Hylaeus sp. (genus)

A masked bee at St Marks Grassland (SMN)

Hylaeus sp. (genus) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 8 Mar 2024
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Identification history

Hylaeus sp. (genus) 13 Apr 2024 PeterA
Euryglossina (Euryglossina) sp. (genus & subgenus) 12 Mar 2024 Cormac

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2 comments

   14 Mar 2024
I can't see enough to tell what it is but it looks more like a Hylaeus species to me.
Cormac wrote:
   14 Mar 2024
I was tossing up between this and Hylaeus as well - happy to go with that. I leaned this way as that genus has previously been observed on the site.

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Amegilla sp. (genus) (Blue Banded Bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 8 Mar 2024 by Cormac
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 8 Mar 2024 by Cormac
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 7 Mar 2024 by julbell1
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 6 Mar 2024 by julbell1
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 6 Mar 2024 by julbell1
Tenodera australasiae (Purple-winged mantid) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 6 Mar 2024 by julbell1
Dasytinae (subfamily) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 6 Mar 2024 by julbell1
Tenodera australasiae (Purple-winged mantid) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 6 Mar 2024 by julbell1
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 12 Feb 2024 by julbell1
Muscidae (family) (Unidentified muscid fly) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 11 Feb 2024 by julbell1
Dasytinae (subfamily) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 11 Feb 2024 by julbell1
Runcinia acuminata (Pointy Crab Spider) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 11 Feb 2024 by julbell1
Thysanoptera (order) (Thrips) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 11 Feb 2024 by julbell1
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 28 Jan 2024 by Cormac
Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 11 Jan 2024 by julbell1
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 10 Jan 2024 by julbell1
Taractrocera papyria (White-banded Grass-dart) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 1 Jan 2024 by Cormac
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) sphecodoides (Furrow Bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 1 Jan 2024 by Cormac
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Furrow Bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 1 Jan 2024 by Cormac
Arthropodium fimbriatum (Nodding Chocolate Lily) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 11 Dec 2023 by Jiggy
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Halictid bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Mordellidae (family) (Unidentified pintail or tumbling flower beetle) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Dasytinae (subfamily) (Soft-winged flower beetle) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Apis mellifera (European honey bee) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Zizina otis (Common Grass-Blue) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Odontomyia sp. (genus) (A soldier fly) at St Marks Grassland (SMN) - 13 Nov 2023 by ChrisBenwah
Avena barbata (Bearded Oat) at Barton, ACT - 4 Dec 2022 by pinnaCLE
Rumex dumosus (Wiry Dock) at Barton, ACT - 4 Dec 2022 by pinnaCLE
Pentapogon quadrifidus (Five-awn Spear Grass) at Barton, ACT - 4 Dec 2022 by pinnaCLE
Plantago varia (Native Plaintain) at Barton, ACT - 22 Jul 2021 by Jiggy
Cheilanthes austrotenuifolia (Rock Fern) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 6 Jun 2020 by JanetRussell
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Wahlenbergia stricta subsp. stricta (Tall Bluebell) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 12 Oct 2019 by JanetRussell
Bulbine bulbosa (Golden Lily) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Wahlenbergia sp. (Bluebell) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Leptorhynchos squamatus (Scaly Buttons) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Stackhousia monogyna (Creamy Candles) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Lomandra multiflora (Many-flowered Matrush) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Goodenia pinnatifida (Scrambled Eggs) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Thysanotus tuberosus subsp. tuberosus (Common Fringe-lily) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen
Caesia calliantha (Blue Grass-lily) at Saint Marks Grassland - Barton ACT - 17 Nov 2017 by AaronClausen

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 8 Mar 2024 01:15 PM Recorded on
  • Cormac Recorded by

Additional information

  • Catsear (Hypochaeris radicata) Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health
  • Resting Insect behaviour on flower
  • True Pollinator Insect on Flower

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