Odontomyia hunteri

Soldier fly at Red Hill Nature Reserve

Odontomyia hunteri at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2023
Odontomyia hunteri at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2023
Odontomyia hunteri at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2023
Odontomyia hunteri at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2023
Odontomyia hunteri at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2023
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Identification history

Odontomyia hunteri 17 Dec 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Odontomyia sp. (genus) 16 Dec 2023 RogerF
Unidentified 16 Dec 2023 LisaH

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Is this a hover fly? Just a guess

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Nearby sightings

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Xanthopimpla sp. (genus) (A yellow Ichneumon wasp) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Psychidae (family) MATURE (Case Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Feb 2024 by LisaH
Diplacodes bipunctata (Wandering Percher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Chrysonoma fascialis (A concealer moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Neoscleropogon sp. (genus) (Robber fly) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jan 2024 by LisaH
Eucalyptus polyanthemos subsp. polyanthemos (Red Box) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Oxalis perennans (Grassland Wood Sorrel) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Glycine clandestina (Twining Glycine) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Rytidosperma longifolium (Long-leaved Wallaby Grass) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Acacia dealbata subsp. dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Cheilanthes sieberi subsp. sieberi (Mulga Rock Fern) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Hardenbergia violacea (False Sarsaparilla) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Einadia nutans subsp. nutans (Climbing Saltbush) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Solanum cinereum (Narrawa Burr) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Eucalyptus dives (Broad-leaved Peppermint) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Lomandra filiformis subsp. filiformis (Wattle Matrush) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Rytidosperma caespitosum (Ringed Wallaby Grass) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Dichelachne crinita (Long-hair Plume Grass) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Bursaria spinosa subsp. lasiophylla (Australian Blackthorn) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Acacia mearnsii (Black Wattle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Anthosachne scabra (Common Wheat-grass) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Juncus australis (Australian Rush) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 29 Dec 2023 by Tapirlord
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Mordella sp. (genus) (Pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Epamoebus ziczac (Zigzag flower weevil) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Eleale sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Syllitus rectus (Longhorn beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Eumeninae (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Eulechria electrodes (Yellow Eulechria Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Eleale pulchra (Clerid beetle) at Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek - 15 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Nemophora panaeola (Adelidae) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Hoshihananomia leucosticta (Pintail or Tumbling flower beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 15 Dec 2023 by LisaH
Vanessa itea (Yellow Admiral) at Deakin, ACT - 2 Oct 2023 by LisaH
Acacia dealbata subsp. dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Red Hill, ACT - 10 Sep 2023 by Tapirlord
Apocrita (suborder) (Unidentified wasp) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by LisaH
Nymphes myrmeleonoides (Blue eyes lacewing) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by LisaH
Agrilus hypoleucus (Hypoleucus jewel beetle) at Deakin, ACT - 12 Feb 2023 by LisaH
Eucalyptus dives (Broad-leaved Peppermint) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Feb 2023 by Tapirlord
Leptorhynchos squamatus subsp. squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2023 by LisaH
Uresiphita ornithopteralis (Tree Lucerne Moth) at Deakin, ACT - 7 Jan 2023 by LisaH
Anoplognathus montanus (Montane Christmas beetle) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Dec 2022 by LisaH
Austrolestes analis (Slender Ringtail) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Dec 2022 by LisaH
Junonia villida (Meadow Argus) at Hughes, ACT - 27 Dec 2022 by LisaH
Glycine clandestina (Twining Glycine) at Deakin, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by Tapirlord
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Red Hill, ACT - 9 Oct 2022 by KL
Epiphyas postvittana (Light Brown Apple Moth) at Deakin, ACT - 3 Oct 2022 by LisaH
Rytidosperma auriculatum (Lobed Wallaby Grass) at Deakin, ACT - 22 May 2022 by Tapirlord
Braconidae (family) (Unidentified braconid wasp) at Hughes, ACT - 3 May 2022 by LisaH
Tortricinae (subfamily) (A tortrix moth) at Deakin, ACT - 3 May 2022 by LisaH
Milax gagates (Black-keeled Slug) at Deakin, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by LisaH
Cardiaspina albitextura (White Lace Lerp) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Cassinia longifolia (Shiny Cassinia, Cauliflower Bush) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Dysphania pumilio (Small Crumbweed) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Eucalyptus dives (Broad-leaved Peppermint) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Cassinia quinquefaria (Rosemary Cassinia) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (Mealybug ladybird) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Amyema miquelii (Box Mistletoe) at Deakin, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Juncus sp. (A Rush) at Red Hill, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Tapirlord
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Microvalgus sp. (genus) (Flower scarab) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Obrida fascialis (One banded longicorn) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Casbia pallens (Pale Casbia) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Lucilia sp. (genus) (A blowfly) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Nemophora sparsella (An Adelid Moth) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Goniaea opomaloides (Mimetic Gumleaf Grasshopper) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red & Blue Damsel) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Backobourkia sp. (genus) (An orb weaver) at Deakin, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Gminatus australis (Orange assassin bug) at Deakin, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Paropsis variolosa (Variolosa leaf beetle) at Deakin, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Plebs bradleyi (Enamelled spider) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Trichophthalma punctata (Tangle-vein fly) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Neorrhina punctata (Spotted flower chafer) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Chalcididae (family) (Unidentified chalcid wasp) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Odontomyia hunteri (Soldier fly) at Deakin, ACT - 13 Jan 2022 by LisaH
Leucochrysum albicans subsp. tricolor (Hoary Sunray) at Deakin, ACT - 31 Oct 2021 by LisaH
Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Deakin, ACT - 27 Oct 2021 by LisaH
Swainsona sericea (Silky Swainson-Pea) at Red Hill, ACT - 24 Oct 2021 by LisaH
Arthropodium minus (Small Vanilla Lily) at Red Hill, ACT - 23 Oct 2021 by kieranh
Juncus sp. (A Rush) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Sep 2021 by Tapirlord
Freesia leichtlinii subsp. leichtlinii x Freesia leichtlinii subsp. alba (Freesia) at Hughes, ACT - 19 Sep 2021 by Tapirlord
Solanum linearifolium (Kangaroo Apple) at Hughes, ACT - 16 Sep 2021 by KL
Bossiaea buxifolia (Matted Bossiaea) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Sep 2021 by Tapirlord
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Sep 2021 by Tapirlord
Solanum linearifolium (Kangaroo Apple) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Sep 2021 by Tapirlord
Wurmbea dioica subsp. dioica (Early Nancy) at Hughes, ACT - 8 Sep 2021 by LisaH
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Hughes, ACT - 28 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Ambigolimax sp. (valentius and waterstoni) (Striped Field Slug) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Deroceras laeve (Marsh Slug) at Hughes, ACT - 14 Aug 2021 by Tapirlord
Parakontikia ventrolineata (Stripe-bellied flatworm) at Hughes, ACT - 31 Jul 2021 by Tapirlord
Muscidae (family) (Unidentified muscid fly) at Hughes, ACT - 23 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Acrididae sp. (family) (Unidentified Grasshopper) at Hughes, ACT - 23 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Calliphora sp. (genus) (Unidentified blowfly) at Hughes, ACT - 23 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Clematis leptophylla (Small-leaf Clematis, Old Man's Beard) at Hughes, ACT - 23 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Solanum linearifolium (Kangaroo Apple) at Hughes, ACT - 23 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Vittadinia cuneata var. cuneata (Fuzzy New Holland Daisy) at Hughes, ACT - 15 May 2021 by Tapirlord
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Hughes, ACT - 23 Feb 2021 by JackyF

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 15 Dec 2023 12:31 PM Recorded on
  • LisaH Recorded by

Additional information

  • Bursaria Associated plant
  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health
  • Feeding on nectar or pollen Insect behaviour on flower

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