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Tapeigaster nigricornis

Striped Sun Fly at Greenway, ACT

Tapeigaster nigricornis at Greenway, ACT - 13 May 2022
Tapeigaster nigricornis at Greenway, ACT - 13 May 2022
Tapeigaster nigricornis at Greenway, ACT - 13 May 2022
Tapeigaster nigricornis at Greenway, ACT - 13 May 2022
Tapeigaster nigricornis at Greenway, ACT - 13 May 2022
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Identification history

Tapeigaster nigricornis 15 May 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Tapeigaster nigricornis 14 May 2022 RodDeb
Tapeigaster sp. (genus) 13 May 2022 RodDeb

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a new suggestion for the wonderful moderators here (really appreciate your time and efforts), just trying to help, have added a species name of Tapeigaster nigricornis thanks to tony_d on iNat for the following explanation: Wide pale medial thoracic stripe divided anteriorly (presutural section), wide frontal pale orbital stripes continue over vertex to the neck (forming a V), and fore and hind femora much thicker than mid femora. Will leave the decision in the capable hands of those on CNM. Thanks again.

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Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at Greenway, ACT - 13 May 2022 by RodDeb
Ambigolimax nyctelia (Striped Field Slug) at Greenway, ACT - 13 May 2022 by RodDeb
Alisterus scapularis (Australian King-Parrot) at Greenway, ACT - 13 May 2022 by RodDeb
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Greenway, ACT - 28 Oct 2018 by michaelb
Xanthogaleruca luteola (Elm leaf beetle) at Greenway, ACT - 20 Aug 2018 by michaelb
Bromus brevis (A Brome) at Greenway, ACT - 20 Nov 2016 by michaelb
Amaranthus powellii (Powell's Amaranth) at Greenway, ACT - 16 Mar 2016 by michaelb
Portulaca oleracea (Pigweed, Purslane) at Greenway, ACT - 16 Jan 2016 by michaelb
Manorina melanocephala (Noisy Miner) at Greenway, ACT - 27 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Cerastium vulgare (Mouse Ear Chickweed) at Greenway, ACT - 16 Sep 2015 by michaelb
Typha domingensis (Bullrush) at Greenway, ACT - 11 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Vanellus miles (Masked Lapwing) at Greenway, ACT - 9 Mar 2015 by michaelb
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Greenway, ACT - 5 May 2014 by michaelb

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 13 May 2022 01:19 PM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

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  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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