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Harpobittacus australis

2 Hangingfly at Paddys River, ACT

Harpobittacus australis at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Dec 2021
Harpobittacus australis at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Dec 2021
Harpobittacus australis at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Dec 2021
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Identification history

Harpobittacus australis 15 Dec 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Harpobittacus australis 14 Dec 2021 AnneG1

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Wahlenbergia ceracea (Waxy Bluebell) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by AnneG1 Montia australasica (White Purslane) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by RAllen Ranunculus amphitrichus (Small River Buttercup) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by RAllen Chrysolarentia heliacaria (Heliacaria Carpet) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley Ranunculus sp. (Buttercup) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley Pentatomoidea (superfamily) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins Dictyotus caenosus (Brown Shield Bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins Dolichoderus scabridus (Dolly ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins Tebenna micalis (Small Thistle Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins Oreixenica lathoniella (Silver Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank Chrysolarentia correlata (Yellow Carpet) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Prunella vulgaris (Self-heal, Heal All) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank Chrysolarentia conifasciata (Broad-banded Carpet) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins
Wahlenbergia ceracea (Waxy Bluebell) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Stylidium sp. (Trigger Plant) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Dec 2021 by AnneG1
Montia australasica (White Purslane) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by RAllen
Ranunculus amphitrichus (Small River Buttercup) at Paddys River, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by RAllen
Chrysolarentia heliacaria (Heliacaria Carpet) at Paddys River, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by JohnBundock
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Ranunculus sp. (Buttercup) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Jan 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Pentatomoidea (superfamily) (Unidentified Shield or Stink bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Dictyotus caenosus (Brown Shield Bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Dolichoderus scabridus (Dolly ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Oct 2020 by HarveyPerkins
Anonychomyrma sp. (genus) (Black Cocktail Ant) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Tebenna micalis (Small Thistle Moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Oreixenica lathoniella (Silver Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Paddys River, ACT - 23 Feb 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Griseargiolestes intermedius (Alpine Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Chrysolarentia correlata (Yellow Carpet) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Heteronympha cordace (Bright-eyed Brown) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Prunella vulgaris (Self-heal, Heal All) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by HarveyPerkins
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Paddys River, ACT - 11 Jan 2019 by RFYank
Chrysolarentia conifasciata (Broad-banded Carpet) at Paddys River, ACT - 13 Jan 2017 by HarveyPerkins

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 14 Dec 2021 11:12 AM Recorded on
  • AnneG1 Recorded by

Additional information

  • 50mm or larger Animal size
  • Unknown Gender

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