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Harpobittacus australis

Hangingfly at Symonston, ACT

Harpobittacus australis at Symonston, ACT - 23 Oct 2020
Harpobittacus australis at Symonston, ACT - 23 Oct 2020
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Harpobittacus australis 23 Oct 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 23 Oct 2020 Mike

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   23 Oct 2020
There are a lot of these just hanging around at the moment

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Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by Christine Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by Christine Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by Christine Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by Christine Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by Christine Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by Christine Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Mike Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by Christine Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by RAllen Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by RAllen Goodenia hederacea (Ivy Goodenia) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by Mike Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by Mike Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by Mike Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by Mike Helina sp. (genus) (Muscid fly) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by Mike Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Feb 2020 by Mike Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Symonston, ACT - 7 Jan 2020 by Christine Paropsis variolosa (Variolosa leaf beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 7 Jan 2020 by Christine Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Symonston, ACT - 7 Jan 2020 by Christine Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by Christine Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by Christine Rhinaria sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinaria weevil) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by Christine Phlogistus sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 31 Oct 2019 by CathB Psychidae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Symonston, ACT - 3 Oct 2019 by Christine Pycnostictus seriatus (Common Bandwing) at Symonston, ACT - 3 Oct 2019 by Christine Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Symonston, ACT - 3 Oct 2019 by Christine Cardiaspina albitextura (White Lace Lerp) at Symonston, ACT - 3 Oct 2019 by Christine Acacia pycnantha (Golden Wattle) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2019 by Mike Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Jun 2019 by JackyF Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Jun 2019 by Mike Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Symonston, ACT - 24 Apr 2019 by LisaB Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Mar 2019 by Mike Sorbus domestica (Service Tree) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Mar 2019 by Mike Eurymelinae (subfamily) (Unidentified eurymeline leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 16 Mar 2019 by Christine Notoncus gilberti (Smooth Epaulet Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 16 Mar 2019 by Christine Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Feb 2019 by Christine Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by Mike Oecophoridae provisional group 2 at Symonston, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by Mike Promachus sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Mike Paropsis variolosa (Variolosa leaf beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Feb 2019 by Christine Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Feb 2019 by Christine Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Feb 2019 by Mike Microlaena stipoides (Weeping Grass) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Feb 2019 by Mike Ipoella sp. (genus) (Leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 30 Jan 2019 by Christine Rumex acetosella (Sheep Sorrel) at Symonston, ACT - 23 Jan 2019 by Christine Monophlebidae sp. (family) (Mealy Bugs) at Symonston, ACT - 23 Jan 2019 by Christine Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 23 Jan 2019 by Christine Eurymela distincta (Gumtree leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 4 Jan 2019 by Mike Paropsis variolosa (Variolosa leaf beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 16 Dec 2018 by Mike Eurymela sp. (genus) (Gumtree hopper) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2018 by Christine Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2018 by Christine Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2018 by Christine Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by Mike Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by Mike Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Nov 2018 by Mike Thaumetopoeinae (subfamily) (Bag-shelter Moths, Processionary Caterpillars) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Sep 2018 by Christine Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Sep 2018 by Mike Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Sep 2018 by JackyF Acacia pycnantha (Golden Wattle) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Sep 2018 by JackyF Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Jun 2018 by JackyF Cassinia sifton (Sifton bush, Chinese Shrub) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Mar 2018 by Mike Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Sep 2016 by Mike Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Sep 2016 by Mike Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Mar 2016 by Mike Cynoglossum australe (Australian Forget-me-not) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2015 by Mike Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2015 by Mike Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2015 by Mike Centaurium erythraea (Common Centaury) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2015 by Mike Cheilanthes distans (Bristly cloak fern) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2015 by Mike Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2015 by Mike Lycium ferocissimum (African Boxthorn) at Symonston, ACT - 25 May 2015 by Mike Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 25 May 2015 by Mike Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 22 May 2015 by galah681
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by Christine
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by Christine
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by Christine
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by Christine
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by Christine
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by Christine
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Mike
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by Christine
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by RAllen
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Jan 2021 by RAllen
Goodenia hederacea (Ivy Goodenia) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by Mike
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by Mike
Arctotheca calendula (Capeweed, Cape Dandelion) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by Mike
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by Mike
Helina sp. (genus) (Muscid fly) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by Mike
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Feb 2020 by Mike
Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Symonston, ACT - 7 Jan 2020 by Christine
Paropsis variolosa (Variolosa leaf beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 7 Jan 2020 by Christine
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Symonston, ACT - 7 Jan 2020 by Christine
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2019 by Christine
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by Christine
Rhinaria sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinaria weevil) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2019 by Christine
Phlogistus sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 31 Oct 2019 by CathB
Psychidae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Symonston, ACT - 3 Oct 2019 by Christine
Pycnostictus seriatus (Common Bandwing) at Symonston, ACT - 3 Oct 2019 by Christine
Philobota undescribed species near arabella (A concealer moth) at Symonston, ACT - 3 Oct 2019 by Christine
Cardiaspina albitextura (White Lace Lerp) at Symonston, ACT - 3 Oct 2019 by Christine
Acacia pycnantha (Golden Wattle) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Sep 2019 by Mike
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Jun 2019 by JackyF
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Symonston, ACT - 21 Jun 2019 by Mike
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Symonston, ACT - 24 Apr 2019 by LisaB
Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Mar 2019 by Mike
Sorbus domestica (Service Tree) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Mar 2019 by Mike
Eurymelinae (subfamily) (Unidentified eurymeline leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 16 Mar 2019 by Christine
Notoncus gilberti (Smooth Epaulet Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 16 Mar 2019 by Christine
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Symonston, ACT - 26 Feb 2019 by Christine
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Feb 2019 by Mike
Oecophoridae provisional group 2 at Symonston, ACT - 16 Feb 2019 by Mike
Promachus sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Feb 2019 by Mike
Paropsis variolosa (Variolosa leaf beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Feb 2019 by Christine
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Feb 2019 by Christine
Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Feb 2019 by Mike
Microlaena stipoides (Weeping Grass) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Feb 2019 by Mike
Ipoella sp. (genus) (Leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 30 Jan 2019 by Christine
Rumex acetosella (Sheep Sorrel) at Symonston, ACT - 23 Jan 2019 by Christine
Monophlebidae sp. (family) (Mealy Bugs) at Symonston, ACT - 23 Jan 2019 by Christine
Cicadellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 23 Jan 2019 by Christine
Eurymela distincta (Gumtree leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 4 Jan 2019 by Mike
Paropsis variolosa (Variolosa leaf beetle) at Symonston, ACT - 16 Dec 2018 by Mike
Eurymela sp. (genus) (Gumtree hopper) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2018 by Christine
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2018 by Christine
Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2018 by Christine
Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by Mike
Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Symonston, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by Mike
Tasmanicosa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tasmanicosa wolf spider) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Nov 2018 by Mike
Thaumetopoeinae (subfamily) (Bag-shelter Moths, Processionary Caterpillars) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Sep 2018 by Christine
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Sep 2018 by Mike
Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Sep 2018 by JackyF
Acacia pycnantha (Golden Wattle) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Sep 2018 by JackyF
Eucalyptus rossii (Inland Scribbly Gum) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Jun 2018 by JackyF
Cassinia sifton (Sifton bush, Chinese Shrub) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Mar 2018 by Mike
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Sep 2016 by Mike
Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Symonston, ACT - 17 Sep 2016 by Mike
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Mar 2016 by Mike
Cynoglossum australe (Australian Forget-me-not) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2015 by Mike
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2015 by Mike
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2015 by Mike
Centaurium erythraea (Common Centaury) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2015 by Mike
Cheilanthes distans (Bristly cloak fern) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2015 by Mike
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 18 Nov 2015 by Mike
Lycium ferocissimum (African Boxthorn) at Symonston, ACT - 25 May 2015 by Mike
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 25 May 2015 by Mike
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 22 May 2015 by galah681

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 23 Oct 2020 01:06 PM Recorded on
  • Mike Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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