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Harpobittacus australis

2 Hangingfly at Downer, ACT

Harpobittacus australis at Downer, ACT - 30 Oct 2020
Harpobittacus australis at Downer, ACT - 30 Oct 2020
Harpobittacus australis at Downer, ACT - 30 Oct 2020
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Identification history

Harpobittacus australis 2 Nov 2020 KimPullen
Harpobittacus australis 2 Nov 2020 Harrisi

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KimPullen wrote:
   2 Nov 2020
In this case the hover fly's resemblance to a wasp didn't help it.

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Theridiidae sp. (family) (Comb-footed spider) at Downer, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by Roger 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 Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Downer, ACT - 31 May 2021 by Tapirlord Lichenomphalia chromacea (Yellow Navel) at Downer, ACT - 31 May 2021 by Tapirlord Jotus auripes (Jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 31 May 2021 by Tapirlord zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Downer, ACT - 31 May 2021 by Tapirlord Stenocotis sp. (genus) (A Leafhopper) at Downer, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by tpreston Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Downer, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by Ned_Johnston Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Downer, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by tpreston Epidesmia chilonaria (Golden-winged Epidesmia) at Downer, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by Ned_Johnston Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Downer, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by Ned_Johnston Stigmacros sp. (genus) (An Ant) at Downer, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by tpreston Dillwynia phylicoides (A Parrot-pea) at Downer, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by Harrisi Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at Downer, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by Harrisi Rainbowia sp. (genus) (A mite) at Downer, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by Christine 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 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 Terpandrus (Terpandrus) 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 Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Downer, ACT - 2 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 Tropis sp. (genus) (Longhorn or longicorn beetle) at Downer, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by Harrisi Melobasis thoracica (A jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 30 Oct 2020 by Harrisi Antictenia punctunculus (A geometer moth) at Downer, ACT - 30 Oct 2020 by Harrisi Castiarina octomaculata (A jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 30 Oct 2020 by Harrisi Rhinotia haemoptera (Lycid-mimic belid weevil, Slender Red Weevil) at Downer, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by Harrisi Riccia subbifurca (Liverwort) at Downer, ACT - 17 Aug 2020 by RWPurdie Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Downer, ACT - 25 Jul 2020 by Christine Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Nearcha aridaria (An Oenochromine moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Psilosticha pristis (Little Brown Bark Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Fisera eribola (Orange-hooded Crest-moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Faveria tritalis (Couchgrass Webworm) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Proteuxoa restituta (Black-bodied Noctuid) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Nearcha aridaria (An Oenochromine moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Lophopepla undescribed species (A concealer moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Meritastis pyrosemana (A Tortricid moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Scoparia spelaea (Scoparia spelaea) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Euproctis baliolalis (Browntail Gum Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton 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 Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Elaphodes signifer (Leaf beetle) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Glyphipterix perimetalla (Five-bar Sedge-moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Gastrinodes argoplaca (Cryptic Bark Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Threnosia heminephes (Halved Footman) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Eupselia carpocapsella (Common Eupselia Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Theridiidae sp. (family) (Comb-footed spider) at Downer, ACT - 1 Oct 2021 by Roger
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
Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Downer, ACT - 31 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Lichenomphalia chromacea (Yellow Navel) at Downer, ACT - 31 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Jotus auripes (Jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 31 May 2021 by Tapirlord
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Downer, ACT - 31 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Stenocotis sp. (genus) (A Leafhopper) at Downer, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by tpreston
Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Downer, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Downer, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by tpreston
Epidesmia chilonaria (Golden-winged Epidesmia) at Downer, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Downer, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Stigmacros sp. (genus) (An Ant) at Downer, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by tpreston
Dillwynia phylicoides (A Parrot-pea) at Downer, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by Harrisi
Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at Downer, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by Harrisi
Rainbowia sp. (genus) (A mite) at Downer, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by Christine
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 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
Terpandrus (Terpandrus) 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
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Downer, ACT - 2 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
Tropis sp. (genus) (Longhorn or longicorn beetle) at Downer, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by Harrisi
Melobasis thoracica (A jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 30 Oct 2020 by Harrisi
Antictenia punctunculus (A geometer moth) at Downer, ACT - 30 Oct 2020 by Harrisi
Castiarina octomaculata (A jewel beetle) at Downer, ACT - 30 Oct 2020 by Harrisi
Rhinotia haemoptera (Lycid-mimic belid weevil, Slender Red Weevil) at Downer, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by Harrisi
Riccia subbifurca (Liverwort) at Downer, ACT - 17 Aug 2020 by RWPurdie
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Downer, ACT - 25 Jul 2020 by Christine
Trichiocercus sparshalli (Sparshall's Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Nearcha aridaria (An Oenochromine moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Psilosticha pristis (Little Brown Bark Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Fisera eribola (Orange-hooded Crest-moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Smyriodes undescribed species nr aplectaria at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Faveria tritalis (Couchgrass Webworm) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Proteuxoa restituta (Black-bodied Noctuid) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Nearcha aridaria (An Oenochromine moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Lophopepla undescribed species (A concealer moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Meritastis pyrosemana (A Tortricid moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Scoparia spelaea (Scoparia spelaea) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Euproctis baliolalis (Browntail Gum Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
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
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Elaphodes signifer (Leaf beetle) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Glyphipterix perimetalla (Five-bar Sedge-moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Gastrinodes argoplaca (Cryptic Bark Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Threnosia heminephes (Halved Footman) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Eupselia carpocapsella (Common Eupselia Moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton
Hednota species near grammellus (Pyralid or snout moth) at Downer, ACT - 8 Apr 2019 by AlisonMilton

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 30 Oct 2020 06:07 PM Recorded on
  • Harrisi Recorded by

Additional information

  • Leptospermum multicaule Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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