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3 Owlfly at Mulligans Flat

Ascalaphidae (family) at Mulligans Flat - 30 Dec 2020
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Identification history

Ascalaphidae (family) 30 Dec 2020 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 30 Dec 2020 Tapirlord

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Author's notes

Dragonfly?? If so is this behaviour normal.

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   30 Dec 2020
Tapirlord this is an owl fly in the Lacewing family

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Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Mulligans Flat - 24 Nov 2020 by JohnBundock Tramea loewii (Common Glider) at Mulligans Flat - 15 Oct 2020 by Gallpix Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Mulligans Flat - 13 Jun 2020 by tom.tomward@gmail.com Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Mulligans Flat - 14 Feb 2020 by JohnBundock Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Mulligans Flat - 12 Dec 2019 by JohnBundock Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Mulligans Flat - 26 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Mulligans Flat - 26 Jan 2019 by JohnBundock Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Mulligans Flat - 11 Jun 2017 by SallyandPeter
Hemicordulia australiae (Australian Emerald) at Mulligans Flat - 24 Nov 2020 by JohnBundock
Tramea loewii (Common Glider) at Mulligans Flat - 15 Oct 2020 by Gallpix
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Mulligans Flat - 13 Jun 2020 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Mulligans Flat - 14 Feb 2020 by JohnBundock
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Mulligans Flat - 12 Dec 2019 by JohnBundock
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider) at Mulligans Flat - 26 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Mulligans Flat - 26 Jan 2019 by JohnBundock
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Mulligans Flat - 11 Jun 2017 by SallyandPeter

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 30 Dec 2020 10:37 AM Recorded on
  • Tapirlord Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Unknown Gender
  • Breeding behaviour

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