Fly / Gnat / MosquitoPlecia dimidiata

Lovebug at Wonboyn, NSW

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Plecia dimidiata at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2016
Plecia dimidiata at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2016
Plecia dimidiata at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2016
Plecia dimidiata at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2016
Plecia dimidiata at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2016
Plecia dimidiata at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2016
Plecia dimidiata at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2016

Identification history

Fly / Gnat / Mosquito Plecia dimidiata 4 Sep 2017 KerriLee
Fly / Gnat / Mosquito Plecia dimidiata 4 Sep 2017 KerriLee
Unidentified 4 Sep 2017 KerriLee

Author's notes

Plecia dimidiate. Large swarms of these 'lovebugs' seen during late September and early October, often as mated pairs.

1 comment

KerriLee wrote:
   4 Sep 2017
Oops ... auto correct wins again! That is Plecia dimidiata

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Nearby sightings

Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Apr 2017
Chauliognathus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Nov 2016
Thynnus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Jan 2016
Chauliognathus imperialis at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Jan 2016
Ectomocoris patricius at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2016
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2015
Lissopimpla excelsa at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Dec 2015
Ishidaella sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 23 Nov 2015
Castiarina scalaris at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Nov 2015
Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jan 2015
Lamprima aurata at Wonboyn, NSW - 26 Nov 2014
Eupoecila australasiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2014
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Apr 2017
Chauliognathus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Nov 2016
Thynnus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Jan 2016
Chauliognathus imperialis at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Jan 2016
Ectomocoris patricius at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2016
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2015
Lissopimpla excelsa at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Dec 2015
Ishidaella sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 23 Nov 2015
Castiarina scalaris at Wonboyn, NSW - 22 Nov 2015
Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jan 2015
Lamprima aurata at Wonboyn, NSW - 26 Nov 2014
Eupoecila australasiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2014

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Location information

Species information

  • Not sensitive
  • Local Native

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • KerriLee Recorded by
  • 3 Oct 2016 Recorded on
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