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Bombyliidae sp. (family)

Unidentified Bee fly at Cook, ACT

Bombyliidae sp. (family) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022
Bombyliidae sp. (family) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022
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Bombyliidae sp. (family) 16 Feb 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Bombyliidae sp. (family) 18 Jan 2022 drakes

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Same as 4418191? Mt Painter Reserve Wildflower Triangle grass between marsh and bike track.

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(family) (Money spider or Sheet-web spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB 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 Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Cook, ACT - 25 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 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 Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by CathB Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 8 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 Thysanotus tuberosus (Common Fringe-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 Senecio bathurstianus (Rough fireweed) at Cook, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by drakes Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB Sphaerophoria macrogaster (Hover Fly) 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 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 gunniana at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes Isolepis levynsiana (Tiny Flat-sedge) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by drakes 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 Plecoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Stone fly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Oct 2021 by CathB Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB Psychidae (family) IMMATURE (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 Ceratopogonidae (family) (Biting Midge) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2021 by CathB 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 Gynoplistia sp. (genus) (Crane fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by CathB Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by CathB Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes Campylopus introflexus at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Limoniidae sp. (Family) (Unknown Limoniid Crane Fly) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by drakes Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by CathB Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by Tammy Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Cook, ACT - 8 Sep 2021 by CathB Microseris walteri (Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by drakes Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Cook, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by Tammy Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by Tammy Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by Tammy Cheilanthes sp. (Rock Fern) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jul 2021 by MattFox Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by drakes Macrolepiota sp. at Cook, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by CathB Thalaina clara (Clara's Satin Moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by CathB Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2021 by drakes Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by CathB Eucalyptus cinerea subsp. cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by drakes Lepiota s.l. at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by drakes Eucalyptus mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Cook, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by drakes Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (Red Stringybark) at Cook, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by drakes Hibbertia calycina (Lesser Guinea-flower) at Cook, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by drakes Steganopsis melanogaster (A lauxaniid fly) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by CathB Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Cook, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by drakes Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by CathB Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes Sandalodes superbus (Ludicra Jumping Spider) at Cook, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by CathB Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by CathB Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by CathB
Trachymela sp. (genus) (Brown button beetle) at Cook, ACT - 26 May 2022 by CathB
Tiliqua scincoides scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Cook, ACT - 25 Apr 2022 by CathB
Acacia genistifolia (Early Wattle) at Cook, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by drakes
Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Tammy
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Cook, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Tammy
Poneridia macdonaldi (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by CathB
Heteronympha penelope (Shouldered Brown) at Cook, ACT - 15 Mar 2022 by drakes
Trogodendron fasciculatum (Yellow-horned Clerid) at Cook, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by CathB
Phalaenoides tristifica (Willow-herb Day-moth) at Cook, ACT - 19 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
Adelium pustulosum (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
Linyphiidae sp. (family) (Money spider or Sheet-web spider) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
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
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Cook, ACT - 25 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
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
Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Jan 2022 by CathB
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 8 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
Thysanotus tuberosus (Common Fringe-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
Senecio bathurstianus (Rough fireweed) at Cook, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by drakes
Tetrigidae (family) (Pygmy grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by CathB
Sphaerophoria macrogaster (Hover Fly) 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
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 gunniana at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Isotoma fluviatilis subsp. australis (Swamp Isotome) at Cook, ACT - 24 Nov 2021 by drakes
Isolepis levynsiana (Tiny Flat-sedge) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Homotrysis sp. (genus) (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 23 Nov 2021 by CathB
Hypericum gramineum (Small St Johns Wort) at Cook, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by drakes
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
Plecoptera sp. (order) (Unidentified Stone fly) at Cook, ACT - 23 Oct 2021 by CathB
Veronica calycina (Hairy Speedwell) at Cook, ACT - 22 Oct 2021 by CathB
Psychidae (family) IMMATURE (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
Ceratopogonidae (family) (Biting Midge) at Cook, ACT - 15 Oct 2021 by CathB
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
Gynoplistia sp. (genus) (Crane fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by CathB
Bethylidae sp. (family) (Bethylid wasp) at Cook, ACT - 5 Oct 2021 by CathB
Asperula conferta (Common Woodruff) at Cook, ACT - 4 Oct 2021 by drakes
Campylopus introflexus at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Cook, ACT - 26 Sep 2021 by CathB
Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Lehtinelagia prasina (Leek-green flower spider) at Cook, ACT - 22 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB
Lepidoscia arctiella (Tower Case Moth) at Cook, ACT - 18 Sep 2021 by CathB
Polystichum proliferum (Mother shield fern) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Glycine clandestina (Twining glycine) at Cook, ACT - 17 Sep 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Limoniidae sp. (Family) (Unknown Limoniid Crane Fly) at Cook, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by CathB
Grevillea alpina (Mountain Grevillea / Cat's Claws Grevillea) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by drakes
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 13 Sep 2021 by CathB
Microseris lanceolata (Yam Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 9 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Cook, ACT - 8 Sep 2021 by CathB
Microseris walteri (Murnong, Yam Daisy) at Cook, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by drakes
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Cook, ACT - 6 Sep 2021 by Tammy
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Cook, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by Tammy
Cryptandra amara (Bitter Cryptandra) at Cook, ACT - 22 Aug 2021 by Tammy
Cheilanthes sp. (Rock Fern) at Cook, ACT - 24 Jul 2021 by MattFox
Dermocybe austroveneta (Green Skinhead) at Cook, ACT - 20 Jun 2021 by drakes
Oudemansiella 'radicata group' (Rooting shank) at Cook, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by drakes
Macrolepiota sp. at Cook, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by CathB
Thalaina clara (Clara's Satin Moth) at Cook, ACT - 15 Apr 2021 by CathB
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Cook, ACT - 12 Apr 2021 by drakes
Chorista australis (Autumn scorpion fly) at Cook, ACT - 5 Apr 2021 by CathB
Eucalyptus cinerea subsp. cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by drakes
Hibbertia obtusifolia (Grey Guinea-flower) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by drakes
Lepiota s.l. at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Cook, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by drakes
Eucalyptus macrorhyncha (Red Stringybark) at Cook, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by drakes
Hibbertia calycina (Lesser Guinea-flower) at Cook, ACT - 7 Mar 2021 by drakes
Steganopsis melanogaster (A lauxaniid fly) at Cook, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by CathB
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Cook, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by drakes
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Cook, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by CathB
Coccinellidae sp. (family) (Unidentified lady beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Cook, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by CathB
Myrmecia pyriformis (A Bull ant) at Cook, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by drakes
Sandalodes superbus (Ludicra Jumping Spider) at Cook, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by CathB
Plebs eburnus (Eastern bush orb-weaver) at Cook, ACT - 2 Feb 2021 by CathB
Neosparassus calligaster (Beautiful Badge Huntsman) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2021 by CathB

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 18 Jan 2022 07:18 AM Recorded on
  • drakes Recorded by

Additional information

  • Grasses (tall) Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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