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Muscidae sp. (family)

Unidentified muscid fly at Red Hill Nature Reserve

Muscidae sp. (family) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Muscidae sp. (family) 4 Jan 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Muscidae sp. (family) 24 Dec 2020 KimPullen
Unidentified 23 Dec 2020 JackyF

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Author's notes

Tiny, body length only just over 5mm

3 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   24 Dec 2020
The fly has been killed by a parasitic Entomophthora fungus.
JackyF wrote:
   24 Dec 2020
Kim thanks.
   24 Dec 2020
i think the genus is Helina - which seems to be the main target of teh puppeteer fungus in thee Canberra area

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Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Jan 2021 by roymcd Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF Geometridae sp. (family) IMMATURES (Unidentified IMMATURE Geometer moths) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF Rhinotia sp. in brunnea-group (A belid weevil) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF Pandorea pandorana (wonga wonga vine) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Oct 2020 by Tapirlord Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jun 2020 by Alison Milton Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jun 2020 by Alison Milton Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jun 2020 by Alison Milton Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 May 2020 by Mike Falco longipennis (Australian Hobby) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 May 2020 by roymcd Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2019 by HarveyPerkins Cacatua tenuirostris (Long-billed Corella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2019 by HarveyPerkins Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Cacatua tenuirostris (Long-billed Corella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Oct 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Oct 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Aug 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Aug 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jul 2019 by roymcd Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 May 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Mar 2019 by roymcd Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Mar 2019 by roymcd Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Mar 2019 by roymcd Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Oct 2018 by MichaelMulvaney Oiketicus sp. (genus) (A case moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Sep 2018 by MichaelMulvaney Dicaeum hirundinaceum (Mistletoebird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Jun 2018 by roymcd Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Jun 2018 by nath_kay Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Mar 2018 by RodDeb Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Oct 2017 by roymcd Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Oct 2016 by Ratcliffe
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Jan 2021 by roymcd
Pentatomidae (family) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Geometridae sp. (family) IMMATURES (Unidentified IMMATURE Geometer moths) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Rhinotia sp. in brunnea-group (A belid weevil) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Scopula rubraria (Reddish Wave) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Aporocera (Aporocera) consors (A leaf beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 Dec 2020 by JackyF
Pandorea pandorana (wonga wonga vine) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Oct 2020 by Tapirlord
Rhytidoponera metallica (Greenhead ant) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jun 2020 by Alison Milton
Coccinella transversalis (Transverse Ladybird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jun 2020 by Alison Milton
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jun 2020 by Alison Milton
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 10 May 2020 by Mike
Falco longipennis (Australian Hobby) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 May 2020 by roymcd
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Cacatua tenuirostris (Long-billed Corella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Dec 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Cacatua tenuirostris (Long-billed Corella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Cacatua galerita (Sulphur-crested Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Nov 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Oct 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Oct 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Aug 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Callocephalon fimbriatum (Gang-gang Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Aug 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jul 2019 by roymcd
Zizina otis (Common Grass-blue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 May 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Mar 2019 by roymcd
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Mar 2019 by roymcd
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Mar 2019 by roymcd
Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Oct 2018 by MichaelMulvaney
Oiketicus sp. (genus) (A case moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Sep 2018 by MichaelMulvaney
Dicaeum hirundinaceum (Mistletoebird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Jun 2018 by roymcd
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 3 Jun 2018 by nath_kay
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 5 Mar 2018 by RodDeb
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Oct 2017 by roymcd
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Oct 2016 by Ratcliffe

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 23 Dec 2020 10:52 AM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by

Additional information

  • Acacia Dealbata Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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