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Steganopsis melanogaster

A lauxaniid fly at suppressed

Steganopsis melanogaster at suppressed - 26 Nov 2022
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Identification history

Steganopsis melanogaster 5 Jan 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 2 Jan 2023 arjay

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This thing is tiny. Few mm long. It is sitting on a blade of grass. Shaped like a beetle but looks more like a fly.

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Species information

  • Steganopsis melanogaster Scientific name
  • A lauxaniid fly Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 26 Nov 2022 03:45 PM Recorded on
  • arjay Recorded by

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