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Harpobittacus australis

1 Hangingfly at Cotter River, ACT

Harpobittacus australis at Cotter River, ACT - 23 Feb 2022
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Identification history

Harpobittacus australis 24 Feb 2022 michaelb
Harpobittacus australis 23 Feb 2022 Miranda

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User's notes

Lots of hanging flies around this area, was just lucky to catch this one with prey.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 23 Feb 2022 11:02 AM Recorded on
  • Miranda Recorded by

Additional information

  • Lacewing Associated Insect
  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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