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Eristalis tenax

Drone fly at Macgregor, ACT

Eristalis tenax at Macgregor, ACT - 25 Jan 2021
Eristalis tenax at Macgregor, ACT - 25 Jan 2021
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Eristalis tenax 26 Jan 2021 GregD
Eristalis tenax 25 Jan 2021 Roger

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Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by Roger Cotesia glomerata (Glomerata Wasp) at Macgregor, ACT - 31 Jan 2021 by Roger Chaetophthalmus sp. (genus) (A bristle fly) at Macgregor, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Roger Metistete gibbicollis (Darkling beetle) at Macgregor, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Roger Tapeigaster argyrospila (Fungus fly) at Macgregor, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by Roger Anthomyia vicarians at Macgregor, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by Roger Sondra sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by Roger Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Macgregor, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by Roger Mormoscopa phricozona (A Herminiid Moth) at Macgregor, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by Roger Neosparassus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Badge huntsman) at Macgregor, ACT - 1 Dec 2020 by Roger Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Macgregor, ACT - 28 Nov 2020 by Roger Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Macgregor, ACT - 27 Nov 2020 by Roger Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Macgregor, ACT - 11 Nov 2020 by Roger Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by Roger Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Macgregor, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by Roger Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 26 Oct 2020 by Roger Psilogramma casuarinae (Southern Psilogramma) at Macgregor, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by Roger Australomisidia pilula (Lozenge-shaped Flower Spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by Roger Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 20 Sep 2020 by Roger Chezala privatella (A Concealer moth) at Macgregor, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Roger Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 4 Sep 2020 by Roger Oecophorinae (subfamily) (Unidentified Oecophorinae concealer moth) at Macgregor, ACT - 30 Aug 2020 by Roger Micromus tasmaniae (Tasmanian Brown Lacewing) at Macgregor, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by Roger Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Macgregor, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by Roger Holoplatys invenusta (Jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 12 Aug 2020 by Roger Servaea incana (Hoary Servaea) at Macgregor, ACT - 24 Jul 2020 by Roger Tuberolachnus salignus (Giant willow aphid) at Macgregor, ACT - 20 Jul 2020 by Roger Naupactus cervinus (Fuller's rose weevil) at Macgregor, ACT - 8 Jul 2020 by Roger Psocodea 'Psocoptera' sp. (order) (Unidentified plant louse) at Macgregor, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Roger Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Roger Sylvicola dubius (Wood-gnat) at Macgregor, ACT - 10 Jun 2020 by Roger Venatrix pseudospeciosa (Wolf spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 1 Jun 2020 by Roger Oenochroma vinaria (Pink-bellied moth) at Macgregor, ACT - 18 May 2020 by Roger Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 3 May 2020 by Roger Phoracantha semipunctata (Common eucalypt longicorn) at Macgregor, ACT - 3 May 2020 by Roger Clynotis severus (Stern Jumping Spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 25 Apr 2020 by Roger Helina sp. (genus) (Muscid fly) at Macgregor, ACT - 15 Apr 2020 by Roger Anthomyia punctipennis at Macgregor, ACT - 13 Apr 2020 by Roger Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Macgregor, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Roger Cebysa leucotelus (Australian Bagmoth) at Macgregor, ACT - 5 Apr 2020 by Roger Calomela bartoni (Acacia Leaf Beetle) at Macgregor, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by Roger Belenois java (Caper White) at Macgregor, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Roger Trichopoda giacomelli (Feather Leg Fly) at Macgregor, ACT - 22 Mar 2020 by Roger Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 10 Mar 2020 by Roger Eristalinus punctulatus (Native Drone Fly) at Macgregor, ACT - 6 Mar 2020 by Roger Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Macgregor, ACT - 2 Mar 2020 by Roger Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Crab spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by Roger Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Macgregor, ACT - 21 Jan 2020 by Roger Hasarius adansonii (Adanson's house jumper) at Macgregor, ACT - 10 Jan 2020 by Roger Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by Roger Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by Roger Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Macgregor, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by Roger Ctenochares bicolorus (Black-tipped orange ichneumon) at Macgregor, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by Roger Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Macgregor, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by Roger Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Macgregor, ACT - 23 Dec 2019 by Roger Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 21 Dec 2019 by Roger Gminatus australis (Orange Assassin Bug) at Macgregor, ACT - 21 Dec 2019 by Roger Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 19 Dec 2019 by Roger Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 15 Dec 2019 by Roger Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Macgregor, ACT - 13 Dec 2019 by Roger Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Macgregor, ACT - 2 Apr 2019 by Roger Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Macgregor, ACT - 31 Mar 2019 by Roger Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Macgregor, ACT - 3 Mar 2019 by Roger
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 6 Feb 2021 by Roger
Cotesia glomerata (Glomerata Wasp) at Macgregor, ACT - 31 Jan 2021 by Roger
Chaetophthalmus sp. (genus) (A bristle fly) at Macgregor, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Roger
Metistete gibbicollis (Darkling beetle) at Macgregor, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by Roger
Tapeigaster argyrospila (Fungus fly) at Macgregor, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by Roger
Anthomyia vicarians at Macgregor, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by Roger
Sondra sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by Roger
Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Macgregor, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by Roger
Mormoscopa phricozona (A Herminiid Moth) at Macgregor, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by Roger
Neosparassus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Badge huntsman) at Macgregor, ACT - 1 Dec 2020 by Roger
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Macgregor, ACT - 28 Nov 2020 by Roger
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Macgregor, ACT - 27 Nov 2020 by Roger
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Macgregor, ACT - 11 Nov 2020 by Roger
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by Roger
Eudynamys orientalis (Eastern Koel) at Macgregor, ACT - 1 Nov 2020 by Roger
Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 26 Oct 2020 by Roger
Psilogramma casuarinae (Southern Psilogramma) at Macgregor, ACT - 21 Oct 2020 by Roger
Australomisidia pilula (Lozenge-shaped Flower Spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 10 Oct 2020 by Roger
Dolophones sp. (genus) (Wrap-around spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 20 Sep 2020 by Roger
Chezala privatella (A Concealer moth) at Macgregor, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Roger
Euryopis sp. (genus) (An ant eating spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 4 Sep 2020 by Roger
Oecophorinae (subfamily) (Unidentified Oecophorinae concealer moth) at Macgregor, ACT - 30 Aug 2020 by Roger
Micromus tasmaniae (Tasmanian Brown Lacewing) at Macgregor, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by Roger
Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Macgregor, ACT - 29 Aug 2020 by Roger
Holoplatys invenusta (Jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 12 Aug 2020 by Roger
Servaea incana (Hoary Servaea) at Macgregor, ACT - 24 Jul 2020 by Roger
Tuberolachnus salignus (Giant willow aphid) at Macgregor, ACT - 20 Jul 2020 by Roger
Naupactus cervinus (Fuller's rose weevil) at Macgregor, ACT - 8 Jul 2020 by Roger
Psocodea 'Psocoptera' sp. (order) (Unidentified plant louse) at Macgregor, ACT - 27 Jun 2020 by Roger
Lycosidae sp. (family) (Unidentified wolf spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 21 Jun 2020 by Roger
Sylvicola dubius (Wood-gnat) at Macgregor, ACT - 10 Jun 2020 by Roger
Venatrix pseudospeciosa (Wolf spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 1 Jun 2020 by Roger
Oenochroma vinaria (Pink-bellied moth) at Macgregor, ACT - 18 May 2020 by Roger
Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 3 May 2020 by Roger
Phoracantha semipunctata (Common eucalypt longicorn) at Macgregor, ACT - 3 May 2020 by Roger
Clynotis severus (Stern Jumping Spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 25 Apr 2020 by Roger
Helina sp. (genus) (Muscid fly) at Macgregor, ACT - 15 Apr 2020 by Roger
Anthomyia punctipennis at Macgregor, ACT - 13 Apr 2020 by Roger
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Macgregor, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by Roger
Cebysa leucotelus (Australian Bagmoth) at Macgregor, ACT - 5 Apr 2020 by Roger
Calomela bartoni (Acacia Leaf Beetle) at Macgregor, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by Roger
Belenois java (Caper White) at Macgregor, ACT - 1 Apr 2020 by Roger
Trichopoda giacomelli (Feather Leg Fly) at Macgregor, ACT - 22 Mar 2020 by Roger
Salticidae (family) (Unidentified Jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 10 Mar 2020 by Roger
Eristalinus punctulatus (Native Drone Fly) at Macgregor, ACT - 6 Mar 2020 by Roger
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Macgregor, ACT - 2 Mar 2020 by Roger
Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Crab spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by Roger
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Macgregor, ACT - 21 Jan 2020 by Roger
Hasarius adansonii (Adanson's house jumper) at Macgregor, ACT - 10 Jan 2020 by Roger
Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 2 Jan 2020 by Roger
Hypoblemum griseum (A jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 29 Dec 2019 by Roger
Polistes (Polistes) chinensis (Asian paper wasp) at Macgregor, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by Roger
Ctenochares bicolorus (Black-tipped orange ichneumon) at Macgregor, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by Roger
Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Macgregor, ACT - 27 Dec 2019 by Roger
Eumeninae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Macgregor, ACT - 23 Dec 2019 by Roger
Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 21 Dec 2019 by Roger
Gminatus australis (Orange Assassin Bug) at Macgregor, ACT - 21 Dec 2019 by Roger
Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 19 Dec 2019 by Roger
Helpis minitabunda (Jumping spider) at Macgregor, ACT - 15 Dec 2019 by Roger
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Macgregor, ACT - 13 Dec 2019 by Roger
Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Macgregor, ACT - 2 Apr 2019 by Roger
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Macgregor, ACT - 31 Mar 2019 by Roger
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Macgregor, ACT - 3 Mar 2019 by Roger

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 25 Jan 2021 06:06 PM Recorded on
  • Roger Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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