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Harpobittacus australis

Hangingfly at Downer, ACT

Harpobittacus australis at Downer, ACT - 12 Oct 2020
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Identification history

Harpobittacus australis 13 Oct 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 13 Oct 2020 Harrisi

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Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Downer, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston Melobasis obscurella (Obscurella jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 11 Sep 2021 by Harrisi Melobasis obscurella (Obscurella jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by CathB Heteronyx dimidiatus (Dimidiatus scarab beetle) at Downer, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by Harrisi Lasiocampidae (family) immature (Lappet & Snout Moths) at Downer, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by Harrisi Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Downer, ACT - 17 Aug 2021 by Harrisi Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Downer, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by Tdoh Oenochroma vinaria (Pink-bellied Moth) at Downer, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by Tdoh Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Downer, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by Tdoh Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Downer, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by Tdoh Castiarina subpura (A jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 28 Dec 2020 by Harrisi Castiarina skusei (A Jewel Beetle) at Downer, ACT - 28 Dec 2020 by Harrisi Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Downer, ACT - 28 Dec 2020 by Harrisi Castiarina klugii (Jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by Harrisi Austrolestes sp. (genus) (Ringtail damselfy) at Downer, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by Harrisi Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua (A flower-feeding march fly) at Downer, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by Harrisi Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Downer, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by Harrisi Castiarina scalaris (Scalaris jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by Harrisi Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Downer, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Australiphthiria hilaris (Slender Bee Fly) at Downer, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Terpandrus (Terpandrus) at Downer, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Hoshihananomia leucosticta (Pintail or Tumbling flower beetle) at Downer, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Downer, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Downer, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by Tdoh Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Downer, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by RWPurdie Aporocera (Aporocera) scabrosa (Leaf beetle) at Downer, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Agriopocoris sp. (genus) (Coreid bug) at Downer, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Castiarina sexplagiata (Jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Castiarina decemmaculata (Ten-spot Jewel Beetle) at Downer, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Oroderes humeralis (A longhorn beetle) at Downer, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Melobasis thoracica (A jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 30 Oct 2020 by Harrisi Castiarina octomaculata (A jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 30 Oct 2020 by Harrisi Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Downer, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by MatthewFrawley Microseris walteri (Dharaban, Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Downer, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by MatthewFrawley Rhinotia haemoptera (Lycid-mimic belid weevil, Slender Red Weevil) at Downer, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by Harrisi Melobasis obscurella (Obscurella jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by CathB Riccia subbifurca (Liverwort) at Downer, ACT - 17 Aug 2020 by RWPurdie Scoparia exhibitalis (A Crambid moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Chrysolarentia gypsomela (Gypsum Carpet) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Chalcopteroides sp. (genus) (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Proteuxoa oxygona (White-lined Noctuid) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Elaphodes signifer (Leaf beetle) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Glyphipterix perimetalla (Five-bar Sedge-moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Lipogya exprimataria (Jagged Bark Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Psilosticha pristis (Little Brown Bark Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Chlorocoma (genus) (Emerald moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Gastrinodes argoplaca (Cryptic Bark Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Downer, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Melobasis obscurella (Obscurella jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 11 Sep 2021 by Harrisi
Melobasis obscurella (Obscurella jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by CathB
Heteronyx dimidiatus (Dimidiatus scarab beetle) at Downer, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by Harrisi
Lasiocampidae (family) immature (Lappet & Snout Moths) at Downer, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by Harrisi
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Downer, ACT - 17 Aug 2021 by Harrisi
Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Downer, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by Tdoh
Oenochroma vinaria (Pink-bellied Moth) at Downer, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by Tdoh
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Downer, ACT - 19 Jan 2021 by Tdoh
Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Downer, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by Tdoh
Castiarina subpura (A jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 28 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Castiarina skusei (A Jewel Beetle) at Downer, ACT - 28 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Downer, ACT - 28 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Castiarina klugii (Jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Austrolestes sp. (genus) (Ringtail damselfy) at Downer, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua (A flower-feeding march fly) at Downer, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Downer, ACT - 17 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Castiarina scalaris (Scalaris jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by Harrisi
Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Downer, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Australiphthiria hilaris (Slender Bee Fly) at Downer, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Terpandrus (Terpandrus) at Downer, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Hoshihananomia leucosticta (Pintail or Tumbling flower beetle) at Downer, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Downer, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Downer, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by Tdoh
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Downer, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by RWPurdie
Aporocera (Aporocera) scabrosa (Leaf beetle) at Downer, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Agriopocoris sp. (genus) (Coreid bug) at Downer, ACT - 4 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Castiarina sexplagiata (Jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Castiarina decemmaculata (Ten-spot Jewel Beetle) at Downer, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Oroderes humeralis (A longhorn beetle) at Downer, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Melobasis thoracica (A jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 30 Oct 2020 by Harrisi
Castiarina octomaculata (A jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 30 Oct 2020 by Harrisi
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Downer, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Microseris walteri (Dharaban, Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Downer, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by MatthewFrawley
Rhinotia haemoptera (Lycid-mimic belid weevil, Slender Red Weevil) at Downer, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by Harrisi
Melobasis obscurella (Obscurella jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 3 Sep 2020 by CathB
Riccia subbifurca (Liverwort) at Downer, ACT - 17 Aug 2020 by RWPurdie
Scoparia exhibitalis (A Crambid moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Chrysolarentia gypsomela (Gypsum Carpet) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Chalcopteroides sp. (genus) (Rainbow darkling beetle) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Proteuxoa oxygona (White-lined Noctuid) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Elaphodes signifer (Leaf beetle) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Glyphipterix perimetalla (Five-bar Sedge-moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Lipogya exprimataria (Jagged Bark Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Psilosticha pristis (Little Brown Bark Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Chlorocoma (genus) (Emerald moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Gastrinodes argoplaca (Cryptic Bark Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 12 Oct 2020 05:04 PM Recorded on
  • Harrisi Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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