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Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis

Common Brown Crane Fly at Acton, ACT

Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021
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Identification history

Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis 16 Dec 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis 12 Dec 2021 michaelb
Unidentified 10 Dec 2021 TimL

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Discobola sp. (genus) (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL Oxychilus cellarius (Cellar Snail) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL Riccardoella oudemansi (White Slug Mite) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by TimL Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by TimL Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 2 Mar 2022 by LD12 Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL Chlamydopteryx sidnicus (Issid Planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Staphylinidae (family) (Rove beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Deliochus pulcher (Beautiful Deliochus spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by TimL Trichophthalma costalis (Tangle-vein fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger Cleogonini sp. (tribe) (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by TimL Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by NickiTaws Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Cerdistus sp. (Yellow Slender Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by TimL Sericophorus sp. (genus) (Sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by Roger Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Acari (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Ochetellus sp. (genus) (Black House Ant) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Tachysphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tachysphex sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by Roger Pyrgotidae sp. (family) (A pyrgotid fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL Oxychilus alliarius (Garlic Snail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by TimL Oxychilus alliarius (Garlic Snail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by TimL Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL Stenosmylus tenuis (Osmylid lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by TimL Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by TimL Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by TimL Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by Tim L Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by Tim L Chrysonoma fascialis (A concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by Roger Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by TimL Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by TimL Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by TimL Balta bicolor (A balta cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by TimL Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by TimL Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by TimL Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by TimL Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by HelenCross Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Urnisa guttulosa (Common Urnisa) at Acton, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by Roger Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by TimL Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 12 Nov 2020 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by HelenCross Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by TimL Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by TimL Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by TimL Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Acton, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by TimL Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Acton, ACT - 7 Oct 2020 by HelenCross Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Acton, ACT - 7 Oct 2020 by HelenCross Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL Myrmarachne sp. (genus) (Unidentified Ant-mimic jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by TimL Ptilophorus sp. (genus) (Wedge-shaped beetle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by TimL
Discobola sp. (genus) (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Oxychilus cellarius (Cellar Snail) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Riccardoella oudemansi (White Slug Mite) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Fulgoroidea sp. (superfamily) (Unidentified fulgoroid planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by TimL
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton
Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2022 by TimL
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 2 Mar 2022 by LD12
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Chlamydopteryx sidnicus (Issid Planthopper) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Staphylinidae (family) (Rove beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Deliochus pulcher (Beautiful Deliochus spider) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Chondropyga dorsalis (Cowboy beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by TimL
Trichophthalma costalis (Tangle-vein fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger
Cleogonini sp. (tribe) (Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by TimL
Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by NickiTaws
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Cerdistus sp. (Yellow Slender Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by TimL
Sericophorus sp. (genus) (Sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by Roger
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Acari (informal subclass) (Unidentified mite) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Ochetellus sp. (genus) (Black House Ant) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Tachysphex sp. (genus) (Unidentified Tachysphex sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by Roger
Pyrgotidae sp. (family) (A pyrgotid fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL
Oxychilus alliarius (Garlic Snail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by TimL
Oxychilus alliarius (Garlic Snail) at Acton, ACT - 7 Nov 2021 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2021 by TimL
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL
Stenosmylus tenuis (Osmylid lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Feb 2021 by AlisonMilton
Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by TimL
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris (Elephant Weevil) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL
Eurepa marginipennis (Mottled bush cricket) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jan 2021 by TimL
Archichauliodes (Riekochauliodes) guttiferus (Dobsonfly or Fishfly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2021 by TimL
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by TimL
Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by Tim L
Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2021 by Tim L
Chrysonoma fascialis (A concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by Roger
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by TimL
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2020 by TimL
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL
Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by TimL
Balta bicolor (A balta cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by TimL
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by MattFox
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2020 by Tapirlord
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by TimL
Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by TimL
Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by TimL
Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by HelenCross
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Urnisa guttulosa (Common Urnisa) at Acton, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by Roger
Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 17 Nov 2020 by TimL
Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 12 Nov 2020 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 10 Nov 2020 by HelenCross
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 7 Nov 2020 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2020 by TimL
Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by TimL
Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by TimL
Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Acton, ACT - 9 Oct 2020 by TimL
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Acton, ACT - 7 Oct 2020 by HelenCross
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Acton, ACT - 7 Oct 2020 by HelenCross
Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL
Myrmarachne sp. (genus) (Unidentified Ant-mimic jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 Sep 2020 by TimL
Ptilophorus sp. (genus) (Wedge-shaped beetle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Sep 2020 by TimL

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 5 Dec 2021 12:52 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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