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Harpobittacus australis

2 Hangingfly at Jacka, ACT

Harpobittacus australis at Jacka, ACT - 18 Oct 2020
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Identification history

Harpobittacus australis 20 Feb 2021 michaelb
Harpobittacus australis 19 Feb 2021 HarveyPerkins

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User's notes

A mating pair, the nuptial gift is a Tetragnathid spider.

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Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Jacka, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by HarveyPerkins Robshelfordia sp. (genus) (A Shelford cockroach) at Jacka, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by HarveyPerkins Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Jacka, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by HarveyPerkins Isomoralla pyrrhoptera (A concealer moth) at Jacka, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by HarveyPerkins Noctuidae unclassified IMMATURE moth (Immature Noctuidae Moth) at Jacka, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by HarveyPerkins Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Jacka, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by HarveyPerkins Automolius sp. (genus) (Scarab or Chafer beetle) at Jacka, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by HarveyPerkins Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at Jacka, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by HarveyPerkins Sphaerophoria macrogaster (Hover Fly) at Jacka, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins Viola betonicifolia (Mountain Violet) at Jacka, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Jacka, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by HarveyPerkins
Robshelfordia sp. (genus) (A Shelford cockroach) at Jacka, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by HarveyPerkins
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Jacka, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by HarveyPerkins
Isomoralla pyrrhoptera (A concealer moth) at Jacka, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Noctuidae unclassified IMMATURE moth (Immature Noctuidae Moth) at Jacka, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Calomela vittata (Acacia leaf beetle) at Jacka, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Automolius sp. (genus) (Scarab or Chafer beetle) at Jacka, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at Jacka, ACT - 19 Dec 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Sphaerophoria macrogaster (Hover Fly) at Jacka, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Viola betonicifolia (Mountain Violet) at Jacka, ACT - 18 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 18 Oct 2020 12:17 PM Recorded on
  • HarveyPerkins Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour

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