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Harpobittacus australis

Hangingfly at Cook, ACT

Harpobittacus australis at Cook, ACT - 21 Oct 2020
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Harpobittacus australis 22 Oct 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Harpobittacus australis 22 Oct 2020 Tammy

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Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 18 May 2022 by Tammy Macrolepiota dolichaula (Macrolepiota dolichaula) at Cook, ACT - 30 Mar 2022 by drakes Symphyla (class) (Symphylan or garden centipede) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Nuliodon fishburni (Fishburn's Prowling Coastal Hunter) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Calperum ottei (A recently described pygmy cricket) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Grylloidea (superfamily) (Unidentified cricket) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Gea theridioides (An orb weaver spider) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by CathB Clubiona sp. (genus) (Unidentified Stout Sac Spider) at Cook, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by CathB Trigonidium sp. (genus) (A Sword-tail Cricket) at Cook, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by CathB Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB Nysius sp. (genus) (Seed bug) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by drakes Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by CathB Cryptobothrus chrysophorus (Golden Bandwing) at Cook, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by CathB Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by drakes Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by drakes Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2021 by drakes Paratettix australis (A pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB Paratettix argillaceus (A pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Cook, ACT - 21 Sep 2021 by MattFox Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Cook, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by drakes Dillwynia sp. at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by MattFox Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by Tammy Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by CathB Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by Tammy Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Cook, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by ZaLaDa Hakea decurrens (Bushy Needlewood) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by drakes Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by Tammy Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Cook, ACT - 27 Aug 2021 by MattFox Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 17 Aug 2021 by CathB Luzula sp. (Woodrush) at Cook, ACT - 15 Aug 2021 by MattFox Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 15 Aug 2021 by MattFox Cassinia sifton (Sifton bush, Chinese Shrub) at Cook, ACT - 15 Aug 2021 by MattFox Acacia ulicifolia (Prickly Moses) at Cook, ACT - 12 Aug 2021 by drakes Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Aug 2021 by drakes Acacia dealbata X Acacia decurrens (Hybrid of Silver and Green wattle) at Cook, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by drakes Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 10 May 2021 by drakes Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Cook, ACT - 4 May 2021 by drakes Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Cook, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by drakes Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Cook, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by CathB Trichalus sp. (genus) (Net-winged beetle) at Cook, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by CathB Milax gagates (Black-keeled Slug) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by CathB Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by CathB Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes Liparetrus sp. (genus) (Chafer beetle) at Cook, ACT - 29 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Meritastis lythrodana (A tortrix or leafroller moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by drakes Melichrus urceolatus (Urn Heath) at Cook, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by drakes Cyclosa trilobata (Three-lobed spider) at Cook, ACT - 9 Mar 2021 by CathB Mataeomera mesotaenia (Mataeomera mesotaenia) at Cook, ACT - 9 Mar 2021 by CathB Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Cook, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by drakes Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by CathB Macrosiagon sp. (genus) (Ripiphorid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by CathB Crinipellis australis at Cook, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by drakes Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Cook, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by CathB Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by CathB Solanum nigrum (Black Nightshade) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2021 by drakes Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by tpreston Pyrgotidae sp. (family) (A pyrgotid fly) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by tpreston Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by CathB Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by drakes Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Cook, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by CathB Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by CathB Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB Chaetophyes compacta (Tube spittlebug) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) bicingulatum (Halictid Bee) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB Calperum ottei (A recently described pygmy cricket) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB Nemophora (genus) (A Fairy Moth) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant Weevil) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB Megachile lucidiventris (Resin bee, Megachilid bee) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB Phlogistus sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB Stomorhina discolor (Snout fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB Obrida fascialis (One banded longicorn) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB Eumeninae (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by CathB Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by CathB Castiarina crenata (Jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by CathB Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by CathB Lepturidea sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB Psilota sp. (genus) (Hover fly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB Conopidae (family) (Thick-headed fly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB Pinara undescribed species near divisa at Cook, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by CathB Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Cook, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by CathB Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by drakes Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by drakes Castiarina erythroptera (Lycid Mimic Jewel Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by CathB Neodiaphanops sp. (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Dec 2020 by CathB Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Cook, ACT - 22 Dec 2020 by Tammy Melophorus perthensis (Field furnace ant) at Cook, ACT - 11 Dec 2020 by CathB Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Cook, ACT - 11 Dec 2020 by CathB
Camponotus consobrinus (Banded sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 18 May 2022 by Tammy
Macrolepiota dolichaula (Macrolepiota dolichaula) at Cook, ACT - 30 Mar 2022 by drakes
Symphyla (class) (Symphylan or garden centipede) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Nuliodon fishburni (Fishburn's Prowling Coastal Hunter) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Calperum ottei (A recently described pygmy cricket) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Grylloidea (superfamily) (Unidentified cricket) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Gea theridioides (An orb weaver spider) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2022 by CathB
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by CathB
Clubiona sp. (genus) (Unidentified Stout Sac Spider) at Cook, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by CathB
Trigonidium sp. (genus) (A Sword-tail Cricket) at Cook, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by CathB
Simaetha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Brown jumper) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
Nysius sp. (genus) (Seed bug) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by drakes
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by CathB
Cryptobothrus chrysophorus (Golden Bandwing) at Cook, ACT - 8 Jan 2022 by CathB
Crepis capillaris (Smooth Hawksbeard) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by drakes
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Cook, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by drakes
Kunzea parvifolia (Violet kunzea) at Cook, ACT - 18 Oct 2021 by drakes
Paratettix australis (A pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB
Paratettix argillaceus (A pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB
Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Cook, ACT - 21 Sep 2021 by MattFox
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Cook, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by drakes
Dillwynia sp. at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by MattFox
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by CathB
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Uperoleia laevigata (Smooth Toadlet) at Cook, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by ZaLaDa
Hakea decurrens (Bushy Needlewood) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by drakes
Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by Tammy
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Cook, ACT - 27 Aug 2021 by MattFox
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 17 Aug 2021 by CathB
Luzula sp. (Woodrush) at Cook, ACT - 15 Aug 2021 by MattFox
Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 15 Aug 2021 by MattFox
Cassinia sifton (Sifton bush, Chinese Shrub) at Cook, ACT - 15 Aug 2021 by MattFox
Acacia ulicifolia (Prickly Moses) at Cook, ACT - 12 Aug 2021 by drakes
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Aug 2021 by drakes
Acacia dealbata X Acacia decurrens (Hybrid of Silver and Green wattle) at Cook, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by drakes
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 10 May 2021 by drakes
Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Cook, ACT - 4 May 2021 by drakes
Exocarpos cupressiformis (Cherry Ballart) at Cook, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by drakes
Maratus chrysomelas (Variable Peacock Spider) at Cook, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by CathB
Trichalus sp. (genus) (Net-winged beetle) at Cook, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by CathB
Milax gagates (Black-keeled Slug) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by CathB
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by CathB
Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes
Liparetrus sp. (genus) (Chafer beetle) at Cook, ACT - 29 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Meritastis lythrodana (A tortrix or leafroller moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by drakes
Melichrus urceolatus (Urn Heath) at Cook, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by drakes
Cyclosa trilobata (Three-lobed spider) at Cook, ACT - 9 Mar 2021 by CathB
Mataeomera mesotaenia (Mataeomera mesotaenia) at Cook, ACT - 9 Mar 2021 by CathB
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Cook, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by drakes
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by CathB
Macrosiagon sp. (genus) (Ripiphorid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by CathB
Crinipellis australis at Cook, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by drakes
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Cook, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by CathB
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by CathB
Solanum nigrum (Black Nightshade) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2021 by drakes
Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Pyrgotidae sp. (family) (A pyrgotid fly) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by tpreston
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by CathB
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by drakes
Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Cook, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by CathB
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by CathB
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB
Chaetophyes compacta (Tube spittlebug) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) bicingulatum (Halictid Bee) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB
Calperum ottei (A recently described pygmy cricket) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB
Nemophora (genus) (A Fairy Moth) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant Weevil) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB
Megachile lucidiventris (Resin bee, Megachilid bee) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB
Phlogistus sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB
Stomorhina discolor (Snout fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB
Obrida fascialis (One banded longicorn) at Cook, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by CathB
Eumeninae (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by CathB
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by CathB
Castiarina crenata (Jewel beetle) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by CathB
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Cook, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by CathB
Lepturidea sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB
Comptosia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Comptosia bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB
Psilota sp. (genus) (Hover fly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB
Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB
Conopidae (family) (Thick-headed fly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB
Pinara undescribed species near divisa at Cook, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by CathB
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Cook, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by CathB
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by drakes
Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Cook, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by drakes
Castiarina erythroptera (Lycid Mimic Jewel Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by CathB
Neodiaphanops sp. (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Dec 2020 by CathB
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Cook, ACT - 22 Dec 2020 by Tammy
Melophorus perthensis (Field furnace ant) at Cook, ACT - 11 Dec 2020 by CathB
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Cook, ACT - 11 Dec 2020 by CathB

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 21 Oct 2020 11:19 AM Recorded on
  • Tammy Recorded by

Additional information

  • Bulbine lilly Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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