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Megastigmus sp. (genus)

1 Parasitic wasp at Cook, ACT

Megastigmus sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 22 Jan 2021
Megastigmus sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 22 Jan 2021
Megastigmus sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 22 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Megastigmus sp. (genus) 28 Feb 2022 Birdy
Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) 3 Jun 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) 22 Jan 2021 CathB

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Conicochernes sp. (genus) (Chernetid Pseudoscorpion) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Monolepta minima (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Cladonia sp. (Cup Lichen) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by CathB Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by CathB Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Ottelia ovalifolia subsp. ovalifolia (Swamp Lily) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Agriopocoris sp. (genus) (Coreid bug) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Rayieria basifer (Braconid-mimic plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Elatine gratioloides (Waterwort) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by CathB Carabidae sp. (family) (A ground beetle) at Cook, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by CathB Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB Melanterius sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melanterius weevil) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB Macrobathra desmotoma ( A Cosmet moth) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Plecoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Stone fly) at Cook, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by CathB Acacia baileyana (Cootamundra Wattle, Golden Mimosa) at Cook, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by drakes zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by drakes Eucalyptus rubida subsp. rubida (Candlebark) at Cook, ACT - 3 May 2021 by drakes Oenochroa and Artiastis (genera) at Cook, ACT - 9 Mar 2021 by CathB Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by CathB Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by CathB Neotartessus flavipes (A leafhopper) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by CathB Rhytidoponera aspera (Greenhead ant) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by CathB Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Conocephalus sp. (genus) (A Tussock Katydid) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB Cadmus (Cadmus) litigiosus (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB Opisthoncus sexmaculatus (Six-marked jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB Deliochus pulcher (Beautiful Deliochus spider) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by drakes Acaena echinata (Sheeps Burr) at Cook, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by drakes Dissomorphia australiaria (Dissomorphia australiaria) at Cook, ACT - 27 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Coccidae sp. (family) (Unidentified coccid scale insect) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton Eriococcidae sp. (family) (Unidentified felted scale) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB Holoplatys sp. (genus) (Unidentified Holoplatys jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB Acanthonevroides jarvisi (A fruit fly) at Cook, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by CathB Edusella puberula (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2020 by CathB Edusella sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2020 by CathB Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by MattFox Ceratopogonidae (family) (Biting Midge) at Cook, ACT - 28 Oct 2020 by CathB Inopus rubriceps (Sugarcane Soldier Fly) at Cook, ACT - 28 Oct 2020 by CathB Capusa (genus) (Wedge moth) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2020 by CathB Mycetophilidae (family) (A fungus gnat) at Cook, ACT - 7 Sep 2020 by CathB Fissidens sp. at Cook, ACT - 18 Jul 2020 by CathB Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jul 2020 by Tammy Spergularia rubra (Sandspurrey) at Cook, ACT - 10 Jun 2020 by CathB Fissidens sp. at Cook, ACT - 10 Jun 2020 by CathB Lasiopsylla sp. (genus) (Psyllid or Lerp insect) at Cook, ACT - 1 Jun 2020 by CathB Dactylis glomerata (Cocksfoot) at Cook, ACT - 26 May 2020 by CathB Microlaena stipoides (Weeping Grass) at Cook, ACT - 26 May 2020 by CathB Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii (An exotic invasive panic grass) at Cook, ACT - 26 May 2020 by CathB Dolomedes sp. (genus) (Fishing spider) at Cook, ACT - 4 May 2020 by CathB Dytiscidae (family) (Unidentified diving beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Apr 2020 by CathB Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Apr 2020 by CathB Pisauridae sp. (family) (Water spider) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by CathB Dytiscidae (family) (Unidentified diving beetle) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by CathB Ranatra sp. (genus) (Water Scorpion or Water Stick Insect) at Cook, ACT - 10 Apr 2020 by CathB Austrolimnophila antiqua (Crane fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB Gynoplistia (Gynoplistia) bella (A crane fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB Morbora sp. (genus) (Unidentified Morbora shield bug) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB Echinochloa crus-galli (Barnyard Grass) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB Ephydridae sp. (family) (Shore Flies) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB Sapromyza sp. (genus) (A lauxaniid fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB Corixidae (family) (Water Boatman) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB Latridiidae sp. (family) (Minute brown scavenger beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Cook, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB Leptoceridae sp. (family) (Long-horned caddisfly) at Cook, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2020 by CathB Zygoptera (suborder) (Damselfly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2020 by CathB Bermius brachycerus (A grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2020 by CathB Eucharitidae (family) (Unidentified ant-parasite wasp) at Cook, ACT - 1 Mar 2020 by CathB Isomoralla eriscota (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2020 by CathB Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Cook, ACT - 16 Feb 2020 by CathB Rhytidoponera sp. (genus) (Rhytidoponera ant) at Cook, ACT - 16 Feb 2020 by CathB Chlorocoma dichloraria (Guenee's or Double-fringed Emerald) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2020 by CathB Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by CathB Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by CathB Rhytidoponera aspera (Greenhead ant) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by CathB Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by CathB Peltonyxa sp. (genus) (Trogossitid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by CathB Clynotis severus (Stern Jumping Spider) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2020 by CathB Macrobathra chrysotoxa (A cosmet moth) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2020 by CathB
Conicochernes sp. (genus) (Chernetid Pseudoscorpion) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Monolepta minima (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Cladonia sp. (Cup Lichen) at Cook, ACT - 7 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by CathB
Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by CathB
Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Ottelia ovalifolia subsp. ovalifolia (Swamp Lily) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Agriopocoris sp. (genus) (Coreid bug) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Rayieria basifer (Braconid-mimic plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Elatine gratioloides (Waterwort) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by CathB
Carabidae sp. (family) (A ground beetle) at Cook, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by CathB
Cyclosa fuliginata (species-group) (An orb weaving spider) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB
Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Melanterius sp. (genus) (Unidentified Melanterius weevil) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Macrobathra desmotoma ( A Cosmet moth) at Cook, ACT - 22 Nov 2021 by CathB
Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Plecoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Stone fly) at Cook, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by CathB
Acacia baileyana (Cootamundra Wattle, Golden Mimosa) at Cook, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus rubida subsp. rubida (Candlebark) at Cook, ACT - 3 May 2021 by drakes
Oenochroa and Artiastis (genera) at Cook, ACT - 9 Mar 2021 by CathB
Camponotus nigroaeneus (Sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by CathB
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by CathB
Neotartessus flavipes (A leafhopper) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by CathB
Rhytidoponera aspera (Greenhead ant) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by CathB
Chalcidoidea sp. (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Conocephalus sp. (genus) (A Tussock Katydid) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB
Cadmus (Cadmus) litigiosus (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB
Opisthoncus sexmaculatus (Six-marked jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB
Deliochus pulcher (Beautiful Deliochus spider) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by CathB
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by drakes
Acaena echinata (Sheeps Burr) at Cook, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by drakes
Dissomorphia australiaria (Dissomorphia australiaria) at Cook, ACT - 27 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Dicranosterna immaculata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Coccidae sp. (family) (Unidentified coccid scale insect) at Cook, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by AlisonMilton
Eriococcidae sp. (family) (Unidentified felted scale) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Holoplatys sp. (genus) (Unidentified Holoplatys jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Acanthonevroides jarvisi (A fruit fly) at Cook, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by CathB
Edusella puberula (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2020 by CathB
Edusella sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2020 by CathB
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Cook, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by MattFox
Ceratopogonidae (family) (Biting Midge) at Cook, ACT - 28 Oct 2020 by CathB
Inopus rubriceps (Sugarcane Soldier Fly) at Cook, ACT - 28 Oct 2020 by CathB
Capusa (genus) (Wedge moth) at Cook, ACT - 20 Oct 2020 by CathB
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2020 by CathB
Mycetophilidae (family) (A fungus gnat) at Cook, ACT - 7 Sep 2020 by CathB
Fissidens sp. at Cook, ACT - 18 Jul 2020 by CathB
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Cook, ACT - 15 Jul 2020 by Tammy
Spergularia rubra (Sandspurrey) at Cook, ACT - 10 Jun 2020 by CathB
Fissidens sp. at Cook, ACT - 10 Jun 2020 by CathB
Lasiopsylla sp. (genus) (Psyllid or Lerp insect) at Cook, ACT - 1 Jun 2020 by CathB
Dactylis glomerata (Cocksfoot) at Cook, ACT - 26 May 2020 by CathB
Microlaena stipoides (Weeping Grass) at Cook, ACT - 26 May 2020 by CathB
Panicum capillare or P. hillmanii (An exotic invasive panic grass) at Cook, ACT - 26 May 2020 by CathB
Dolomedes sp. (genus) (Fishing spider) at Cook, ACT - 4 May 2020 by CathB
Dytiscidae (family) (Unidentified diving beetle) at Cook, ACT - 18 Apr 2020 by CathB
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Apr 2020 by CathB
Pisauridae sp. (family) (Water spider) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by CathB
Dytiscidae (family) (Unidentified diving beetle) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2020 by CathB
Ranatra sp. (genus) (Water Scorpion or Water Stick Insect) at Cook, ACT - 10 Apr 2020 by CathB
Austrolimnophila antiqua (Crane fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Gynoplistia (Gynoplistia) bella (A crane fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Morbora sp. (genus) (Unidentified Morbora shield bug) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Echinochloa crus-galli (Barnyard Grass) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Ephydridae sp. (family) (Shore Flies) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Sapromyza sp. (genus) (A lauxaniid fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Corixidae (family) (Water Boatman) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Latridiidae sp. (family) (Minute brown scavenger beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB
Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Cook, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB
Leptoceridae sp. (family) (Long-horned caddisfly) at Cook, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2020 by CathB
Zygoptera (suborder) (Damselfly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2020 by CathB
Bermius brachycerus (A grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2020 by CathB
Eucharitidae (family) (Unidentified ant-parasite wasp) at Cook, ACT - 1 Mar 2020 by CathB
Isomoralla eriscota (A concealer moth) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2020 by CathB
Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Cook, ACT - 16 Feb 2020 by CathB
Rhytidoponera sp. (genus) (Rhytidoponera ant) at Cook, ACT - 16 Feb 2020 by CathB
Chlorocoma dichloraria (Guenee's or Double-fringed Emerald) at Cook, ACT - 13 Feb 2020 by CathB
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by CathB
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by CathB
Rhytidoponera aspera (Greenhead ant) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by CathB
Rutilia (Donovanius) sp. (genus & subgenus) (A Bristle Fly) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by CathB
Peltonyxa sp. (genus) (Trogossitid beetle) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by CathB
Clynotis severus (Stern Jumping Spider) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2020 by CathB
Macrobathra chrysotoxa (A cosmet moth) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jan 2020 by CathB

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 22 Jan 2021 07:44 AM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • E bridgesiana Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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