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Bembix sp. (genus)

Unidentified Bembix sand wasp at Acton, ACT

Bembix sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021
Bembix sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021
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Bembix sp. (genus) 2 Apr 2021 michaelb
Bembix sp. (genus) 1 Apr 2021 Christine

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Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok 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 Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by Roger 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 Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by RodDeb Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by RodDeb Polistes sp. (genus) (Unidentified paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Acton, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by TimL Mordella sp. (genus) (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Pararguda nasuta (Wattle Snout Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-Blue) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton 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 Acroaspis sp. (genus) (Twig Spider) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL 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 sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by Roger Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger 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 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 Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb 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 Argonemertes australiensis (Australian land nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jul 2021 by TimL 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 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 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 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 Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by WHall Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 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 Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by TimL Apis mellifera (European honey 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 Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) 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 Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine 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 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
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
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
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by Roger
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
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Polistes sp. (genus) (Unidentified paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Acton, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by TimL
Mordella sp. (genus) (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Pararguda nasuta (Wattle Snout Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-Blue) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
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
Acroaspis sp. (genus) (Twig Spider) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
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 sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by Roger
Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger
Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger
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
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
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
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
Argonemertes australiensis (Australian land nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jul 2021 by TimL
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
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
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
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
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by WHall
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 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
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by TimL
Apis mellifera (European honey 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
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) 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
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
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
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

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 1 Apr 2021 12:28 PM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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