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Boreoides subulatus

Wingless Soldier Fly at Spence, ACT

Boreoides subulatus at Spence, ACT - 10 Apr 2021
Boreoides subulatus at Spence, ACT - 10 Apr 2021
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Identification history

Boreoides subulatus 13 Apr 2021 michaelb
Unidentified 12 Apr 2021 Watermilli

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I think this beastie was about 1 inch long, 2.5cm, 25mm. One or two of its legs seem damaged. It looks very like the Wingless Soldier Fly on my page from May last year, but this one may be pregnant perhaps - it's much fatter in the abdomen.

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Nearby sightings

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Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Spence, ACT - 25 Oct 2022 by Watermilli Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Spence, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by Watermilli Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Spence, ACT - 9 Jun 2021 by Watermilli Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Spence, ACT - 29 Apr 2021 by Watermilli Hippotion celerio (Vine Hawk Moth) at Spence, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Watermilli Dasygnathus trituberculatus (Rhinoceros beetle) at Spence, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by Watermilli Phallus rubicundus (Phallus rubicundus) at Spence, ACT - 14 Apr 2020 by Watermilli Cyathus sp. (A Bird's Nest Fungus) at Spence, ACT - 13 Apr 2020 by Watermilli Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Spence, ACT - 22 Mar 2020 by Watermilli Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Spence, ACT - 5 May 2019 by Watermilli Isodontia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Grass-carrying wasp) at Spence, ACT - 7 Apr 2019 by Watermilli Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by Watermilli Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by Watermilli Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by Watermilli Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Spence, ACT - 3 Mar 2019 by Watermilli Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Spence, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by Laserchemisty Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Spence, ACT - 4 Feb 2019 by Watermilli Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Spence, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by Watermilli Coreidae (family) (Coreid plant bug) at Spence, ACT - 3 Jan 2019 by Watermilli Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at Spence, ACT - 1 Jan 2019 by Watermilli Limnodynastes peronii (Brown-striped Frog) at Spence, ACT - 3 Mar 2018 by Watermilli Hypodoxa muscosaria (Textured Emerald) at Spence, ACT - 2 Feb 2018 by Watermilli Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Spence, ACT - 4 Oct 2016 by GeoffRobertson Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Spence, ACT - 19 Sep 2016 by GeoffRobertson Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Spence, ACT - 19 Dec 2015 by Watermilli Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Spence, ACT - 20 Aug 2014 by Watermilli
Melanodes anthracitaria (Black Geometrid) at Spence, ACT - 25 Oct 2022 by Watermilli
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Spence, ACT - 2 Apr 2022 by Watermilli
Celaenia calotoides (Bird-dropping spider) at Spence, ACT - 9 Jun 2021 by Watermilli
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Spence, ACT - 29 Apr 2021 by Watermilli
Hippotion celerio (Vine Hawk Moth) at Spence, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Watermilli
Dasygnathus trituberculatus (Rhinoceros beetle) at Spence, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by Watermilli
Phallus rubicundus (Phallus rubicundus) at Spence, ACT - 14 Apr 2020 by Watermilli
Cyathus sp. (A Bird's Nest Fungus) at Spence, ACT - 13 Apr 2020 by Watermilli
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Spence, ACT - 22 Mar 2020 by Watermilli
Boreoides subulatus (Wingless Soldier Fly) at Spence, ACT - 5 May 2019 by Watermilli
Isodontia sp. (genus) (Unidentified Grass-carrying wasp) at Spence, ACT - 7 Apr 2019 by Watermilli
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by Watermilli
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by Watermilli
Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Spence, ACT - 4 Mar 2019 by Watermilli
Pheidole sp. (genus) (Seed-harvesting ant) at Spence, ACT - 3 Mar 2019 by Watermilli
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Spence, ACT - 2 Mar 2019 by Laserchemisty
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Spence, ACT - 4 Feb 2019 by Watermilli
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Spence, ACT - 7 Jan 2019 by Watermilli
Coreidae (family) (Coreid plant bug) at Spence, ACT - 3 Jan 2019 by Watermilli
Ectropis excursaria (Common Bark Moth) at Spence, ACT - 1 Jan 2019 by Watermilli
Limnodynastes peronii (Brown-striped Frog) at Spence, ACT - 3 Mar 2018 by Watermilli
Hypodoxa muscosaria (Textured Emerald) at Spence, ACT - 2 Feb 2018 by Watermilli
Todiramphus sanctus (Sacred Kingfisher) at Spence, ACT - 4 Oct 2016 by GeoffRobertson
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Spence, ACT - 19 Sep 2016 by GeoffRobertson
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Spence, ACT - 19 Dec 2015 by Watermilli
Zanda funerea (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Spence, ACT - 20 Aug 2014 by Watermilli

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Apr 2021 05:09 PM Recorded on
  • Watermilli Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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