Eristalis tenax

Drone fly at ANBG

Eristalis tenax at ANBG - 17 May 2024
Eristalis tenax at ANBG - 17 May 2024
Eristalis tenax at ANBG - 17 May 2024
Eristalis tenax at ANBG - 17 May 2024
Eristalis tenax at ANBG - 17 May 2024
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Eristalis tenax 18 May 2024 MichaelMulvaney
Eristalis tenax 18 May 2024 TimL

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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
Ramariopsis crocea at ANBG - 3 Jun 2024 by TimL
Calocera sp. (A stagshorn fungus) at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Clavaria redoleoalii at ANBG - 24 May 2024 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Cruentomycena viscidocruenta (Ruby Mycena) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Tubaria rufofulva (Burgundy Wood Tubaria) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Oudemansiella gigaspora group (Rooting Shank) at ANBG - 12 May 2024 by TimL
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at ANBG - 10 May 2024 by TimL
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at ANBG - 23 Apr 2024 by TimL
Pycnostictus seriatus (Common Bandwing) at ANBG - 23 Apr 2024 by TimL
Geastrum tenuipes (An earthstar) at ANBG - 20 Apr 2024 by TimL
Geastrum tenuipes (An earthstar) at ANBG - 20 Apr 2024 by TimL
Rhagigaster ephippiger (Smooth flower wasp) at ANBG - 28 Feb 2024 by HelenCross
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
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
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at ANBG - 4 Jan 2024 by MarkT
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at ANBG - 4 Jan 2024 by MarkT
Stenarella victoriae (An ichneumon parasitic wasp) at ANBG - 26 Dec 2023 by Roger
Lampides boeticus (Long-tailed Pea-blue) at ANBG - 23 Nov 2023 by Christine
Eleale sp. (genus) (Clerid beetle) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Lepturidea sp. (genus) (Comb-clawed beetle) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Syllitus rectus (Longhorn beetle) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Hylaeus (Prosopisteron) primulipictus (Hylaeine colletid bee) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Thynninae (subfamily) (Smooth flower wasp) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Bibionidae (family) (Bibionid fly) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Bibionidae (family) (Bibionid fly) at ANBG - 21 Nov 2023 by HelenCross
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) 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
Lichenostomus melanops (Yellow-tufted Honeyeater) at Canberra Central, ACT - 1 Aug 2023 by HelenCross
Lichenostomus melanops (Yellow-tufted Honeyeater) at Canberra Central, ACT - 28 Jul 2023 by Bigfish69
Polistes (Polistella) humilis (Common Paper Wasp) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2023 by MarkT
Pachycephala olivacea (Olive Whistler) at Acton, ACT - 6 May 2023 by TomW
Gerygone mouki (Brown Gerygone) at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2023 by rawshorty
Arkys curtulus (Bird-dropping Arkys) at Acton, ACT - 25 Feb 2023 by patrickcox
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
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
Anachloris subochraria (Golden Grass Carpet) at Acton, ACT - 1 Feb 2023 by Pirom
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
Eristalinus punctulatus (Golden Native Drone Fly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by MarkT
Sinpunctiptilia emissalis (Speedwell Pterror) at Acton, ACT - 4 Jan 2023 by Miranda
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Acton, ACT - 29 Dec 2022 by AJB
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Acton, ACT - 9 Dec 2022 by patrickcox
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown Butterfly) at Acton, ACT - 4 Dec 2022 by GirtsO
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
Armillaria sp. (A honey fungus) at Acton, ACT - 19 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
Armillaria luteobubalina (Australian Honey Fungus) at Acton, ACT - 29 May 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 27 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
Armillaria sp. (A honey fungus) at Acton, ACT - 12 May 2022 by TimL
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2022 by Roger
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2022 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) punctatus (A halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2022 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) sp. (genus & subgenus) (Furrow Bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2022 by Roger
Podagrionini (tribe) (Unidentified mantis parasite wasp) at Acton, ACT - 9 May 2022 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) leichardti at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2022 by Roger
Amphylaeus (Agogenohylaeus) obscuriceps at Acton, ACT - 5 May 2022 by Roger
Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) (Millipede) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Helicarion cuvieri (A Semi-slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Cystopelta astra (Snowy Mountains Humpback Slug) at Acton, ACT - 28 Apr 2022 by TimL
Lipotriches flavoviridis species group at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by Roger
Lipotriches (Austronomia) phanerura (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 13 Apr 2022 by Roger
Lipotriches (Austronomia) ferricauda (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 11 Apr 2022 by Roger
Pseudomantis albofimbriata (False garden mantis) at Acton, ACT - 10 Apr 2022 by LD12
Lasioglossum (Chilalictus) bicingulatum (Halictid Bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Roger
Leioproctus (Leioproctus) irroratus (Yellow-shouldered Bee) at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Parasphecodes) leichardti at Acton, ACT - 5 Apr 2022 by Roger
Megastigmus sp. (genus) (Parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 14 Mar 2022 by Roger
Megachile (Eutricharaea) maculariformis (Gold-tipped leafcutter bee) at Acton, ACT - 9 Mar 2022 by Roger
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Acton, ACT - 8 Mar 2022 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Callalictus) callomelittinum (Halictid bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by Roger
Leioproctus sp. (genus) (Plaster bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Mar 2022 by Roger
Altica sp. (genus) (Flea beetle) at Acton, ACT - 23 Feb 2022 by Roger
Lasioglossum (Homalictus) sphecodoides (Furrow Bee) at Acton, ACT - 1 Feb 2022 by Roger
Megastigmus sp. (genus) (Parasitic wasp) at Acton, ACT - 28 Jan 2022 by Roger
Ariamnes sp. (genus) (A whip spider) at Acton, ACT - 23 Jan 2022 by TimL

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 17 May 2024 03:02 PM Recorded on
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Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size
  • Alive / healthy Animal health
  • Feeding on nectar or pollen Insect behaviour on flower
  • True Pollinator Insect on Flower

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