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Comptosia sp. (genus)

Unidentified Comptosia bee fly at Jerrabomberra, ACT

Comptosia sp. (genus) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022
Comptosia sp. (genus) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Comptosia sp. (genus) 16 Jan 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 11 Jan 2022 rawshorty

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Laying eggs on the edge of an ants nest on the track.

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Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 26 Aug 2022 by rawshorty Lepidoscia adelopis, annosella and similar species (A Case moth) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by rawshorty Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 12 Jun 2022 by rawshorty Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 24 Mar 2022 by rawshorty Arthropodium fimbriatum (Nodding Chocolate Lily) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by RodDeb Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by RodDeb Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Paropsisterna octosignata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Paropsis sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty Spondyliaspis plicatuloides (Shell Lerps) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by rawshorty Lasiopsylla sp. (genus) (Psyllid or Lerp insect) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by rawshorty Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by rawshorty Bothriomutilla rugicollis (Mutillid wasp or 'Velvet ant') at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 22 Dec 2021 by regeraghty Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR Rhuma sp. (Rhuma sp.) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 18 Oct 2021 by Mike Vittadinia cuneata var. cuneata (Fuzzy New Holland Daisy) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 12 Oct 2021 by Mike Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by Mike
Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 26 Aug 2022 by rawshorty
Lepidoscia adelopis, annosella and similar species (A Case moth) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 13 Jun 2022 by rawshorty
Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 12 Jun 2022 by rawshorty
Papyrius sp (undescribed) (Hairy Coconut Ant) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 24 Mar 2022 by rawshorty
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Nodding Chocolate Lily) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by RodDeb
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 27 Jan 2022 by RodDeb
Araneus circulissparsus (species group) (Speckled Orb-weaver) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Paropsisterna beata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Paropsisterna octosignata (Eucalyptus leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Paropsis sp. (genus) (A leaf beetle) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 10 Jan 2022 by rawshorty
Spondyliaspis plicatuloides (Shell Lerps) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by rawshorty
Lasiopsylla sp. (genus) (Psyllid or Lerp insect) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by rawshorty
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by rawshorty
Bothriomutilla rugicollis (Mutillid wasp or 'Velvet ant') at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 22 Dec 2021 by regeraghty
Linaria pelisseriana (Pelisser's Toadflax) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 21 Oct 2021 by JaneR
Rhuma sp. (Rhuma sp.) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 18 Oct 2021 by Mike
Vittadinia cuneata var. cuneata (Fuzzy New Holland Daisy) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 12 Oct 2021 by Mike
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Jerrabomberra, ACT - 6 Oct 2021 by Mike

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 10 Jan 2022 01:12 PM Recorded on
  • rawshorty Recorded by

Additional information

  • Ants Associated Insect
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Egg laying Breeding behaviour

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