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Bembix sp. (genus)

Unidentified Bembix sand wasp at Theodore, ACT

Bembix sp. (genus) at Theodore, ACT - 3 Feb 2021
Bembix sp. (genus) at Theodore, ACT - 3 Feb 2021
Bembix sp. (genus) at Theodore, ACT - 3 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Bembix sp. (genus) 4 Feb 2021 michaelb
Unidentified 3 Feb 2021 Cardy

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Author's notes

Best photos we could get, so much activity on this tree. The stripes on the thorax(?) are pale blue.

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Nearby sightings

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Metura elongatus (Saunders' case moth) at Theodore, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Cardy Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Theodore, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Cardy Amata (genus) (Handmaiden) at Theodore, ACT - 24 Jan 2021 by Cardy Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Theodore, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by Cardy Eriophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Theodore, ACT - 3 Mar 2020 by Cardy Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Theodore, ACT - 9 Jan 2020 by Cardy Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Theodore, ACT - 26 Jan 2019 by Cardy Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Theodore, ACT - 26 Jan 2019 by Cardy Archimantis sp. (genus) (Large Brown Mantis) at Theodore, ACT - 26 Dec 2018 by Cardy Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Theodore, ACT - 20 Nov 2018 by Cardy Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Theodore, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by Cardy Orcus bilunulatus (Ladybird beetle) at Theodore, ACT - 16 Nov 2018 by Cardy Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Theodore, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by Cardy
Metura elongatus (Saunders' case moth) at Theodore, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Cardy
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Theodore, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Cardy
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden) at Theodore, ACT - 24 Jan 2021 by Cardy
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Theodore, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by Cardy
Eriophora sp. (genus) (Garden orb weaver) at Theodore, ACT - 3 Mar 2020 by Cardy
Eupoecila australasiae (Fiddler Beetle) at Theodore, ACT - 9 Jan 2020 by Cardy
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Theodore, ACT - 26 Jan 2019 by Cardy
Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Theodore, ACT - 26 Jan 2019 by Cardy
Archimantis sp. (genus) (Large Brown Mantis) at Theodore, ACT - 26 Dec 2018 by Cardy
Zodariidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Ant spider or Spotted ground spider) at Theodore, ACT - 20 Nov 2018 by Cardy
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Theodore, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by Cardy
Orcus bilunulatus (Ladybird beetle) at Theodore, ACT - 16 Nov 2018 by Cardy
Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Theodore, ACT - 11 Nov 2018 by Cardy

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 3 Feb 2021 12:26 PM Recorded on
  • Cardy Recorded by

Additional information

  • Uncertain but the insects and bees love it (Wish I had more of the trees for them :-)) Associated plant
  • Bees, native bees, butterfies Associated Insect
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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