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Australian Bees

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There are approximately 2000 species of native bees in Australia. The species themselves, their distributions and floral associations are all of interest. There is still much to learn about the Australian bee fauna.

  • Ken Walker identified a sighting

    Sighting Winter hylaeine bee

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    Sighted 22 Jun 2017
    Ken Walker 22 June 2017
    Hylaeus
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Colletidae: Hylaeus
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  • Manu Saunders added a sighting

    Winter hylaeine bee

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    Sighted 22 Jun 2017
    Physics Road, Armidale NSW 2350, Australia

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  • Manu Saunders described a sighting

    Sighting Midwinter bee

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    Sighted 22 Jun 2017
    Manu Saunders 22 June 2017
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    Manu Saunders says

    Winter active native bees on this peppermint gum on UNE campus

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  • Manu Saunders added a sighting

    Midwinter bee

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    Sighted 22 Jun 2017
    Physics Road, Armidale NSW 2350, Australia

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  • Ken Walker identified a sighting

    Sighting Bee/ Wasp?

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    Sighted 21 Jun 2017
    Ken Walker 21 June 2017
    Stratiomyidae
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Diptera: Stratiomyidae
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    It's a fly !

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  • Joshua Holden described a sighting

    Sighting Bee/ Wasp?

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    Sighted 21 Jun 2017
    Joshua Holden 21 June 2017
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    Joshua Holden says

    Dark blue, 10mm, very fat abdomen

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  • Joshua Holden added a sighting

    Bee/ Wasp?

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    Sighted 21 Jun 2017
    Frenchville QLD 4701, Australia

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  • Ken Walker identified a sighting

    Sighting Native bees

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    Sighted 18 Nov 2016
    Ken Walker 21 June 2017
    Lasioglossum Chilalictus bicingulatum
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Halictidae: Lasioglossum Chilalictus: bicingulatum
    Common Names: Bees, Halictids, halictid bees
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  • Manu Saunders added a sighting

    Native bees

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    Sighted 18 Nov 2016
    Green Hills Access Rd, Kunama NSW 2730, Australia

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  • Ken Walker identified a sighting

    Sighting Possible Amegilla species

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    Sighted 8 Jun 2017
    Ken Walker 19 June 2017
    Amegilla Notomegilla aeruginosa
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apidae: Amegilla Notomegilla: aeruginosa
    Common Names: Bees, Apids, Blue-banded bee
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