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Unidentified at suppressed - 5 Nov 2022
Unidentified at suppressed - 5 Nov 2022
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Unidentified 5 Nov 2022 KylieWaldon

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there were about 10 of these gum trees out in flower, but all the flies were only on this one! The site is mega flooded with only two strips of land to walk on. These flies have cool blue/mauve on their sides. For each cluster of flowers about 30% were these and 70% were the little black flies.

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Sighting information

  • 80 Abundance
  • 5 Nov 2022 09:03 AM Recorded on
  • KylieWaldon Recorded by

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  • eucalyptus Associated plant
  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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