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Home Insects Ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)

Pheidole sp. (genus)

Seed-harvesting ant at Acton, ACT

Pheidole sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022
Pheidole sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022
Pheidole sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022
Pheidole sp. (genus) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022
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Identification history

Pheidole sp. (genus) 27 May 2022 AlisonMilton
Melophorus perthensis 6 May 2022 AlisonMilton

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(genus & subgenus) (Persoonia Bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Merophyas therina (a Tortrix Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by TimL Megachile sp. (Leafcutter, resin or mortar bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by Roger Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by HelenCross Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Hoshihananomia leucosticta (Pintail or Tumbling flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by Roger Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by cherylhodges Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by Roger Megachile (Eutricharaea) serricauda (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by Roger Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) primulipictus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by Roger Megachile leucopyga at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by Roger Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by Birdy Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by TimL Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Cryptocheilus sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2021 by TimL Ditropidus pulchellus (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by Roger Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by Roger Turnix velox (Little Buttonquail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by TimL Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50 Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2021 by HelenCross Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 13 Jun 2021 by TimL Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2021 by TimL Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by TimL Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Dendroaeschna conspersa (Wide-faced Darner) at Acton, ACT - 10 Apr 2021 by Lindell Terentius convexus (Hornless treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Acton, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by TimL Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 27 Mar 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine Delta bicinctum (Potter wasp) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by TimL Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by TimL Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by TimL Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jul 2022 by Christine
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by RodDeb
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by RodDeb
Ceratopogonidae (family) (Biting Midge) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Monophlebulus sp. (genus) (Giant Snowball Mealybug) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Delias nigrina (Black Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 29 Apr 2022 by DPRees125
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by BenHarvey
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by TimL
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by Roger
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2022 by TimL
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by Harrisi
Ceraon sp. (genus) (2-horned tree hopper) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by TimL
Cryptachaea veruculata (Diamondback comb-footed spider) at Acton, ACT - 17 Feb 2022 by MarkT
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Roger
Megachile (Eutricharaea) sp. (subgenus) (Leaf-cutter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Feb 2022 by Roger
Amata (genus) (Handmaiden Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Brunotartessus fulvus (Yellow-headed Leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Uraba lugens (Gumleaf Skeletonizer) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Opisthoncus sp. (genus) (Unidentified Opisthoncus jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Asura cervicalis (Spotted Lichen Moth) 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
Leioproctus (Cladocerapis) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Persoonia Bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Merophyas therina (a Tortrix Moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Oecophoridae (family) (Unidentified Oecophorid concealer moth) at Acton, ACT - 4 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 2 Feb 2022 by TimL
Megachile sp. (Leafcutter, resin or mortar bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Jan 2022 by Roger
Neosaropogon sp. (genus) (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by TimL
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by HelenCross
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrikethrush) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Hoshihananomia leucosticta (Pintail or Tumbling flower beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by TimL
Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 17 Jan 2022 by Roger
Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by TimL
Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Jan 2022 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by cherylhodges
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2022 by MarkT
Neoaratus hercules (Robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2022 by TimL
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by Roger
Megachile (Eutricharaea) serricauda (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Dec 2021 by Roger
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger
Megachile (Hackeriapis) oblonga (A Megachild bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) primulipictus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2021 by AJB
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by Roger
Megachile leucopyga at Acton, ACT - 17 Dec 2021 by Roger
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Acton, ACT - 16 Dec 2021 by Birdy
Tetragnatha sp. (genus) (Long-jawed spider) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by Roger
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2021 by TimL
Myrmecia sp., pilosula-group (Jack jumper) at Acton, ACT - 5 Dec 2021 by TimL
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Cryptocheilus sp. (genus) (Spider wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Acton, ACT - 28 Nov 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2021 by TimL
Ditropidus pulchellus (Leaf beetle) at Acton, ACT - 21 Nov 2021 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by TimL
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) lanarium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by Roger
Turnix velox (Little Buttonquail) at Acton, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by TimL
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 6 Aug 2021 by HelenCross
Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Aug 2021 by TimL
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 25 Jun 2021 by TimL
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 13 Jun 2021 by TimL
Podargus strigoides (Tawny Frogmouth) at Acton, ACT - 6 Jun 2021 by TimL
Laccaria sp. (Laccaria) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jun 2021 by TimL
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by RodDeb
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 7 May 2021 by TimL
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Dendroaeschna conspersa (Wide-faced Darner) at Acton, ACT - 10 Apr 2021 by Lindell
Terentius convexus (Hornless treehopper) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Gymnopilus junonius (Gymnopilus junonius) at Acton, ACT - 8 Apr 2021 by AlisonMilton
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 1 Apr 2021 by TimL
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Acton, ACT - 30 Mar 2021 by Roger
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 27 Mar 2021 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine
Delta bicinctum (Potter wasp) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by TimL
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 19 Mar 2021 by TimL
Cornu aspersum (Common Garden Snail) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by TimL
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 11 Mar 2021 by TimL
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Asura lydia (Lydia Lichen Moth) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Aegotheles cristatus (Australian Owlet-nightjar) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by RodDeb

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 4 Feb 2022 12:39 PM Recorded on
  • AlisonMilton Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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