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Metallic Green Carpenter Bee at Dignams Creek, NSW

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Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Sep 2019
Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Sep 2019

Identification history

Bee Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus 19 Sep 2019 KerriLee
Bee Xylocopa (Lestis) aeratus 17 Sep 2019 Maggie1

Author's notes

First recording of the Green Carpenter Bee - one of our largest bees and I think the most beautiful - saw one last autumn but no photo so it was exciting to find one in spring on my property.

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Nearby Sightings

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Unidentified Bee (TBC) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 17 Oct 2019 Unidentified Ant / Bee / Wasp (Hymenoptera) (TBC) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 17 Oct 2019 TIPHIIDAE sp. (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 16 Oct 2019 Unidentified Beetle (Coleoptera) (TBC) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 16 Oct 2019 Megachile sp. (Resin bee) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 16 Oct 2019 Notechis scutatus (Tiger Snake) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 27 Sep 2019 Tyto javanica (Eastern Barn Owl) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 25 May 2019 Amegilla sp. (Blue-banded Bee) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 18 Mar 2019 Ocybadistes walkeri (TBC) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 18 Mar 2019 Amenia imperialis (Yellow-headed blowfly) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Mar 2019 Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 8 Mar 2019 Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 Mar 2019 Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 Mar 2019 Nyctophilus sp. (long-eared bat) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 18 Jan 2019 Chelodina (Chelodina) longicollis (Eastern long-necked turtle) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 23 Sep 2018 Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus (Spider ant) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 19 Sep 2018 Morelia spilota spilota (Diamond Python) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 17 Sep 2018 Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 7 Sep 2018 Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 4 Sep 2018 Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 Sep 2018 Spodoptera picta at Dignams Creek, NSW - 6 May 2018 Psophodes olivaceus (Eastern Whipbird) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 May 2018 Meliphaga lewinii (Lewin's Honeyeater) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 1 May 2018 Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 29 Apr 2018 Apis (Apis) mellifera (Honey Bee) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 21 Apr 2018 Leucosarcia melanoleuca (Wonga Pigeon) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018 Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018 Dicaeum hirundinaceum (Mistletoebird) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018 Melithreptus (Eidopsarus) brevirostris (Brown-headed Honeyeater) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018 Amyema cambagei (Needle-leaf Mistletoe) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 17 Oct 2017 Argiope keyserlingi (St Andrew's Cross Spider) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 13 Dec 2016 Ardea (Ardea) pacifica (White-necked Heron) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 6 Apr 2016
Unidentified Bee (TBC) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 17 Oct 2019
Unidentified Ant / Bee / Wasp (Hymenoptera) (TBC) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 17 Oct 2019
TIPHIIDAE sp. (Unidentified Smooth flower wasp) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 16 Oct 2019
Unidentified Beetle (Coleoptera) (TBC) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 16 Oct 2019
Megachile sp. (Resin bee) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 16 Oct 2019
Notechis scutatus (Tiger Snake) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 27 Sep 2019
Tyto javanica (Eastern Barn Owl) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 25 May 2019
Amegilla sp. (Blue-banded Bee) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 18 Mar 2019
Ocybadistes walkeri (TBC) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 18 Mar 2019
Amenia imperialis (Yellow-headed blowfly) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Mar 2019
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 8 Mar 2019
Diplacodes haematodes (Scarlet Percher) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 Mar 2019
Ischnura heterosticta (Common Bluetail) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 Mar 2019
Nyctophilus sp. (long-eared bat) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 18 Jan 2019
Chelodina (Chelodina) longicollis (Eastern long-necked turtle) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 23 Sep 2018
Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus (Spider ant) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 19 Sep 2018
Morelia spilota spilota (Diamond Python) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 17 Sep 2018
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 7 Sep 2018
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 4 Sep 2018
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 Sep 2018
Spodoptera picta at Dignams Creek, NSW - 6 May 2018
Psophodes olivaceus (Eastern Whipbird) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 3 May 2018
Meliphaga lewinii (Lewin's Honeyeater) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 1 May 2018
Zoothera lunulata (Bassian Thrush) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 29 Apr 2018
Apis (Apis) mellifera (Honey Bee) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 21 Apr 2018
Leucosarcia melanoleuca (Wonga Pigeon) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018
Dicaeum hirundinaceum (Mistletoebird) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018
Melithreptus (Eidopsarus) brevirostris (Brown-headed Honeyeater) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 15 Apr 2018
Amyema cambagei (Needle-leaf Mistletoe) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 17 Oct 2017
Argiope keyserlingi (St Andrew's Cross Spider) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 13 Dec 2016
Ardea (Ardea) pacifica (White-necked Heron) at Dignams Creek, NSW - 6 Apr 2016

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 15 Sep 2019 10:49 AM Recorded on
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