Tiphiidae (family)

Unidentified Smooth flower wasp at Holt, ACT

Tiphiidae (family) at Holt, ACT - 23 Jan 2021
Tiphiidae (family) at Holt, ACT - 23 Jan 2021
Tiphiidae (family) at Holt, ACT - 23 Jan 2021
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Identification history

Tiphiidae (family) 2 Jun 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Tiphiidae (family) 23 Jan 2021 CathB

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I only noticed the biting midge feeding on this wasp after I looked at my photos later. The midge is shown in sighting 4368456

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Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at Point 4152 - 12 May 2024 by CathB
Camponotus suffusus (Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Aranda Bushland - 12 May 2024 by CathB
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Aranda Bushland - 26 Feb 2024 by CathB
Arasia mollicoma (Flat-white Jumping Spider) at Point 4152 - 12 Jan 2024 by CathB
Centaurium erythraea (Common Centaury) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by lbradley
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Jan 2024 by lbradley
Chalcidoidea (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Point 4152 - 11 Nov 2023 by CathB
Podomyrma gratiosa (Muscleman tree ant) at Point 4152 - 11 Nov 2023 by CathB
Peltoschema basicollis (Leaf beetle) at Aranda Bushland - 3 Nov 2023 by CathB
Neolucia agricola (Fringed Heath-blue) at Aranda Bushland - 3 Nov 2023 by CathB
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Aranda Bushland - 9 Sep 2023 by Venture
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Aranda, ACT - 3 Sep 2023 by lbradley
Argyrodes sp. (genus) (Dew-drop spider) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 12 Jan 2023 by CathB
Stenocotis sp. (genus) (A Leafhopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 12 Jan 2023 by CathB
Senecio quadridentatus (Cotton Fireweed) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by lbradley
Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Stellaria pungens (Prickly Starwort) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Nov 2022 by lbradley
Hydrocotyle laxiflora (Stinking Pennywort) at Aranda, ACT - 25 Oct 2022 by lbradley
Brachyloma daphnoides (Daphne Heath) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Sep 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Cortinarius archeri s.l. (Emperor Cortinar) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 13 May 2022 by Banambila
Pachycephala rufiventris (Rufous Whistler) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by JimL
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by JimL
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by CathB
Katipo sp. (genus) (Leafhopper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 20 Nov 2021 by CathB
Eusemocosma pruinosa (Philobota Group Concealer Moth) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 20 Nov 2021 by CathB
Melobasis propinqua (Propinqua jewel beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 25 Sep 2021 by CathB
Erina (genus) (A dusky blue butterfly) at Holt, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by CathB
Dillwynia phylicoides (A Parrot-pea) at Holt, ACT - 3 Sep 2021 by Jenny54
Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Holt, ACT - 2 Sep 2021 by Jenny54
Dillwynia phylicoides (A Parrot-pea) at Holt, ACT - 15 Jun 2021 by Jenny54
Pentatomidae (family) (Shield or Stink bug) at Holt, ACT - 1 May 2021 by CathB
Tyrtaeosus sp. (genus) (Weevil) at Point 4152 - 12 Mar 2021 by CathB
Diphucrania leucosticta (White-flecked acacia jewel beetle) at Holt, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by CathB
Sympycnodes rhaptodes (A Wood moth (Cossidae)) at Holt, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Holt, ACT - 22 Jan 2021 by CathB
Ceratopogonidae (family) (Biting Midge) at Holt, ACT - 15 Jan 2021 by CathB
Chalcidoidea (superfamily) (A gall wasp or Chalcid wasp) at Holt, ACT - 15 Jan 2021 by CathB
Idaea costaria (White-edged Wave) at Holt, ACT - 15 Jan 2021 by CathB
Cryptachaea veruculata (Diamondback comb-footed spider) at Aranda Bushland - 20 Dec 2020 by CathB
Ajuga australis (Austral Bugle) at Holt, ACT - 29 Oct 2020 by Jubeyjubes
Cymbonotus sp. (preissianus or lawsonianus) (Bears Ears) at Dunlop, ACT - 4 Apr 2020 by Jubeyjubes
Ethonion leai (Root-galling jewel beetle) at Dunlop, ACT - 17 Oct 2019 by Harrisi
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Dunlop, ACT - 13 May 2019 by CathB
Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 8 Mar 2019 by CathB
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Dunlop, ACT - 5 Jan 2019 by CathB
Podomyrma gratiosa (Muscleman tree ant) at Dunlop, ACT - 26 Dec 2018 by CathB
Nyssus coloripes (Spotted Ground Swift Spider) at Dunlop, ACT - 20 Nov 2018 by CathB
Notamacropus rufogriseus (Red-necked Wallaby) at Belconnen, ACT - 6 Jun 2018 by CathB
Camponotus sp. (genus) (A sugar ant) at Point 4152 - 9 Apr 2018 by CathB
Cryptorhynchini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified cryptorhynchine weevil) at Belconnen, ACT - 2 Apr 2018 by CathB
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) (Unidentified Ant-mimic jumping spider) at Belconnen, ACT - 2 Apr 2018 by CathB
Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Belconnen, ACT - 28 Nov 2017 by AndyRussell
Indigofera adesmiifolia (Tick Indigo) at Belconnen, ACT - 28 Nov 2017 by AndyRussell
Arsipoda holomelaena (Red-legged flea beetle) at Belconnen, ACT - 28 Nov 2017 by AndyRussell
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Belconnen, ACT - 13 Nov 2017 by JohnBundock
Trapezites luteus (Yellow Ochre, Rare White-spot Skipper) at Belconnen, ACT - 13 Nov 2017 by JohnBundock
Coronidium oxylepis subsp. lanatum (Woolly Pointed Everlasting) at Belconnen, ACT - 13 Nov 2016 by MichaelMulvaney

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 23 Jan 2021 07:39 AM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • Cassinia quinquefaria Associated plant
  • Biting midge Associated Insect
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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