Harpobittacus sp. (genus)

Hangingfly at Stromlo, ACT

Harpobittacus sp. (genus) at Stromlo, ACT - 9 Nov 2021
Harpobittacus sp. (genus) at Stromlo, ACT - 9 Nov 2021
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Identification history

Harpobittacus sp. (genus) 31 Dec 2021 GregD
Unidentified 30 Dec 2021 Caric

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Blewitt's Patch - a fly (I think!) Hard to give a proper measurement with all those long legs spread out.

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Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Block 402 - 12 Feb 2024 by RodDeb
Edosa fraudulens (Tineidae) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 6 Feb 2024 by SteveBorkowskis
Paropsis variolosa (Variolosa leaf beetle) at Block 402 - 19 Jan 2024 by Roger
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Euops sp. (genus) (A leaf-rolling weevil) at Block 402 - 28 Dec 2023 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 26 Dec 2023 by Miranda
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Odontomyia opertanea (A soldier fly) at Block 402 - 26 Nov 2023 by Miranda
Castiarina subpura (A jewel beetle) at Block 402 - 26 Nov 2023 by Miranda
Pollanisus (genus) (A Forester Moth) at Block 402 - 26 Nov 2023 by Miranda
Bathyllus albicinctus (Spittlebug, Froghopper) at Block 402 - 26 Nov 2023 by Miranda
Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Block 402 - 17 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Castiarina crenata (Jewel beetle) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Nov 2023 by Harrisi
Erodium botrys (Long Storksbill) at Stromlo, ACT - 22 Oct 2023 by BarrieR
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Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jul 2023 by Kenp12
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jul 2023 by Kenp12
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) - 5 Jul 2023 by RobG1
zz agaric (stem; gill colour unknown) at Stromlo, ACT - 27 Jun 2023 by Kenp12
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Denman Prospect, ACT - 24 Jun 2023 by AndyRoo
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Stromlo, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by Kurt
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 28 Apr 2023 by Kurt
Aristida ramosa (Purple Wire Grass) at Stromlo, ACT - 25 Apr 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Turnix varius (Painted Buttonquail) at Stromlo, ACT - 24 Apr 2023 by TomW
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 23 Apr 2023 by RodDeb
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 23 Apr 2023 by RodDeb
Trichonephila edulis (Golden orb weaver) at Stromlo, ACT - 27 Mar 2023 by Harrisi
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Stromlo, ACT - 22 Mar 2023 by RobG1
Campion sp. (genus) (Mantis Fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 Mar 2023 by Harrisi
Orthetrum caledonicum (Blue Skimmer) at Stromlo, ACT - 6 Feb 2023 by RobG1
Pungalina semiferruginea at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 21 Jan 2023 by KorinneM
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Austroscolia soror (Blue Flower Wasp) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 5 Jan 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Atrapsalta furcilla (Southern Mountain Squeaker) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by Miranda
Obrida fascialis (One banded longicorn) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Dec 2022 by Miranda
Bombyliidae (family) (Unidentified Bee fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 31 Dec 2022 by Miranda
Eryngium ovinum (Blue Devil) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 29 Dec 2022 by stofbrew
Castiarina australasiae (A jewel beetle) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Dec 2022 by Harrisi
Aades cultratus (Weevil) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Dec 2022 by Harrisi
Ogcodes basalis (A hunch-back fly) at Stromlo, ACT - 13 Dec 2022 by Harrisi
Castiarina crenata (Jewel beetle) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Dec 2022 by Harrisi
Paropsisterna fastidiosa (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Dec 2022 by Harrisi
Myopsalta bassiana (Bassian Buzzer) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Dec 2022 by Harrisi
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 10 Nov 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Scolopendra laeta (Giant Centipede) at Stromlo, ACT - 1 Nov 2022 by RobG1
Lentinus fasciatus (Hairy Trumpet) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 15 Oct 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Stromlo, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by Ct1000
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Stromlo, ACT - 29 Sep 2022 by Harrisi
Oxalis sp. (Wood Sorrel) at Stromlo, ACT - 26 Sep 2022 by Christine
Acacia buxifolia subsp. buxifolia (Box-leaf Wattle) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Sep 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Sep 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Leucopogon fletcheri subsp. brevisepalus (Twin Flower Beard-Heath) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Sep 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Sep 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Stromlo, ACT - 10 Sep 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Polytrichaceae at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 28 Aug 2022 by AJB
Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Stromlo, ACT - 19 Aug 2022 by Harrisi
Falco berigora (Brown Falcon) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 24 Jul 2022 by Chris Appleton
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Stromlo, ACT - 18 Jul 2022 by Kenp12
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Stromlo, ACT - 18 Jul 2022 by Harrisi
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Stromlo, ACT - 14 Jul 2022 by Harrisi
Parmeliaceae (family) (A lichen family) at Stromlo, ACT - 8 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Nidula niveotomentosa (A birds-nest fungus) at Stromlo, ACT - 8 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Arcyria sp. (genus) (A slime mould) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 8 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Aleurina ferruginea (Fleshy Cup Fungus) at Stromlo, ACT - 8 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Cheilymenia spp. at Stromlo, ACT - 8 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Triquetrella (A trailing moss) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Heterodea sp. (A lichen) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Coltricia sp. at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Nidula niveotomentosa (A birds-nest fungus) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Cladonia sp. (genus) (Cup Lichen) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Thysanothecium scutellatum (A lichen) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Cheilymenia spp. at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Cheilymenia spp. at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Aleurina ferruginea (Fleshy Cup Fungus) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Usnea sp. (genus) (Bearded lichen) at Stromlo, ACT - 2 Jul 2022 by trevorpreston
Chiloscyphus sp. at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Stromlo, ACT - 16 Jun 2022 by trevorpreston

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 9 Nov 2021 12:18 PM Recorded on
  • Caric Recorded by

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  • Wahlenbergia sp. (a large flowered one) Associated plant
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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