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Megachile ferox

1 Resin bee at Downer, ACT

Megachile ferox at Downer, ACT - 7 Dec 2021
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Identification history

Megachile ferox 7 Dec 2021 michael.batley
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) 7 Dec 2021 SimoneC
Unidentified 7 Dec 2021 RobertD

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SimoneC wrote:
   7 Dec 2021
A leaf cutter bee I think

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Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Downer, ACT - 23 Mar 2023 by RobertD Rhinotia sparsa (A belid weevil) at Downer, ACT - 10 Mar 2023 by RobertD Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Downer, ACT - 8 Mar 2023 by RobertD Culladia cuneiferellus (Crambinae moth) at Downer, ACT - 6 Mar 2023 by RobertD Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Downer, ACT - 2 Mar 2023 by RobertD Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Downer, ACT - 2 Mar 2023 by RobertD Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Downer, ACT - 1 Mar 2023 by RobertD Agrocybe praecox group at Downer, ACT - 1 Mar 2023 by RobertD Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Downer, ACT - 28 Feb 2023 by RobertD Coreidae (family) (Coreid plant bug) at Downer, ACT - 26 Feb 2023 by RobertD Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Downer, ACT - 18 Feb 2023 by RobertD Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Downer, ACT - 18 Feb 2023 by RobertD Lucilia cuprina (Australian sheep blowfly) at Downer, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by RobertD Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Downer, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by RobertD Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Downer, ACT - 6 Feb 2023 by RobertD Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Downer, ACT - 31 Jan 2023 by RobertD Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Downer, ACT - 31 Jan 2023 by RobertD Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 31 Jan 2023 by RobertD Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Downer, ACT - 30 Jan 2023 by RobertD Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Downer, ACT - 30 Jan 2023 by RobertD Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Downer, ACT - 29 Jan 2023 by RobertD Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Downer, ACT - 25 Jan 2023 by RobertD Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Downer, ACT - 25 Jan 2023 by RobertD Garrha carnea (A concealer moth) at Downer, ACT - 25 Jan 2023 by RobertD Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Downer, ACT - 23 Jan 2023 by RobertD Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Downer, ACT - 23 Jan 2023 by RobertD Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Downer, ACT - 23 Jan 2023 by RobertD Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Downer, ACT - 21 Jan 2023 by RobertD Trigonidium sp. (genus) (A Sword-tail Cricket) at Downer, ACT - 20 Jan 2023 by RobertD Hypoblemum griseum (Jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 20 Jan 2023 by RobertD Naupactus cervinus (Fuller's rose weevil) at Downer, ACT - 19 Jan 2023 by RobertD Miridae (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Downer, ACT - 18 Jan 2023 by RobertD Austrosciapus connexus (Green long-legged fly) at Downer, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by RobertD Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 13 Jan 2023 by RobertD Stenarella victoriae (An ichneumon parasitic wasp) at Downer, ACT - 11 Jan 2023 by RobertD Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Downer, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by RobertD Hippotion celerio (Vine Hawk Moth) at Downer, ACT - 27 Dec 2022 by RobertD Eristalinus sp. (genus) (A Hover Fly) at Downer, ACT - 16 Dec 2022 by RobertD Campopleginae (subfamily) (An Ichneumon Parasitic Wasp) at Downer, ACT - 16 Dec 2022 by RobertD Austrosciapus connexus (Green long-legged fly) at Downer, ACT - 16 Dec 2022 by RobertD Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Downer, ACT - 15 Dec 2022 by RobertD Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Downer, ACT - 4 Dec 2022 by RobertD Eristalinus sp. (genus) (A Hover Fly) at Downer, ACT - 20 Nov 2022 by RobertD Bibio imitator (Garden maggot) at Downer, ACT - 20 Nov 2022 by RobertD Calliphora augur (Lesser brown or Blue-bodied blowfly) at Downer, ACT - 19 Nov 2022 by RobertD Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Downer, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by RobertD Hypoblemum griseum (Jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 29 Oct 2022 by RobertD Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Downer, ACT - 29 Oct 2022 by RobertD Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Downer, ACT - 7 Oct 2022 by RobertD Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Downer, ACT - 20 Sep 2022 by RobertD Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Downer, ACT - 17 Sep 2022 by RobertD Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 14 Sep 2022 by RobertD Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Downer, ACT - 6 Sep 2022 by RobertD Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Downer, ACT - 28 Jul 2022 by RobertD Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Downer, ACT - 24 Jul 2022 by RobertD Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Downer, ACT - 24 Jul 2022 by RobertD Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Downer, ACT - 5 Jun 2022 by RobertD Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Downer, ACT - 31 May 2022 by RobertD Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Downer, ACT - 6 Mar 2022 by RobertD Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Downer, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by RobertD Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Downer, ACT - 10 Dec 2021 by RobertD Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum (African carder bee, Megachild bee) at Downer, ACT - 7 Mar 2020 by RobertD
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Downer, ACT - 23 Mar 2023 by RobertD
Rhinotia sparsa (A belid weevil) at Downer, ACT - 10 Mar 2023 by RobertD
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Downer, ACT - 8 Mar 2023 by RobertD
Culladia cuneiferellus (Crambinae moth) at Downer, ACT - 6 Mar 2023 by RobertD
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Downer, ACT - 2 Mar 2023 by RobertD
Scioglyptis lyciaria (White-patch Bark Moth) at Downer, ACT - 2 Mar 2023 by RobertD
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Downer, ACT - 1 Mar 2023 by RobertD
Agrocybe praecox group at Downer, ACT - 1 Mar 2023 by RobertD
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Downer, ACT - 28 Feb 2023 by RobertD
Coreidae (family) (Coreid plant bug) at Downer, ACT - 26 Feb 2023 by RobertD
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Downer, ACT - 18 Feb 2023 by RobertD
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Downer, ACT - 18 Feb 2023 by RobertD
Lucilia cuprina (Australian sheep blowfly) at Downer, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by RobertD
Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Downer, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by RobertD
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Downer, ACT - 6 Feb 2023 by RobertD
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Downer, ACT - 31 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Downer, ACT - 31 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 31 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Downer, ACT - 30 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Downer, ACT - 30 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Downer, ACT - 29 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Downer, ACT - 25 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Downer, ACT - 25 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Garrha carnea (A concealer moth) at Downer, ACT - 25 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Downer, ACT - 23 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Downer, ACT - 23 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Araneus hamiltoni (Hamilton's Orb Weaver) at Downer, ACT - 23 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Downer, ACT - 21 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Trigonidium sp. (genus) (A Sword-tail Cricket) at Downer, ACT - 20 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Hypoblemum griseum (Jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 20 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Naupactus cervinus (Fuller's rose weevil) at Downer, ACT - 19 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Miridae (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Downer, ACT - 18 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Austrosciapus connexus (Green long-legged fly) at Downer, ACT - 14 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 13 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Stenarella victoriae (An ichneumon parasitic wasp) at Downer, ACT - 11 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Downer, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by RobertD
Hippotion celerio (Vine Hawk Moth) at Downer, ACT - 27 Dec 2022 by RobertD
Eristalinus sp. (genus) (A Hover Fly) at Downer, ACT - 16 Dec 2022 by RobertD
Campopleginae (subfamily) (An Ichneumon Parasitic Wasp) at Downer, ACT - 16 Dec 2022 by RobertD
Austrosciapus connexus (Green long-legged fly) at Downer, ACT - 16 Dec 2022 by RobertD
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Downer, ACT - 15 Dec 2022 by RobertD
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at Downer, ACT - 4 Dec 2022 by RobertD
Eristalinus sp. (genus) (A Hover Fly) at Downer, ACT - 20 Nov 2022 by RobertD
Bibio imitator (Garden maggot) at Downer, ACT - 20 Nov 2022 by RobertD
Calliphora augur (Lesser brown or Blue-bodied blowfly) at Downer, ACT - 19 Nov 2022 by RobertD
Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Downer, ACT - 3 Nov 2022 by RobertD
Hypoblemum griseum (Jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 29 Oct 2022 by RobertD
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Downer, ACT - 29 Oct 2022 by RobertD
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Downer, ACT - 7 Oct 2022 by RobertD
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Downer, ACT - 20 Sep 2022 by RobertD
Ocyphaps lophotes (Crested Pigeon) at Downer, ACT - 17 Sep 2022 by RobertD
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Downer, ACT - 14 Sep 2022 by RobertD
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Downer, ACT - 6 Sep 2022 by RobertD
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Downer, ACT - 28 Jul 2022 by RobertD
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Downer, ACT - 24 Jul 2022 by RobertD
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Downer, ACT - 24 Jul 2022 by RobertD
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Downer, ACT - 5 Jun 2022 by RobertD
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Downer, ACT - 31 May 2022 by RobertD
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Downer, ACT - 6 Mar 2022 by RobertD
Papilio aegeus (Orchard Swallowtail, Large Citrus Butterfly) at Downer, ACT - 25 Feb 2022 by RobertD
Argoctenus sp. (genus) (Wandering ghost spider) at Downer, ACT - 10 Dec 2021 by RobertD
Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum (African carder bee, Megachild bee) at Downer, ACT - 7 Mar 2020 by RobertD

Location information

Species information

  • Megachile ferox Scientific name
  • Resin bee Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 7 Dec 2021 12:58 PM Recorded on
  • RobertD Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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