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Braconidae sp. (family)

Unidentified braconid wasp at Aranda, ACT

Braconidae sp. (family) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022
Braconidae sp. (family) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022
Braconidae sp. (family) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022
Braconidae sp. (family) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022
Braconidae sp. (family) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022
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Identification history

Braconidae sp. (family) 3 Mar 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Braconidae sp. (family) 25 Feb 2022 CathB

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Wandered around the galls before inserting its ovipositor into one. The last two photos were taken first.

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Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Apr 2022 by CathB Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 20 Mar 2022 by KMcCue Calomela parilis (Leaf beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by CathB Leioproctus (Leioproctus) alleynae at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022 by CathB Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by CathB Ripiphoridae (family) (Wedge-shaped beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Aranda, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Jul 2021 by MattFox Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by CathB Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by CathB Leucauge dromedaria (Silver dromedary spider) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by CathB Australiphthiria hilaris (Slender Bee Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by CathB Aglaopus pyrrhata (Leaf Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Oct 2020 by CathB Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Oct 2020 by CathB Banksia serrata (Saw Banksia) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Sep 2020 by dwise Amanita sp. (Amanita sp.) at Aranda, ACT - 12 May 2020 by Tammy Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Aranda, ACT - 9 Mar 2020 by CathB Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 12 Mar 2019 by CathB Camponotus intrepidus (Flumed Sugar Ant) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Feb 2019 by CathB Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by CathB Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton Myrmecia piliventris (Golden tail bull ant) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Apr 2018 by CathB Philagra sp. (genus) (A spittlebug) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Apr 2018 by CathB Plectobela undescribed species (A concealer moth) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Jan 2018 by CathB Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Aranda, ACT - 10 Nov 2017 by PeterR Psychidae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Oct 2017 by CathB Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Oct 2017 by CathB Psychidae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Aranda, ACT - 1 Oct 2017 by CathB Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Sep 2015 by KenT Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Sep 2015 by KenT Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Sep 2015 by KenT Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Feb 2015 by CathB
Ditropidus sp. (genus) (Leaf beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Apr 2022 by CathB
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 20 Mar 2022 by KMcCue
Calomela parilis (Leaf beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by CathB
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) alleynae at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022 by CathB
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by CathB
Ripiphoridae (family) (Wedge-shaped beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by CathB
Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Aranda, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by CathB
Strepera versicolor (Grey Currawong) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Jul 2021 by MattFox
Cytaea severa (Severe Cytaea) at Aranda, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by CathB
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by CathB
Leucauge dromedaria (Silver dromedary spider) at Aranda, ACT - 18 Dec 2020 by CathB
Australiphthiria hilaris (Slender Bee Fly) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Dec 2020 by CathB
Aglaopus pyrrhata (Leaf Moth) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Oct 2020 by CathB
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Oct 2020 by CathB
Banksia serrata (Saw Banksia) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Sep 2020 by dwise
Amanita sp. (Amanita sp.) at Aranda, ACT - 12 May 2020 by Tammy
Aphaenogaster longiceps (Funnel ant) at Aranda, ACT - 9 Mar 2020 by CathB
Tiphiidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Aranda, ACT - 12 Mar 2019 by CathB
Camponotus intrepidus (Flumed Sugar Ant) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Feb 2019 by CathB
Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Aranda, ACT - 19 Nov 2018 by CathB
Laetiporus portentosus (White Punk) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Oct 2018 by Alison Milton
Myrmecia piliventris (Golden tail bull ant) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Apr 2018 by CathB
Philagra sp. (genus) (A spittlebug) at Aranda, ACT - 15 Apr 2018 by CathB
Plectobela undescribed species (A concealer moth) at Aranda, ACT - 2 Jan 2018 by CathB
Gompholobium huegelii (Pale Wedge Pea) at Aranda, ACT - 10 Nov 2017 by PeterR
Psychidae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Aranda, ACT - 23 Oct 2017 by CathB
Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Aranda, ACT - 6 Oct 2017 by CathB
Psychidae (family) IMMATURE (Unidentified case moth or bagworm) at Aranda, ACT - 1 Oct 2017 by CathB
Hovea heterophylla (Common Hovea) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Sep 2015 by KenT
Leucopogon virgatus (Common Beard-heath) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Sep 2015 by KenT
Acacia gunnii (Ploughshare Wattle) at Aranda, ACT - 11 Sep 2015 by KenT
Macrotona australis (Common Macrotona Grasshopper) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Feb 2015 by CathB

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 22 Feb 2022 03:44 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • Eucalypt Associated plant
  • Leaf-gall insect Associated Insect
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size
  • Female Gender
  • Egg laying Breeding behaviour

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