Rhagigaster ephippiger

Smooth flower wasp at ANBG

Rhagigaster ephippiger at ANBG - 28 Feb 2024
Rhagigaster ephippiger at ANBG - 28 Feb 2024
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Identification history

Rhagigaster ephippiger 1 Mar 2024 SimoneC
Unidentified 29 Feb 2024 HelenCross

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Psychodidae sp. (family) (Moth Fly, Drain Fly) at ANBG - 4 Jun 2024 by HelenCross
Cetratus rubropunctatus (Long green crab spider) at ANBG - 4 Jun 2024 by HelenCross
Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at ANBG - 4 Jun 2024 by TimL
Mucronella sp. at ANBG - 4 Jun 2024 by TimL
Ramariopsis crocea at ANBG - 3 Jun 2024 by TimL
Heliocosma (genus - immature) (A tortrix or leafroller moth) at ANBG - 30 May 2024 by TimL
Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Peziza at Acton, ACT - 23 May 2024 by Heino1
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 22 May 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 22 May 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2024 by Heino1
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at ANBG - 17 May 2024 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Cantharellus sp. at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Symphypleona sp. (order) (Globular springtail) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) at ANBG - 3 May 2024 by WHall
Mysticarion porrectus (Golden Semi-slug) at ANBG - 30 Apr 2024 by TimL
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at ANBG - 24 Apr 2024 by HelenCross
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at ANBG - 23 Apr 2024 by TimL
Pycnostictus seriatus (Common Bandwing) at ANBG - 23 Apr 2024 by TimL
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at ANBG - 5 Mar 2024 by HelenCross
Pseudoanthidium (Immanthidium) repetitum (African carder bee, Megachild bee) at Acton, ACT - 2 Mar 2024 by PeterA
Amegilla (Zonamegilla) asserta (Blue Banded Bee) at ANBG - 29 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at ANBG - 26 Feb 2024 by JohnBundock
Onesia sp. (genus) (A blow fly) at ANBG - 7 Feb 2024 by Thurstan
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at ANBG - 6 Feb 2024 by HappyWanderer
Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at ANBG - 31 Jan 2024 by Miranda
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at ANBG - 31 Jan 2024 by Miranda
Euryglossa ephippiata (Saddleback Euryglossine Bee) at ANBG - 31 Jan 2024 by Miranda
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at ANBG - 23 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Austroargiolestes icteromelas (Common Flatwing) at ANBG - 18 Jan 2024 by Thurstan
Austrosciapus connexus (Green long-legged fly) at ANBG - 18 Jan 2024 by Thurstan
Protyora sterculiae (Kurrajong star psyllid) at GG177 - 11 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at GG177 - 10 Jan 2024 by HelenCross
Lophyrotoma analis (Sawfly, Ironbark Sawfly) at ANBG - 9 Jan 2024 by Roger
Pergidae sp. (family) (Unidentified Sawfly) at ANBG - 9 Jan 2024 by Roger
Odontomyia hunteri (Soldier fly) at ANBG - 9 Jan 2024 by Roger
Stenarella victoriae (An ichneumon parasitic wasp) at ANBG - 26 Dec 2023 by Roger
Agaristinae (subfamily) (A Day-Flying Moth) at ANBG - 20 Dec 2023 by patrickcox
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at ANBG - 23 Nov 2023 by Christine
Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at GG177 - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 16 Nov 2023 by PeterA
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at Acton, ACT - 1 Nov 2023 by MatthewFrawley
Chauliognathus lugubris (Plague Soldier Beetle) at Canberra Central, ACT - 22 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Canberra Central, ACT - 17 Oct 2023 by Christine
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at Canberra Central, ACT - 17 Oct 2023 by Christine
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Acton, ACT - 10 Oct 2023 by AlisonMilton
Lichenostomus melanops (Yellow-tufted Honeyeater) at Canberra Central, ACT - 28 Jul 2023 by Bigfish69
Tettigoniidae (family) (Unidentified katydid) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jul 2023 by patrickcox
Pachycephala olivacea (Olive Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2023 by TomW
Gerygone mouki (Brown Gerygone) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2023 by rawshorty
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Acton, ACT - 27 Feb 2023 by JohnBundock
Prostheclina amplior (Orange Jumping Spider) at Acton, ACT - 25 Feb 2023 by patrickcox
Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 25 Feb 2023 by patrickcox
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Musgraveia sulciventris (Bronze Orange Bug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Ropalidia plebeiana (Small brown paper wasp) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Scolypopa australis (Passionvine hopper, Fluffy bum) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Scutiphora pedicellata (Metallic Jewel Bug) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Icerya purchasi (Cottony cushion scale) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Delias harpalyce (Imperial Jezebel) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2023 by HelenCross
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) urbanum (Furrow Bee) at Acton, ACT - 20 Feb 2023 by Roger
Intellagama lesueurii howittii (Gippsland Water Dragon) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Zosteria rosevillensis (A robber fly) at Acton, ACT - 19 Feb 2023 by Hejor1
Pseudonaja textilis (Eastern Brown Snake) at Acton, ACT - 29 Jan 2023 by MTranter
Mutusca brevicornis (A broad-headed bug) at Acton, ACT - 12 Jan 2023 by Roger
Ancita crocogaster (Longhorn or Longicorn beetle) at Acton, ACT - 7 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Opisthoncus grassator (Jumping spider) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by patrickcox
Sinpunctiptilia emissalis (Speedwell Pterror) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by Miranda
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2022 by AJB
Phaps chalcoptera (Common Bronzewing) at Acton, ACT - 12 Dec 2022 by JohnBundock
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Exoneura sp. (genus) (A reed bee) at Acton, ACT - 8 Nov 2022 by Roger
Apocrita (suborder) (Unidentified wasp) at Acton, ACT - 6 Nov 2022 by TimL
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 12 Oct 2022 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 12 Oct 2022 by Roger
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Oct 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 5 Oct 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta sp. (genus) (Unidentified Cystopelta Slug) at Acton, ACT - 4 Oct 2022 by TimL
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 1 Oct 2022 by TimL
Chromelosporium/Ostracoderma sp. at Acton, ACT - 10 Sep 2022 by TimL
Australomisidia sp. (genus) (Flower spider) at Acton, ACT - 20 Aug 2022 by TimL
Eopsaltria australis (Eastern Yellow Robin) at Acton, ACT - 5 Jul 2022 by Steve_Bok
Amblypelta nitida (Fruit-spotting bug) at Acton, ACT - 1 Jul 2022 by TimL
Ectoneura sp. (genus) (Cockroach) at Acton, ACT - 18 Jun 2022 by TimL
Trombidiidae (family) (Red velvet mite) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL
Rosopaella leurensis (A leafhopper) at Acton, ACT - 10 Jun 2022 by TimL
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Acton, ACT - 8 Jun 2022 by HelenCross
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 27 May 2022 by TimL
Trametes coccinea (Scarlet Bracket) at Acton, ACT - 22 May 2022 by TimL
Stiromesostenus sp. (genus) (An ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 20 May 2022 by TimL
Eumeninae (subfamily) (Unidentified Potter wasp) at Acton, ACT - 16 May 2022 by Roger
Xanthopimpla sp. (genus) (A yellow Ichneumon wasp) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL
Austrorhytida capillacea (Common Southern Carnivorous Snail) at Acton, ACT - 13 May 2022 by TimL

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Location information

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 28 Feb 2024 01:00 PM Recorded on
  • HelenCross Recorded by

Additional information

  • Leptospermum amboinense 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

Species information

  • Rhagigaster ephippiger Scientific name
  • Smooth flower wasp Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 815.47m Recorded at altitude
  • Machine learning
  • External link More information
  • Synonyms

    Rhagigaster unicolor Rhagigaster mandibularis Rhagigaster binotatus Rhagigaster aethiops Thynnus ueberhorstii

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
  • GPS evidence of location
  • Description
  • Additional attributes
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