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Zizina otis

Common Grass-Blue at Acton, ACT

Zizina otis at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021
Zizina otis at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021
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Zizina otis 11 Feb 2021 MatthewFrawley
Zizina otis 10 Feb 2021 Christine

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Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by Roger Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by Roger Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by RodDeb Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by RodDeb Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Austalis pulchella (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Lymantriinae (subfamily) (Unidentified tussock moths) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by Harrisi Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Acton, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by TimL Entiminae (subfamily) (Entimine weevil) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Eurema smilax (Small Grass-yellow) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by Roger Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB Eleale aspera (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by HelenCross Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by AndyRussell Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by GirtsO Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by GirtsO Lasioglossum (Australictus) tertium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50 Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50 Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by TimL Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 18 May 2021 by RodDeb Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by HelenCross Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL Curculionidae (family) (Unidentified weevil) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by patrickcox Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Roger Prosayleus hopei (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by DPRees125 Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by ebristow Megastigmus sp. (genus) (Parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by TimL Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by TimL Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by TimL Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) primulipictus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by TimL Ichneumonoidea sp. (Superfamily) (A species of parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by TimL Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Theclinesthes miskini (Wattle Blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Cruria donowani (Crow or Donovan's Day Moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Porrostoma sp. (genus) (Lycid, Net-winged beetle) at Acton, ACT - 13 Jan 2021 by Ned_Johnston Paropsini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified paropsine leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by TimL Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by TimL Castiarina crenata (Jewel beetle) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by TimL Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by TimL Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by RodDeb Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2020 by TimL Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Stenocotis sp. (genus) (A Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Acton, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by WHall Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) bicingulatum (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by PeterA
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by Roger
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by Roger
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by RodDeb
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by RodDeb
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Austalis pulchella (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Lymantriinae (subfamily) (Unidentified tussock moths) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Acton, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by TimL
Entiminae (subfamily) (Entimine weevil) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Eurema smilax (Small Grass-yellow) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by Roger
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket
Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Eleale aspera (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by AndyRussell
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by GirtsO
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by GirtsO
Lasioglossum (Australictus) tertium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by TimL
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 18 May 2021 by RodDeb
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by HelenCross
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL
Curculionidae (family) (Unidentified weevil) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by patrickcox
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Roger
Prosayleus hopei (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by DPRees125
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by ebristow
Megastigmus sp. (genus) (Parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by TimL
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by TimL
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by TimL
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) primulipictus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by TimL
Ichneumonoidea sp. (Superfamily) (A species of parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by TimL
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Theclinesthes miskini (Wattle Blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Cruria donowani (Crow or Donovan's Day Moth) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL
Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by TimL
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Braconidae sp. (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Porrostoma sp. (genus) (Lycid, Net-winged beetle) at Acton, ACT - 13 Jan 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Paropsini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified paropsine leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by TimL
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2021 by TimL
Castiarina crenata (Jewel beetle) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by TimL
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2021 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by RodDeb
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2020 by TimL
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Yoyetta robertsonae (Clicking Ambertail) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Stenocotis sp. (genus) (A Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Acton, ACT - 24 Nov 2020 by WHall
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) bicingulatum (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by PeterA

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 7 Feb 2021 03:22 PM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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