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Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura

1 Halictid Bee at Acton, ACT

Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022
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Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura 11 Mar 2022 michael.batley
Unidentified 11 Mar 2022 Roger

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This is quite a small bee, 5mm ish, I cant find an ID for this bee.

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   11 Mar 2022
The modified hind legs point strongly towards Lipotriches, but it is the orange tegulae that strongly suggest L. phanerura. Having said that, we have no recent revision of the genus and no reliable key to species.

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Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jun 2022 by Tapirlord Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by JohnBundock Lenkunya virgata (Brown-streaked planarian) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (subgenus) (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by Roger Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by JohnBundock Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by JohnBundock Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 17 Apr 2022 by TimL Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by HelenCross Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by MatthewFrawley Calomela pallida (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Roger Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Helpis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bronze Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 17 Mar 2022 by KMcCue Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by Roger Limnodynastes peronii (Brown-striped Frog) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by HelenCross Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by HelenCross Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by Roger Entomyzon cyanotis (Blue-faced Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 22 Feb 2022 by Lewisc Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock Notonectidae (family) (Backswimmer) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) amiculinus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by PeterA Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by Christine Thereutria sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by cherylhodges Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by Roger Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by JimL Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by WHall Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by HelenCross Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by HelenCross Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by HelenCross Turnix varius (Painted Buttonquail) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by BenHarvey Conocephalomima barameda (False Meadow Katydid, Barameda) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by Roger Pogonella minutus (Tiny two-spined treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by TimL Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by HelenCross Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by KMcCue Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by RodDeb Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by RodDeb Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by RodDeb Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jul 2021 by RodDeb Grimmia sp. (A moss) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2021 by JanetRussell Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2021 by JanetRussell Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by TimL Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Acton, ACT - 24 May 2021 by KMcCue Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by JohnBundock Hypopterygium sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2021 by regeraghty Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by dimageau Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by Tammy Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by JanetRussell Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by dimageau Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by Roger Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by KarinNeufeld Arbanitis sp. (genus) (A spiny trapdoor spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Roger Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Megachile (Rhodomegachile) deani at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Torymidae (family) (Torymid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Lipotriches flavoviridis species group at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by PeterA Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by TimL Scopula optivata (Varied Wave) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JanetRussell Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JanetRussell Arkys alticephalus (High-headed Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Roger Rhabdoblatta sp. (genus) (Giant Forest Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley Hylaeus (Euprosopis) elegans (Harlequin Bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua (A flower-feeding march fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by HelenCross Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall
Asparagus asparagoides (Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jun 2022 by Tapirlord
Oxyopes sp. (genus) (Lynx spider) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by JohnBundock
Lenkunya virgata (Brown-streaked planarian) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (subgenus) (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by Roger
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Melangyna sp. (genus) (Hover Fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by JohnBundock
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by JohnBundock
Hirudinea sp. (Class) (Unidentified Leech) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Goniaea australasiae (Gumleaf grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 17 Apr 2022 by TimL
Calyptorhynchus funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2022 by HelenCross
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 12 Apr 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Calomela pallida (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Roger
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Helpis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bronze Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 17 Mar 2022 by KMcCue
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by Roger
Limnodynastes peronii (Brown-striped Frog) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by HelenCross
Pogonortalis doclea (Boatman fly) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
Temnosternus planiusculus (Longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by Roger
Entomyzon cyanotis (Blue-faced Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 22 Feb 2022 by Lewisc
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2022 by JohnBundock
Notonectidae (family) (Backswimmer) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Hylaeus (Gnathoprosopis) amiculinus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by PeterA
Ancita sp. (genus) (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by Christine
Thereutria sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2022 by cherylhodges
Galanga labeculata (Double-spotted cicada) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jan 2022 by Roger
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket
Anthochaera carunculata (Red Wattlebird) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by JimL
Helpis minitabunda (Threatening jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by WHall
Simosyrphus grandicornis (Common hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Platybrachys decemmacula (Green-faced gum hopper) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Araneinae (subfamily) (Orb weaver) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Turnix varius (Painted Buttonquail) at Acton, ACT - 8 Dec 2021 by BenHarvey
Conocephalomima barameda (False Meadow Katydid, Barameda) at Acton, ACT - 6 Dec 2021 by Roger
Pogonella minutus (Tiny two-spined treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by TimL
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 18 Nov 2021 by HelenCross
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by KMcCue
Cormobates leucophaea (White-throated Treecreeper) at Acton, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by RodDeb
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by RodDeb
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by RodDeb
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jul 2021 by RodDeb
Grimmia sp. (A moss) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2021 by JanetRussell
Parmeliaceae (A lichen family) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2021 by JanetRussell
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at Acton, ACT - 25 May 2021 by TimL
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Acton, ACT - 24 May 2021 by KMcCue
Trombidiidae sp. (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by JohnBundock
Hypopterygium sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2021 by regeraghty
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 27 Apr 2021 by dimageau
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 23 Apr 2021 by Tammy
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by JanetRussell
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by dimageau
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by Roger
Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Apr 2021 by KarinNeufeld
Arbanitis sp. (genus) (A spiny trapdoor spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi
Jalmenus ictinus (Stencilled Hairstreak) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Christine
Lipotriches sp. (genus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by Roger
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Scopula rubraria (Plantain Moth) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Megachile (Rhodomegachile) deani at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Torymidae (family) (Torymid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Lipotriches flavoviridis species group at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by PeterA
Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 28 Mar 2021 by TimL
Scopula optivata (Varied Wave) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine
Lagriini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified lagriine darkling beetle) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by Roger
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JanetRussell
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 5 Mar 2021 by JanetRussell
Arkys alticephalus (High-headed Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Roger
Rhabdoblatta sp. (genus) (Giant Forest Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by TimL
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Laxta sp. (genus) (Bark cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Tapirlord
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 10 Feb 2021 by MatthewFrawley
Hylaeus (Euprosopis) elegans (Harlequin Bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at Acton, ACT - 9 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 7 Feb 2021 by Christine
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Scaptia (Scaptia) auriflua (A flower-feeding march fly) at Acton, ACT - 5 Feb 2021 by HelenCross
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2021 by WHall

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 11 Mar 2022 03:15 PM Recorded on
  • Roger Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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