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Robber Fly (Asilidae)Blepharotes splendidissimus

Giant blue robber fly at Bega, NSW

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Blepharotes splendidissimus at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019
Blepharotes splendidissimus at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019
Blepharotes splendidissimus at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019
Blepharotes splendidissimus at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019
Blepharotes splendidissimus at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019

Identification history

Robber Fly (Asilidae) Blepharotes splendidissimus 18 Feb 2019 MaxCampbell

Author's notes

Found laying eggs into holes in a big gnarly old fallen wattle trunk. Body length estimated at 25-30 mm. Loud buzz in flight.

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Lucia limbaria (Chequered Copper) at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019
Xanthagrion erythroneurum (Red and Blue Damsel) at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019
Orthetrum villosovittatum (Fiery Skimmer) at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019
Conocephalus sp. (Cone-headed katydid) at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019
Austracantha minax (Christmas Spider, Jewel Spider, Spiny Spider) at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Bega, NSW - 14 Feb 2019

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.842250-36.703793
  • Places Bega, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Feb 2019 1:21 PM Recorded on
  • MaxCampbell Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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