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Taeniogonalos sp. (genus)

2 A hyperparasitic wasp at Cook, ACT

Taeniogonalos sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022
Taeniogonalos sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022
Taeniogonalos sp. (genus) at Cook, ACT - 18 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Taeniogonalos sp. (genus) 17 Feb 2022 michaelb
Trigonalidae (family) 16 Feb 2022 SimoneC
Unidentified 15 Feb 2022 CathB

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5 comments

michaelb wrote:
   16 Feb 2022
Potter wasp?
SimoneC wrote:
   16 Feb 2022
I don’t think this is a Potter wasp. The antennae don’t seem right and potter wasps usually fold their wings in half longitudinally when landed
SimoneC wrote:
   16 Feb 2022
Looks to be Trigonalidae almost certainly a Taeniogonalos see https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:da33bdd3-96a7-4586-be29-e40faa699bef#gallery
michaelb wrote:
   17 Feb 2022
Thanks Simone
CathB wrote:
   20 Feb 2022
Thanks Simone. With such an extraordinary life cycle, it's not surprising these wasps are so rare!

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Ephydridae sp. (family) (Shore Flies) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Chironomidae (family) (Non-biting Midge) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
Sapromyza sp. (genus) (A lauxaniid fly) at Cook, ACT - 9 Apr 2020 by CathB
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Latridiidae sp. (family) (Minute brown scavenger beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB
Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Cook, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB
Leptoceridae sp. (family) (Long-horned caddisfly) at Cook, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 7 Apr 2020 by CathB
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Cook, ACT - 3 Apr 2020 by CathB
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2020 by CathB
Bermius brachycerus (A grasshopper) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2020 by CathB
Zygoptera (suborder) (Damselfly) at Cook, ACT - 2 Apr 2020 by CathB
Eucharitidae (family) (Unidentified ant-parasite wasp) at Cook, ACT - 1 Mar 2020 by CathB
Iridomyrmex sp. (genus) (Ant) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by CathB
Meranoplus sp. (genus) (Shield Ant) at Cook, ACT - 10 Feb 2020 by CathB
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Sphallomorpha sp. (genus) (Unidentified Sphallomorpha ground beetle) at Cook, ACT - 9 Mar 2019 by CathB
Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue eyes lacewing) at Cook, ACT - 4 Feb 2019 by CathB
Monolepta sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2019 by CathB
Adoxia benallae (Leaf beetle) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2019 by CathB
Amphibromus sp. (Swamp Wallaby Grass) at Cook, ACT - 21 Jan 2019 by CathB
Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at Cook, ACT - 12 Jan 2019 by CathB
Carex appressa (Tall Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by CathB
Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Cook, ACT - 30 Nov 2018 by CathB
Platybrachys sp. (genus) (A gum hopper) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2018 by CathB
Cyperus eragrostis (Umbrella Sedge) at Cook, ACT - 25 Mar 2018 by CathB
Formicidae (family) (Unidentified ant) at Cook, ACT - 3 Feb 2018 by CathB
Argiope trifasciata (Banded orb weaver) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2018 by CathB
Diptera (order) (Unidentified fly) at Cook, ACT - 1 Feb 2018 by CathB
Ephemeroptera (order) (Unidentified Mayfly) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2018 by CathB
Runcinia acuminata (Pointy Crab Spider) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2018 by CathB
Centipeda cunninghamii (Common Sneezeweed) at Cook, ACT - 31 Jan 2018 by CathB
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2018 by CathB
Hypertrophidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Twig Moth) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2018 by CathB
Gonipterus sp. (genus) (Eucalyptus Weevil) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2018 by CathB
Alternanthera denticulata (Lesser Joyweed) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2018 by CathB
Eleocharis acuta (Common Spike-rush) at Cook, ACT - 30 Jan 2018 by CathB
Persicaria lapathifolia (Pale Knotweed) at Cook, ACT - 2 Jan 2018 by CathB
Billardiera scandens (Hairy Apple Berry) at Cook, ACT - 21 Nov 2017 by CathB
Homotrysis cisteloides (Darkling beetle) at Cook, ACT - 27 Oct 2017 by CathB
Belenois java (Caper White) at Cook, ACT - 5 Nov 2016 by EmilyS
Azolla pinnata (Ferny azolla) at Cook, ACT - 5 May 2012 by CathB

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 18 Jan 2022 03:44 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

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  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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