ACT NSW ACT Government :: Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region :: Gearys Gap/Wamboin Landcare Group
Home Insects Other insects Scorpionflies and Hangingflies (Mecoptera)

Harpobittacus australis

Hangingfly at Holt, ACT

Harpobittacus australis at Holt, ACT - 9 Nov 2020
Request use of media

Identification history

Harpobittacus australis 12 Nov 2020 michaelb
Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) sp.(genus) 9 Nov 2020 Roger

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

Be the first to comment


Please Login or Register to comment.

Nearby sightings

Page 1 of 1 - image sightings only 75 0 75

Drechmeria gunnii (Dark Vegetable Caterpillar) at Holt, ACT - 25 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Holt, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by Christine Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Holt, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by DW Backobourkia heroine (Heroic Orb-weaver) at Holt, ACT - 9 Dec 2021 by Roger Artoriopsis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Artoriopsis wolf spider) at Holt, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Kurt Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Holt, ACT - 3 Nov 2021 by Kurt Cacomantis pallidus (Pallid Cuckoo) at Holt, ACT - 29 Oct 2021 by wombey Gerygone fusca (Western Gerygone) at Holt, ACT - 16 Oct 2021 by wombey Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Holt, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by Sammyj87 Gerygone fusca (Western Gerygone) at Holt, ACT - 25 Sep 2021 by wombey Isopeda sp. (genus) (Huntsman Spider) at Holt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by tpreston Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by tpreston Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by tpreston Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Holt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by tpreston Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Holt, ACT - 12 Sep 2021 by wombey Stizoptera bichenovii (Double-barred Finch) at Holt, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by wombey Gyrinidae sp. (family) (Unidentified whirligig beetle) at Holt, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by Roger Geophilomorpha sp. (order) (Earth or soil centipede) at Holt, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by tpreston Mandalotus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Mandalotus weevil) at Holt, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by trevorpreston Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Holt, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by tpreston Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Holt, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by Roger Acridotheres tristis (Common Myna) at Holt, ACT - 21 Aug 2021 by wombey Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Holt, ACT - 21 Aug 2021 by wombey Melithreptus brevirostris (Brown-headed Honeyeater) at Holt, ACT - 20 Aug 2021 by wombey Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Holt, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by Roger Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Holt, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by Roger Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Holt, ACT - 18 Jul 2021 by wombey Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus (Crescent Honeyeater) at Holt, ACT - 17 Jul 2021 by wombey Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus (Crescent Honeyeater) at Holt, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by patrickcox Penthaleidae (family) (An earth mite) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by Christine Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by Christine Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by Christine Pyralidae (family) (A Pyralid Moth) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by Christine Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by Christine Eirone sp. (genus) (A flower wasp) at Holt, ACT - 15 Jun 2021 by Roger Arcyria sp. (A slime mould) at Holt, ACT - 27 May 2021 by tpreston Paropsisterna sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Holt, ACT - 12 May 2021 by Roger Dolomedes sp. (genus) (Fishing spider) at Holt, ACT - 29 Apr 2021 by Roger Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Holt, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by wombey Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Holt, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by wombey Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Holt, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by tpreston Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 27 Mar 2021 by tpreston Anisolabididae (family) (Unidentified wingless earwig) at Holt, ACT - 27 Mar 2021 by tpreston Cryptobothrus chrysophorus (Golden Bandwing) at Holt, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Ned_Johnston Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Holt, ACT - 10 Mar 2021 by Roger Litoria latopalmata (Broad-palmed Tree-frog) at Holt, ACT - 10 Mar 2021 by Roger Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Holt, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by wombey Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Holt, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by tpreston Anisolabididae (family) (Unidentified wingless earwig) at Holt, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by tpreston Fletchamia quinquelineata (Five-striped flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by tpreston Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by tpreston Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by tpreston Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Holt, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by tpreston Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Holt, ACT - 10 Dec 2020 by Christine Podalonia tydei (Caterpillar-hunter wasp) at Holt, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by Christine Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Holt, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by Roger Paropsisterna nobilitata (Leaf beetle, Button beetle) at Holt, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by Roger Oxyops fasciatus (A weevil) at Holt, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by Roger Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Holt, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by Roger Sanguisorba minor (Salad Burnet, Sheep's Burnet) at Holt, ACT - 24 Oct 2020 by tpreston Burchardia umbellata (Milkmaids) at Holt, ACT - 24 Oct 2020 by tpreston Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Holt, ACT - 16 Oct 2020 by Christine Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Holt, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by Kurt Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Holt, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by Roger Gnaphosidae or Trochanteriidae (families) (Flat spider) at Holt, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by Roger Myrmarachne sp. (genus) (Unidentified Ant-mimic jumping spider) at Holt, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by Roger Cleonyminae sp. (subfamily) (Parasitic wasp) at Holt, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by Roger Lalage tricolor (White-winged Triller) at Holt, ACT - 14 Sep 2020 by RodDeb Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Holt, ACT - 4 Sep 2020 by Kurt Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm, Common Balm) at Holt, ACT - 21 Jul 2020 by tpreston Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Holt, ACT - 21 Jul 2020 by tpreston Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Holt, ACT - 8 Jun 2020 by Kurt
Drechmeria gunnii (Dark Vegetable Caterpillar) at Holt, ACT - 25 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Holt, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by Christine
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Holt, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by DW
Backobourkia heroine (Heroic Orb-weaver) at Holt, ACT - 9 Dec 2021 by Roger
Artoriopsis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Artoriopsis wolf spider) at Holt, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Kurt
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Holt, ACT - 3 Nov 2021 by Kurt
Cacomantis pallidus (Pallid Cuckoo) at Holt, ACT - 29 Oct 2021 by wombey
Gerygone fusca (Western Gerygone) at Holt, ACT - 16 Oct 2021 by wombey
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Holt, ACT - 10 Oct 2021 by Sammyj87
Gerygone fusca (Western Gerygone) at Holt, ACT - 25 Sep 2021 by wombey
Isopeda sp. (genus) (Huntsman Spider) at Holt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by tpreston
Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by tpreston
Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by tpreston
Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Holt, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by tpreston
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Holt, ACT - 12 Sep 2021 by wombey
Stizoptera bichenovii (Double-barred Finch) at Holt, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by wombey
Gyrinidae sp. (family) (Unidentified whirligig beetle) at Holt, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by Roger
Geophilomorpha sp. (order) (Earth or soil centipede) at Holt, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by tpreston
Mandalotus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Mandalotus weevil) at Holt, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by trevorpreston
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Holt, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by tpreston
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Holt, ACT - 31 Aug 2021 by Roger
Acridotheres tristis (Common Myna) at Holt, ACT - 21 Aug 2021 by wombey
Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Holt, ACT - 21 Aug 2021 by wombey
Melithreptus brevirostris (Brown-headed Honeyeater) at Holt, ACT - 20 Aug 2021 by wombey
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Holt, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by Roger
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Holt, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by Roger
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Holt, ACT - 18 Jul 2021 by wombey
Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus (Crescent Honeyeater) at Holt, ACT - 17 Jul 2021 by wombey
Phylidonyris pyrrhopterus (Crescent Honeyeater) at Holt, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by patrickcox
Penthaleidae (family) (An earth mite) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by Christine
Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by Christine
Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by Christine
Pyralidae (family) (A Pyralid Moth) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by Christine
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Holt, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by Christine
Eirone sp. (genus) (A flower wasp) at Holt, ACT - 15 Jun 2021 by Roger
Arcyria sp. (A slime mould) at Holt, ACT - 27 May 2021 by tpreston
Paropsisterna sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Holt, ACT - 12 May 2021 by Roger
Dolomedes sp. (genus) (Fishing spider) at Holt, ACT - 29 Apr 2021 by Roger
Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Holt, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by wombey
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Holt, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by wombey
Pseudechis porphyriacus (Red-bellied Black Snake) at Holt, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by tpreston
Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 27 Mar 2021 by tpreston
Anisolabididae (family) (Unidentified wingless earwig) at Holt, ACT - 27 Mar 2021 by tpreston
Cryptobothrus chrysophorus (Golden Bandwing) at Holt, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Holt, ACT - 10 Mar 2021 by Roger
Litoria latopalmata (Broad-palmed Tree-frog) at Holt, ACT - 10 Mar 2021 by Roger
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Holt, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by wombey
Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Holt, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Anisolabididae (family) (Unidentified wingless earwig) at Holt, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Fletchamia quinquelineata (Five-striped flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Caenoplana coerulea (Blue Planarian, Blue Garden Flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Anzoplana trilineata (A Flatworm) at Holt, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by tpreston
Oedaleus australis (Australian Oedaleus) at Holt, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by tpreston
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Holt, ACT - 10 Dec 2020 by Christine
Podalonia tydei (Caterpillar-hunter wasp) at Holt, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by Christine
Rhinotia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Rhinotia weevil) at Holt, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by Roger
Paropsisterna nobilitata (Leaf beetle, Button beetle) at Holt, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by Roger
Oxyops fasciatus (A weevil) at Holt, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by Roger
Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Holt, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by Roger
Sanguisorba minor (Salad Burnet, Sheep's Burnet) at Holt, ACT - 24 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Burchardia umbellata (Milkmaids) at Holt, ACT - 24 Oct 2020 by tpreston
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Holt, ACT - 16 Oct 2020 by Christine
Echium plantagineum (Paterson's Curse) at Holt, ACT - 1 Oct 2020 by Kurt
Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Holt, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by Roger
Gnaphosidae or Trochanteriidae (families) (Flat spider) at Holt, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by Roger
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) (Unidentified Ant-mimic jumping spider) at Holt, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by Roger
Cleonyminae sp. (subfamily) (Parasitic wasp) at Holt, ACT - 17 Sep 2020 by Roger
Lalage tricolor (White-winged Triller) at Holt, ACT - 14 Sep 2020 by RodDeb
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Holt, ACT - 4 Sep 2020 by Kurt
Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm, Common Balm) at Holt, ACT - 21 Jul 2020 by tpreston
Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Holt, ACT - 21 Jul 2020 by tpreston
Crematogaster sp. (genus) (Acrobat ant, Cocktail ant) at Holt, ACT - 8 Jun 2020 by Kurt

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 9 Nov 2020 12:40 PM Recorded on
  • Roger Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

Record quality

  • Images or audio
  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
  • Description
  • Additional attributes
1,292,014 sightings of 8,116 species in 1,328 locations from 5,413 members
Proudly Australian made, owned and hosted CCA 3.0 | privacy