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Fabriogenia sp. (genus)

6 Spider wasp at Acton, ACT

Fabriogenia sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022
Fabriogenia sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022
Fabriogenia sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022
Fabriogenia sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022
Fabriogenia sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022
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Fabriogenia sp. (genus) 21 Feb 2022 Birdy
Unidentified 21 Feb 2022 TimL

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The sequence of images shows a spider wasp stinging a recently caught spider, just before flying off with it.

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Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 7 Aug 2022 by TimL 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 Discobola sp. (genus) (A crane fly) 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 Monomachus antipodalis (A parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 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 Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 2 Mar 2022 by LD12 Chlamydopteryx sidnicus (Issid Planthopper) 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 Anischys sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anischys bug) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by TimL 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 Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) 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 Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock 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 Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 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 Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by TimL Conocephalus upoluensis (Meadow Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by TimL Heteropsilopus sp. (genus) (A long legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Cerdistus sp. (Yellow Slender 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 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 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 Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) 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 Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2021 by TimL Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall 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 Megalyra sp. (genus) (Long-tailed wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by TimL 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 Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by TimL Scaptia sp. (genus) (March fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by TimL Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by HelenCross Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 1 Dec 2020 by TimL Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by TimL Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 24 Nov 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 Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by TimL Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by TimL Bibio imitator (Garden maggot) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by TimL Plecia sp. (genus) (Lovebug Fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by TimL Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by GlenGard Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 12 Nov 2020 by TimL Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by TimL
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 7 Aug 2022 by TimL
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
Discobola sp. (genus) (A crane fly) 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
Monomachus antipodalis (A parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 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
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 2 Mar 2022 by LD12
Chlamydopteryx sidnicus (Issid Planthopper) 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
Anischys sp. (genus) (Unidentified Anischys bug) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jan 2022 by TimL
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
Stenocotis depressa (Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Gonipterus pulverulentus (Eucalyptus weevil) 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
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
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
Pogona vitticeps (Central Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 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
Thomisidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by TimL
Conocephalus upoluensis (Meadow Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jan 2022 by TimL
Heteropsilopus sp. (genus) (A long legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Cerdistus sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Cerdistus sp. (Yellow Slender 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
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
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
Porrostoma rhipidium (Long-nosed Lycid (Net-winged) beetle) 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
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jun 2021 by TimL
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 6 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ledromorpha planirostris (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by TimL
Limax maximus (Leopard Slug, Great Grey Slug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL
Perga sp. (genus) (Sawfly or Spitfire) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by TimL
Hylaeus (Euprosopoides) rotundiceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
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
Megalyra sp. (genus) (Long-tailed wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2020 by TimL
Pterygophorus cinctus (Bottlebrush sawfly) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2020 by TimL
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
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by TimL
Scaptia sp. (genus) (March fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by TimL
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 2 Dec 2020 by HelenCross
Coryphistes ruricola (Bark-mimicking Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 1 Dec 2020 by TimL
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2020 by TimL
Geron sp. (genus) (Slender Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 24 Nov 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
Ichneumonidae (family) (Unidentified ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 Nov 2020 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by TimL
Bibio imitator (Garden maggot) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by TimL
Plecia sp. (genus) (Lovebug Fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2020 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 15 Nov 2020 by GlenGard
Laxta granicollis (Common bark or trilobite cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 12 Nov 2020 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Nov 2020 by TimL

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 18 Feb 2022 12:06 PM Recorded on
  • TimL Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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