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Eristalinus punctulatus

Golden Native Drone Fly at Acton, ACT

Eristalinus punctulatus at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022
Eristalinus punctulatus at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022
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Eristalinus punctulatus 8 Apr 2022 michaelb
Eristalis sp. (genus) 3 Apr 2022 AlisonMilton

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(several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Roger Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Acton, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by TimL Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Opisthoncus abnormis (Long-legged Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Merophyas therina (a Tortrix Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Leioproctus (Cladocerapis) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Persoonia Bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Theridiidae sp. (family) (Comb-footed spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Helpis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bronze Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Mordella sp. (genus) (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Pararguda nasuta (Wattle Snout Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-Blue) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Isomoralla eriscota (A concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Neola semiaurata (Wattle Notodontid Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Thaumetopoeinae (subfamily) (Bag-shelter Moths, Processionary Caterpillars) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Entiminae (subfamily) (Entimine weevil) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Megachile leucopyga at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Eurema smilax (Small Grass-yellow) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT Acroaspis sp. (genus) (Twig Spider) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by Roger Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by Roger Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB Eleale aspera (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by HelenCross Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by Roger Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by RodDeb Argonemertes australiensis (Australian land nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jul 2021 by TimL Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 18 May 2021 by RodDeb Megastigmus sp. (genus) (Parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Acton, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton Curculionidae (family) (Unidentified weevil) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Idaea philocosma (Flecked Wave) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by Roger Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by WHall Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Netelia sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by Roger Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jan 2021 by Roger Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by HelenCross Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by HelenBoronia
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Sep 2022 by HelenBoronia
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Armillaria sp. (A honey fungus) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Gymnorhina tibicen (Australian Magpie) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by RodDeb
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by RodDeb
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by Roger
Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sordidus (Milk vine bug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Ceraon sp. (genus) (2-horned tree hopper) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Polistes sp. (genus) (Unidentified paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 16 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Roger
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Roger
Apiocera moerens (Flower-loving Fly) at Acton, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by TimL
Turneromyia sp. (genus) (Zebra spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Sextius virescens (Acacia horned treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Iridomyrmex rufoniger (Tufted Tyrant Ant) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Austrosciapus sp. (genus) (Long-legged fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Opisthoncus abnormis (Long-legged Jumper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Merophyas therina (a Tortrix Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Leioproctus (Cladocerapis) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Persoonia Bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Theridiidae sp. (family) (Comb-footed spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Helpis sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bronze Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Mordella sp. (genus) (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Pararguda nasuta (Wattle Snout Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-Blue) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Hortophora transmarina (Garden Orb Weaver) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Stomorhina sp. (genus) (Snout fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Isomoralla eriscota (A concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Phalaenoides glycinae (Grapevine Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Carphurus sp. (genus) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Neola semiaurata (Wattle Notodontid Moth) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Thaumetopoeinae (subfamily) (Bag-shelter Moths, Processionary Caterpillars) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Entiminae (subfamily) (Entimine weevil) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Ancita australis (Longicorn or longhorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Rayieria acaciae (Acacia-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Psyllidae sp. (family) (Unidentified psyllid or lerp insect) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Megachile leucopyga at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Eurema smilax (Small Grass-yellow) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by JohnBundock
Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Acroaspis sp. (genus) (Twig Spider) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2021 by Roger
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 26 Dec 2021 by Cricket
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by Roger
Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger
Gasteruption sp. (genus) (Gasteruptiid wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger
Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Eleale aspera (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by HelenCross
Apricia jovialis (Jovial jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by Roger
Lampropholis delicata (Delicate Skink) at Acton, ACT - 27 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Melangyna viridiceps (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 2 Aug 2021 by RodDeb
Argonemertes australiensis (Australian land nemertean) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jul 2021 by TimL
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2021 by TimL
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 18 May 2021 by RodDeb
Megastigmus sp. (genus) (Parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Acton, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Curculionidae (family) (Unidentified weevil) at Acton, ACT - 3 Apr 2021 by Harrisi
Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL
Nyctemera amicus (Senecio or Magpie moth) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Idaea philocosma (Flecked Wave) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2021 by Roger
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 3 Mar 2021 by WHall
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 15 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Netelia sp. (genus) (An Ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 27 Jan 2021 by Roger
Eutrichopidia latinus (Yellow-banded Day-moth) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jan 2021 by Roger
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by HelenCross
Balaana sp. (genus) (Bee Fly) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2021 by HelenCross

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Species information

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 Abundance
  • 4 Feb 2022 11:19 AM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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