Sighting

Reiner Richter 5 Jan 2018

Bee or Wasp?

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Sighted 4 Jan 2018
42 Reserve Rd, Wonga Park VIC 3115, Australia

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Identifications

  • Ken Walker 5 January 2018
    Lasioglossum Australictus tertium
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Lasioglossum Australictus: tertium
    Common Names: Bees, Halictids, halictid bees
    Ken Walker says

    The hind legs, in particular the hind femur, have lots of hair. As well, the wings are not folded.

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  • Reiner Richter 5 January 2018
    Hymenoptera
    (order)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera
    Reiner Richter says

    At the time I thought this was a Paralastor type wasp but I'm not sure if the wings are rolled-up enough.

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Notes

  • Reiner Richter 5 January 2018
    Tagged With thanks
    Reiner Richter says

    Thanks Ken, seems to be mimicking this wasp: http://www.bowerbird.org.au/observations/102087

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