Oechalia schellenbergii

Spined Predatory Shield Bug at Acton, ACT

Oechalia schellenbergii at Acton, ACT - 25 Oct 2023
Oechalia schellenbergii at Acton, ACT - 25 Oct 2023
Oechalia schellenbergii at Acton, ACT - 25 Oct 2023
Oechalia schellenbergii at Acton, ACT - 25 Oct 2023
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Identification history

Oechalia schellenbergii 30 Oct 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 25 Oct 2023 Miranda

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Massed together on top of a flower spike

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   30 Oct 2023
A good one to have in the gardens

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Nearby sightings

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Eucalyptus scoparia (Wallangara White Gum) at ANBG - 9 Apr 2024 by Steve818
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 21 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Jalmenus evagoras (Imperial Hairstreak) at ANBG - 21 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 14 Mar 2024 by RosD
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at ANBG - 13 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 12 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at ANBG - 11 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at ANBG - 7 Mar 2024 by JohnBundock
Pollanisus (genus) (A Forester Moth) at ANBG - 7 Mar 2024 by JohnBundock
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by DonTaylor
Geron nigralis (Slender bee fly) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Thyreus caeruleopunctatus (Chequered cuckoo bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by RodDeb
Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum (African carder bee, Megachild bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Mar 2024 by PeterA
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 29 Feb 2024 by DPRees125
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at ANBG - 27 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Lenophila achilles (Spider mimicking signal fly) at ANBG - 15 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Neola semiaurata (Wattle Notodontid Moth) at GG179 - 15 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Orgyia anartoides (Painted Apple Moth) at GG179 - 15 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at ANBG - 14 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by BarrieR
Tipanaea patulella (A Crambid moth) at GG179 - 13 Feb 2024 by Miranda
Scolia (Discolia) verticalis (Yellow-headed hairy flower wasp) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Megachile (Eutricharaea) macularis (Leafcutter bee, Megachilid bee) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at ANBG - 13 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Ichneumonoidea (Superfamily) (A species of parasitic wasp) at GG179 - 6 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Hyleoides concinna (Wasp-mimic bee) at ANBG - 6 Feb 2024 by AndyRussell
Chelepteryx collesi (White-stemmed Gum Moth) at GG236 - 11 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Austroscolia soror (Blue Flower Wasp) at ANBG - 10 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Primeuchroeus sp. (genus) (Cuckoo Wasp) at GG179 - 8 Jan 2024 by RangerGregor
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at GG179 - 4 Jan 2024 by MarkT
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Nacaduba biocellata (Two-spotted Line-Blue) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Bembix sp. (genus) (Unidentified Bembix sand wasp) at ANBG - 29 Dec 2023 by JohnBundock
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at ANBG - 18 Dec 2023 by SandraH
Dindymus versicolor (Harlequin Bug) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at ANBG - 30 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at GG179 - 22 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at ANBG - 20 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Australiphthiria hilaris (Slender Bee Fly) at ANBG - 7 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 3 Nov 2023 by CattleDog
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Chrysididae (family) (Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by courtneyb
Lauxaniidae (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at ANBG - 23 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Lauxaniidae (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at GG179 - 22 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 22 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 21 Oct 2023 by rawshorty
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 17 Oct 2023 by Christine
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 17 Oct 2023 by HelenCross
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Acton, ACT - 10 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Acton, ACT - 10 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Myzomela sanguinolenta (Scarlet Honeyeater) at Acton, ACT - 6 Oct 2023 by Terrylee
Ichneumonoidea (Superfamily) (A species of parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 3 Oct 2023 by HelenCross
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Oct 2023 by Miranda
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 20 Sep 2023 by Harrisi
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Acton, ACT - 15 Sep 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jul 2023 by patrick25
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 17 May 2023 by HelenCross
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 19 Apr 2023 by Steve_Bok
Megastigmus sp. (genus) (Parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 Apr 2023 by Cristy1676
Primeuchroeus sp. (genus) (Cuckoo Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by Kenp12
Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 13 Feb 2023 by JanetRussell
Megachile lucidiventris (Resin bee, Megachilid bee) at Acton, ACT - 31 Jan 2023 by Roger
Megachile sp. (several subgenera) (Resin Bees) at Acton, ACT - 11 Jan 2023 by darrenw
Primeuchroeus sp. (genus) (Cuckoo Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 Jan 2023 by AJB
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris (Eastern Spinebill) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by MarkT
Neoaratus hercules (Herculean Robber Fly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jan 2023 by Roger
Lauxaniidae (family) (Unidentified lauxaniid fly) at Acton, ACT - 30 Dec 2022 by YellowButton
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 14 Dec 2022 by RodDeb
Phaps elegans (Brush Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 10 Dec 2022 by rawshorty
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Dec 2022 by AJB
Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Acton, ACT - 26 Nov 2022 by RobParnell
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2022 by Roger
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2022 by TimL
Belenois java (Caper White) at Acton, ACT - 5 Nov 2022 by KMcCue
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 28 Oct 2022 by JohnBundock
Ctenotus taeniolatus (Copper-tailed Skink) at Acton, ACT - 8 Oct 2022 by AndrewCB
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 25 Sep 2022 by HelenBoronia
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 19 Sep 2022 by HelenBoronia
Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 20 Aug 2022 by TimL
zz agaric (stem; gills not white/cream) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Vanessa kershawi (Australian Painted Lady) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by RodDeb
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Acton, ACT - 3 May 2022 by RodDeb
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) littleri (Hylaeine colletid bee) at Acton, ACT - 24 Apr 2022 by Tammy
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by Roger
Conocephalus semivittatus (Meadow katydid) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 29 Mar 2022 by Christine

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Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 25 Oct 2023 02:34 PM Recorded on
  • Miranda Recorded by

Additional information

  • Prostanthera Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size
  • Larvae Breeding behaviour

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