Xylocopa (Lestis) aerata

Golden-Green Carpenter Bee at Acton, ACT

Xylocopa (Lestis) aerata at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2020
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Xylocopa aeratus 22 Nov 2020 michael.batley
Xylocopa aeratus 22 Nov 2020 TimL

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A very brief sighting with the MGCB remaining on the flower for just a few seconds before departing the area. The image is provided to add to the sighting and distribution records of this endangered bee.

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Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
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Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
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Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord
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Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Roger
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2022 by RodDeb
Prostheclina sp (genus) (A jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Lunularia cruciata (A thallose liverwort) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2022 by JanetRussell
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb
Bibio imitator (Garden maggot) at Acton, ACT - 22 Nov 2022 by HelenCross
Eleale sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Nov 2022 by HelenCross
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2022 by HelenCross
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Oct 2022 by TimL

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  • 21 Nov 2020 11:23 PM Recorded on
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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Female Gender

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