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Sphaerophoria macrogaster

Hover Fly at Cook, ACT

Sphaerophoria macrogaster at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021
Sphaerophoria macrogaster at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021
Sphaerophoria macrogaster at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021
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Sphaerophoria macrogaster 24 Dec 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Sphaerophoria macrogaster 16 Dec 2021 CathB

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Very yellow hoverfly

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Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Cook, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by drakes Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by drakes Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Cook, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by drakes Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes Cyperus sanguinolentus (A Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes Pinara cana (Neat Pinara) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by CathB Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by CathB Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by CathB Phycitinae (subfamily) (A snout moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by SarahHnatiuk Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by CathB Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by CathB Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Sisyrinchium rosulatum (Scourweed) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Juncus sp. (A rush) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Drosera hookeri (Grassland Sundew, Pale Sundew) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by drakes Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by CathB Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Psychidae (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Isolepis sp. (Club-rush) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Venatrix pictiventris (Four-spotted Huntress) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by trevorpreston Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by CathB Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by drakes Phaeoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Anthoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 16 Aug 2021 by drakes Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Cook, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by drakes Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by drakes Coprinellus micaceus group at Cook, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by drakes Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 27 May 2021 by drakes zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 13 May 2021 by drakes Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 6 May 2021 by drakes Phylloporus sp. (Phylloporus sp.) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by drakes Eucalyptus cinerea subsp. cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes Amanita sp. (Amanita sp.) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by CathB Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB Pluteus 'yellow' at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden Weather-grass) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2021 by drakes Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Diomus notescens (Little two-spotted ladybird) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB Lactuca serriola f. serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by drakes Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by CathB Cynosurus echinatus (Rough Dog's Tail Grass) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB Dichelachne crinita (Long-hair Plume Grass) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB Lophyrotoma sp. (genus) (Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB Centaurium tenuiflorum (Branched Centaury) at Cook, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by drakes Comptosia apicalis (A bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by CathB Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by drakes Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2020 by drakes Hackelia suaveolens (Sweet Hounds Tongue) at Cook, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by drakes Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by drakes Sonchus oleraceus (Annual Sowthistle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by drakes Atrapsalta furcilla (Southern Mountain Squeaker) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB Rosopaella cuprea (A leafhopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB Eurymeloides pulchra (Gumtree hopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB Stylidium despectum (Small Trigger Plant) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by drakes Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by drakes Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Cook, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by drakes
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 26 Apr 2022 by drakes
Balta spuria (A Balta Cockroach) at Cook, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by CathB
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Cook, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by drakes
Simaethula sp. (genus) (A jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by drakes
Rhytiphora albocincta (Longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB
Haloragis heterophylla (Variable raspwort) at Cook, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by drakes
Epicyme rubropunctaria (Red-spotted Delicate) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Cyperus sphaeroideus (Scented Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Lythrum hyssopifolia (Small Loosestrife) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by drakes
Bombyliidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes
Cyperus sanguinolentus (A Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by drakes
Pinara cana (Neat Pinara) at Cook, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by CathB
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Cook, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by Tammy
Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by CathB
Anestia (genus) (A tiger moth) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB
Chrysopidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Green lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by CathB
Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Jan 2022 by CathB
Dicranolaius villosus (Melyrid flower beetle) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Dec 2021 by CathB
Cadmus (Brachycaulus) ferrugineus (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by CathB
Phycitinae (subfamily) (A snout moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB
Taxeotis intextata (Looper Moth, Grey Taxeotis) at Cook, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by CathB
Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Cook, ACT - 15 Dec 2021 by SarahHnatiuk
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB
Perginae sp. (subfamily) (Unidentified pergine sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB
Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Cook, ACT - 2 Dec 2021 by CathB
Crypsiphona ocultaria (Red-lined Looper Moth) at Cook, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by CathB
Trifolium campestre (Hop Clover) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Sisyrinchium rosulatum (Scourweed) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Juncus sp. (A rush) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Drosera hookeri (Grassland Sundew, Pale Sundew) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Calotis lappulacea (Yellow burr daisy) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by drakes
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Cook, ACT - 25 Oct 2021 by CathB
Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Psychidae (family) (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Isolepis sp. (Club-rush) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Venatrix pictiventris (Four-spotted Huntress) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Nacoleia rhoeoalis (Spilomelinae) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by trevorpreston
Platyptilia celidotus (Plume Moth) at Cook, ACT - 11 Oct 2021 by tpreston
Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by CathB
Schoenus apogon (Common Bog Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Cook, ACT - 27 Sep 2021 by drakes
Phaeoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Anthoceros sp. at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Acacia rubida (Red-leaved Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 16 Aug 2021 by drakes
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Cook, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by drakes
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Cook, ACT - 4 Jul 2021 by drakes
Coprinellus micaceus group at Cook, ACT - 27 Jun 2021 by drakes
Cortinarius sp. (Cortinarius) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 27 May 2021 by drakes
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Cook, ACT - 13 May 2021 by drakes
Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 6 May 2021 by drakes
Phylloporus sp. (Phylloporus sp.) at Cook, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus cinerea subsp. cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes
Amanita sp. (Amanita sp.) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by drakes
Perga dorsalis (Steel-blue sawfly, spitfire) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by CathB
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB
Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB
Pluteus 'yellow' at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes
Hypoxis hygrometrica var. villosisepala (Golden Weather-grass) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes
Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes
Rosa rubiginosa (Sweet Briar, Eglantine) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jan 2021 by drakes
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Diomus notescens (Little two-spotted ladybird) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Paropsisterna m-fuscum (Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Paropsisterna decolorata (A Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Jan 2021 by CathB
Lactuca serriola f. serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2021 by drakes
Ancita marginicollis (A longhorn beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2021 by CathB
Cynosurus echinatus (Rough Dog's Tail Grass) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2021 by CathB
Dichelachne crinita (Long-hair Plume Grass) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Lophyrotoma sp. (genus) (Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Psaltoda moerens (Redeye cicada) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2020 by CathB
Centaurium tenuiflorum (Branched Centaury) at Cook, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by drakes
Comptosia apicalis (A bee fly) at Cook, ACT - 14 Dec 2020 by CathB
Convolvulus angustissimus subsp. angustissimus (Australian Bindweed) at Cook, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by drakes
Geranium solanderi var. solanderi (Native Geranium) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2020 by drakes
Hackelia suaveolens (Sweet Hounds Tongue) at Cook, ACT - 29 Nov 2020 by drakes
Chrysocephalum semipapposum (Clustered Everlasting) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by drakes
Sonchus oleraceus (Annual Sowthistle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by drakes
Atrapsalta furcilla (Southern Mountain Squeaker) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Clania lewinii (Lewin's case moth) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Rosopaella cuprea (A leafhopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Eurymeloides pulchra (Gumtree hopper) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Stylidium despectum (Small Trigger Plant) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by CathB
Orobanche minor (Broomrape) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by drakes
Lysimachia arvensis (Scarlet Pimpernel, Blue Pimpernel) at Cook, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by drakes
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Cook, ACT - 14 Nov 2020 by drakes

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 6 Dec 2021 11:13 AM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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