Ant / Bee / WaspCHRYSIDIDAE sp. (family)

Cuckoo wasp or Emerald wasp at Doctor George Mountain, NSW

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CHRYSIDIDAE sp. (family) at Doctor George Mountain, NSW - 26 Nov 2017
CHRYSIDIDAE sp. (family) at Doctor George Mountain, NSW - 26 Nov 2017
CHRYSIDIDAE sp. (family) at Doctor George Mountain, NSW - 26 Nov 2017
CHRYSIDIDAE sp. (family) at Doctor George Mountain, NSW - 26 Nov 2017
CHRYSIDIDAE sp. (family) at Doctor George Mountain, NSW - 26 Nov 2017

Identification history

Ant / Bee / Wasp CHRYSIDIDAE sp. (family) 27 Nov 2017 KimPullen
Unidentified 27 Nov 2017 Isaac

Author's notes

Small bee? (5-6mm) with bright green/turquoise/ blue colouration. Found indoors trying to exit via window. Remained very still while being handled. Mouth structure similar to bee (glossa used for nectar feeding)

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 26 Nov 2017 Recorded on
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