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Rhagigaster ephippiger

Smooth flower wasp at Acton, ACT

Rhagigaster ephippiger at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021
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Identification history

Rhagigaster ephippiger 17 Feb 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Rhagigaster ephippiger 16 Feb 2021 Roger

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The female was feeding while mating

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Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jul 2021 by RodDeb Tubaria serrulata (Tubaria serrulata) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jul 2021 by Heino1 Alcaeus varicornis (Acacia shield bug) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL Porcellio scaber (Common slater) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2021 by TimL Hypholoma sp. at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2021 by TimL Ceroplastes rubens (Pink Wax Scale or Red Wax Scale) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL Ceroplastes rubens (Pink Wax Scale or Red Wax Scale) at Acton, ACT - 21 May 2021 by TimL Hygrocybe sp. ‘red’ (A Waxcap) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2021 by TimL Kuranda notata (Derbid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL Ichneumonidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2021 by AlisonMilton Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by Roger Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by Roger Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by TimL Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL Lycoperdon perlatum at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by Roger Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL Deliochus sp. (genus) (A leaf curling spider) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL Diplopoda sp. (class) (Unidentified millipede) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Roger Lycoperdon perlatum at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Heino1 Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Roger Paronellidae sp. (family) (Paronellid springtail) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by Roger Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL Arion intermedius (Hedgehog Slug) at Acton, ACT - 22 Mar 2021 by TimL Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Spilosoma canescens (Light Ermine or Dark-spotted Tiger Moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Amata (genus) (Handmaiden) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Ethmia clytodoxa (An Ethmiid moth family: (Ethmiidae)) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by Roger Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA Stenolysmus extraneus (Lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL Camponotus sp. (genus) (A sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL Zaclava sp. (genus) (Zaclava bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by Roger Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by Roger Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by Roger Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum (Australictus) peraustrale (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by PeterA Lasioglossum (Australictus) tertium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by PeterA Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by Roger Stomorhina discolor (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Roger Syagrius intrudens (Fern weevil) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Roger Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by Roger Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger Scoliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Hairy Flower Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger Homalictus sp. (genus) (Native bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger Trichophthalma sp. (genus) (Tangle-vein fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger Chetogaster violacea/viridis (complex) (Bristle Fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger Sericophorus sp. (genus) (Sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger EUMENINAE (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by PeterA Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by TimL Appias paulina (Yellow albatross) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Intellagama lesueurii (Australian Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua (A flower-feeding march fly) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by PeterA Argonemertes hillii (Hill's nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by TimL Arkys walckenaeri (Triangle spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by TimL Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by Roger Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by TimL Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2021 by Tim L Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2021 by Tim L Oligochaeta sp. (class) (Unidentified earthworm) at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2021 by Tim L Limoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Short-palped Crane Fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jan 2021 by Roger
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jul 2021 by RodDeb
Tubaria serrulata (Tubaria serrulata) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jul 2021 by Heino1
Alcaeus varicornis (Acacia shield bug) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL
Porcellio scaber (Common slater) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2021 by TimL
Hypholoma sp. at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2021 by TimL
Ceroplastes rubens (Pink Wax Scale or Red Wax Scale) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL
Ceroplastes rubens (Pink Wax Scale or Red Wax Scale) at Acton, ACT - 21 May 2021 by TimL
Hygrocybe sp. ‘red’ (A Waxcap) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2021 by TimL
Kuranda notata (Derbid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL
Ichneumonidae sp. (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2021 by AlisonMilton
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by Roger
Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by Roger
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2021 by TimL
Commius elegans (Cherry Ballart Shield Bug) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Apr 2021 by TimL
Lycoperdon perlatum at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by Roger
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL
Deliochus sp. (genus) (A leaf curling spider) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Diplopoda sp. (class) (Unidentified millipede) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by Roger
Lycoperdon perlatum at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by Heino1
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by Roger
Paronellidae sp. (family) (Paronellid springtail) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by Roger
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL
Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL
Arion intermedius (Hedgehog Slug) at Acton, ACT - 22 Mar 2021 by TimL
Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Rhipicera (Agathorhipis) femorata (Feather-horned beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Spilosoma canescens (Light Ermine or Dark-spotted Tiger Moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ethmia clytodoxa (An Ethmiid moth family: (Ethmiidae)) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by Roger
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by Roger
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA
Stenolysmus extraneus (Lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL
Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL
Camponotus sp. (genus) (A sugar ant) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL
Zaclava sp. (genus) (Zaclava bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by Roger
Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by Roger
Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by Roger
Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Australictus) peraustrale (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Australictus) tertium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by PeterA
Nephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL
Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2021 by Roger
Stomorhina discolor (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Roger
Syagrius intrudens (Fern weevil) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2021 by Roger
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Scoliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Hairy Flower Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Homalictus sp. (genus) (Native bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Trichophthalma sp. (genus) (Tangle-vein fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Chetogaster violacea/viridis (complex) (Bristle Fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
Sericophorus sp. (genus) (Sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by Roger
EUMENINAE (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2021 by PeterA
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2021 by TimL
Appias paulina (Yellow albatross) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Intellagama lesueurii (Australian Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua (A flower-feeding march fly) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Guerinius shuckardi (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 8 Feb 2021 by PeterA
Argonemertes hillii (Hill's nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by TimL
Arkys walckenaeri (Triangle spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by TimL
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by Roger
Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by TimL
Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2021 by Tim L
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2021 by Tim L
Oligochaeta sp. (class) (Unidentified earthworm) at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2021 by Tim L
Limoniidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Short-palped Crane Fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jan 2021 by Roger

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 15 Feb 2021 10:57 AM Recorded on
  • Roger Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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