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Laphria sp.

Robber fly at undefined

Laphria sp. at undefined - 10 Mar 2018
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Identification history

Laphria sp. 1 Jun 2019 CharlesDove
Laphria sp. 21 May 2018 CharlesDove

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3 comments

KerriLee wrote:
   11 Jun 2018
I think this might be Cerdistus sp. Have a look at the collection of confirmed sightings on CNM and see what you think Charles ...
https://canberra.naturemapr.org/Community/Species/22176
   11 Jun 2018
Yes could well be the only variation was the body seemed to extend beyond the length of the wings and the eyes seemed more brown than green but this could just be a natural thing in this species, I would accept it from your recommendations Kerri as the other does not look right. I believe I did make this selection as the other was not on our species list (I think)
KimPullen wrote:
   3 Jun 2019
Not a Laphria, looks more like subfamily Asilinae. In CNM, Dolopus rubrithorax (https://canberra.naturemapr.org/Community/Species/Sightings/22177) has similar proportions, leg colour and markings on the side of the thorax, but there may be other candidates. The single image may not be good enough to get a precise ID.

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Gerygone mouki (Brown Gerygone) at Undefined - 22 Aug 2018 by CharlesDove Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Undefined - 6 Jun 2018 by Charles Dove Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Undefined - 2 May 2018 by Charles Dove Geopelia humeralis (Bar-shouldered Dove) at Undefined - 14 Nov 2016 by Charles Dove
Gerygone mouki (Brown Gerygone) at Undefined - 22 Aug 2018 by CharlesDove
Petroica rosea (Rose Robin) at Undefined - 6 Jun 2018 by Charles Dove
Tachyglossus aculeatus (Short-beaked Echidna) at Undefined - 2 May 2018 by Charles Dove
Geopelia humeralis (Bar-shouldered Dove) at Undefined - 14 Nov 2016 by Charles Dove

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 10 Mar 2018 12:00 AM Recorded on
  • CharlesDove Recorded by
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