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Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda

Halictid bee at Acton, ACT

Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021
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Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda 16 Mar 2021 michael.batley
Unidentified 16 Mar 2021 TimL

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The bee is shown in previous sighting 4375640. This sighting is provided to record the behaviour of the bee entering a closed flower to retrieve pollen.

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(genus) (Net casting spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall Elhamma australasiae (Elhamma) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Acton, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by TimL Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by HelenCross Entiminae (subfamily) (Entimine weevil) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Megachile leucopyga at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Eurema smilax (Small Grass-yellow) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Anthrax dolabratus (Bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger Paracolletes crassipes at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by Roger Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by Roger Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by Roger Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by Roger Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by Roger Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket Belenois java (Caper White) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by AJB Eleale aspera (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by HelenCross Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Trigonospila sp. (genus) (A Bristle Fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by AndyRussell Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by AndyRussell Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) 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 Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 10 Nov 2021 by Roger Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger Ectenopsis sp. (March fly) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger 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 Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50 Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jul 2021 by Christine Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jul 2021 by RodDeb Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jul 2021 by HelenCross 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 Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 18 May 2021 by RodDeb Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL Lycoperdon perlatum (Gem Studded Puffball) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by HelenCross Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by HelenCross Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 9 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 Prosayleus hopei (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by DPRees125 Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine 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 Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA 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 Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by WHall Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall 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
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jun 2022 by HelenCross
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jun 2022 by JohnBundock
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
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by Roger
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by HelenCross
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
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by HelenBoronia
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Halone sinuata (Rock Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 2 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Deinopis sp. (genus) (Net casting spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall
Elhamma australasiae (Elhamma) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall
Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Acton, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by TimL
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Entiminae (subfamily) (Entimine weevil) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Megachile leucopyga at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Eurema smilax (Small Grass-yellow) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Anthrax dolabratus (Bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger
Paracolletes crassipes at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by Roger
Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by Roger
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by Roger
Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by Roger
Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by Roger
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket
Belenois java (Caper White) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by AJB
Eleale aspera (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Trigonospila sp. (genus) (A Bristle Fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by AndyRussell
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by AndyRussell
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) 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
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 10 Nov 2021 by Roger
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger
Ectenopsis sp. (March fly) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger
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
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50
Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jul 2021 by Christine
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jul 2021 by RodDeb
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jul 2021 by HelenCross
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
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 18 May 2021 by RodDeb
Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL
Lycoperdon perlatum (Gem Studded Puffball) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by HelenCross
Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by HelenCross
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 9 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
Prosayleus hopei (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by DPRees125
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine
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
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Myrmecia sp. (genus) (Bull ant or Jack Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA
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
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by WHall
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL
Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
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

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 21 Feb 2021 11:01 AM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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