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Robber fly at Tathra, NSW

ASILIDAE (family) at Tathra, NSW - 19 Nov 2020
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Identification history

ASILIDAE (family) 1 Dec 2020 KimPullen
ASILIDAE (family) 27 Nov 2020 KimPullen
Unidentified 23 Nov 2020 TathraPreschool

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3 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   27 Nov 2020
Pupa stage. Was it found in the soil?
   30 Nov 2020
It was found on the concrete.
KimPullen wrote:
   1 Dec 2020
Robber fly larvae (grubs) are predators that live in the soil. When they have finished feeding, they change into the pupa stage, also in the soil. Maybe this one was dug up by a bird (for food) and then dropped.

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Anoplognathus porosus (Porosus Christmas beetle) at Tathra, NSW - 10 Dec 2020 by TathraPreschool
Paropsisterna liturata (Leaf beetle) at Tathra, NSW - 17 Nov 2020 by TathraPreschool
Camponotus nigriceps (Black-headed sugar ant) at Tathra, NSW - 9 Nov 2020 by TathraPreschool
Aseroe rubra (Anemone Stinkhorn) at Tathra, NSW - 9 Nov 2020 by TathraPreschool
Termessa nivosa (Snowy Footman) at Tathra, NSW - 3 Nov 2020 by TathraPreschool
Cicadidae sp. (family) (Unidentified cicada) at Tathra, NSW - 2 Nov 2020 by TathraPreschool
Maratus volans (Peacock spider) at Tathra, NSW - 2 Nov 2020 by TathraPreschool
Tamopsis sp. (genus) (Two-tailed spider) at Tathra, NSW - 2 Nov 2020 by TathraPreschool
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Antictenia punctunculus (A geometer moth) at Tathra, NSW - 23 Sep 2020 by TathraPreschool
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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 19 Nov 2020 11:54 PM Recorded on
  • TathraPreschool Recorded by
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