Simosyrphus grandicornis

Common hover fly at Cook, ACT

Simosyrphus grandicornis at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2020
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Identification history

Simosyrphus grandicornis 4 May 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Simosyrphus grandicornis 31 Mar 2020 CathB

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Trigonidium australiana (Leaf running cricket) at Belconnen, ACT - 3 Sep 2023 by CathB
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Trigonidium sjostedti (Trigonidiid cricket) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2023 by CathB
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Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Cook, ACT - 29 Jan 2023 by CathB
Cymbacha ocellata (Crab spider) at Cook, ACT - 29 Jan 2023 by CathB
Jalmenus icilius (Amethyst Hairstreak) at Cook, ACT - 29 Jan 2023 by CathB
Obrida fascialis (One banded longicorn) at Cook, ACT - 29 Jan 2023 by CathB
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Dasytinae (subfamily) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 17 Dec 2022 by CathB
Pteronemobius sp. (genus) (Cricket) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2022 by CathB
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 12 Nov 2022 by CathB
Heliocosma (genus) (A Tortricid moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2022 by CathB
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2022 by CathB
Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by CathB
Trogodendron fasciculatum (Yellow-horned Clerid) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB
Peritropha oligodrachma (A twig moth) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB
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Anachloris subochraria (Golden Grass Carpet) at Cook, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by drakes
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Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Cook, ACT - 9 Dec 2021 by CathB
Juncus bufonius (Toad Rush) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Isolepis levynsiana (Tiny Flat-sedge) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Hednota bivittella (Webworm) at Cook, ACT - 11 Nov 2021 by CathB
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Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jul 2021 by MattFox
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 10 May 2021 by drakes
Austroicetes sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by CathB
Poecilipta sp. (genus) (Beautiful Ant Mimic Spider) at Mount Painter - 16 Apr 2021 by CathB
Maratus hesperus ("Venus" Peacock Spider) at Cook, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by CathB
Macrolepiota sp. at Cook, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by CathB
Thalaina clara (Clara's Satin Moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by CathB
Amanita sp. (Amanita sp.) at Cook, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by drakes
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by CathB
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by CathB
Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Cook, ACT - 25 Jan 2021 by CathB
Pediana sp. (genus) (A huntsman spider) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by CathB
Arsipoda holomelaena (Red-legged flea beetle) at Cook, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by CathB
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Holt, ACT - 10 Dec 2020 by Roger
Bembidion sp. (genus) (Carab beetle) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2020 by CathB
Eleocharis atricha (Tuber Spikerush) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Stylidium despectum (Small Trigger Plant) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Erodium crinitum (Native Crowfoot) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB
Poecilohetaerus aquilus (A lauxaniid fly) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB
Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Cook, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by drakes
Steriphus murinus (Marsh weevil) at Holt, ACT - 8 Oct 2020 by CathB
Chalcopteroides spectabilis (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna nigerrima (Leaf beetle, Button beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Sep 2020 by AlisonMilton
Thomisidae (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Cook, ACT - 21 Sep 2020 by Tammy
Entomobryomorpha (order) (Entomobryomorph springtail) at Holt, ACT - 7 Sep 2020 by CathB
Collembola sp. (class) (Springtail) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2020 by CathB
Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2020 by CathB
Riccia sp. (genus) (Liverwort) at Cook, ACT - 4 Aug 2020 by CathB
Calvatia cyathiformis at Dunlop, ACT - 7 Jun 2020 by drakes
Amaranthus retroflexus (Redroot Amaranth) at Cook, ACT - 27 May 2020 by CathB
Dasytinae (subfamily) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 21 May 2020 by CathB
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave, Plantain Moth) at Cook, ACT - 21 May 2020 by CathB
Zodariidae (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Cook, ACT - 4 May 2020 by CathB
Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Apr 2020 by CathB
Noctuidae unclassified IMMATURE moth (Immature Noctuidae Moth) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB
Sosytelus pithecius (Ground weevil) at Dunlop, ACT - 7 Mar 2020 by CathB
Pergagrapta polita (Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Mar 2020 by CathB
Panicum capillare/hillmanii (Exotic/Invasive Panic Grass) at Cook, ACT - 3 Mar 2020 by CathB
Rumex acetosella (Sheep Sorrel) at Cook, ACT - 2 Mar 2020 by CathB
Tricoryne elatior (Yellow Rush Lily) at Cook, ACT - 27 Feb 2020 by CathB
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden Weather-grass) at Dunlop, ACT - 25 Feb 2020 by CathB
Thyene concinna (Creeping Jumper) at Cook, ACT - 15 Feb 2020 by CathB
Glenoleon meteoricus (Patch-wing Glenoleon) at Cook, ACT - 6 Feb 2020 by CathB
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2020 by CathB
Notoncus sp. (genus) (A Notoncus ant) at Dunlop, ACT - 19 Jan 2020 by CathB
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB
Austroicetes sp. (genus) (A grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB
Syllitus grammicus (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2020 by CathB
Sphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphex digger wasp) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jan 2020 by CathB
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Dunlop, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by CathB
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by CathB
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Dunlop, ACT - 8 Dec 2019 by CathB

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 26 Mar 2020 05:40 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Mixed Gender
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour

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