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Bibio imitator

Garden maggot at Acton, ACT

Bibio imitator at Acton, ACT - 22 Nov 2022
Bibio imitator at Acton, ACT - 22 Nov 2022
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Bibio imitator 22 Nov 2022 KimberiRP
Unidentified 22 Nov 2022 HelenCross

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Hylaeus (Planihylaeus) quadriceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2023 by Roger Megachile ordinaria at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2023 by Roger Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by MarkT Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb Megachile sp. (Leafcutter, resin or mortar bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2023 by Roger Thereutria amaraca (Spine-legged Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jan 2023 by Roger Amphirhoe decora (Decora Longicorn Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by Roger Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord Homalictus sp. (genus) (Native bee) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2022 by Roger Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Roger Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2022 by RodDeb Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2022 by RodDeb Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2022 by RodDeb Lunularia cruciata (A thallose liverwort) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2022 by JanetRussell Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb Eleale sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Nov 2022 by HelenCross Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2022 by HelenCross Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 12 Aug 2022 by TimL Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jun 2022 by HelenCross Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jun 2022 by JohnBundock Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL Accipiter novaehollandiae (Grey Goshawk) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2022 by KarinNeufeld Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by HelenCross Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Austalis pulchella (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by YellowButton Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by HelenBoronia Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2022 by Roger Deinopis sp. (genus) (Net casting spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall Elhamma australasiae (Elhamma) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Christine Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok Paracolletes crassipes at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by Roger Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by Roger Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by Roger Belenois java (Caper White) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by AndyRussell Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by AndyRussell Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 10 Nov 2021 by Roger Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by TimL Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger Ectenopsis sp. (March fly) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger Lasioglossum (Australictus) tertium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by HelenCross Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50 Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jul 2021 by Christine Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jul 2021 by TimL Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jul 2021 by HelenCross Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by TimL Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston Hygrocybe sp. ‘red’ (A Waxcap) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb Lycoperdon perlatum (Gem Studded Puffball) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by AndyRussell Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL Lycoperdon perlatum (Gem Studded Puffball) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by HelenCross Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by HelenCross Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by ebristow Arion intermedius (Hedgehog Slug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL Megastigmus sp. (genus) (Parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by TimL Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by TimL Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Lepidoptera unclassified ADULT moth at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Epipaschiinae immature unidentifiedspecies (subfamily) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) primulipictus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by TimL Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by TimL Oligochaeta (class) (Unidentified earthworm) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Ned_Johnston Ichneumonoidea sp. (Superfamily) (A species of parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by Chris Appleton
Hylaeus (Planihylaeus) quadriceps (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2023 by Roger
Megachile ordinaria at Acton, ACT - 10 Jan 2023 by Roger
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by MarkT
Paropsis pictipennis (Tea-tree button beetle) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by RodDeb
Megachile sp. (Leafcutter, resin or mortar bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 Jan 2023 by Roger
Thereutria amaraca (Spine-legged Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 2 Jan 2023 by Roger
Amphirhoe decora (Decora Longicorn Beetle) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by Roger
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2022 by Tapirlord
Homalictus sp. (genus) (Native bee) at Acton, ACT - 27 Dec 2022 by Roger
Caedicia simplex (Common Garden Katydid) at Acton, ACT - 18 Dec 2022 by Roger
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2022 by RodDeb
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2022 by RodDeb
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2022 by RodDeb
Lunularia cruciata (A thallose liverwort) at Acton, ACT - 30 Nov 2022 by JanetRussell
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Acton, ACT - 29 Nov 2022 by RodDeb
Eleale sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Acton, ACT - 22 Nov 2022 by HelenCross
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 9 Nov 2022 by HelenCross
Illeis galbula (Fungus-eating Ladybird) at Acton, ACT - 12 Aug 2022 by TimL
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Acton, ACT - 30 Jun 2022 by HelenCross
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jun 2022 by JohnBundock
Siphanta acuta (Green planthopper, Torpedo bug) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2022 by TimL
Accipiter novaehollandiae (Grey Goshawk) at Acton, ACT - 1 May 2022 by KarinNeufeld
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by HelenCross
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Austalis pulchella (Hover fly) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Phaulacridium vittatum (Wingless Grasshopper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2022 by YellowButton
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 25 Mar 2022 by HelenBoronia
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2022 by Roger
Deinopis sp. (genus) (Net casting spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall
Elhamma australasiae (Elhamma) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by WHall
Sparassidae sp. (family) (A Huntsman Spider) at Acton, ACT - 3 Feb 2022 by AlisonMilton
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Acton, ACT - 24 Jan 2022 by Christine
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 22 Jan 2022 by Steve_Bok
Paracolletes crassipes at Acton, ACT - 16 Jan 2022 by Roger
Adversaeschna brevistyla (Blue-spotted Hawker) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jan 2022 by Roger
Homalictus (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by Roger
Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at Acton, ACT - 28 Dec 2021 by Roger
Belenois java (Caper White) at Acton, ACT - 19 Dec 2021 by Roger
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by RodDeb
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by TimL
Reduviidae (family) (An assassin bug) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by AndyRussell
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 19 Nov 2021 by AndyRussell
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2021 by RodDeb
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 10 Nov 2021 by Roger
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus (Metallic Green Carpenter Bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger
Ectenopsis sp. (March fly) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2021 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Australictus) tertium (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2021 by PeterA
Graphium macleayanum (Macleay's Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2021 by JohnBundock
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 10 Aug 2021 by HelenCross
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae (New Holland Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 9 Aug 2021 by jbromilow50
Schizophyllum commune (Split Gill Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 26 Jul 2021 by Christine
Alticini sp. (tribe) (Unidentified flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 16 Jul 2021 by TimL
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jul 2021 by HelenCross
Vespula germanica (European wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 May 2021 by TimL
Coprinellus etc. (An Inkcap) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Hygrocybe sp. ‘red’ (A Waxcap) at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by tpreston
Descolea sp. at Acton, ACT - 11 May 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Mycena sp. (Mycena) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2021 by TimL
Hirudinidae sp. (family) (A Striped Leech) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 May 2021 by TimL
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Oryctolagus cuniculus (European Rabbit) at Acton, ACT - 22 Apr 2021 by RodDeb
Lycoperdon perlatum (Gem Studded Puffball) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by AndyRussell
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 16 Apr 2021 by TimL
Lycoperdon perlatum (Gem Studded Puffball) at Acton, ACT - 14 Apr 2021 by WHall
Cacomantis flabelliformis (Fan-tailed Cuckoo) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by HelenCross
Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2021 by HelenCross
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2021 by TimL
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 31 Mar 2021 by RodDeb
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 26 Mar 2021 by Christine
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 24 Mar 2021 by ebristow
Arion intermedius (Hedgehog Slug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Mar 2021 by TimL
Anisorhynchodemus guttatus (Speckled flatworm) at Acton, ACT - 21 Mar 2021 by TimL
Megastigmus sp. (genus) (Parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by TimL
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 18 Mar 2021 by TimL
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Lepidoptera unclassified ADULT moth at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Epipaschiinae immature unidentifiedspecies (subfamily) at Acton, ACT - 16 Mar 2021 by AlisonMilton
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) primulipictus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2021 by PeterA
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at Acton, ACT - 4 Mar 2021 by Tammy
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 28 Feb 2021 by TimL
Bisallardiana gymnopleura (Brown flower chafer) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by WHall
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (Soldier fly) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 26 Feb 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 21 Feb 2021 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by TimL
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by TimL
Oligochaeta (class) (Unidentified earthworm) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Ichneumonoidea sp. (Superfamily) (A species of parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2021 by TimL
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 18 Feb 2021 by Chris Appleton

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 22 Nov 2022 01:42 PM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

Additional information

  • Leptospermum Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health
  • Feeding Insect behaviour on flower
  • True Pollinator Insect on Flower

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