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Harpobittacus australis

Hangingfly at Goorooyarroo

Harpobittacus australis at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Harpobittacus australis 9 Nov 2020 RogerF
Harpobittacus australis 9 Nov 2020 kasiaaus

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Author's notes

I recorded identical behaviour a couple of days earlier.

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RogerF wrote:
   9 Nov 2020
the male is bearing the nuptial gift

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Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Leptotarsus (Macromastix) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Unidentified Macromastix crane fly) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Creiis costatus (A lerp of eucalypts) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by YumiCallaway Lasiopsylla rotundipennis (Yellowbox lerp) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Eboo sp. (genus) (Eboo leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Chrysomelidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Leaf Beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Creiis costatus (A lerp of eucalypts) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Dytiscidae sp. (family) (Unidentified diving beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by Waterwatch Paropsini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified paropsine leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Imma acosma (An Immid moth) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Paropsisterna variicollis (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus Acari sp. (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by Waterwatch Paropsisterna variicollis (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by galah681 Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Goorooyarroo - 1 Aug 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Goorooyarroo - 1 Aug 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Goorooyarroo - 11 Nov 2017 by KShort Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Goorooyarroo - 11 Nov 2017 by KShort
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Chironomidae sp. (family) (Midge) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Unidentified Macromastix crane fly) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Creiis costatus (A lerp of eucalypts) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by YumiCallaway
Lasiopsylla rotundipennis (Yellowbox lerp) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Eboo sp. (genus) (Eboo leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Chrysomelidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Leaf Beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Creiis costatus (A lerp of eucalypts) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Dytiscidae sp. (family) (Unidentified diving beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by Waterwatch
Paropsini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified paropsine leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Imma acosma (An Immid moth) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Paropsisterna variicollis (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by kasiaaus
Acari sp. (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by Waterwatch
Paropsisterna variicollis (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 7 Nov 2020 by galah681
Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Goorooyarroo - 6 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Goorooyarroo - 1 Aug 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Goorooyarroo - 1 Aug 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Goorooyarroo - 11 Nov 2017 by KShort
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Goorooyarroo - 11 Nov 2017 by KShort

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 7 Nov 2020 03:21 PM Recorded on
  • kasiaaus Recorded by

Additional information

  • Crane fly caught as a gift for a female Associated Insect
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Male Gender

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