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Amegilla sp. (genus)

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Amegilla sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2022
Amegilla sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2022
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Amegilla sp. (genus) 14 Mar 2022 michael.batley
Amegilla (Notomegilla) chlorocyanea 14 Mar 2022 Roger

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   14 Mar 2022
From this angle, there is no way to distinguish A. asserta from A.chlorocyanea.
Roger wrote:
   14 Mar 2022
Thank you Michael, I think I meant to post it as A. asserta not A.chlorocyanea which seems to be the more common bee here in Canberra. I have an out of focus photo of the bee in flight if that would help in ID.

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Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 24 Feb 2022 by rawshorty
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Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by TimL
Oxycanus (genus) (Unidentified Oxycanus moths) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
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Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by Roger
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL
Trigonospila sp. (genus) (A Bristle Fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by TimL

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Mar 2022 12:20 PM Recorded on
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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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