ACT NSW ACT Government :: Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region :: Gearys Gap/Wamboin Landcare Group
Home Insects True flies (Diptera) Crane flies, midges, mosquitoes & gnats (several families)

Chironomidae (family)

1 Non-biting Midge at Bonython, ACT

Chironomidae (family) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Oct 2022
Chironomidae (family) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Oct 2022
Chironomidae (family) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Oct 2022
Request use of media

Identification history

Chironomidae (family) 17 Oct 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Chironomidae (family) 16 Oct 2022 RodDeb

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

Be the first to comment


Please Login or Register to comment.

Nearby sightings

Page 1 of 1 - image sightings only 67 3 63

Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Oct 2022 by RodDeb Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Oct 2022 by RodDeb Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Oct 2022 by RodDeb Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Jun 2022 by RodDeb Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Jun 2022 by RodDeb Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Jun 2022 by RodDeb Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Jun 2022 by RodDeb Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Jun 2022 by RodDeb Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2022 by RodDeb Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by RodDeb Oenothera stricta subsp. stricta (Common Evening Primrose) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by RodDeb Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by RodDeb Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bonython, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by RodDeb Cisticola exilis (Golden-headed Cisticola) at Bonython, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by RodDeb Idalima affinis (A day flying moth) at Bonython, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by WarrenRowland Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Bonython, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by WarrenRowland Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by RodDeb Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by RodDeb Gymnopilus sp. (Gymnopilus) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by RodDeb Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jul 2021 by RodDeb Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 23 May 2021 by RodDeb Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Bonython, ACT - 23 May 2021 by RodDeb Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Bonython, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by RodDeb Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RodDeb Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Sep 2020 by RodDeb Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bonython, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by RodDeb Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by RodDeb Lucilia cuprina (Australian sheep blowfly) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by RodDeb Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by RodDeb Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by RodDeb Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Oct 2019 by RodDeb Ptilotula penicillata (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Oct 2019 by RodDeb Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Oct 2019 by RodDeb Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Jan 2019 by RodDeb Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Jan 2019 by RodDeb Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Jan 2019 by RodDeb Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Jan 2019 by WarrenRowland Ptilotula penicillata (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by WarrenRowland Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by WarrenRowland Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by frostydog Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Bonython, ACT - 24 Sep 2016 by michaelb Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bonython, ACT - 26 Dec 2015 by michaelb Grevillea sp. (Grevillea) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb Eucalyptus sideroxylon (Mugga Ironbark) at Bonython, ACT - 5 Jul 2015 by michaelb Banksia ericifolia subsp. ericifolia (Heath-leaved Banksia) at Bonython, ACT - 21 Jun 2015 by michaelb
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Oct 2022 by RodDeb
Acanthiza pusilla (Brown Thornbill) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Oct 2022 by RodDeb
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Bonython, ACT - 15 Oct 2022 by RodDeb
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Jun 2022 by RodDeb
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Jun 2022 by RodDeb
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Jun 2022 by RodDeb
Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Jun 2022 by RodDeb
Anhinga novaehollandiae (Australasian Darter) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Jun 2022 by RodDeb
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2022 by RodDeb
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Oenothera stricta subsp. stricta (Common Evening Primrose) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Chauliognathus tricolor (Tricolor soldier beetle) at Bonython, ACT - 13 Mar 2022 by RodDeb
Cacatua sanguinea (Little Corella) at Bonython, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by RodDeb
Cisticola exilis (Golden-headed Cisticola) at Bonython, ACT - 18 Feb 2022 by RodDeb
Idalima affinis (A day flying moth) at Bonython, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by WarrenRowland
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Bonython, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by WarrenRowland
Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Melithreptus lunatus (White-naped Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Caligavis chrysops (Yellow-faced Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 25 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Sturnus vulgaris (Common Starling) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by RodDeb
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by RodDeb
Gymnopilus sp. (Gymnopilus) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Aug 2021 by RodDeb
Falco cenchroides (Nankeen Kestrel) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jul 2021 by RodDeb
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 23 May 2021 by RodDeb
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Bonython, ACT - 23 May 2021 by RodDeb
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Iridomyrmex purpureus (Meat Ant) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Camponotus aeneopilosus (A Golden-tailed sugar ant) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Pteropus poliocephalus (Grey-headed Flying-fox) at Bonython, ACT - 14 Feb 2021 by RodDeb
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Bonython, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 17 Jan 2021 by RodDeb
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Bonython, ACT - 8 Nov 2020 by RodDeb
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Bonython, ACT - 2 Sep 2020 by RodDeb
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bonython, ACT - 20 Apr 2020 by RodDeb
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by RodDeb
Lucilia cuprina (Australian sheep blowfly) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by RodDeb
Nososticta solida (Orange Threadtail) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by RodDeb
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail Damselfly) at Bonython, ACT - 3 Jan 2020 by RodDeb
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Ptilotula penicillata (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Oct 2019 by RodDeb
Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at Bonython, ACT - 28 Jan 2019 by RodDeb
Sceliphron laetum (Common mud dauber wasp) at Bonython, ACT - 6 Jan 2019 by WarrenRowland
Ptilotula penicillata (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by WarrenRowland
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Bonython, ACT - 31 Dec 2018 by WarrenRowland
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 4 Aug 2018 by frostydog
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Bonython, ACT - 27 Apr 2018 by RodDeb
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by Alison Milton
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard (Domestic Type)) at Bonython, ACT - 9 Apr 2018 by AlisonMilton
Acacia boormanii (Snowy River Wattle) at Bonython, ACT - 24 Sep 2016 by michaelb
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Bonython, ACT - 26 Dec 2015 by michaelb
Grevillea sp. (Grevillea) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Eucalyptus melliodora (Yellow Box) at Bonython, ACT - 12 Oct 2015 by michaelb
Eucalyptus sideroxylon (Mugga Ironbark) at Bonython, ACT - 5 Jul 2015 by michaelb
Banksia ericifolia subsp. ericifolia (Heath-leaved Banksia) at Bonython, ACT - 21 Jun 2015 by michaelb

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 15 Oct 2022 12:44 PM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by

Additional information

  • Hakea Associated plant
  • 5mm to 12mm Animal size

Record quality

  • Images or audio
  • More than one media file
  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
  • Description
  • Additional attributes
2,066,146 sightings of 27,869 species in 4,876 locations from 9,786 members
CCA 3.0 | privacy
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of this land and acknowledge their continuing connection to their culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.