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Apis mellifera

European honey bee at Higgins, ACT

Apis mellifera at Higgins, ACT - 20 Nov 2020
Apis mellifera at Higgins, ACT - 20 Nov 2020
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Apis mellifera 22 Nov 2020 michaelb
Apis mellifera 21 Nov 2020 Alison Milton

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Not a nest, but a swarm. The swarm moved around for a couple of days. Arrived at this spot between 2:30 and 6:30 pm and was gone the next day. Several nests in the park nearby.

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Hippotion scrofa (Coprosma Hawk Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 22 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Higgins, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Anthela ocellata (Eyespot anthelid moth) at Higgins, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Higgins, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Bibio imitator (Garden maggot) at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Neocistela ovalis (Comb-clawed beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Poecilasthena thalassias (Sea-blue Delicate) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Nacoleia rhoeoalis (A Pyralid Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Onthophagus declivis (Declivis dung beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Glyphipterix meteora (A Sedge Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Higgins, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Higgins, ACT - 17 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 17 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Higgins, ACT - 17 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Belenois java (Caper White) at Higgins, ACT - 16 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Euphronarcha luxaria (Striated Bark Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Embioptera sp. (order) (Unidentified webspinner) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Aeolochroma metarhodata (Tea-tree Emerald) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Higgins, ACT - 5 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton Eristalinus punctulatus (Native Drone Fly) at Higgins, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Higgins, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton Enicospilus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton Ectropis sp. (genus) (An engrailed moth) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton Prasinocyma semicrocea (Common Gum Emerald) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton Alucita phricodes (A Many-plumed Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 8 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Higgins, ACT - 7 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Higgins, ACT - 5 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton Perga sp. (genus) (Steel Blue Sawfly or Spitfire) at Higgins, ACT - 31 Aug 2020 by Alison Milton Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by Alison Milton Tessaromma undatum (Velvet eucalypt longhorn) at Higgins, ACT - 24 Aug 2020 by Alison Milton Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by Alison Milton Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling) at Higgins, ACT - 28 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Higgins, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Jun 2020 by Alison Milton Conoeca guildingi (A case moth) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Jun 2020 by Alison Milton Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Higgins, ACT - 31 May 2020 by Alison Milton Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Higgins, ACT - 31 May 2020 by Alison Milton Oxycanus dirempta (Variable Oxycanus) at Higgins, ACT - 21 May 2020 by Alison Milton Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Higgins, ACT - 21 May 2020 by Alison Milton Phrissogonus laticostata (Apple looper moth) at Higgins, ACT - 21 May 2020 by Alison Milton Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 21 May 2020 by Alison Milton Lepidoscia sp. (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Higgins, ACT - 20 May 2020 by Alison Milton Proteuxoa sp. (genus) (A Noctuid Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 20 May 2020 by Alison Milton Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Higgins, ACT - 20 May 2020 by Alison Milton Hoplostega ochroma (A concealer moth) at Higgins, ACT - 20 May 2020 by Alison Milton Proteuxoa bistrigula (An Owlet Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 20 May 2020 by Alison Milton Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Higgins, ACT - 19 May 2020 by Alison Milton Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Higgins, ACT - 19 May 2020 by Alison Milton Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Higgins, ACT - 18 May 2020 by Alison Milton Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Higgins, ACT - 12 May 2020 by Alison Milton Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Higgins, ACT - 10 May 2020 by Alison Milton Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Higgins, ACT - 3 May 2020 by Alison Milton Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Higgins, ACT - 29 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Higgins, ACT - 29 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Ethemaia sellata (Grey-banded leaf weevil) at Higgins, ACT - 29 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Lepiota s.l. at Higgins, ACT - 27 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Higgins, ACT - 27 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Leratiomyces ceres (Redlead Roundhead) at Higgins, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Belenois java (Caper White) at Higgins, ACT - 19 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Higgins, ACT - 17 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Amelora (genus) (A Geometrid moth) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Leratiomyces ceres (Redlead Roundhead) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Adelium brevicorne (Bronzed field beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Conoderus sp. (genus) (Click beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Monoctenia smerintharia (Dark Leaf Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Cosmodes elegans (Green blotched moth) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Nacoleia rhoeoalis (A Pyralid Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Proteuxoa sp. (genus) (A Noctuid Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Monoctenia smerintharia (Dark Leaf Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton Hellula hydralis (Cabbage Centre Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Higgins, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Higgins, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Hippotion scrofa (Coprosma Hawk Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 22 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Higgins, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Anthela ocellata (Eyespot anthelid moth) at Higgins, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Dasypodia selenophora (Southern old lady moth) at Higgins, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Bibio imitator (Garden maggot) at Higgins, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Neocistela ovalis (Comb-clawed beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Poecilasthena thalassias (Sea-blue Delicate) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (A Pyralid Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Onthophagus declivis (Declivis dung beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Glyphipterix meteora (A Sedge Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by Alison Milton
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Higgins, ACT - 27 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Christinus marmoratus (Southern Marbled Gecko) at Higgins, ACT - 17 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 17 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Corvus coronoides (Australian Raven) at Higgins, ACT - 17 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Belenois java (Caper White) at Higgins, ACT - 16 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Poecilometis strigatus (Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Leistomorpha brontoscopa (A concealer moth) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Euphronarcha luxaria (Striated Bark Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Embioptera sp. (order) (Unidentified webspinner) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Aeolochroma metarhodata (Tea-tree Emerald) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Arhodia lasiocamparia (Pink Arhodia) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Higgins, ACT - 5 Oct 2020 by Alison Milton
Eristalinus punctulatus (Native Drone Fly) at Higgins, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton
Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Higgins, ACT - 29 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton
Enicospilus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton
Ectropis sp. (genus) (An engrailed moth) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton
Prasinocyma semicrocea (Common Gum Emerald) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton
Alucita phricodes (A Many-plumed Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 8 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Higgins, ACT - 7 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Higgins, ACT - 5 Sep 2020 by Alison Milton
Perga sp. (genus) (Steel Blue Sawfly or Spitfire) at Higgins, ACT - 31 Aug 2020 by Alison Milton
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Higgins, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by Alison Milton
Tessaromma undatum (Velvet eucalypt longhorn) at Higgins, ACT - 24 Aug 2020 by Alison Milton
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Aug 2020 by Alison Milton
Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling) at Higgins, ACT - 28 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Higgins, ACT - 11 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Higgins, ACT - 6 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Higgins, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Higgins, ACT - 14 Jun 2020 by Alison Milton
Conoeca guildingi (A case moth) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Jun 2020 by Alison Milton
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Higgins, ACT - 31 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Higgins, ACT - 31 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Oxycanus dirempta (Variable Oxycanus) at Higgins, ACT - 21 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Higgins, ACT - 21 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Phrissogonus laticostata (Apple looper moth) at Higgins, ACT - 21 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 21 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Lepidoscia sp. (genus) (Unidentified cone case moth) at Higgins, ACT - 20 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Proteuxoa sp. (genus) (A Noctuid Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 20 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Higgins, ACT - 20 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Hoplostega ochroma (A concealer moth) at Higgins, ACT - 20 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Proteuxoa bistrigula (An Owlet Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 20 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Higgins, ACT - 19 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Higgins, ACT - 19 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Higgins, ACT - 18 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Higgins, ACT - 12 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Higgins, ACT - 10 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Higgins, ACT - 3 May 2020 by Alison Milton
Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Higgins, ACT - 29 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Higgins, ACT - 29 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Ethemaia sellata (Grey-banded leaf weevil) at Higgins, ACT - 29 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Lepiota s.l. at Higgins, ACT - 27 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Higgins, ACT - 27 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Leratiomyces ceres (Redlead Roundhead) at Higgins, ACT - 26 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Belenois java (Caper White) at Higgins, ACT - 19 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Higgins, ACT - 17 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Amelora (genus) (A Geometrid moth) at Higgins, ACT - 10 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Leratiomyces ceres (Redlead Roundhead) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Adelium brevicorne (Bronzed field beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Conoderus sp. (genus) (Click beetle) at Higgins, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Oenosandra boisduvalii (Boisduval's Autumn Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 4 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Monoctenia smerintharia (Dark Leaf Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Cosmodes elegans (Green blotched moth) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (A Pyralid Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Proteuxoa sp. (genus) (A Noctuid Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Monoctenia smerintharia (Dark Leaf Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Higgins, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Alison Milton
Hellula hydralis (Cabbage Centre Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Achyra affinitalis (Cotton Web Spinner) at Higgins, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Higgins, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Higgins, ACT - 31 Mar 2020 by Alison Milton

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Noxious or High Risk Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 20 Nov 2020 04:35 PM Recorded on
  • Alison Milton Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
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