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Hover Fly at Brogo, NSW

Melangyna sp. at Brogo, NSW - 26 Apr 2008

Identification history

Fly / Gnat / Mosquito Melangyna sp. 25 Oct 2017 KimPullen
Fly / Gnat / Mosquito Melangyna sp. 8 Sep 2017 KerriLee155
Fly / Gnat / Mosquito Melangyna viridiceps 10 Feb 2017 JackieMiles1K
Fly / Gnat / Mosquito Melangyna viridiceps 10 Feb 2017 JackieMiles1K
Fly / Gnat / Mosquito Simosyrphus grandicornis 6 Feb 2017 MaxCampbell1.4K
Unidentified 27 Sep 2016 MaxCampbell1.4K

Author's notes

suggest: Hover Fly_Simosyrphus sp

3 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   10 Feb 2017
I can't see any yellow on the thorax. I think this might be the other common hoverfly, Melangyna viridiceps.
JackieMiles1K wrote:
   10 Feb 2017
Hi Kim, Having checked out the photos of both on CNM, we decided you are right. I'll change it. Trying to run before we can walk!
KerriLee155 wrote:
   8 Sep 2017
see my comments elsewhere re the difficulty of distinguishing M.viridiceps from M.collatus

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Nearby sightings

Leucosarcia melanoleuca at Brogo, NSW - 23 Oct 2017
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris at Brogo, NSW - 23 Oct 2017
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae at Brogo, NSW - 17 Oct 2017
Cacomantis flabelliformis at Brogo, NSW - 17 Oct 2017
Pomaderris brogoensis at Brogo, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Badumna insignis at Brogo, NSW - 3 Oct 2017
Calyptorhynchus funereus at Brogo, NSW - 3 Oct 2017
Alisterus scapularis at Brogo, NSW - 27 Sep 2017
Callocephalon fimbriatum at Brogo, NSW - 27 Sep 2017
Platycercus elegans at Brogo, NSW - 25 Sep 2017
Androcalva rossii at Brogo, NSW - 21 Sep 2017
Anthomyiidae (family) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Sep 2017
Falco (Ieracidea) berigora berigora at Brogo, NSW - 11 Sep 2017
Pseudechis porphyriacus at Brogo, NSW - 10 Sep 2017
Pholodes sinistraria at Brogo, NSW - 6 Sep 2017
Unidentified Spider /  Scorpion (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 1 Sep 2017
Oxalis sp. at Brogo, NSW - 1 Sep 2017
Lysimachia arvensis at Brogo, NSW - 1 Sep 2017
Sericornis frontalis at Brogo, NSW - 1 Sep 2017
Rhipidura albiscapa at Brogo, NSW - 1 Sep 2017
Anthomyiidae (family) at Brogo, NSW - 1 Sep 2017
Hakea macraeana at Brogo, NSW - 5 Aug 2017
Acacia silvestris at Brogo, NSW - 5 Aug 2017
Chlorocoma dichloraria at Brogo, NSW - 29 Jul 2017
Lactarius deliciosus at Brogo, NSW - 29 Jun 2017
Einadia nutans subsp. nutans at Brogo, NSW - 15 May 2017
Einadia hastata at Brogo, NSW - 15 May 2017
Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis at Brogo, NSW - 17 Apr 2017
Cynoglossum australe at Brogo, NSW - 17 Apr 2017
Heteronympha mirifica at Brogo, NSW - 16 Apr 2017
Ropalidia plebeiana at Brogo, NSW - 15 Apr 2017
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Brogo, NSW - 13 Apr 2017
Heteronympha banksii at Brogo, NSW - 1 Apr 2017
Junonia villida at Brogo, NSW - 27 Mar 2017
Gymnopilus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 26 Mar 2017
Lobelia purpurascens at Brogo, NSW - 26 Mar 2017
Calvatia lilacina at Brogo, NSW - 14 Mar 2017
Epilobium billardiereanum subsp. cinereum at Brogo, NSW - 10 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Brogo, NSW - 7 Mar 2017
Eustrephus latifolius at Brogo, NSW - 6 Mar 2017
Pomaderris aspera at Brogo, NSW - 6 Mar 2017
Laccotrephes tristis at Brogo, NSW - 5 Mar 2017
Xanthagrion erythroneurum at Brogo, NSW - 5 Mar 2017
PHASMATODEA at Brogo, NSW - 28 Jan 2017
Onthophagus leanus at Brogo, NSW - 11 Jan 2017
Hemianax papuensis at Brogo, NSW - 8 Jan 2017
Conoderus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 5 Jan 2017
Xanthagrion erythroneurum at Brogo, NSW - 5 Jan 2017
Ditropidus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 4 Jan 2017
Diphucephala sp. at Brogo, NSW - 4 Jan 2017
Leucosarcia melanoleuca at Brogo, NSW - 23 Oct 2017
Phalacrocorax sulcirostris at Brogo, NSW - 23 Oct 2017
Tachybaptus novaehollandiae at Brogo, NSW - 17 Oct 2017
Cacomantis flabelliformis at Brogo, NSW - 17 Oct 2017
Pomaderris brogoensis at Brogo, NSW - 7 Oct 2017
Badumna insignis at Brogo, NSW - 3 Oct 2017
Calyptorhynchus funereus at Brogo, NSW - 3 Oct 2017
Alisterus scapularis at Brogo, NSW - 27 Sep 2017
Callocephalon fimbriatum at Brogo, NSW - 27 Sep 2017
Platycercus elegans at Brogo, NSW - 25 Sep 2017
Androcalva rossii at Brogo, NSW - 21 Sep 2017
Anthomyiidae (family) at Brogo, NSW - 12 Sep 2017
Falco (Ieracidea) berigora berigora at Brogo, NSW - 11 Sep 2017
Pseudechis porphyriacus at Brogo, NSW - 10 Sep 2017
Pholodes sinistraria at Brogo, NSW - 6 Sep 2017
Unidentified Spider /  Scorpion (TBC) at Brogo, NSW - 1 Sep 2017
Oxalis sp. at Brogo, NSW - 1 Sep 2017
Lysimachia arvensis at Brogo, NSW - 1 Sep 2017
Sericornis frontalis at Brogo, NSW - 1 Sep 2017
Rhipidura albiscapa at Brogo, NSW - 1 Sep 2017
Anthomyiidae (family) at Brogo, NSW - 1 Sep 2017
Hakea macraeana at Brogo, NSW - 5 Aug 2017
Acacia silvestris at Brogo, NSW - 5 Aug 2017
Chlorocoma dichloraria at Brogo, NSW - 29 Jul 2017
Lactarius deliciosus at Brogo, NSW - 29 Jun 2017
Einadia nutans subsp. nutans at Brogo, NSW - 15 May 2017
Einadia hastata at Brogo, NSW - 15 May 2017
Glyphipterix chrysoplanetis at Brogo, NSW - 17 Apr 2017
Cynoglossum australe at Brogo, NSW - 17 Apr 2017
Heteronympha mirifica at Brogo, NSW - 16 Apr 2017
Ropalidia plebeiana at Brogo, NSW - 15 Apr 2017
Polistes (Polistella) humilis at Brogo, NSW - 13 Apr 2017
Heteronympha banksii at Brogo, NSW - 1 Apr 2017
Junonia villida at Brogo, NSW - 27 Mar 2017
Gymnopilus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 26 Mar 2017
Lobelia purpurascens at Brogo, NSW - 26 Mar 2017
Calvatia lilacina at Brogo, NSW - 14 Mar 2017
Epilobium billardiereanum subsp. cinereum at Brogo, NSW - 10 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Brogo, NSW - 7 Mar 2017
Eustrephus latifolius at Brogo, NSW - 6 Mar 2017
Pomaderris aspera at Brogo, NSW - 6 Mar 2017
Laccotrephes tristis at Brogo, NSW - 5 Mar 2017
Xanthagrion erythroneurum at Brogo, NSW - 5 Mar 2017
PHASMATODEA at Brogo, NSW - 28 Jan 2017
Onthophagus leanus at Brogo, NSW - 11 Jan 2017
Hemianax papuensis at Brogo, NSW - 8 Jan 2017
Conoderus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 5 Jan 2017
Xanthagrion erythroneurum at Brogo, NSW - 5 Jan 2017
Ditropidus sp. at Brogo, NSW - 4 Jan 2017
Diphucephala sp. at Brogo, NSW - 4 Jan 2017

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.761910-36.577326
  • Places Brogo, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 26 Apr 2008 Recorded on
  • MaxCampbell Recorded by
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