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Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus

2 A halictid bee at Aranda, ACT

Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus at Aranda, ACT - 26 May 2022
Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus at Aranda, ACT - 26 May 2022
Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus at Aranda, ACT - 26 May 2022
Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus at Aranda, ACT - 26 May 2022
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Identification history

Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus 30 May 2022 michael.batley
Unidentified 30 May 2022 CathB

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This bee appeared to emerge from the ground and crawled away rapidly.

1 comment

   30 May 2022
While there is nothing in the photos to suggest that it is NOT Homalictus punctatus, I can't see things that would make the identification certain. That species is believed to nest in the ground.

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Ramaria lorithamnus at Aranda, ACT - 7 May 2022 by Heino1
Austroboletus 'reticulate/lacunose stem' at Aranda, ACT - 5 May 2022 by AlisonMilton
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 20 Mar 2022 by KMcCue
Calomela parilis (Leaf beetle) at Aranda, ACT - 4 Mar 2022 by CathB
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Aranda, ACT - 22 Feb 2022 by CathB

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 26 May 2022 04:20 PM Recorded on
  • CathB Recorded by

Additional information

  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

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