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Rhagigaster ephippiger

1 Smooth flower wasp at suppressed

Rhagigaster ephippiger at suppressed - 5 Feb 2023
Rhagigaster ephippiger at suppressed - 5 Feb 2023
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Identification history

Rhagigaster ephippiger 6 Feb 2023 SimoneC
Unidentified 5 Feb 2023 Wandiyali

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Species information

  • Rhagigaster ephippiger Scientific name
  • Smooth flower wasp Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 5 Feb 2023 10:00 AM Recorded on
  • Wandiyali Recorded by

Additional information

  • Eucalyptus rossii Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Mixed Gender
  • Breeding behaviour Breeding behaviour
  • Feeding on nectar or pollen Insect behaviour on flower
  • True Pollinator Insect on Flower

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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