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Canberra Insects and spiders

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A place to share sightings of all arthropods found in the ACT.

  • Richard Levingston identified a sighting

    Sighting Megachile maculariformis (?) in Evatt, A.C.T.

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    Sighted 2 Apr 2019
    Richard Levingston 2 April 2019
    Megachile
    (genus)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Megachile
    Richard Levingston says

    Megachile maculariformis? (is it a male?)

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  • Richard Levingston added a sighting

    Megachile maculariformis (?) in Evatt, A.C.T.

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    Sighted 2 Apr 2019

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  • Liz O'Donnell described a sighting

    Sighting ID? Blue damselfly

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    Sighted 2 Nov 2018
    Liz O'Donnell 25 March 2019
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    Liz O'Donnell says

    Thanks Reiner!

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  • Tony D. identified a sighting

    Sighting Fly (?) in Evatt

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    Sighted 18 Mar 2019
    Tony D. 19 March 2019
    Bombyliidae
    (family)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Diptera: Bombyliidae
    Tony D. says

    Looks to be subfamily Lomatiinae, perhaps Comptosia.

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  • Richard Levingston added a sighting

    Fly (?) in Evatt

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    Sighted 18 Mar 2019

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  • Ken Harris identified a sighting

    Sighting Papilio anactus in Evatt

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    Sighted 15 Mar 2019
    Ken Harris 18 March 2019
    Papilio Eleppone anactus
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Lepidoptera: Papilionidae: Papilio Eleppone: anactus
    Common Names: Butterfly, Papilionids, Dainty Swallowtail, Dingy Swallowtail
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  • Richard Levingston added a sighting

    Papilio anactus in Evatt

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    Sighted 15 Mar 2019

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  • Kimberi Pullen identified a sighting

    Sighting a grasshopper on Mount Painter

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    Sighted 8 Mar 2019
    Kimberi Pullen 11 March 2019
    Macrotona australis
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Orthoptera: Acrididae: Macrotona: australis
    Common Names: Grasshoppers, Common Macrotona
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  • Richard Levingston added a sighting

    a grasshopper on Mount Painter

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    Sighted 8 Mar 2019

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  • Roch Desmier de Chenon identified a sighting

    Sighting South African carder bee? on the basil flowers on our backyard in Evatt, A.C.T.

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    Sighted 5 Mar 2019
    Roch Desmier de Chenon 5 March 2019
    Megachile Eutricharaea
    (genus)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Hymenoptera: Megachilidae: Megachile Eutricharaea
    Roch Desmier de Chenon says

    Megachilidae but not the African carder bee but an Eutricharea. With apparently reddish hairs on the scope can be Eutricharea ignescens or pictiventris.

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