Fly / Gnat / MosquitoLeptogaster sp.

1 Unidentified thin-tailed robber fly at Wonboyn, NSW

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Leptogaster sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 2 Feb 2018
Leptogaster sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 2 Feb 2018
Leptogaster sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 2 Feb 2018

Identification history

Fly / Gnat / Mosquito Leptogaster sp. 2 Feb 2018 KerriLeeBulk Reporter - KerriLee has reported over 100 sightings!

Author's notes

This is quite a small robber fly. The slender body and extremely long legs identify it as belonging to the sub-family Leptogastrinae ... of which Australia has only one genus, Leptogaster.

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   2 Feb 2018
Awesome sighting!

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Nearby sightings

Rhinotia sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 2 Feb 2018
Myrmecia sp. (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 2 Feb 2018
ASILIDAE at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Feb 2018
Villa sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Feb 2018
Nerthra sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Feb 2018
Cerceris sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Feb 2018
Tipanaea patulella at Wonboyn, NSW - 30 Jan 2018
Geitoneura klugii at Wonboyn, NSW - 30 Jan 2018
Zizina otis labradus at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Jan 2018
Amata nigriceps at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Jan 2018
Ferreola handschini at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Jan 2018
Aporocera sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Jan 2018
CONOPIDAE at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Jan 2018
Rattus fuscipes at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jan 2018
Rattus fuscipes (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Jan 2018
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Jan 2018
Schelhammera undulata at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2018
Hemicordulia tau at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2018
Parapalaeosepsis plebeia at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Jan 2018
Periclystus circuiter at Wonboyn, NSW - 4 Jan 2018
Haemaphysalis longicornis at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Dec 2017
Senostoma punctipenne at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Oct 2017
Spilosoma curvata at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Simosyrphus grandicornis at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Caladenia carnea at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Glyphipterix cometophora at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Venator spenceri at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2017
Venatrix australiensis at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Sep 2017
Ixodes holocyclus at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Sep 2017
Taxeotis perlinearia at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Sep 2017
BRACONIDAE at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Sep 2017
Exoneura sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Sep 2017
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Apr 2017
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Mar 2017
Acrida conica at Wonboyn, NSW - 20 Mar 2017
Hypocysta metirius at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Mar 2017
Heteronympha paradelpha at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Mar 2017
Orthetrum caledonicum at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Feb 2017
Austroscolia soror at Wonboyn, NSW - 8 Feb 2017
Geitoneura acantha at Wonboyn, NSW - 6 Jan 2017
Melangyna sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Nov 2016
Pseudopantilius australis at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Oct 2016
Argynnina cyrila at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Oct 2016
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Oct 2016
Psednura sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Oct 2016
Venator spenceri at Wonboyn, NSW - 5 Oct 2016
Venatrix mckayi at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2016
Chrysolopus spectabilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Feb 2016
Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Heteronympha paradelpha at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Catocheilus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Jan 2016
Ectomocoris patricius at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2016
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2015
Ellipsidion sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2015
Lissopimpla excelsa at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Dec 2015
Nerthra sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Nov 2015
Ishidaella sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 23 Nov 2015
Simosyrphus grandicornis at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Nov 2015
Argynnina cyrila at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Nov 2015
Austrolestes cingulatus at Wonboyn, NSW - 28 Oct 2015
Oncopeltus sordidus at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Jan 2015
Oncopeltus sordidus at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Jan 2015
Geitoneura acantha at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Jan 2015
Geitoneura acantha at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jan 2015
Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jan 2015
Hemicordulia australiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Jan 2015
Rattus lutreolus at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Dec 2014
Eurymeloides bicincta at Wonboyn, NSW - 5 Nov 2014
Adversaeschna brevistyla at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Oct 2014
Eupoecila australasiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2014
Tasmanicosa godeffroyi at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Feb 2014
Rhinotia sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 2 Feb 2018
Myrmecia sp. (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 2 Feb 2018
ASILIDAE at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Feb 2018
Villa sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Feb 2018
Nerthra sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Feb 2018
Cerceris sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Feb 2018
Tipanaea patulella at Wonboyn, NSW - 30 Jan 2018
Geitoneura klugii at Wonboyn, NSW - 30 Jan 2018
Zizina otis labradus at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Jan 2018
Amata nigriceps at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Jan 2018
Ferreola handschini at Wonboyn, NSW - 29 Jan 2018
Aporocera sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Jan 2018
CONOPIDAE at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Jan 2018
Rattus fuscipes at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jan 2018
Rattus fuscipes (TBC) at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Jan 2018
Lipotriches (Austronomia) australica at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Jan 2018
Schelhammera undulata at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2018
Hemicordulia tau at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2018
Parapalaeosepsis plebeia at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Jan 2018
Periclystus circuiter at Wonboyn, NSW - 4 Jan 2018
Haemaphysalis longicornis at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Dec 2017
Senostoma punctipenne at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Oct 2017
Spilosoma curvata at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Simosyrphus grandicornis at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Caladenia carnea at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Glyphipterix cometophora at Wonboyn, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Venator spenceri at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2017
Venatrix australiensis at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Sep 2017
Ixodes holocyclus at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Sep 2017
Taxeotis perlinearia at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Sep 2017
BRACONIDAE at Wonboyn, NSW - 18 Sep 2017
Exoneura sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Sep 2017
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Apr 2017
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Mar 2017
Acrida conica at Wonboyn, NSW - 20 Mar 2017
Hypocysta metirius at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Mar 2017
Heteronympha paradelpha at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Mar 2017
Orthetrum caledonicum at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Feb 2017
Austroscolia soror at Wonboyn, NSW - 8 Feb 2017
Geitoneura acantha at Wonboyn, NSW - 6 Jan 2017
Melangyna sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Nov 2016
Pseudopantilius australis at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Oct 2016
Argynnina cyrila at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Oct 2016
Orthorhinus cylindrirostris at Wonboyn, NSW - 24 Oct 2016
Psednura sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 16 Oct 2016
Venator spenceri at Wonboyn, NSW - 5 Oct 2016
Venatrix mckayi at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2016
Chrysolopus spectabilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Feb 2016
Glycaspis sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Heteronympha paradelpha at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Feb 2016
Catocheilus sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Jan 2016
Ectomocoris patricius at Wonboyn, NSW - 10 Jan 2016
Orthodera ministralis at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2015
Ellipsidion sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Dec 2015
Lissopimpla excelsa at Wonboyn, NSW - 9 Dec 2015
Nerthra sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 25 Nov 2015
Ishidaella sp. at Wonboyn, NSW - 23 Nov 2015
Simosyrphus grandicornis at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Nov 2015
Argynnina cyrila at Wonboyn, NSW - 1 Nov 2015
Austrolestes cingulatus at Wonboyn, NSW - 28 Oct 2015
Oncopeltus sordidus at Wonboyn, NSW - 31 Jan 2015
Oncopeltus sordidus at Wonboyn, NSW - 27 Jan 2015
Geitoneura acantha at Wonboyn, NSW - 21 Jan 2015
Geitoneura acantha at Wonboyn, NSW - 19 Jan 2015
Paraoxypilus tasmaniensis at Wonboyn, NSW - 15 Jan 2015
Hemicordulia australiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 13 Jan 2015
Rattus lutreolus at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Dec 2014
Eurymeloides bicincta at Wonboyn, NSW - 5 Nov 2014
Adversaeschna brevistyla at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Oct 2014
Eupoecila australasiae at Wonboyn, NSW - 3 Oct 2014
Tasmanicosa godeffroyi at Wonboyn, NSW - 14 Feb 2014

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