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Vanessa kershawi

Australian Painted Lady at Symonston, ACT

Vanessa kershawi at Symonston, ACT - 6 Apr 2021
Vanessa kershawi at Symonston, ACT - 6 Apr 2021
Vanessa kershawi at Symonston, ACT - 6 Apr 2021
Vanessa kershawi at Symonston, ACT - 6 Apr 2021
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Vanessa kershawi 6 Apr 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Vanessa kershawi 6 Apr 2021 RodDeb

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Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by rawshorty Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by rawshorty Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by HelenJ Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by RobParnell Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 23 May 2021 by rawshorty Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Symonston, ACT - 23 May 2021 by rawshorty Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by MatthewFrawley Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RobParnell Onopordum acanthium (Scotch Thistle) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2019 by MichaelMulvaney Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2019 by Marthijn Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Jan 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2018 by Mike Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Mar 2017 by MatthewFrawley Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2016 by RangerElle Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Apr 2016 by galah681 Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Tragopogon dubius (Goatsbeard) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681 Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Symonston, ACT - 16 Nov 2014 by MichaelMulvaney Asperula gunnii (Mountain Woodruff) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Oct 2014 by Mike
Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Symonston, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by rawshorty
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Symonston, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by rawshorty
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Symonston, ACT - 10 Sep 2021 by HelenJ
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Sep 2021 by RobParnell
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Symonston, ACT - 29 Jun 2021 by RodDeb
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Symonston, ACT - 23 May 2021 by rawshorty
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Symonston, ACT - 23 May 2021 by rawshorty
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Apr 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RobParnell
Onopordum acanthium (Scotch Thistle) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Symonston, ACT - 9 Sep 2020 by Mike
Epicoma contristis (Yellow-spotted Epicoma Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 14 Dec 2019 by MichaelMulvaney
Glenoleon pulchellus (Antlion lacewing) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2019 by Marthijn
Chalcididae sp. (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Aug 2019 by rawshorty
Pardalotus striatus (Striated Pardalote) at Symonston, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Villa sp. (genus) (Unidentified Villa bee fly) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Jan 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Symonston, ACT - 27 Nov 2018 by Mike
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Symonston, ACT - 15 Dec 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Symonston, ACT - 25 Mar 2017 by MatthewFrawley
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Symonston, ACT - 6 Dec 2016 by RangerElle
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Symonston, ACT - 1 Apr 2016 by galah681
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Tragopogon dubius (Goatsbeard) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Hirschfeldia incana (Buchan Weed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Tolpis barbata (Yellow Hawkweed) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 5 Feb 2015 by galah681
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Symonston, ACT - 16 Nov 2014 by MichaelMulvaney
Asperula gunnii (Mountain Woodruff) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike
Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike
Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike
Silene gallica var. gallica (French Catchfly) at Symonston, ACT - 20 Oct 2014 by Mike
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Symonston, ACT - 8 Oct 2014 by Mike

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 6 Apr 2021 01:17 PM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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