenarella victoriae (An ichneumon parasitic wasp) at Latham, ACT - 28 Jan 2021 by Roger
Calomela curtisi (Acacia leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger
Oechalia schellenbergii (Spined Predatory Shield Bug) at Latham, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger
Pardillana limbata (Common Pardillana) at Latham, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger
Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Latham, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by Roger
Aporocera (Aporocera) haematodes (A case bearing leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Latham, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Latham, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Gamochaeta americana (Cudweed) at Latham, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Latham, ACT - 5 Nov 2020 by Roger
Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Latham, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Latham, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by Roger
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Latham, ACT - 24 Sep 2020 by Roger
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 31 Aug 2020 by Roger
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Latham, ACT - 28 Aug 2020 by Roger
Adelium porcatum (Darkling Beetle) at Latham, ACT - 28 Aug 2020 by Roger
Ectropis fractaria (Ringed Bark Moth) at Latham, ACT - 27 Aug 2020 by Roger
Riccia subbifurca (Liverwort) at Latham, ACT - 12 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Sisymbrium officinale (Common Hedge Mustard) at Latham, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by tpreston
Spilonota-group (A Tortricid moth) at Latham, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by Roger
zz Polypore (shelf/hoof-like) at Latham, ACT - 2 Aug 2020 by Caric
Euophryinae sp.(Undescribed) (subfamily) (A jumping spider) at Latham, ACT - 22 Jul 2020 by Roger
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Latham, ACT - 18 Jul 2020 by Caric
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Latham, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Caric
zz Polypore (shelf/hoof-like) at Latham, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Caric
zz flat polypore - white(ish) at Latham, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Caric
zz jelly-like puzzles at Latham, ACT - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Latham, ACT - 24 Jun 2020 by Caric
Araneus talipedatus (Slender green orb-weaver) at Latham, ACT - 22 Jun 2020 by Roger
Parapalaeosepsis plebeia (Ant fly) at Latham, ACT - 18 Jun 2020 by Roger
Peltoschema oceanica (Oceanica leaf beetle) at Latham, ACT - 6 Jun 2020 by Roger
Pisolithus marmoratus (Horse Dung Fungus) at Latham, ACT - 5 Jun 2020 by Caric
Ramaria sp. (A Coral fungus) at Latham, ACT - 5 Jun 2020 by Caric
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Latham, ACT - 4 May 2020 by Roger
Katipo rubrivenosa (A leafhopper) at Latham, ACT - 17 Apr 2020 by Roger
Rosopaella cuprea (A leafhopper) at Latham, ACT - 16 Apr 2020 by Roger
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Latham, ACT - 6 Apr 2020 by Roger
Sciaridae sp. (family) (Black fungus gnat) at Latham, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by Roger
Habronestes bradleyi (Bradley's Ant-Eating Spider) at Latham, ACT - 28 Mar 2020 by Roger
Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Latham, ACT - 25 Mar 2020 by Roger
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Latham, ACT - 25 Mar 2020 by Roger
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Latham, ACT - 11 Mar 2020 by Roger
Glenoleon meteoricus (Patch-wing Glenoleon) at Latham, ACT - 11 Mar 2020 by Roger
Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Latham, ACT - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Heteropternis obscurella (A grasshopper) at Latham, ACT - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Latham, ACT - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Spectrotrota fimbrialis (A Pyralid moth) at Latham, ACT - 10 Mar 2020 by tpreston
Olearia tenuifolia (Narrow-leaved Daisybush) at Latham, ACT - 8 Jan 2019 by RWPurdie
Dichostereum rhodosporum at Latham, ACT - 1 Jul 2018 by Heino1
Phlebiopsis crassa (A corticioid or paint fungi) at Latham, ACT - 1 Jul 2018 by Heino1
Eichleriella sp. at Latham, ACT - 30 Jun 2018 by Heino1
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Latham, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Neochmia temporalis (Red-browed Finch) at Latham, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Latham, ACT - 12 Feb 2018 by Alison Milton
Modiola caroliniana (Red-flowered Mallow) at Latham, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by Christine
Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Latham, ACT - 28 Oct 2017 by Christine
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Latham, ACT - 16 Feb 2010 by Christine

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 31 Mar 2020 11:06 AM Recorded on
  • Roger Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour

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