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Cerdistus sp.

Yellow Slender Robber Fly at Acton, ACT

Cerdistus sp. at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021
Cerdistus sp. at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021
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Cerdistus sp. 3 Jan 2022 GregD
Unidentified 3 Jan 2022 TimL

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Dictyochrysa fulva (Green Lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL Austropaxillus sp. at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL Venatrix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Venatrix wolf spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL Perenniporia ochroleuca at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2022 by TimL Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2022 by TimL Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) 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 Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by TimL Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by DonTaylor Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) 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 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 Fabriogenia sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) clavatus (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by TimL 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 Paracolletes crassipes at Acton, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by TimL Mordella dumbrelli (Dumbrell's Pintail Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by PeterA Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Isopeda sp. (genus) (Huntsman 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 Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Heteropsilopus sp. (genus) (A long legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by MarkT Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by TimL Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by TimL Heteropsilopus sp. (genus) (A long legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by MarkT Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT Conocephalus upoluensis (Meadow Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by TimL 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 Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by TimL Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) 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 Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Euops sp. (genus) (A leaf-rolling weevil) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock Pyrgotidae sp. (family) (A pyrgotid fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) flavoviridis (sweat bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2021 by Roger Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by TimL Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by Roger Bembecinus sp. (genus) (A sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by Roger Chrysonoma fascialis (A concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by Roger Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by TimL Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by TimL Eleale simplex (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by Roger Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by TimL Archimantis latistyla (Stick Mantis, Large Brown Mantis) at Acton, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by Roger 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 Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by TimL Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 12 Nov 2020 by TimL Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by TimL Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopoides) bituberculatus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by PeterA Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by TimL Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by TimL Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 13 Sep 2020 by TimL Ochetellus sp. (genus) (Black House Ant) at Acton, ACT - 13 Sep 2020 by TimL Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Acton, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by HelenCross Mycetophilidae sp. (family) (A Fungus gnat) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL Trogoderma sp. (genus) (Dermestid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by TimL Diomus notescens (Little two-spotted ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jul 2020 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL Phoracantha synonyma (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by TimL Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by TimL Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by SamC_ Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2018 by Alison Milton Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 15 May 2018 by RodDeb Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 30 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Acton, ACT - 17 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Dictyochrysa fulva (Green Lacewing) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Miridae sp. (family) (Unidentified plant bug) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2022 by TimL
Austropaxillus sp. at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Venatrix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Venatrix wolf spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Perenniporia ochroleuca at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2022 by TimL
Hypogastrura sp. (genus) (A Springtail) at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2022 by TimL
Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) 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
Nicodamidae (family) (Red and Black Spider) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by TimL
Amphibolurus muricatus (Jacky Lizard) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by DonTaylor
Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by AlisonMilton
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) 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
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
Fabriogenia sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Leptotarsus (Leptotarsus) clavatus (A crane fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2022 by TimL
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
Paracolletes crassipes at Acton, ACT - 26 Jan 2022 by TimL
Mordella dumbrelli (Dumbrell's Pintail Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by PeterA
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Isopeda sp. (genus) (Huntsman 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
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL
Pseudoperga sp. (genus) (Sawfly, Spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Heteropsilopus sp. (genus) (A long legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by TimL
Heteropsilopus sp. (genus) (A long legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Eurymeloides bicincta (Gumtree hopper) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Conocephalus upoluensis (Meadow Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by TimL
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
Servaea villosa (Shaggy-velvet Servaea) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by TimL
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Leptotarsus (Macromastix) costalis (Common Brown Crane Fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) 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
Callibracon capitator (White Flank Black Braconid Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Euops sp. (genus) (A leaf-rolling weevil) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock
Pyrgotidae sp. (family) (A pyrgotid fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica (Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) flavoviridis (sweat bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2021 by Roger
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by TimL
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2021 by Roger
Bembecinus sp. (genus) (A sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by Roger
Chrysonoma fascialis (A concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2020 by Roger
Idolothrips spectrum (Giant thrips) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by TimL
Yoyetta denisoni (Black Firetail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2020 by TimL
Eleale simplex (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2020 by Roger
Yoyetta sp. (genus) (Firetail or Ambertail Cicada) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by TimL
Archimantis latistyla (Stick Mantis, Large Brown Mantis) at Acton, ACT - 23 Nov 2020 by Roger
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
Entomophthora sp. (genus) (Puppeteer Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2020 by TimL
Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 12 Nov 2020 by TimL
Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by TimL
Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopoides) bituberculatus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by PeterA
Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Oct 2020 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 12 Oct 2020 by TimL
Nyssus albopunctatus (White-spotted swift spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2020 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 13 Sep 2020 by TimL
Ochetellus sp. (genus) (Black House Ant) at Acton, ACT - 13 Sep 2020 by TimL
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Acton, ACT - 1 Sep 2020 by HelenCross
Mycetophilidae sp. (family) (A Fungus gnat) at Acton, ACT - 25 Aug 2020 by TimL
Trogoderma sp. (genus) (Dermestid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 18 Aug 2020 by TimL
Diomus notescens (Little two-spotted ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jul 2020 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2020 by TimL
Phoracantha synonyma (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by TimL
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 13 Nov 2019 by TimL
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Oct 2019 by SamC_
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Rhipidura albiscapa (Grey Fantail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2019 by Alison Milton
Synthemis eustalacta (Swamp Tigertail) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2019 by Alison Milton
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jul 2018 by Alison Milton
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2018 by Alison Milton
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 15 May 2018 by RodDeb
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 30 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf Curling Spider) at Acton, ACT - 17 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 31 Dec 2021 12:06 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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