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Simosyrphus grandicornis

2 Common hover fly at Thurgoona, NSW

Simosyrphus grandicornis at Thurgoona, NSW - 20 Nov 2021
Simosyrphus grandicornis at Thurgoona, NSW - 20 Nov 2021
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Identification history

Simosyrphus grandicornis 21 Nov 2021 michaelb
Unidentified 20 Nov 2021 ChrisAllen

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It's the longest I've ever seen these insects sit still for. They seemed to be enjoying our Discovery garden poppys

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   21 Nov 2021
awesome shot!

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Amegilla cingulata (Blue-banded Bee) at Thurgoona, NSW - 11 Nov 2021 by ChrisAllen Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Thurgoona, NSW - 9 Nov 2021 by ChrisAllen Calliphora vicina (European bluebottle) at Thurgoona, NSW - 4 Nov 2021 by ChrisAllen Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Thurgoona, NSW - 8 Oct 2021 by ChrisAllen Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Thurgoona, NSW - 16 May 2021 by ChrisAllen Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Thurgoona, NSW - 9 May 2021 by ChrisAllen Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Thurgoona, NSW - 9 May 2021 by ChrisAllen Litoria paraewingi (Victorian Frog) at Thurgoona, NSW - 18 Apr 2021 by ChrisAllen Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Thurgoona, NSW - 5 Apr 2021 by ChrisAllen Cryptoblepharus pannosus (Ragged Snake-eyed Skink) at Thurgoona, NSW - 4 Apr 2021 by ChrisAllen Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Thurgoona, NSW - 20 Mar 2021 by ChrisAllen Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Thurgoona, NSW - 18 Mar 2021 by ChrisAllen Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Thurgoona, NSW - 16 Mar 2021 by ChrisAllen Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Thurgoona, NSW - 14 Mar 2021 by ChrisAllen Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Thurgoona, NSW - 19 Feb 2021 by ChrisAllen Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Thurgoona, NSW - 18 Feb 2021 by ChrisAllen Xanthium spinosum (Bathurst Burr) at Thurgoona, NSW - 14 Feb 2021 by ChrisAllen Podacanthus typhon (Pink-winged Stick Insect) at Thurgoona, NSW - 6 Jan 2021 by ChrisAllen Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Thurgoona, NSW - 29 Dec 2020 by ChrisAllen Archimantis latistyla (Stick Mantis, Large Brown Mantis) at Thurgoona, NSW - 17 Dec 2020 by ChrisAllen Suhpalacsa sp. (genus) (Owlfly) at Thurgoona, NSW - 29 Nov 2020 by ChrisAllen Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Thurgoona, NSW - 10 Oct 2020 by ChrisAllen Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Thurgoona, NSW - 4 Oct 2020 by ChrisAllen Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Thurgoona, NSW - 9 Aug 2020 by ChrisAllen Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Thurgoona, NSW - 3 Jul 2020 by ChrisAllen Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Thurgoona, NSW - 13 Jun 2020 by ChrisAllen
Amegilla cingulata (Blue-banded Bee) at Thurgoona, NSW - 11 Nov 2021 by ChrisAllen
Harmonia conformis (Common Spotted Ladybird) at Thurgoona, NSW - 9 Nov 2021 by ChrisAllen
Calliphora vicina (European bluebottle) at Thurgoona, NSW - 4 Nov 2021 by ChrisAllen
Eristalis tenax (Drone fly) at Thurgoona, NSW - 8 Oct 2021 by ChrisAllen
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Thurgoona, NSW - 16 May 2021 by ChrisAllen
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Thurgoona, NSW - 9 May 2021 by ChrisAllen
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Thurgoona, NSW - 9 May 2021 by ChrisAllen
Litoria paraewingi (Victorian Frog) at Thurgoona, NSW - 18 Apr 2021 by ChrisAllen
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Thurgoona, NSW - 5 Apr 2021 by ChrisAllen
Cryptoblepharus pannosus (Ragged Snake-eyed Skink) at Thurgoona, NSW - 4 Apr 2021 by ChrisAllen
Mantispidae (family) (Unidentified mantisfly) at Thurgoona, NSW - 20 Mar 2021 by ChrisAllen
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Thurgoona, NSW - 18 Mar 2021 by ChrisAllen
Ocybadistes walkeri (Green Grass-dart) at Thurgoona, NSW - 16 Mar 2021 by ChrisAllen
Caenoplana bicolor (Two-tone Planarian) at Thurgoona, NSW - 14 Mar 2021 by ChrisAllen
Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) at Thurgoona, NSW - 19 Feb 2021 by ChrisAllen
Acrida conica (Giant green slantface) at Thurgoona, NSW - 18 Feb 2021 by ChrisAllen
Xanthium spinosum (Bathurst Burr) at Thurgoona, NSW - 14 Feb 2021 by ChrisAllen
Podacanthus typhon (Pink-winged Stick Insect) at Thurgoona, NSW - 6 Jan 2021 by ChrisAllen
Latrodectus hasselti (Redback Spider) at Thurgoona, NSW - 29 Dec 2020 by ChrisAllen
Archimantis latistyla (Stick Mantis, Large Brown Mantis) at Thurgoona, NSW - 17 Dec 2020 by ChrisAllen
Suhpalacsa sp. (genus) (Owlfly) at Thurgoona, NSW - 29 Nov 2020 by ChrisAllen
Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Thurgoona, NSW - 10 Oct 2020 by ChrisAllen
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog) at Thurgoona, NSW - 4 Oct 2020 by ChrisAllen
Chenonetta jubata (Australian Wood Duck) at Thurgoona, NSW - 9 Aug 2020 by ChrisAllen
Platycercus eximius (Eastern Rosella) at Thurgoona, NSW - 3 Jul 2020 by ChrisAllen
Cormocephalus aurantiipes (Orange-legged Centipede) at Thurgoona, NSW - 13 Jun 2020 by ChrisAllen

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 3 Abundance
  • 20 Nov 2021 10:24 AM Recorded on
  • ChrisAllen Recorded by

Additional information

  • Poppy Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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