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Cylindromyia sp. (genus)

Bristle fly at Paddys River, ACT

Cylindromyia sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Dec 2022
Cylindromyia sp. (genus) at Paddys River, ACT - 4 Dec 2022
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Identification history

Cylindromyia sp. (genus) 23 Dec 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Cylindromyia sp. (genus) 22 Dec 2022 DPRees125

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feeding on Pimelea

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Oreomyrrhis eriopoda (Australian Carraway) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2023 by abread111 Pomaderris aspera (Hazel Pomaderris) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2023 by abread111 Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Jan 2023 by rawshorty Copidapha maculiventris (March fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Dec 2022 by DPRees125 Cleobora mellyi (Southern Ladybird) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by Venture Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Oct 2022 by Fiboa zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by JaneR Comesperma volubile (Love Creeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord Luzula meridionalis (Woodrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord Viola betonicifolia subsp. betonicifolia (Arrow-Leaved Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Pomaderris aspera (Hazel Pomaderris) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston Philobota lysizona (A concealer moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Nov 2018 by SWishart Poecilometis sp. (genus) (A Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock Viola sp. (Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by W Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2017 by Liam.m Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock Yoyetta serrata (Serrated Firetail) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Dec 2016 by galah681 Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2016 by galah681 Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2016 by galah681 Gyrinidae sp. (family) (Unidentified whirligig beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2016 by galah681 Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Oct 2016 by RodDeb Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681 Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681 Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681 Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Blue Water Speedwell) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681 Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681 Urtica incisa (Stinging Nettle) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681 Gynatrix pulchella (Hemp Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014 by galah681
Oreomyrrhis eriopoda (Australian Carraway) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2023 by abread111
Pomaderris aspera (Hazel Pomaderris) at Paddys River, ACT - 3 Feb 2023 by abread111
Rhipidura rufifrons (Rufous Fantail) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Jan 2023 by rawshorty
Copidapha maculiventris (March fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Dec 2022 by DPRees125
Cleobora mellyi (Southern Ladybird) at Paddys River, ACT - 27 Nov 2022 by Venture
Paropsisterna cloelia (Eucalyptus variegated beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 14 Oct 2022 by Fiboa
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 May 2022 by trevorpreston
Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Jan 2022 by JaneR
Comesperma volubile (Love Creeper) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Luzula meridionalis (Woodrush) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Viola betonicifolia subsp. betonicifolia (Arrow-Leaved Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Tapirlord
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Pomaderris aspera (Hazel Pomaderris) at Paddys River, ACT - 2 Oct 2021 by Ned_Johnston
Philobota lysizona (A concealer moth) at Paddys River, ACT - 25 Nov 2018 by SWishart
Poecilometis sp. (genus) (A Gum Tree Shield Bug) at Paddys River, ACT - 24 Jan 2018 by SWishart
Rutilia (Rutilia) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Bristle fly) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock
Austroargiolestes calcaris (Powdered Flatwing) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 6 Jan 2018 by JohnBundock
Viola sp. (Violet) at Paddys River, ACT - 15 Oct 2017 by W
Lehtinelagia sp. (genus) (Flower Spider or Crab Spider) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Sep 2017 by Liam.m
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Paddys River, ACT - 31 Jan 2017 by JohnBundock
Yoyetta serrata (Serrated Firetail) at Paddys River, ACT - 10 Dec 2016 by galah681
Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2016 by galah681
Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2016 by galah681
Gyrinidae sp. (family) (Unidentified whirligig beetle) at Paddys River, ACT - 9 Dec 2016 by galah681
Strepera graculina (Pied Currawong) at Paddys River, ACT - 21 Oct 2016 by RodDeb
Asplenium flabellifolium (Necklace Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681
Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681
Polystichum proliferum (Mother Shield Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681
Veronica anagallis-aquatica (Blue Water Speedwell) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681
Blechnum nudum (Fishbone Water Fern) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681
Urtica incisa (Stinging Nettle) at Paddys River, ACT - 30 Jan 2015 by galah681
Gynatrix pulchella (Hemp Bush) at Paddys River, ACT - 1 Nov 2014 by galah681

Location information

Species information

  • Cylindromyia sp. (genus) Scientific name
  • Bristle fly Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 4 Dec 2022 01:33 PM Recorded on
  • DPRees125 Recorded by

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health
  • Feeding on nectar or pollen Insect behaviour on flower
  • True Pollinator Insect on Flower

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