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Scolia (Discolia) verticalis

Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp at Acton, ACT

Scolia (Discolia) verticalis at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021
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Scolia (Discolia) verticalis 31 Mar 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis 30 Mar 2021 Roger

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Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Acton, ACT - 15 May 2023 by DonTaylor Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2023 by MarkT Arbanitis sp. (genus) (A spiny trapdoor spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2023 by HelenCross Prostheclina sp (genus) (A jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2023 by HelenCross Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2023 by HelenCross Mantodea sp. (order) (Unidentified praying mantis) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2023 by RodDeb Chinoneides tasmaniensis (Stilt bug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by KorinneM Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by KorinneM Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by KorinneM Diapriidae sp. (family) (Diapriid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by KorinneM Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 26 Apr 2023 by HelenCross Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 25 Apr 2023 by Roger Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 21 Apr 2023 by JimL Diphucrania duodecimmaculata (12-spot jewel beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2023 by HelenCross Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2023 by Steve_Bok Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2023 by JohnBundock Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2023 by AJB Coprinus comatus (Shaggy Ink Cap) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2023 by AJB Cermatulus nasalis (Predatory shield bug, Glossy shield bug) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2023 by patrickcox Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2023 by TomW Lenophila achilles (Spider mimicking signal fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1 Calolampra sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1 Gea theridioides (An orb weaver spider) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1 Homalictus sp. (genus) (Native bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2023 by Roger Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2023 by AndyRussell Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by PeterA Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by PeterA Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by PeterA Lipotriches flavoviridis species group at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by PeterA Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2023 by natureguy Cellypha goldbachii at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2023 by Heino1 Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2023 by HelenCross Leioproctus (Leioproctus) carinatus at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2023 by darrenw Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 15 Jan 2023 by amiessmacro Hylaeus sp. (genus) (A masked bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 Jan 2023 by darrenw Leioproctus (Leioproctus) carinatus at Acton, ACT - 13 Jan 2023 by darrenw Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 Jan 2023 by darrenw Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2023 by darrenw Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2023 by darrenw Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2023 by darrenw Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by Tammy Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by darrenw Choerocoris paganus (Ground shield bug) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by darrenw Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by darrenw Homalictus sp. (genus) (Native bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2023 by Roger Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by HelenCross Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by HelenCross Hesthesis sp. (genus) (Wasp-mimic longicorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by HelenCross Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by HelenCross Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by HelenCross Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb Odontomyia hunteri (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2023 by HelenCross Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2023 by HelenCross Intellagama lesueurii (Australian Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jan 2023 by amiessmacro Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by DonTaylor Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2022 by JohnBundock Eristalinus punctulatus (Golden Native Drone Fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by RosD Eurema smilax (Small Grass-yellow) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by JohnBundock Belenois java (Caper White) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by JohnBundock Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2022 by JanetRussell Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2022 by AndrewCB Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2022 by HelenCross Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 7 Nov 2022 by JohnBundock Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Oct 2022 by JohnBundock Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 6 Oct 2022 by HelenCross Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 30 Sep 2022 by Christine Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 24 Sep 2022 by VanceLawrence Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jul 2022 by AlisonMilton Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jul 2022 by HelenCross Eustrephus latifolius (Wombat Berry) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jun 2022 by Tapirlord Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by JohnBundock Lenkunya virgata (Brown-streaked planarian) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (subgenus) (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by Roger Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by JohnBundock Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by JohnBundock Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by HelenCross Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by MatthewFrawley Calomela pallida (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Roger Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Acton, ACT - 15 May 2023 by DonTaylor
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2023 by MarkT
Arbanitis sp. (genus) (A spiny trapdoor spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2023 by HelenCross
Prostheclina sp (genus) (A jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2023 by HelenCross
Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2023 by HelenCross
Mantodea sp. (order) (Unidentified praying mantis) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2023 by RodDeb
Chinoneides tasmaniensis (Stilt bug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by KorinneM
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by KorinneM
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by KorinneM
Diapriidae sp. (family) (Diapriid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by KorinneM
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 26 Apr 2023 by HelenCross
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 25 Apr 2023 by Roger
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 21 Apr 2023 by JimL
Diphucrania duodecimmaculata (12-spot jewel beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2023 by HelenCross
Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2023 by Steve_Bok
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2023 by JohnBundock
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2023 by AJB
Coprinus comatus (Shaggy Ink Cap) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2023 by AJB
Cermatulus nasalis (Predatory shield bug, Glossy shield bug) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2023 by patrickcox
Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2023 by TomW
Lenophila achilles (Spider mimicking signal fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Calolampra sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Gea theridioides (An orb weaver spider) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Homalictus sp. (genus) (Native bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2023 by Roger
Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2023 by AndyRussell
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by PeterA
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by PeterA
Lipotriches flavoviridis species group at Acton, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by PeterA
Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Common Ringtail Possum) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2023 by natureguy
Cellypha goldbachii at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2023 by Heino1
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) carinatus at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2023 by darrenw
Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 15 Jan 2023 by amiessmacro
Hylaeus sp. (genus) (A masked bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 Jan 2023 by darrenw
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) carinatus at Acton, ACT - 13 Jan 2023 by darrenw
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 Jan 2023 by darrenw
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2023 by darrenw
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2023 by darrenw
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2023 by darrenw
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by Tammy
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by darrenw
Choerocoris paganus (Ground shield bug) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by darrenw
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by darrenw
Homalictus sp. (genus) (Native bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2023 by Roger
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Hesthesis sp. (genus) (Wasp-mimic longicorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb
Odontomyia hunteri (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2023 by HelenCross
Intellagama lesueurii (Australian Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jan 2023 by amiessmacro
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by DonTaylor
Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2022 by JohnBundock
Eristalinus punctulatus (Golden Native Drone Fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb
Gastrophora henricaria (Fallen-bark Looper, Beautiful Leaf Moth) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by RosD
Eurema smilax (Small Grass-yellow) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by JohnBundock
Belenois java (Caper White) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by JohnBundock
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2022 by JanetRussell
Saproscincus mustelinus (Weasel Skink) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2022 by AndrewCB
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2022 by HelenCross
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 7 Nov 2022 by JohnBundock
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Oct 2022 by JohnBundock
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 6 Oct 2022 by HelenCross
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 30 Sep 2022 by Christine
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 24 Sep 2022 by VanceLawrence
Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jul 2022 by AlisonMilton
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jul 2022 by HelenCross
Eustrephus latifolius (Wombat Berry) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jun 2022 by Tapirlord
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by JohnBundock
Lenkunya virgata (Brown-streaked planarian) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (subgenus) (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by Roger
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by JohnBundock
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by JohnBundock
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by HelenCross
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Calomela pallida (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Roger
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine

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Location information

Species information

  • Scolia (Discolia) verticalis Scientific name
  • Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 30 Mar 2021 01:10 PM Recorded on
  • Roger Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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